Data Scientist - Special Projects

[CO] Bogotá

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Rappi the fastest growing start-up in Latam is consolidating its Special Projects squad. As a company, we are always looking to generate solutions for our customers by the implementation of disruptive technologies and innovative solutions.
The team will be in charge of materializing the plans and projects that look promising from a business perspective, driving the company's growth and helping Rappi achieve its short and long term objectives. This is a rapid paced company, therefore, the team should be able to quickly come up with an MVP, test it, receive feedback, restructure and iterate over again to build reliable and solid products in no time. The squad will be addressing problems across the company, giving tracktion to projects and moving to the next challenge. 
For this purpose, we have identified the need of a brilliant Data Scientist, who is able to cooperate with the developers team, to create ML models that improve personalization and relevance across the app for customers. Additionally,   he/she will be creating optimization algorithms, structuring experiments to measure the impact of the developments and provide the team and the company with statistically significant data that proves the results of the developed technologies. 

Desired Outcomes:

  • Create ML models to improve personalization and relevance of the information the users see in the app.
  • Design methodologies to find improvement opportunities and insights. (A/B testing)
  • Generate optimization algorithms for every project the team addresses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve comprehensive analysis of Rappi DB.
  • Dig in and develop methodologies to find insights and opportunities.
  • ML models for app personalization.
  • Optimization algorithms. 
  • Generate dashboards and visual tools for the Project Manager.
  • Establish follow up and results measurements procedures.

Desired Background/Skills

  • Minimum 3 years experience.
  • Excellency in SQL & proficiency in NoSQL.
  • Python, panda and /or Jupiter notebook.
  • Passion fast-paced startup culture.
  • Business Orientated Approach.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, consulting and people management skills.
  • Self driven and goal oriented with the ability to multitask, back by a high level of accountability and follow through to closure.
  • English Level: B22.
  • Degree: Bachelor
Job tags: Consulting ML NoSQL Python SQL