Delivery Hero

Data Scientist - Logistics Location (f/m/d)

Job description

Want to be a Hero? Join the #1 GLOBAL LEADER in Online Food Delivery!

We are looking for a Data Scientist - Logistics Location (f/m/d) to join our Logistics team to help us create a fast, reliable and transparent delivery experience. You will make an impact in optimizing our on-demand last-mile delivery operations, involving hundreds of thousands of couriers and restaurants, improving the experience for 4 million orders per day in 50 countries.


In Delivery Hero’s biggest Data Science organization, you will join the Location squad. We are responsible for extracting actionable knowledge from all location data points we are acquiring through our fleet of couriers, in order to optimize all downstream services which rely on this information.

The squad is supported by an amazing squad of ML Engineers, who build reusable tooling, so our Data Scientists are able to focus on solving the modelling challenges. If you are a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, a diverse, international and inclusive workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!


Your mission:

  • Conceptualize the right modelling approach for challenges in the field of Logistics Location at scale together with your squad lead and our stakeholders.

  • Innovate new modelling solutions by drawing from fields like Machine Learning, Operations Research or Statistics that drive value for our business.

  • Pair-program with your squad to engineer solutions that automate the retraining of models and generation of predictions.

  • Provide ideas in brainstorming sessions with your Data Science colleagues to solve the toughest modelling problems together.

  • Help defining data needs to further improve existing projects, to support data engineering and tech teams in planning their roadmap.

  • Work with (semi-)structured data from our BigQuery DWH architecture and process with Spark where necessary.

  • Contribute and make an impact in a global, fast-moving tech organization.

  • Have fun and grow together with your team.


Your heroic skills:

  • You have at least 1 year of experience applying methods from machine learning to real-world datasets.

  • Experience with geospatial data and corresponding use-cases is an interesting addition.

  • You can write maintainable code that follows best practices in software engineering.

  • Before starting to work on a use-case, you carefully challenge existing assumptions and care about clean data.

  • You are a strong communicator and can explain the intuition behind your modelling approach to people with different backgrounds.

  • Fluency in Python and familiarity with its scientific stack such as numpy, pandas, scikit learn, matplotlib.

  • You know how to work with Big Data platforms such as Big Query/Spark and know how to write a SQL query to pull the data you need.

  • You love to learn, are a critical thinker and creative problem solver who strives for excellence.

  • You are a team player who loves to collaborate and work with stakeholders from different tech teams in a diverse environment.

  • You are fluent in English.

Why Delivery Hero?

  • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed company with a competitive remuneration package.

  • Exchange ideas and meet colleagues from different teams in our active guilds and through our global tech & product community.

  • We offer visa & relocation support globally to our permanent employees.

  • Enjoy our free online yoga classes and a subsidized Urban Sports Club or Gympass membership.

  • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to our confidential Employee Assistance Program.

  • Participate in our health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccines.

  • Benefit from subsidised products e.g. BVG ticket, meal vouchers, fruit or vegetable box or our bike rental program

  • We support child care needs where we partner with an external service to support tasks such as Kita search and application, Au Pair or childminder search

  • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external training.

  • Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy and participate in our various inhouse trainings, including German learning options.

  • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options.

  • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis.

  • And much more…

About us:

Learn more about our diverse stack and what our teams are working on by visiting our Tech & Product blog and our Tech Talk Youtube channel.

Delivery Hero is the world’s leading local delivery platform. We seize the opportunity to always deliver an amazing experience; for our customers, our vendors, our riders and our employees. We are passionate about building a service that focuses on what matters by pioneering the next generation of delivery - getting customers whatever they need, wherever they need - fast and locally.

Delivery Hero is based in over 50 countries and we win as a team. We want to find potential that can grow in a company where you can be 100% you. By championing inclusion and ensuring that all of our Heroes feel empowered and trusted to deliver solutions and aim higher every day, we can truly create an amazing employee experience for our global Heroes.

At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring - therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.


Have we sparked your interest? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our
values and People Leader Principles, please send us your CV. We’re looking forward to your application

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