Senior Data Scientist

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  • Barcelona

New Work SE

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world.
Help us shape the future  for a better working life!

We currently have an opening  in Barcelona for a Senior Data Scientist.

Our Data Science team is responsible for turning data into services and products for XING. We bring state-of-the-art algorithms into production by making use of technologies such as Hadoop (e.g. Hive, Spark), Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, elasticsearch, etc. Learn more about our team at:

We are seeking a Data Scientist who helps with designing algorithms/models and implementing these algorithms/models into production services. If you want to get things done rather than sit in meetings, like helping others and learning from them, you will have fun in our team!

A challenging task

  • Solve challenging problems in the context of search, recommender systems and machine learning
  • Perform analyses on massive amounts of data and build scalable machine learning models, ranking algorithms and help automating machine learning processes
  • Develop new and enhance algorithms and services using technologies such as Scala, elasticsearch, and Hadoop technologies (e.g. Hive, MapReduce)

A convincing background

  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Hands-on experience in analyzing large datasets (e.g. with SQL, Python, R, Hive, etc.)
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in information retrieval or machine learning
  • Practical working experience in implementing (scalable) models and algorithms which process large datasets
  • Programming skills, preferably in Scala or Python
  • Proficient English language skills (German is not required)

An inspiring environmentCheck our Twitter account!

  • Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow.
  • Innovation weeks (Hackweeks)
  • Flexible working hours and remote flexibility
  • Restaurant tickets, coffee and snacks.
  • Spanish / English/ German lessons.
  • A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
  • A great, multicultural and diverse environment.
  • A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
  • Flexible Compensation Plan: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets
  • Extended holidays
  • Competitive salary and a Permanent contract
  • Bicycle park and package reception
  • Relocation pack if needed.


We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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