Axel Springer Digital GmbH

Axel Springer Group, founded in 1946, is Europe’s largest digital publishing house with leading positions in the European print and digital content as well as in the digital marketing and classifieds segments.Based on the historically strong positions of BILD and DIE WELT in the German newspaper segment, Axel Springer has embarked on a determined growth strategy to digitize and internationalize its business already more than a decade ago. Axel Springer's digital media revenues in more than 40 countries worldwide already contribute almost 70 percent of total revenues today (compared to 2% in 2006).

Axel Springer Digital GmbH Berlin, Germany
13/11/2019
Full time
Company 25 Brands and some of Europe's biggest news sites including BILD.de and WELT.de.   The websites together attract over 20 million users per day, all of them tracked well since 2 years.   There are 4 million registered users.   Furthermore, there are thousands of articles and other types of content (comments, images, videos).   To make a long story short: We have tons of data!   On the other hand, this data is little used - up to now!   We - a growing data group at SPRING including 3 data scientists and 2 data engineers - want to change exactly that. In this area we search for additional data scientist to help make better decisions in all areas of the business.   This includes everything from analyzing usage patterns, classifying and forecasting user behavior to improving the journalists' lives with text classification.   But also a large part of the work wants to use cases for machine learning, informing other stakeholders in the company how to make use of the data - in general be a data advocate.   Nobody hits the ground running.   You will not be able to answer any question. Your challenge Give our editors super powers, by developing systems that take over the repetitive tasks in the life of a journalist Connect Data Sources to understand and predict business processes like user behavior and generating revenue Guide, teach and learn from everyone in the organization Train and use Deep Neural Networks for NLP and NLG tasks Be advocate for data driven decisions - explain stakeholders what data we have and how to use it Shed light on our dark data Your profile You have an analytical mindset that is capable of visualizing, articulating, solving problems, and making decisions based on the information available You have a solid understanding of machine learning and statistics and best practices in feature extraction, dimensionality reduction and model validation Python or R includes the relevant libraries for data mangling and machine learning You have used Deep Learning frameworks (like Keras or PyTorch) in a production environment You have knowledge about NLP / NLG tools and used them in a production environment It's natural for you to work in an agile environment If you have been working on behavioral user data before would be a plus If you have worked with AWS before would be plus A good knowledge of German is a plus What we offer at SPRING The chance of boosting your personal development with seminars, workshops, various conferences and talks Regular exchange and networking with subsidiaries of the Axel Springer Group (eg Awin, idealo, Bonial, Stepstone, Immowelt and many more) Flexible working hours An average number of vacation days A free lunch at our on-site restaurant every day A macbook, which can be used privately A permanent position in a modern office in the heart of Berlin Contact Questions concerning this position (reference number 044400299) will be gladly provided by: Alice Cardi;   telephone: 015165266681 To all recruitment agencies: We, and our employees, do not accept unsolicited agency candidate profiles for this position.   We do not want to be responsible for any applications related to unsolicited candidate profiles. Further information SPRING Axel Springer Digital News Media GmbH & Co. KG emphasizes equal opportunities.   We welcome the applications of people with disabilities, whose integration is an important matter to us. You can find out more about Axel Springer's Representative for Disabled Persons as well as contact details here.