ABOUT THE TEAM
Department: Digital Experience - Platform Steering
Reports to: Engineering Lead
Team Size: 10+
Recruiter: William Scharf, firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Senior Research Engineer, you will conduct algorithmic research, and design and build the optimization engines for content selection and creation operations at Zalando. Your solutions will earn millions of Euros by improving customer experience with a great content selection.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
- Reinvent and change the way on-site content creation and selection is done at Zalando by driving the data and AI driven future
- Mentor junior Research Engineers and shape our cross-functional team of Research Engineers, Economists, Data Engineers, and Product Managers
- Initiate impactful projects and create innovative technical concepts to solve challenging problems
- Work in different “modes”: start out with an idea, explore and evaluate it (“research mode”) for some weeks, and then once they have proven the merit of the idea, go into “engineering mode” to implement your idea in production
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
- PhD or MSc (or comparative experience) in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or other similar quantitative fields
- Deep understanding of statistical / machine learning methods, applied in a commercial context
- Skills to query, analyze, and cluster data, and set up monitoring and data quality assurance
- Experience with bringing machine learning models into production, and fluency in languages such as Python, Scala or R
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
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.
Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, 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 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.
Zalando Research is an incubator for scientific experimentation and innovation, collaborating with industry partners and the greater academic community. With an emphasis on Machine Learning and AI, our research is derived from the daily challenges we face at Zalando Tech, putting the customer at the forefront of our thinking.
Technology & UX/UI Design
Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.