Glovo is hiring a strong Lead Data Scientist for the Customer Insights department. We are in the midst of an aggressive expansion, and the Data Science Team has an eye on the future. Therefore, we are now looking for Leads who wants to build, problem solve and drive the change.

You Will

  • Lead a team of machine learning scientists (10+) with diverse background (industry and/or academia) and different levels of experience.
  • Take ownership of the hiring process within the team and set the path for the evolution and growth of each team member.
  • Interact with business stakeholders and product managers to set the strategy for quarterly/yearly project planning and ensure the correct development of the projects, from conception until delivery.
  • Learn, develop, and foster the application of new techniques in the intersection of math, probability, and optimization. 
  • Design solutions to extract relevant insight from large amounts of data efficiently and use such information to optimize product personalization, marketing strategies, and customer experience.
  • Translate unstructured, complex business ideas into quantitative problems with actionable outcomes and measurable impact.
  • Keep a holistic vision of the initiatives undertaken by the department, ensuring their alignment with the business goals and their compatibility with the technology stack adopted by the company.
  • Bridge together the different departments involved in the development of an end-to-end a data science project (Platform, Data Engineering, Backend, and relevant business stakeholders).
  • Collaborate with and report progress to the company's leadership and promote a data driven culture.

Requirements

  • Excellent educational background in a relevant technical field (MsC in Machine Learning, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or similar fields, PhD is a plus)
  • 3+ years’ professional experience as an individual contributor delivering highly successful innovative, large scale machine learning projects in production
  • 3+ years’ professional experience in building and leading data teams with diverse technical strengths
  • Strong and proven experience in partnering with engineering or technical product teams to define project roadmaps and integrate analytic output into engineering workflows
  • Experience in building and fostering an inclusive team culture
  • Leadership experience in at least one of the following fields: personalization, recommendation, marketing.
  • Substantial knowledge depth in at least 1-2 ML specialities (i.e. NLP, Deep learning, Reinforcement learning, optimization, etc) where you can teach/develop others
  • Strong communication and influencing skills: demonstrated ability to speak both in academic and business languages to ensure technical accuracy and business meaningfulness.
  • Industry experience is preferred, publications are a plus
  • 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!
 

Benefits

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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