Head of Data Science (m/f)

  • Contorion GmbH
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 17/01/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Artificial Intelligence Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

About us

Contorion is an innovative and fast-growing online shop for professional industrial and trade supply. Thanks to an intelligent and technology-driven business model, Contorion is aiming to offer a wide range of products with high quality of service at fair prices. We invest in highly innovative, cutting-edge data science and machine learningsolutions to support different areas of our business and build a strong competitive advantage. For making the vision of revolutionising the supply for small and medium-sized businesses reality, we’re looking for dynamic and motivated people who want to become part of our team!

Your Tasks

  • Lead the development of data products for marketing campaigns optimization, on-site search improvements, recommender system, etc.
  • Work with all departments across Contorion to identify opportunities and provide the best possible data insights with machine learning
  • Manage and mentor junior staff
  • Take an active role in growing the team: recruiting, interviewing, preparing and evaluating test performance


Your Profile

  • 5+ years of experience in statistical modeling and machine learning
  • Proven track record of industry experience
  • A degree that involves mathematics, statistics, computer science or related field (masters or Phd preferred)
  • Proficient technical/engineering skills (Python/R/Java/Scala)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL

Your Chance

  • You will lead and be part of a highly-motivated team and will work on innovative projects where you can develop impactful data science applications
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Working in a modern office in the heart of Berlin (Checkpoint Charlie)