Zalando

Applied Scientist - Economics & Experimentation

Zalando

June 11, 2021

As an Applied Scientist working in Economics & Experimentation, you are improving and extending the automated analysis capabilities in our AB-Testing platform. You increase the accuracy and correctness of the AB-test evaluation and -reports and you decrease the AB-test runtimes with advanced statistical methodologies that enable Zalando teams to measure their impact on customers. You work closely with experienced backend- and frontend engineers, and product managers to turn research and product opportunities into scalable and performant productive systems.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
Take ownership and drive topics within actual work streams
Drive and ensure operational readiness for our systems
Drive and leverage team excellence and exchange experiences
Review and improve cost efficiency
Support and guide research engineers and data scientists in advanced engineering topics
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
PhD or MSc (or comparative experience) in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.
Solid industry experience in Big Data stream- and batch processing.
Great coding skills in Python.
Team player with strong driver capabilities.
PERKS AT WORK
Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs , product demos, parties & events
Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)
We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT Economics & Experimentation:
The department enables Zalando to make robust data-driven decisions. We research the new trusted statistical and machine learning methods that teams across the company will use to measure their customer impact. We scale the methods to the company by building our custom A/B testing platform and educating stakeholders how best to incorporate experimentation and causal inference into their product development processes. To achieve our mission, we bring together diverse skill sets combining econometrics, machine learning, and software engineering
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 35+ million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.
Please note that all the applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.