Data Scientist

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 09/08/2022
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics DevOps

Job Description

Job Description

employment type
permanent employment

Full job description

We're now looking for a Data Scientist to join's Data Science team. You will develop our products in an agile environment together with your peers, supporting teams, and occasionally also our end users – the largest online marketers globally. To get an idea of ​​the kind of work the Data Science team is doing, see for example these blog posts: How We Productized Bayesian Revenue Estimation with Stan, Optimizing Conversions with Predictive Budget Allocation or Automated Statistical Significance Calculator for A/B Testing.

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As a Data Scientist at, you will...

  • Use your skills in machine learning, Bayesian modeling, or deep learning to continuously improve our customer experience by creating new ways to automate their work and optimize online marketing.
  • Be the voice of the customer and work closely with your team of forward-thinking colleagues on finding and testing creative ways to solve our customers' problems.
  • Maximize your skills and improve your learning within our product, data science stack and delivery processes as well as ad tech and online advertising in general.
  • Work together with your team to challenge and improve our existing processes, tools, technologies, and architectures.

We're definitely looking for you if you...

  • Have strong customer empathy.
  • Have experience in solving real business problems with machine learning.
  • Have a good foundational knowledge and practical experience in statistics, machine learning, and probabilistic (Bayesian) modeling.
  • Have sufficient Python skills to build prototypes and contribute to machine learning production systems.
  • Have a pragmatic attitude with a collaborative spirit.
  • Are fluent in English.

What we offer...

  • Competitive salary & stock options
  • 5 weeks of paid annual leave + 1 week of Smartly extra holiday
  • Wellness including mental health days and personal development (books, conference tickets, etc.) reimbursement
  • The best and brightest teammates in a self-organizing team

What you can expect from our recruitment process...

  • First meeting : before diving deeper into your tech skills, we want to know who you are and what motivates you. This is also an opportunity for you to learn more about
  • Manager interview: get to know your future manager and learn more about your future team, their ways of working, and what they are working on currently.
  • Technical interview : meet your new peers and showcase your knowledge and experience in statistics, machine learning, and probabilistic (Bayesian) modeling, and highlight any other relevant tech skills you have
  • Analytics exercise : showcase your coding and analytics skills in an interactive session on some real data and in your preferred language (R, Python, Jupyter Notebooks)

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Bringing brands and people together smartly. We are building a platform that combines media buying, creative, and data to automate every step of digital advertising.

We manage 4B€ in ad spend and serve more than 700 brands worldwide, including eBay, Uber and TechStyle. Our technology liberates marketers from manual work and allows them to focus on what matters.

As a fast-paced growth company, offers opportunities to maximize your learning and amplify your impact. With colleagues from 62 nationalities, you'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment built on a culture of trust, transparency, and feedback. Join our global team of over 800 Smartlies in reshaping the future of marketing. Learn more at and

We are a hybrid workplace where Smartlies have the flexibility to work at the office, from home, or a bit of both. We also offer programs for short-term remote work globally.

We are currently running fully remote recruitment processes due to the global pandemic. Read more here.

Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities or special needs in our job application procedures and working environment. If you need assistance or have any questions please contact us at