Glovo ( is looking for a world-class Data Scientist to work in our Barcelona office. Are you passionate, proactive, data-driven and hands-on? Do you want to evolve in one of the fastest growing startups of Barcelona, building a product that will change people's day-to-day and disrupt On-demand market?

You will:

  • Develop, test and productionize optimization models by using state of the art techniques and technologies
  • Contribute to the short, mid, and long term projects in Dispatching and Operations.
  • Set up the right tools to test the quality of your models as well as to make sure business units understand results
  • Generate and execute on ideas for exploratory analysis to shape future projects and provide recommendations for actions
  • Create dashboards and reports to regularly communicate results and monitor key metrics
  • Partner with stakeholders and other teams in order to find the best approach and make sure your models help in the different decision making processes across the company
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across disciplines such as product, engineering, operations, marketing amongst others; identify use cases for data science application
  • Mentor one or more data scientists
  • Contribute to the recruitment and on-boarding of data scientists
  • Disseminate outcomes through talks as well as papers and posters in conferences


  • At least 2+ years research and development experience in the industry. Holds at least an MSc, and preferably a PhD in a scientific discipline such as Mathematics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science
  • Deep theoretical and applied knowledge in at-least one of the following areas: mathematical optimization, artificial intelligence, decision theory, simulation
  • Familiarity with some of the following concepts: linear programming, constraint programming, stochastic programming, metaheuristics, genetic algorithms, TSP, VRP, reinforcement learning
  • Knowledge of ML algorithms desirable
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Demonstrable experience at productionizing ideas; from conception to deployment
  • Experience with optimization software and libraries (Gurobi, CPLEX, or-tools, etc.)
  • Python experience, and ideally object-oriented programming language experience (java, C++, etc.)
  • Experience a start-up and/or R&D environments
  • Ability to manage a team is desirable
  • Strong presentation skills in communicating with experts and novices
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Our core values are very important to us: 

    Gas: We think big and take calculated risks to go for all business opportunities, no matter how challenging they are! We work hard as a team and execute fast.

    Everyone Wins: We are here for the long run. Glovers, Partners and Users are on the very center of everything we do. If they win, Glovo wins. So for every decision, we make sure we are positively impacting them.

    Good vibes: Our teams are built of people that radiate positive energy and managers that are honest and fair. No assholes allowed! We stay optimistic no matter what, infecting each other with positivity, joy, and the desire to spend time together.

    Stay Humble: Always act humble: Everybody must roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make our big plans a reality. We are tiny! We are conscious of how big the opportunity is and how much we've got left to do.

    Glownership: Act as one company—one team: Care first about Glovo, not your role or your department. Own your stuff, no question, but go beyond your role; help before you are asked. Everything you need to make things happen, you do it. Glow it!

    If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!


  • A ticket to the moon sitting on the fastest rocket - an adventure filled with challenges and professional growth
  • Offices based in trendy Poblenou (L4), 10 min away from the beach
  • Generous equity pack for all employees
  • Social benefits (such as fresh fruit every day, free Tuesday lunches from our yummy partners, beers on Fridays, bi-monthly culture days, the best coffee machine in the world,...)
  • An international and talented team, used to work in a fast paced and vibrant way

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