Senior Applied Scientist - Algorithmic Privacy

25 Nov 2021
15 Jun 2022
Zalando systems makes millions of algorithmic decisions daily, which directly affects our customers. As a member of the Algorithmic Privacy & Fairness team in Zalando Research you work with Zalando machine learning (ML) teams to support responsible ML product development. As a Senior Applied Scientist you take a company wide perspective and generalise problems and solutions with long term impact, and define the required strategic research needs.

  • Identify and mitigate privacy and robustness issues in ML systems.
  • Support and mentor Zalando teams to develop ML products responsibly, with respect to privacy and robustness.
  • Research, pilot and evaluate solutions for zero trust and privacy preserving ML.
  • Identify and prioritise current and future needs for ML privacy across Zalando ML teams. Create roadmaps and establish research collaborations.
  • Define research strategies for long term impact that meets future threats, regulations and business needs.

  • Ph.D or MSc. in a relevant field, e.g. Computer Science, Machine Learning, Security, with publications in privacy-preserving ML.
  • Ideally 2+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Programming skills: Python.
  • Hands-on expertise in ML.
  • Strong in scientific method, strategic research.
  • Strong in stakeholder communication: Inspire Zalando teams to develop ML products responsibly in light of their business goals and existing solutions.

  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Zalando SE

Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 35+ million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

Please note that all the applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

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