Delivery Hero

Data Science Director, Ad Tech (f/m/d)

Delivery Hero

June 11, 2021


Want to be a hero? - Join the #1 Global Leader in online food ordering and delivery!
We are looking for a Data Science Director, Ad Tech (f/m/d) who can help lead the strategy and build a team for Delivery Hero’s new Ad Tech revenue stream. Delivery Hero has a variety of advertising revenue streams, and you will own their technical strategy, design and execution. As a result, you would help restaurants to grow their business through targeted advertising campaigns. If you have significant experience with data science and personalization algorithms and want to build a team that will impact the global food delivery market, this is the right position for you.
Your mission:

  • Lead a team of data scientists and manage relationships with product and business counterparts to build well-crafted, pragmatic data products

  • Own the design and success of Delivery Hero’s next generation Ad Tech engine

  • Create a strategy for algorithms, driving success of customer campaigns as well as Delivery Hero’s internal goals

  • Maintain a high-level understanding of how Ad Tech models relate to other pieces of Delivery Hero’s technology infrastructure, ensuring compatibility and maintaining channels of communication with other product owners and tech teams

  • Develop models that enhance personalization for paid marketing channels, ensuring the right customer experience and optimal use of restaurants’ resources

  • Create and develop key metrics that allow for Delivery Hero and its partner restaurants to track the success of ad campaigns

  • Ensure Delivery Hero’s Ad Tech is delivering value to customers and business partners, proactively identifying issues and solving technical problems when needed

  • Improve the efficiency and agility of machine learning, computational, and data processing pipelines

Your heroic skills:

  • Ph.D., M.S. or Bachelors degree; ideally in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or similar fields, desirable

  • Proven track record of delivering data science projects

  • 7+ years of experience in data science, especially in internet companies; significant work experience in Ad Tech is equally valuable.

  • At least 5 years experience managing teams of data scientists

  • Great communication and presentation skills in English

  • Ability to operate well in a team environment, managing expectations of different teams

  • Proficiency in Python and Pandas is a must

  • Proficiency in SQL

  • Experience managing business and product stakeholders is a strong plus

Nice to have:

  • Ideally 2+ years of experience with both designing and implementing Ad Tech engines, including but not limited to predictive modeling (black box and white box), collaborative filtering, and A/B testing

  • Experience with Google Analytics

  • experience in pyspark

Why Delivery Hero?

  • Develop your skills with your educational budget for conferences and external trainings.

  • Exchange ideas and meet fellow developers at regular meetups, in our active guilds and during our Global Developer Exchange Program.

  • Join company parties, hackathons, cultural and sports events.

  • Work in diverse teams with colleagues from across the globe in English.

  • Save responsibly with our corporate pension scheme.

  • Daily fruits, cereals, beverages, tea and coffee in our lounges.

  • Enjoy massages, get your haircut in the office, join our free yoga classes or take a timeout in our nap room.

Why Delivery Hero?

  • Exchange ideas and meet colleagues from different teams in our active guilds and through our global tech & product community.

  • We offer visa & relocation support globally to our permanent employees.

  • Enjoy our free online yoga classes and a subsidized Urban Sports Club or Gympass membership.

  • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to our confidential Employee Assistance Program.

  • Participate in our health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccines.

  • Benefit from subsidised products e.g. BVG ticket, meal vouchers, fruit or vegetable box or our bike rental program

  • We support child care needs where we partner with an external service to support tasks such as Kita search and application, Au Pair or childminder search

  • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed company with a competitive remuneration package.

  • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external trainings.

  • Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy and participate in our various inhouse trainings, including German learning options.

  • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options.

  • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis.

  • And much more…

Have we caught your attention? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please send us your CV.
We’re looking forward to your application!
About us:
Learn more about our diverse stack and what our teams are working on by visiting our Tech & Product blog and our Tech Talk Youtube channel.
Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become one of the leading global online food ordering and delivery platforms and are now innovating and creating new services such as groceries, pharmacies, and other convenience articles in multiple markets.
Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.
At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring - therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.