Delivery Hero

Data Scientist - Location (f/m/d)

Job description

Want to be a hero? - Join the #1 Global Leader in online food ordering and delivery!

We are looking for a Data Scientist (f/m/d) to join our growing Location tribe! We build solutions that can make it seamless to set your delivery location, find a nearby restaurant, a place to pick-up your groceries, and also enable our riders to deliver items to your doorstep fast and efficiently.

Our mission is to deliver location-based solutions, powered by data, for all our customers, globally. We aim to be THE global geospatial platform enabling amazing delivery experiences.

It starts with a pin on the map, each pin is an opportunity and a market that we explore to be able to serve our customers better. So, would you like to be part of a consumer facing platform that enables many Delivery Hero brands, including and not limited to FoodPanda, Foodora, Damejidlo and Netpincer to service millions of customers every day?

If you're a creative problem solver who is eager to deliver solutions and hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!

Your mission:

  • Develop new Machine Learning solutions from conception to operationalization to help optimize our logistics and restaurant services.

  • Help to optimize processes involving spatiotemporal data accuracy for millions of customers and creating next generation internal mapping layer

  • Scale up your models to provide business value in more than 40 countries.

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

  • Work with structured and semi-structured data from different data sources (BigQuery, PostgreSQL, Spark and many more).

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

Your heroic skills:

  • You have demonstrable experience applying methods from machine learning and statistics to real-world datasets

  • Before starting to work on a use-case, you carefully challenge existing assumptions and care a lot 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 and you can write maintainable code that follows best practices in software engineering.

  • 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.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with time-series forecasting or methods from Operations Research.

  • Experience with spatial temporal data is a plus.

Why Delivery Hero?

  • 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

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

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

  • 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…

Have we caught your attention? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please send us your CV.

We’re looking forward to your application!

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 building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become one of the leading global online food ordering and delivery platforms and are now innovating and creating new services such as groceries, pharmacies, and other convenience articles in multiple markets.


Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.

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.

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