Senior Applied Scientist - Risk AI (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
17 May 2022
Closes
31 Jul 2022
Ref
4205637
Function
Operations
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
Zalando Payments is looking for a Senior Applied Scientist to help us further develop our risk models. In this role, you will participate in the full ML lifecycle: data labeling, model creation, deployment and monitoring. There is a strong research component required in this role since fraud patterns are diverse and constantly changing. Consulting abilities are also important as we integrate our models into our business processes and measure the impact that we have on Zalando's customers.

This position is located in the Risk Management Department, which is responsible for managing credit and fraud risk for Zalando's payments and refunds.
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED
  • You will be working with diverse data sets (networks, natural language, customer history)
  • You will drive innovation and improve models through research, design and development of new ML features to create measurable business impact
  • You will develop and maintain scalable ML pipelines
  • You will work with a variety of stakeholders and create performance metrics
  • Make a substantial financial impact on Zalando's business
  • Engage with the wider applied science community at Zalando
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • You are experienced in applying ML methods to real-world problems, including data collection, model development, deployment, and monitoring
  • You enjoy researching new ML methods that could improve model performance
  • You have experience working with Python, Spark, XGBoost, and AWS
  • You are interested in collaborating with different functional areas (operations, internal tool developers) to drive business outcomes
ZALANDO BENEFITS
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

Wellbeing
  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

Flexibility
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance available for internationals
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

Financial
  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

Family
  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute
ABOUT ZALANDO
It's the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando

About Zalando Payments

Positioned at the bustling intersection of eCommerce and FinTech, Zalando Payments helps ensure that Zalando's customers can securely pay how they want when they want.

Zalando Payments builds the technologies for all financial transactions in the Zalando fashion store and our other consumer-facing apps. We work to deliver a flawless user experience in the checkout, as well as the processing of payments and reconciliation in the backend.

Payments website: https://sites.google.com/zalando.de/zalando-payments/what-we-do

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

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