Data Scientist (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne

Who we are


We are real.digital: Several thousand dealers and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

Day-by-day, our development team of about 100 experts pursues the goal of developing the best products and optimising the shopping experience. Our domains operate along the customer journey to ensure that we always keep an eye on the customers’ needs and can deal with new challenges promptly. Whether AdTec, After Sales, Checkout & Accounting, or Logistics, we drive developments forward and have great freedom regarding technical aspects. Details regarding the challenges of the respective domains can be found here: https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • As Data Scientist (f/m/d) at real.digital you will drive forward the further development of the marketplace on the basis of data: Working as part of a team you will develop complex data products which will be incorporated into business processes and generate added value for the business
  • Developing applications and models for analytical approaches and for data-driven algorithms, such as classifications or other data mining and machine learning applications
  • Improving product data through the use of text and image analysis
  • Recognising patterns, clusters and correlations, e.g. for our shopping personalisation or our recommendation system
  • Seeking out innovative methods and processes

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have a university degree in (business) computer science or a comparable course of study
  • You have very good abstraction capabilities, a sound understanding of algorithms, and an affinity for working with data
  • You have proven experience with artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, natural language processing, deep learning and/or statistical modelling
  • You have knowledge in the field of generating insights from different data sources through the use of data mining/machine learning libraries such as Scikit-learn, Tensorflow or Keras
  • You enjoy developing and implementing machine learning and AI services for practical tasks. You accordingly have software development experience in Python or similar programming languages
  • Knowledge both of Big Data technologies (e.g. Spark), and of Docker, Kubernetes and/or Kafka, are an advantage
  • You have an excellent command of English

What we offer

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations
  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack
  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground
  • A central, modern office in the heart of Cologne
  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice
  • Always up-to-date – you receive four days of special leave and a budget of €1,300 per year to attend relevant fairs and conferences
Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
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Your contact person: Marion Graßler
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

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