(Senior) Data Scientist (f/m)

Berlin, Land Berlin Requisition Number R0018064 Subsidiary mobile.de

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mobile.de, part of the eBay Inc family of companies, is the largest online vehicle trade site in Germany. The company is reinforcing its market leading position by undertaking major initiatives to extend the value we add to our customers.

mobile.de is a company of around 150 employees, with a passion for the automotive industry and creating great experiences for our consumers and dealers. Our office campus is co-located with the eBay Marketplace and PayPal offices in Dreilinden, just outside Berlin. This role sits within the Analytics Organization and directly partners with the New Car business unit to help driving their strategy and products through high quality analytics and customer immersion. Our goal is to put the customer at the heart of decision-making, harnessing best-in-class analytical methodologies.

We are looking for a highly analytical minded team member as Senior Data Scientist (f/m), who is passionate on supporting data driven decision making based on insights of customer behavior.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Successfully partner with business 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
  • Evaluate relevant business questions with statistical methods and use the data driven conclusions to influence and support tactical and strategic decisions
  • 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

Your Profile:

  • Master or Phd (Mathematics, Neuroscience, Statistics, Engineering, Econometrics, Computer science or similar) with strong experience as an Analyst or Data Scientist equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and expertise in data mining methods and predictive modelling
  • Convincing with “to the point” communication and the ability to transition seamlessly from complex analytics to simple/precise business implications
  • Good understanding of Business Intelligence, Tracking and Big Data technologies (Business logging, DataWareHousing, Hadoop ecosystem etc.)
  • Hands-on, resourceful and a doer
  • SQL and statistical/data analysis software like R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Tableau or others and taking much pleasure in coding / scripting
  • Experiences in machine learning would be a plus
  • 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 and German

What do we offer?

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce and professionalism
  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.
  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies and lots of flexibility
  • Challenging work with a diverse, highly skilled and humorous team
  • Competitive salary and great benefits e.g. conference & education budget (language courses, softskill training and mentoring), company pension scheme, employee stock plans, mobile phone for business and personal use, latest Mac Book Pro, Notebook, PC you name it
  • Home office possibilities
  • A great campus with fitness center (yoga, pilates, cycling), table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, 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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