Competera is an AI-powered company helping retailers to set optimal prices. We change the way retailers do pricing with Big Data and Deep Learning to help them compete with giants like Amazon and Walmart.
16 квітня 2024

Senior Data Scientist


In Competera, we are building a place where optimal pricing decisions can be made easily. We believe that AI technologies will soon drive all challenging decisions and are capable of helping humans be better. We are now looking for a Senior Data Scientist to change the way we deliver our solution to customers.
You could be a perfect match for the position if

You want to:

  • Analyze retail data to derive insights and inform pricing strategies.
  • Develop prototypes of algorithms for pricing and demand prediction.
  • Test and monitor algorithm performance, iterating as necessary.
  • Actively participate in product development, including engagement in discovery calls with end users and collaboration with UX/UI teams.
  • Communicate developed algorithms effectively to business stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with a small cross-functional team consisting of a Software Engineer (SE), Product Manager, and fellow Data Scientist (DS) to iterate rapidly on product development in an agile startup-like environment.
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to ensure that the pricing solution meets the needs of SMB sellers while aligning with the overall product vision and strategy.
  • Take ownership of specific features or components within the pricing solution, from conception to implementation and deployment.
  • Stay informed about the latest developments and best practices in pricing optimization, data science, and relevant domains to continuously improve the product and enhance its competitiveness in the market.

You have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in data science or related field.
  • Proficiency in SQL for data manipulation and extraction.
  • Strong Python skills, capable of writing modular and readable code for experiments and prototypes.
  • Solid mathematical background, preferably in a Computer Science-related field.
  • Proficiency in scientific Python toolkit including NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn, and either Keras/TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Familiarity with Time Series Forecasting approaches.
  • Experience in statistical testing methodologies, including A/B testing.
  • Experience working with tabular and mixed (multimodal) data (e.g., tabular data combined with text, audio, or images) for at least 3 years.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Bayesian Models(Probabilistic Programming) OR RL Models OR Causal Models.
  • English — upper-intermediate +

Soft skills:

  • Analytical mindset and strong critical thinking abilities.
  • Agile approach, with the ability to experiment and test hypotheses in an unstable business environment.
  • Business-oriented mindset, able to translate complex models into simple business language.
  • Excellent presentation skills, capable of communicating complex ideas effectively.
  • Curiosity and a commitment to continuous learning within the domain.
  • Strong team player
  • Adaptability
  • Proactive communication
  • Resilience
  • Customer empathy: Understanding of the unique needs and pain points of SMB sellers in marketplaces, with a commitment to delivering solutions that address their specific challenges and drive tangible business value.

You’re gonna love it, and here’s why:

  • Rich innovative software stack, freedom to choose the best suitable technologies.
  • Remote-first ideology: freedom to operate from the home office or any suitable coworking.
  • Flexible working hours (we start from 8 to 11 am) and no time tracking systems on.
  • Regular performance and compensation reviews.
  • Recurrent 1-1s and measurable OKRs.
  • In-depth onboarding with a clear success track.
  • Competera covers 70% of your training/course fee.
  • 20 vacation days, 15 days off, and up to one week of paid Christmas holidays.
  • 20 business days of sick leave.
  • Partial medical insurance coverage.
  • We reimburse the cost of coworking.

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