Inkitt

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job description

We believe that every author should have an equal chance to succeed. Therefore, our mission is to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Inkitt is our self-publishing platform where anyone can upload and share their stories for free. We analyze our users' reading behavior with a unique algorithm to identify potential bestsellers, which we then license for our innovative Galatea app. Currently, one out of every two published authors on our platform have become best selling authors, showcasing our mission of discovering hidden talents and turning them into globally successful authors.

At present, we are a team of 75 passionate and dedicated entrepreneurs, engineers, and artists. We are proud that our mission has persuaded early investors in Google and Spotify to back us, as well as attracted talents from Netflix, Activision Blizzard, DeliveryHero, Babbel, N26, and Glovo to join us as we build the Disney of the 21st Century!

As a Data Scientist (m/f/d) at Inkitt, your mission is leveraging our rich user data to improve our apps and uncover growth opportunities. Working closely with product managers, data engineers and software engineers, you will define metrics and create reporting to understand product performance, dive into user behaviour and evaluate AB tests, using your insights and finding to shape the future of our product for our readers and writers.

Your Role

    • Build and maintain systematic reporting and dashboards to foster self-service data culture
    • Conduct deep dives to understand feature / component performance and user behavior, evaluate AB tests, and extract actionable insights
    • Partner with Product Managers working to improve our apps
    • Support the business with ad-hoc analyses
    • Build data pipelines to support reporting and analyses, and help shape our evolving data infrastructure

Your Profile

    • 2-3 years data analysis experience in an online business, with a proven track record of building analytics tools and generating insights
    • Excellent command of SQL and experience with large data sets (we use Redshift and Postgres)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to translate abstract concepts into plain language
    • Good command of Python (especially data-related libraries such as numpy, pandas, etc.)
    • Good understanding of frequentist statistics and its applications for AB testing - knowledge of Bayesian statistics is a plus
    • Experience with BI / reporting tools such as Amplitude, Looker, Redash, or Tableau (we use Redash)
    • Fluent in English
    • Experience with stakeholder management, ideally in a fast paced environment
    • Nice to have: Experience with ETL-related tools such as DBT or Airflow
    • Location: Worldwide, preference Berlin Time Zone
What we offer you:
All Locations:
. Flat hierarchy in a fast working environment + flexible working hours
. Unlimited holiday allowances!
. Discounted membership for Urban Sports Club
. An unlimited budget for books and unlimited credits for our Galatea App
. Access to online personal development platforms such as masterclass.com
. German language classes, Mental Wellness Program

Additional offerings for our Remote talent:
. Regular virtual team events (game nights or team buildings) with groups of colleagues or just 1-1
  • No matter in which time zone you are, we will adapt to it the best way we can
  • Digital feedback tools that will allow you to share and receive feedback anytime & everywhere

Additional offerings for our talent in Berlin - ... once pandemic has settled, and we're able to make more use of our office:
  • An extremely cozy, plant-filled and dog-friendly office, which could not be better located in the heart of Berlin (Alexanderplatz/Hackescher Markt)
  • Regular local team events as well as free fruit, coffee, tea, and dinners in the office
  • Sponsored cross-functional lunches and city-exploring events
  • Free yoga and HITT training classes in the office several times a week

Does this sound like somewhere where you can make a lasting, positive impact? Then, apply now! We are looking forward to speaking with you!

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