Senior Data Scientist

Vienna, Austria · R&D (engineering) expand job description ↓


Zoovu makes complex look simple for 15M+ people every year.

We offer the leading SaaS platform to build and manage digital sales assistants for the web, mobile, chatbots, voice-enabled devices, and in-store use. These intelligent, conversational solutions engage buyers, ask the right questions in the right moment, and guide them to the right products, services or solutions.

There's a lot that goes into "making complex look simple", which is why we're looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our R&D team. This is a unique opportunity to work in our buzzing office in Vienna together with our team of open-minded, genuinely caring professionals with many different backgrounds.


As a Data Scientist at Zoovu, your tasks will comprise of:

  • Leading Machine Learning projects related to our Digital Advice Technology
  • Working on our behavioral user data, deriving data models and deriving and implementing concepts for Machine Learning projects in Python and TensorFlow
  • Providing knowledge and reports and findings to the product, engineering and management team
  • Providing findings and results of Data Mining activities linked to our behavioral user data
  • Working closely with our product and engineering team and providing guidance for the implementation of new Machine Learning functions of our technology


It is definitely you we're looking for, if you possess:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Informatics, Data Science, Physics or similar and 5+ years working as a data scientist or AI developer or alternatively holding a PhD in one of the above areas with a minimum of 3 years work experience as a data scientist or AI developer.
  • Strong skills in understanding data, data concepts and data engineering as well as cleaning data and deriving data models and taxonomies
  • Excellent Python skills
  • Strong practical background and skills in one of the following two key areas:
    • Statistical model based machine learning approaches such as logistic regression and other regression concepts, classification algorithms, time series event prediction, ML for recommender systems, etc. OR
    • Applied neural networks in the area of time series event prediction and LSTM (outside of NLP-related topics), applied neural network for classification, etc.

You should be able to prove skills to lead and implement projects in one of those areas end-to-end, e.g. starting from problem description up to the point of delivering a productive module and on the level of a senior data scientist.

  • Strong SQL skills and strong skills in logics and logical thinking
  • Very good understanding of Statistics and Data Analytics
  • Clear presentation of findings and guiding next steps at various points
  • Focus and ability to find solutions and work towards goals when setbacks/ hurdles occur
  • Friendly personality and joy for teamwork
  • Full working proficiency in English
  • Enthusiasm for e-commerce, online solutions and related technologies


  • Flat structure and friendly team atmosphere
  • Attractive salary based on your experience and qualifications, min. 4500 EUR gross monthly
  • Working with open-minded, genuinely caring professionals with many different backgrounds
  • Interesting and diversified experience as part of our team, as well as a friendly and innovative working environment at a global market leader
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fresh fruit and countless amounts of good coffee and tea

We are on a mission to change the way people shop and decide. Because we are facing new exciting tasks every day, we need people like you to help us to provide the highest quality solutions for our clients.

Sounds like a good challenge? Apply today!

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