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Data Scientist (m/f/d) - Forecasting and Causal Modeling



Data Science
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

We're looking for a Data Scientist (m/f/d) to join our Network Analysis team in Berlin.

The team you’ll be joining builds analytics and data science products to provide data-driven decision making and intelligent automation in the Network Planning domain. The cross-functional, product-focused data team supports Flix in general, and network planning in particular, to understand how the long-distance coach and train markets work by leveraging internal and external data and applying data science methods. Our tech stack includes Python, R, Snowflake, Airflow, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS and Gitlab.

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • Contribute your expertise to internal tools, products, and services, utilizing statistical and machine learning methods to analyze extensive transportation networks.
  • Deploy, maintain, and enhance complex machine learning models in a production environment, collaborating closely with engineers, data scientists, and business stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in the Network Planning domain to facilitate the informed and efficient development of transportation networks.
  • Play a pivotal role in strategic initiatives, driving scale, efficiency, and insights across our organization and influencing our company's trajectory.

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in creating and implementing useful Data Science solutions.
  • Possess a solid understanding of machine learning and other statistical methods.
  • Apply theoretical concepts effectively to address business challenges and provide practical insights in real-world settings.
  • Experience with at least two of the following: tree-based/boosting algorithms, forecasting, time-series analysis, and/or causal modeling.
  • Comfortable working collaboratively in a team of data scientists and engineers in developing and productionizing machine learning models (incl. automated testing and model monitoring)
  • Display strong programming proficiency in Python and its Data Science ecosystem (Pandas and Scikit-learn...etc).
  • Good understanding of SQL and relational databases
  • Familiarity working with data streaming and storage services like Kafka and AWS would be a plus.
  • Interest in working with geospatial and mobility data.
  • Communicate effectively, representing the team's interests in both technical and non-technical discussions.
  • Maintain a curiosity for learning, always exploring new technologies and deepening your understanding of the Network Planning field.

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule, and balance work between the office and home as it’s best for you. We give you trust-based hours and a flexible smart working policy.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!

Flix – A place to enjoy work and have an impact

The future of transportation is Green. Here at Flix Tech, the R&D group, we develop software with the brightest minds from around the world to engineer new experiences for our millions of customers across our apps and websites. Every day we solve challenging problems, like how to scale rapidly around the world and how to make an experience that delights our customers. We have a culture of sharing ideas, contributing to open source projects and being an active member in our technical communities.

Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.