Senior Data Scientist - Marketing & Growth


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FREE NOW ist deine App für den Weg von A nach B. Ob Taxi, Mietwagen, eScooter, Carsharing, eRoller oder eBike - alles in einer App.

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Senior Data Scientist - Marketing & Growth


At FREE NOW we are at an exciting point in our history - we are building a world-class product that is being used daily by more than a million people. We are a part of one of the most dynamic spaces for innovation in today's world: shaping mobility. Our daily business is solving large-scale, complex problems – and we love it!

We are keen on hiring a Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d) for designing and implementing the models that enable our business to make even smarter and more efficient marketing decisions. Being part of the Marketing&Growth workstream, you will work closely with data analysts, machine learning engineers, and other data scientists while collaborating with business stakeholders and market specialists on a daily basis. 

With us, you will stretch, learn and grow in a creative, diverse, and collaborative environment that spans over more than 70 nationalities and 11 markets across Europe. Don’t join FREE NOW because of our perks or great office locations, join us if you can’t wait to disrupt the mobility industry with us!


Your responsibilities:

  • Work closely with your peers and business end-users to identify, understand, structure, and solve complex problems in the fast-moving world of urban mobility, focusing on the marketing side of our business.
  • Collaborate with machine learning engineers to put your models in production.
  • Strive at growing and sharing your knowledge with the team.
  • Embody data science best practices and thrive on mentoring your peers.
  • Push the boundaries of what data science can do at FREE NOW.
  • Be an ambassador of FREE NOW Data Science for both internal and external stakeholders, presenting your work at core company events, meetups and conferences.

Your profile:

  • Your 4+ years of experience working as a data scientist enables you to lead effectively a project from business understanding to deciding on and implementing the best data science approach to solve the problem at hand
  • While we typically look for candidates with an advanced University degree in Maths, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, or other quantitative disciplines, we are happy to be proven wrong that these degrees aren’t necessary.
  • You possess a strong understanding of statistical analysis, data-driven modeling, and the inner workings of machine learning algorithms in general.
  • You hold specific expertise in either one or more machine learning domains such as Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Time Series Analysis, Information Retrieval, Reinforcement Learning, etc.
  • You are proficient in Python.
  • You are comfortable with querying databases using SQL or HQL.
  • Writing clean code and making your work reproducible is important for you.
  • Not only are you curious, eager to learn, and put collaboration ahead of competition, but making your teammates grow with you, by sharing your knowledge and mentoring, is also dear to your heart
  • You can communicate in English. We are a very diverse team with people from all over the world and English is our language of communication, besides Python.
  • You are located in Berlin, Germany, or willing to relocate.

Bonus skills

These skills are nice to have, but they are not a deal-breaker for us:

  • Working knowledge of Spark.
  • Hands-on experience with some elements of our tech stack: Airflow, Databricks, Metabase, Hive, Presto, MLflow.
  • Experience with multi-touch attribution models and other marketing-specific modelizations.


Diversity and inclusion:

At FREE NOW, we commit to being an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or age. We celebrate diversity and have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are following our purpose of making mobility available for everyone.


Move like you

At FREE NOW we have colleagues from over 70 nations! We value open communication and welcome everyone as they are. We are all one team and follow the same goals – that’s why we share our insights and results to get on track together every month. 

Your wellness and work-life balance matters to us. We offer trust-based and flexible working hours as well as the option to work from home. In the office, you can enjoy our free drinks and daily fresh fruit. Do you like to be active? Take part in our subsidised gym membership. Bigger plans? Take a sabbatical leave and get out there!

Let’s grow together! We believe in a transparent career growth plan, quarterly development sessions with your team lead as well as regular 1:1s to help you thrive! For your own ideas, you’re welcome to set up initiatives and projects.

Need a lift? We offer Udemy e-learning platform, subsidised language classes, internal peer-to-peer trainings and more to support your learning & development opportunities.

More Benefits? 👏 Monthly mobility budget for FREE NOW rides, quarterly team events, relocation assistance for internationals, birthday-off, kudos and many more!



FREE NOW is the Mobility Super App with the largest vehicle choice for consumers across Europe. More than 54 million users in 16 markets and in over 170 cities today are already moving freely from A to B by accessing the largest selection of mobility options available in one app.

Through the unique integration of mobility brands and payment services, they can book their nearest taxi, private hire vehicle, car sharing or micro-mobility option such as eScooters, eMopeds, and eBikes within the app. FREE NOW aggregates numerous mobility brands with the ambition to make urban mobility more efficient and sustainable without adding new vehicles on the street.

The German based company is backed by the BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz Mobility. In total, around 1,850 employees in more than 27 offices work for the services of FREE NOW, which is led by CEO Thomas Zimmermann.


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Tags: Airflow Computer Vision Databricks Economics Engineering Machine Learning MLFlow Python Spark SQL Statistics

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences Equity Fitness / gym Flex hours Flex vacation Home office stipend Relocation support Snacks / Drinks Team events Wellness

Region: Europe
Country: Germany
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Category: Data Science Jobs

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