Data Scientist (m/f)

  • MOIA gmbh
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • 22/01/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

We want to hire Data Scientists who are passionate and experienced to develop machine learning solutions for our ambitious products.

MOIA is an innovative mobility company that will change people’s lives by re-imagining urban mobility. MOIA will create services that enable more people to move more freely and securely, ultimately making cities better places to live. We will free up the movement of people and goods within cities whilst making mobility accessible to everyone. That means we will:

  • Make city traffic clean, safe and silent
  • Create more time and space for people
  • Bring affordable and convenient mobility to everybody

We would be delighted if you were to accompany us on this exciting and challenging journey. We are not only looking for candidates to fill our job vacancies; we want you as a crucial part of our team. Our core competence is passion.

What you will do

  • Design, developing, deploying and maintain Machine Learning models to enhance Moia’s products
  • You will be part of a team where Continuous Integration, Code Quality, Peer Reviews, Code Reviews, etc. are kept at very high standards
  • You will investigate and explain to business stakeholders complex patterns in diverse data sources in plain English or German

What we expect

The right person will be comfortable in an “all hands on deck” environment, loves solving problems, is excited to work in high-performance teams, and can thrive in a startup culture.

  • Experience building, refining, deploying and maintaining Machine Learning models at scale, able to intuitively select the right model type for the right situation and justify the choice clearly
  • Demonstrated proficiency in at least two of: SQL, R, Python, Scala
  • Knowledge of visualization tools e.g. ggplot2, bokeh or similar
  • Knowledge in the domain of GIS/Spatial Statistics would be advantageous, especially with open source libraries such as spatstat for R or PySAL for Python
  • Knowledge of Spark, Flink, or Redshift is a plus
  • Effective communication skills and an interest in being part of highly autonomous and cross-functional teams
  • A post-graduate degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or another similar discipline and/or several years work experience as a Data Scientist in a commercial environment
  • Experience with building and/or running large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS clouds is a plus
  • Fluent communication in English is a must, German is a big plus
  • Ability to self-manage, gauge priorities and meet deadlines in stressful situations

What we offer you

We are a new company and a fast-growing team. We see things from a people perspective, observing, learning and responding to their social needs. We are always curious to find better ways to do things and so we question everything. We are driven by the possibilities better urban mobility solutions can unlock. We work with different people, disciplines and companies to make great things happen. MOIA offers a unique opportunity as it combines the best of the startup and corporate worlds. We are an innovative new business based in top locations such as Berlin and Hamburg, but are also backed by a large corporate parent providing funding, resources, know-how and commitment.

What we offer in detail:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive bonus
  • Mobility budget
  • Job Ticket (public transport)
  • Subsidisation of a fitness club membership
  • 30 days of holiday

Our work is dedicated to transforming the lives of billions – you will be part of this vision.