Junior Data Scientist

Location: Home Office

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We inspire people to keep learning.

Through audio and text explainers called Blinks, original podcasts, and author-driven content, Blinkist is on a mission to help people turn ordinary moments into extraordinary learning opportunities—anytime, anywhere.

Main Location:

Remote Policy: Work from Berlin, Germany, Spain, or the UK. We have a highly flexible remote work policy.

Team: Business Intelligence

Contract: Full-time

Hours: Flexible, up to XX hours / week

Reporting to: Name , Title

Contact Person: Annie Li, Talent Acquisition

Apply by: Sept 24, 2021

# Note from the Hiring Manager:

As a Junior Data Scientist in our Business Intelligence & Data Science team you’ll work on projects across all functions in the company and help us to make better decisions and deliver data products - be it to offer more relevant content recommendations, increase the accuracy of revenue forecasts or fuel company strategy with data insights. If you’re a fan of fast delivery cycles and working with a wide variety of problems then this position is for you!

# What You'll Do:
  • Contribute to data science projects by building and testing machine learning models for a variety of use cases
  • Research, implement and improve state of the art recommendation algorithms to advance our content discovery experience at Blinkist
  • Join the team in ideating about new opportunities
  • Conduct exploratory data analyses to find actionable insights
  • Visualize and document your work

# Why You?:
  • You have around 2 years of experience working with machine learning models.
  • Worked with the Python ecosystem: Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-learn, Jupyter, Tensorflow.
  • Have good knowledge of software architecture and design patterns.
  • Fluent in SQL.
  • Curious how data science tools can tackle business challenges.
  • Have good communication skills and communicate confidently in English.
  • Data science enthusiast and stay in touch with state of the art research in machine learning.

# Great to Haves:
  • ou are familiar with AWS landscape: SageMaker, Lambda, DynamoDB.
  • Data engineering experience.
  • Experience with recommender systems.
  • You bring humour, passion, and drive for ownership.

# Why Blinkist?:

At Blinkist, we don’t just accept our differences — we celebrate and support our diversity. We are committed to fair and inclusive hiring practices and want to provide equal opportunity.

We created our own Blinkist Operating System that fosters a unique company culture. Our core values, empowerment, accountability, personal development, direct communication, and transparency guide our day-to-day work. You have the opportunity to accelerate your career and create a true impact within your field.

Work how you work best and never stop learning. You benefit from perks like the yearly learning budget, remote support, up-to-date hardware, public transport ticket, and access to partner apps. Our cook Ed prepares free and healthy lunch for us at the office. And, you can take time to recharge – with flexible work policies and 30 annual vacation days.

# Apply Now:

We embrace a hybrid way of work where you can choose to work remotely, from home, or the Blinkist office. For candidates wishing to relocate to Berlin, we support both relocation and visa processes.

If we’ve captured your interest and you want to take part in building the leading destination for the modern lifelong learner, apply online now. We can't wait to hear from you!

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