Data Scientist (Lisbon)

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Location: Lisboa

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We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our engineering team in Lisbon. We have an open position in our Pi squad.

What does the Pi squad do?

  • At Pi ℼ, our goal is to help public transport companies to improve their services (timetable, network, marketing, etc.) and also help our marketing team with their operations. Our increasing base of 200k+ active users and the 20M+ journeys that have already been made with FAIRTIQ can give information to public transport companies that they never had before. As a data scientist, you will analyse users and usage behaviour of public transport networks in order to provide insights both to public transport companies and the FAIRTIQ marketing team while maintaining user anonymity and producing scalable and reliable services. If you like complex challenges and strive to create high quality solutions, our team is for you!

Job Summary

As a Data Scientist you have the opportunity to contribute to our core technology that transforms mobile localization data to the public transport trips. You will build prototypes as well as contribute directly to the production code, thinking about scalability, performance and resilience.

As part of an international 60 people startup, you’ll design, implement and test new features and improve the existing code. We are looking for a person who can work effectively as a part of an agile cross-functional team of backend and mobile engineers.

Our Technology Profile:

  • Architecture principles: Microservices, Continuous delivery, Domain Driven Design, Hexagonal architecture, Zero downtime
  • Programming languages we use: Java - Backend development, Python - research prototypes
  • Machine Learning: scikit-learn, Tensorflow
  • Big data: Spark, AWS EMR
  • Data stores: MongoDB, Redis
  • API / Messaging: Rest / JSON, RabbitMQ, Kafka

Role Responsibilities

  • Prototype models to gain insight on public transport usage and bring them to production
  • Perform statistical analyses and hypothesis testings
  • Improve and maintain big data pipeline process
  • Stay up to date with the relevant methods & technologies in the field
  • Write clean, simple, testable, scalable and efficient code
  • Monitor production systems

Who we are looking for

  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science
  • Strong knowledge of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • At least 3-5 years work experience
  • Strong coding skills in Python and/or Java
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Experience in working with big data
  • Excellent English writing and verbal language skills

We are only accepting candidates who are based in Portugal for this position and do not require a visa/permit to work in Portugal.

We offer

At FAIRTIQ, we believe that our employees are our biggest asset. A healthy firm culture, based on respect, inclusion, diversity and individual empowerment is the key to our success story. We offer:

  • Dynamic and international work environment
  • Chance to be part of a fast growing, international startup
  • Competitive salary package
  • Budget and support for self-improvement
  • Flexible working hours

Who Are We

FAIRTIQ is the leading software solution that disrupts public transport ticketing. We use innovative algorithms to detect user journeys using data collected by mobile sensors. Since the founding in 2016, our innovative, simple solution has been recognized internationally:

We have grown our partnership network to over 30 partners in the public transportation sector. Thanks to these strategic partnerships, we already cover the entire public transportation system in Switzerland – while also growing internationally, i.e. in Germany, Austria and The Netherlands.

The journey doesn’t stop here – Our mission is to be the number one ticketing app in Europe!

  • Let us introduce ourselves: FAIRTIQ - Who are we?
  • Find out more about Engineering at Fairtiq

Our Successes

2019: UITP Award, Transport Ticketing Awards, The Billion Journey Project

2018: Transport Ticketing Awards, Swiss Economic Award, Global Light Rail Awards

2016: Best of Swiss Apps Award, Le Meilleur Du Web


In our lean development team we move fast, iterate, deploy often and strive to deliver the simplest and most useful products to our customers. It’s an exciting time to join our team in a tech driven company if you want to be involved in evolving our core product and expand internationally.


At
FAIRTIQ, we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive from it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. FAIRTIQ is a proud equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

Data Protection - Your personal data will be held by Fairtiq for a maximum of 12 months. Under the GDPR, you have the right to request access to your personal data, to request that your personal data be rectified or erased, and to request that processing of your personal data be restricted. Please contact dataprotection@fairtiq.com if you wish for your data to be removed.

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