About Glovo:

We’re a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Hispanic America and Africa. With food at the core of the business, Glovo delivers any product within your city at any time of day. We currently deliver over +40M annual orders and operate in 26 countries, and in 248 cities. 
Our vision and ambition are not only to make everything immediately available in your city but it is also to offer our employees the job of their lives. A job where you'll be challenged and have the most fun working in through tech-enabled experiences.

Your work-life opportunity:

As Data Science Lead, you will be defining the priorities for one of the sub-teams within dispatching, the routing team. That team is responsible for the machine learning models that predict the behaviour of both our partners and glovers. Its impact in the Dispatching is huge. You’ll collaborate mainly with data scientists and engineers but also with operations in order to maximize the efficiency of +150 cities globally. We’re looking for someone with the same passion that we have for simple solutions and bold impact.

Be a part of a team where you will:

  • Shape the roadmap for the ETAs development team, responsible for the accuracy of the following time estimations: driving time of couriers, waiting time of couriers at pickup and dropoff, stores preparation time of the orders, customer total delivery time estimation. 
  • Define and communicate requirements and specifications by thinking creatively about how to solve problems that have never been solved before at this scale 
  • Ensure that your team develop, test and productionize predictive algorithms by using state of the art machine learning algorithms and statistical models
  • Evaluate algorithms through controlled offline (e.g. cross validation with holdouts strategy) and online experiments (e.g. cross validation, A/B testing)
  • Align with the rest of the teams within dispatching so as to ensure that the solutions built matches with the necessities of the division
  • Ensure strong collaboration and communication across the company and serve as a primary point of contact for internal stakeholders when it comes to time estimates. 

You have:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in a data science discipline. Preferably background in Physics, Statistics, Computer Science or Mathematics.
  • Deep theoretical and applied knowledge in the following areas: supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, game theory, statistical inference, bayesian statistics, causal inference, time series analysis, map matching, routes estimates. 
  • Technical know-how—you have a solid understanding of how software is made and how it works. 
  • Significant experience at productionising ideas; from conception to deployment
  • Demonstrable experience in managing sizeable teams and where relevant, across multiple geographies 
  • Ability to juggle multiple strands of work and priorities on complex projects that may span across multiple teams
  • Ability to communicate and present complex ideas to very senior stakeholders and get buy-in thanks to ability to understand business needs
  • Ability to build and own relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent spoken and written English 

Experience our Glovo Life benefits:

  • Enticing Phantom Shares plan
  • Attractive Relocation package (if applicable ;))
  • Comprehensive Private Health Insurance
  • Cobee discounts on kindergarten, transportation, and food
  • Free monthly Glovo credits to spend on our restaurant products (and zero Glovo delivery fee on all Glovo orders!)
  • Cool perks such as fresh fruit and healthy snacks every day, beers on Fridays, Culture Days every 2 months!
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • Flexible working environment

What you’ll find when working at Glovo:

  • Gas: We work hard with energy and passion for what we do.
  • Care: We act in the best interest of a sustainable future.
  • Good vibes: We always see the positive side in every situation and act with fairness and honesty with everyone.
  • Stay Humble: We embrace mistakes and feedback to learn from them.
  • Glownership: We roll up our sleeves and get work done no matter our position and level.
If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!


Glovo is transforming the way consumers access local goods, enabling anyone to get almost any product delivered in minutes. Our on-demand logistics connect customers with independent local couriers who acquire goods from any restaurant or store in a city, as well as deliver urgent packages for a variable fee. As of September 30, 2019, we’re currently present in more than 26 countries across Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. 

For additional information on Glovo, please visit https://glovoapp.com/ | Twitter: @Glovo_ES | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glovoappES/ | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/glovo-app/

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