Data Scientist (m/f/d)

  • Axel Springer Digital GmbH
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 08/02/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

company description

upday Europe’s biggest News App is a fast growing tech and media company and a joint venture of Axel Springer and Samsung Electronics. Our vision is to contribute to a better informed and more trustworthy world.

Our Product offers the perfect combination of man & machine, where algorithms are inspired by journalism. In our offices across Europe we combine editorial expertise and content curation with the very latest personalization technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them.

Become a

innovator in Data Science

  • develop statistical models and machine learning solutions aimed at improving our news recommendation system, content classification, audience targeting and all our different data products
  • define the metrics, success criteria and expected outcome of your research, to then conceive and develop A/B tests to assess the final impact of your solutions
  • coordinate with different teams to implement models and monitor the outcomes
  • develop solutions to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
  • develop processes and tools to improve the research work of the Data Science team

You are a

team player who has worked end-to-end on Data Science projects that hit production

  • academic background with any of the following disciplines: machine learning, computer science, statistics
  • professional experience with recommendation topics
  • you have worked end-to-end (with a team) on Data Science projects that hit production
  • professional Python experience
  • experience in any of the below would be a plus: DeepLearning knowledge, Software development experience, NLP knowledge, Deployed a live recommendation pipeline

Benefit from a

international and agile work environment and a wealth of benefits

  • of course, we have Football (Kicker), table tennis and all the other start-up gimmicks
  • being part of an international, very exciting and revolutionary project
  • a dynamic and fun team with experienced colleagues from different departments of Axel Springer (tech, product, marketing, journalism)
  • all drinks free (water, beer, coffee, tea, club-mate, champagne on special occas-ions etc.) and fresh fruit twice a week
  • your choice of a MacBook or a Windows/Linux machine and a smart phone w/ contract
  • a competitive salary
  • discount for our staff restaurant

Questions and answers about the application process

The most frequently asked questions and their answers can be found on our FAQ page:

Diversity is an essential part of our corporate culture! We are looking forward to receiving all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

You can find information about the representation for the severely disabled at Axel Springer as well as the contact details here:

Additional information

upday is a personalised news service that is exclusive to Samsung devices. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalisation technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them. Upday is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE with our headquarters in Berlin. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision in our Berlin office. If you’re looking to join a international team full of fantastic talent that has the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company - look no further.

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