Master thesis student (f/m/d) - Malicious Bot Detection

Internship, full-time or part-time, Cologne / flexible

Who we are

We are part of the team behind 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!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 190 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the 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:

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You conduct a study investigating how to detect malicious bots in our Kaufland marketplace
  • You build and present a proposal to the relevant stakeholders
  • You create a prototype to validate the outcomes of the study
  • You work cross-functionally with the Product Manager, Product Teams and other stakeholders such as Security or SEO
  • You keep Stakeholders up-to-date with the current outcomes 

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You are currently completing a degree program in Data Science or Computer Science 
  • You are confident with programming languages such as Python or Go
  • You have previous experience in at least one of these technologies: Docker, Terraform, Google Cloud Platform or Kubernetes
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • You have the ability to prioritize effectively, in a timely and professional manner
  • You have the proven ability to pay attention to details
  • You are an ambitious, business oriented, organised and proactive individual who can work independently
  • You are tech-savvy, willing and able to learn and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

What we offer

  • Work as you feel comfortable! We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location. Create your own work-life!

  • 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

  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice

  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

Apply here

Your contact person: Kristina Brand
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH*
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

*Our company will be renamed in the future for company law reasons.

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