Takeaway.com

Data Scientist

Job description

Data Scientist

Are you passionate about food tech and data? Do you enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively with engineers, product managers and analysts to develop and evaluate models or algorithms? Then we would like to hear from you!

Our story

With over 98 million active users across 24 countries, here at Just Eat Takeaway.com we're a global food tech company, connecting our customers from Amsterdam to Auckland with the food they love.

As a data science team working on personalisation, order fulfillment and more, you will solve challenging data science problems to help build the best customer experience possible. If you are passionate about customers and food, come and join us!

All about the role

The Data Scientist will be responsible for delivering data science models as part of a team working on challenges in areas such as fulfillment and personalisation. You will be part of an established team of data scientists with experience in these areas, and work closely with the product and tech teams to build and evaluate suitable algorithms to allow us to scale our business. The role will require collaboration with other Tech teams working to production deadlines as part of the product development cycle. You will also be comfortable exploring data to visualise and explain hypotheses and models.

In this role, you will also have the opportunity to:
  • Develop in Python as the majority of our team is using it. We need people with a passion for software, who can read and understand complicated codebases.

  • Extract and manipulate data from our various SQL and NoSQL data stores and storage frameworks.

  • Develop and maintain our data science models in production.

  • Work in agile teams, with code reviews and source control.

  • Research and implement best-practice methods.

  • Communicate business outcomes and recommendations from analysis verbally to a wide variety of stakeholders and document your analyses and insights.

Can you deliver…

Here are the skills and experience we need from you:

  • Analytical and quantitative skills, as evidenced by e.g., MSc/PhD in a quantitative discipline (e.g., CS, Stats, Physics) or equivalent working experience.

  • Relevant experience wrangling and analysing data.

  • Ability to develop confidently in Python and SQL (BigQuery) with a good command of software development best practices or the willingness to learn.

  • Applied experience with machine learning, data science and solving problems at scale.

  • Preferred experience can include: personalisation, recommender systems, logistics problems.

  • Communication skills will be paramount in this role. You need the ability to communicate business outcomes and recommendations from analysis verbally, in writing and during presentations.

  • Ability to explain data science concepts and guide decision makers on the interpretation of results.

Here is our offer

Here at Just Eat Takeaway.com, we offer our colleagues the chance to develop and grow alongside top talent in one of the world's leading food delivery companies. By providing a creative, dynamic and innovative environment, we empower our people and give them the ingredients for success.

Ready to join us as a Data Scientist? Click Apply Now and send us your CV!

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.

No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, or where you are from, you can find your place at Just Eat Takeaway.com. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture, encouraging diversity of people and thinking, in which all employees feel they truly belong and can bring their most colourful selves to work every day.

More about us

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