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Data Scientist

  • Amsterdam,
  • Regular Full-Time
Job ID 14023168

Overview


Data Science is the heart and core of our company. Algorithms and models are the foundation upon which our products are built, with data driving our key decisions, testing and growth. At Perengo (TMP), we are developing state-of-the-art large-scale recruitment advertising and machine learning applications. We are looking for talented data scientists to support ads management and optimization problems. In this role you will work with other data scientists, engineers, and product managers on high impact initiatives.

About Us

  • Perengo (TMP) is a programmatic job advertising platform.
  • We automate job distribution, measure / analyze performance in real time, and optimize towards our customer’s primary KPIs including cost-per-application and cost-per-hire.

Why Join Us?

  • Getting in at this stage means that you get to actually help further mold the company culture and engineering vision
  • A chance to build something revolutionary
  • The market is ripe for disruption and there's no doubt that whoever cracks the puzzle will win the market. This is also a rare opportunity for you to build a large-scale platform that millions of people are positively impacted by (instead of, say, boring old enterprise software that few people touch!).
  • Quality of the Team - Truly high-performing teams are hard to come by; joining Perengo gives you an opportunity to collaborate with, learn from, and grow together with like-minded, successful tech veterans who have a track record of building great products.

Who we are looking for:

Personality

  • Knows and loves the startup world 
  • Quick thinking and acting with minimal/no supervision
  • Able to build enterprise-grade software off of minimal and changing requirements
  • Self-driven, independent, creative and eager to learn new skills
  • Aren't happy with good, and build to great

Role

  • Building machine learning models to optimize campaign performance at massive scale, in particular understanding how bids/campaign features/texts (SEM) influence business metrics
  • Run and analyze A/B tests and experiments for campaign feature changes/addition
  • Exploratory analyses to inform business strategies; identifying, creating, and transforming informative features based on historical and real-time data
  • Working with Product to define data collection and modeling frameworks
  • Coordinating and working closely with engineering to put models and algorithms into production

Requirements and Background

  • Deep understanding of machine learning models (supervised/unsupervised/neural network) and the best use cases for them; NLP related tasks highly desirable.
  • Knowledge in inferential statistics (classical/Bayesian), hypothesis-testing
  • Experience in optimization (multivariable optimization with constraints, combinatorics)
  • Experience building models and placing models into production
  • Well versed in statistical programming languages such as R, Python
  • Familiarity with relational databases such as Postgres and Amazon Redshift, and accessing data via SQL
  • Degree in a quantitative field including but not limited to: computer science/engineering, operations research, decision sciences, discrete mathematics
  • Graduate work in machine learning a plus, or relevant work experience
  • Bonuses: Experience using scalable technology such as Spark, Using Markov chains/simulations, Experience in advertising “Ad Tech”

Related Roles

  • Growth Scientist
  • Data Scientist, Advertising
  • Machine Learning Engineer, Ad Platforms



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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