Data Scientist - Ranking (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Explore a new world of possibilities
At HomeToGo, we’re on a mission to make incredible accommodation easily accessible for everyone. Our team is united by a passion for travel, driven by innovation and impact, and guided by open-minded leaders at every level. Our commitment to recognizing and empowering exceptional talent is the foundation of our growth. We are actively hiring candidates from all around the world, including sponsoring visas for Germany. An amazing journey of opportunity with an international team lies ahead - join us!
Your future contribution
As a Data Scientist, you will become a key contributor to improving our most impactful machine learning models. We use machine learning to filter through our massive inventory of over 15 million vacation rentals and curate the best-suited offers for our customers. By improving and creating these ranking models, you will help millions of travelers find their perfect vacation rental.
How you’ll add value
  • Help our customers find their perfect vacation stay by showing the right offer to the right customer
  • Help our hosts improve their listings by learning what our customers value
  • Engineer and test clever features for our Ranking ML models
  • Analyze A/B test results to explain outcomes and propose further iterations
  • Seek out different ways of modeling the user funnel
You’ll be successful in this role if you
  • Have at least 2 years of commercial experience using machine learning to solve real-world problems
  • Obtained an MSc or PhD, ideally in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, or another quantitative field
  • Have previous experience analyzing behavioral user data
  • Are proficient in Python
  • Have experience with SQL and cloud data warehouses
  • Have experience with Gradient Boosting models
  • Have experience designing and analyzing A/B tests
  • Are excited to dig deep into data to figure out the root causes and impacts
  • Bring a desire for continuous learning and a collaborative team-player attitude
What HomeToGo offers
  • Career growth opportunities and promotions, 360° feedback and open feedback culture, mentoring opportunities from an international team of passionate, industry experts.
  • Culture driven by our Leadership Principles: entrepreneurial, results-driven, encouraging ownership and enabling each other to succeed. Transparency about company goals, collaboration and support from an international team. 
  • Caring for the environment (proud to be a certified ClimatePartner and a climate neutral company!) as well as our employees (work-life balance, weekly yoga classes, personal training discounts, mentoring program and psychological support). 
  • Attractive benefits package, including competitive compensation, visa sponsorship and relocation support. Additional benefits include language courses, full IT support and equipment, internal workshops and training, company and team events, modern and centrally-located office, additional holidays, Travel Industry Card.
Check out what your future colleagues have said about us on Glassdoor and Kununu!
About us
HomeToGo is the marketplace with the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including Booking.com, Vrbo and TripAdvisor. From vacation homes, cabins, beach houses, apartments, condos, house boats, castles, farm stays and everything in between, HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide.

Founded in 2014, HomeToGo operates localized apps & websites in 25 countries across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia-Pacific. HomeToGo also operates brands such as Agriturismo.it, AMIVAC, Casamundo, CaseVacanza.it, e-domizil, EscapadaRural, Tripping.com and Wimdu.

HomeToGo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring and nurturing exceptional talent, representing various backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We are authentically candid and open-minded, fostering a safe environment for diverse opinions. Our hiring decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We do not discriminate against race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, political, ideological or religious views, disability or age.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a workforce of equality and diversity at HomeToGo and to provide opportunities to everyone. We therefore welcome your application even if you aren't completely confident that your experiences fit the job description criteria. We would really love to get to know you!
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