(Senior) Data Scientist (f/m)

Berlin, Land Berlin Requisition Number R0025276 Subsidiary mobile.de

The eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative global leader in online classifieds. Our sites help people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. We have eleven brands that span the globe offering online classifieds in more than 1,000 cities. In Germany, we have two of our leading brands:

mobile.deis the most-visited vehicle market for buying and selling vehicles in Germany.

eBay Kleinanzeigen is the most visited general classifieds proposition in Germany.

The newly founded motors marketplace eBay Classifieds MoVe operates worldwide from our offices in Amsterdam and Berlin. As part of the product development team in either Berlin Friedrichshain or Dreilinden near Potsdam, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology and have impact across all our markets by providing innovative capabilities for all of our apps and sites.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new, innovative product and we are looking for you as a:

(Senior) Data Scientist (m/f)

Your Responsibilities

  • Successfully partner withbusiness unit as data scientist through exploring data product ideas that generate business value, such as recommendation and predictions

  • Develop data product prototypes and support with your expertise in terms of success / performance measurement and implementation concepts

  • Provide profound expertise in data mining, measuring business performance and research using mathematical, statistical and experimental tools & techniques while combining data from various sources (Webtracking, DataWarehouse, Hadoop/Big data, MongoDB and others)

  • Participate in additional business intelligence activities related to data analysis, e.g. analytical workshops and projects

  • Leverage data infrastructure and lead best practices sharing with analysts and business partners across the company and the eBay classifieds group

  • Act as a data science ambassador with MoVe, and encourage a data-driven mindset in day to day work

Your Profile

  • Master or PhD (Mathematics, Physics, Neuroscience, Engineering, Econometrics, Computer science or similar) with strong experience as Data Scientist or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of related work experience

  • Excellent analytical skills and expertise in machine learning and predictive modelling; experience with Deep Learning is a plus

  • Good programming skills incl. the proven ability to create prototypes e.g. in Python or Scala

  • Good understanding of tracking and Big Data technologies (Business logging, DataWareHousing, Hadoop ecosystem, Spark etc.)

  • Hands-on, resourceful and a doer

  • Convincing with “to the point” communication and the ability to transition seamlessly from complex analytics to simple/precise business implications

  • Able to work autonomously but also operate as part of a strong, cohesive team

  • Team-spirit, good sense of humor and strong personality

  • Fluent English, German is a plus

What we offer?

  • A comprehensive field of responsibility

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humor

  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.

  • An excellent working environment with lots of flexibility

  • A great campus with fitness center, table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, excellent canteen and shuttle-service


We are looking forward to your online application at https://careers.ebayinc.com/join-our-team/start-your-search/find-jobs-by-location/detail/germany.

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