Data Scientist - Dynamic Pricing

Zalando SE

ABOUT THE TEAM
 
Department: Supply & Demand
Reports to: Engineering Lead
Team Size: <10
Recruiter: Almog Greenberg, almog.greenberg@zalando.de


As 
a Senior Data Scientist working on dynamic pricing topics in the Pricing & Forecasting team, you will analyze our inventory and our customers' recent orders in order to model future shopping behavior and discover what our customers are willing to pay in real-time. You will help us set prices which reflect our current product offering, enabling us to protect our revenues by making smarter pricing decisions. Your work will be of great business influence, linearly linked to the bottom-line results of Zalando.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

  • Help us take control of Pricing to ensure a competitive market position and maximal growth for our company 
  • Build ML models that control the prices for more than 300K items we sell online across different markets
  • Query, analyze and facilitate data, setting up monitoring and data quality assurance
  • Collaborate with engineers to translate ML prototypes into production systems

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Excellent educational background (minimum M.Sc) in computer science, mathematics, statistics or other similar quantitative field
  • 3+ years of industry experience with Python, ML-related libraries such as pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, and big data frameworks such as Spark
  • Strong understanding of machine learning methods and techniques 
  • Experience in Dynamic Pricing/Perishable Inventory/Supply Chain, etc.

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 only 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 ZALANDO

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 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Pricing & Forecasting is at the core of our commercial operation. Our tools help to determine how much of each product to buy, to recommend the best prices for these products, and to ensure that we have the right level of logistics capacity to fulfil our customers demand. The Pricing and Forecasting engineering team uses cutting edge technology, data science and machine learning, to forecast demand and pricing with a focus on business and customer experience. Partnerships happen with all key engineering and product teams, business and customer experience teams.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

Job Info

Location

Berlin

Contract

Full-Time

Job Category

Technology & UX/UI Design

Experience Level

Professional Level

Contact

Recruiter

Almog Greenberg

E-Mail

almog.greenberg@zalando.de
Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

Application Form

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