Senior Applied Data Scientist - Machine Learning (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. Our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. We are on this journey in an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, each of us having an impact on millions of travelers and thousands of vacation rental owners. So, pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future crew

You will be part of the data science team, made up of other experienced and passionate data scientists and supported largely by the data engineering team. Together you are responsible for all things data science and machine learning related. You will be working on a variety of topics such as rankings, recommendations, user segmentation, user lifetime value, image recognition and many others. You will have access to our huge dataset and you will work in collaboration with stakeholders, from a variety of departments organized in squads. Together your objective is to build the best products for our customers. Holidu highly values a diverse and open environment with people from all over the world.

Our Tech Stack

  • Flexible data science environment (Python, Jupyter, Spark, R, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Java, Scala)
  • Our data pipelines are developed in house with Kafka, Redis, Flink, DynamoDB, Redshift and ElasticSearch
  • Data storage with Redshift, S3, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Redis
  • Heavy usage of AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Git
  • Search engine runs on Elasticsearch
  • Web-Application and internal applications written with ReactJS
  • Monitoring with ELK, Grafana and internally developed technologies

Your role in this journey

  • You will work in a squad-based organisation with your team of data scientists and alongside backend developers. Together, you are responsible for delivering an unbeatable product that offers the best possible experience to our users
  • You will be part of the team which is fully responsible for developing and improving our machine learning company wide
  • You will have the freedom to implement your own ideas on how to improve and develop our products further
  • You will make use of our large datasets to create valuable models that will be used by millions of users
  • You will be responsible for intelligently utilizing our data to optimize conversion
  • You will constantly conceive and bring models into production, monitor them and iterate upon your observations to improve their performance

Your backpack is filled with

  • A degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or a related field
  • Professional experience as Data Scientist in tackling business challenges using Data Science and Machine Learning
  • You know how to optimize models in order to meet the time-restrictions of a search engine
  • Tools like Pandas, scikit-learn, Spark or Tensorflow are second nature to you
  • You are passionate about your work and love to collaborate with others
  • You love Data Science and building world class products! We do and we hope you share our ambition!

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.
  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself through regular feedback.
  • Connect and have fun with diverse yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.
  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices. 
  • Learn languages with meetings in English and subsidised German classes.
  • Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate.
  • Go travelling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria.
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Olga from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Munich, Germany

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