Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne

Who we are


We are real.digital: Several thousand merchants 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 150 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the real.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here: https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • As Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer (f/m/d) at real.digital you will drive forward the further development of the marketplace on the basis of data and accompany your projects end-to-end: Working as part of a team you will develop and deploy complex data products which will be incorporated into business processes and generate added value for the business
  • You develop applications and models for analytical approaches and for data-driven algorithms, such as classifications or other data mining and machine learning applications
  • You improve product data through the use of text and image analysis
  • You recognize patterns, clusters and correlations, e.g. for our shopping personalisation or our recommendation system
  • You seek out innovative methods and processes and bring our projects onto the next level

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
  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more
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: Jasmin Liß
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln