Zalando Ph.D. Fellowship Program

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Job title

Zalando Ph.D. Fellowship Program, Zalando

Location

Berlin, Germany

Level

Intern

Function

PR, Marketing & Communications

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

 

We are building the most intelligent pricing strategy in fashion industry.
Operating in more than 15 markets and having a complex logistics.

Our aim is to bring together the power of pricing and forecasting in-order to steer our sales and improve our customer experience in all markets.

The Zalando PhD Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising PhD students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and machine learning and in general artificial intelligence (AI) at an accredited university.

The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study and is flexible with respect to start and end dates of the internship.

Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record and their programming skills. 

We accept applicants from around the world.

      RESEARCH AREAS
  • Optimization layer within a neural network
  • Multi-task learning
  • Graph learning
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Directly learning the gradient of a function from data
  • PDE based time-series forecaster
      WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Apply state of the art deep learning methods such as having an optimization layer within the forecaster network
  • Multi-task learning with more than 400K tasks and graph learning to solve our real-world problems in pricing and forecasting
  • Graph learning to reveal article interactions
  • Apply technologies and tools proficiently to maximize output and efficiency
       WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Senior PhD students with a strong background in mathematics
  • Fluent in Python programming
  • Knowledgeable about state of the art deep learning solutions and familiar with optimization algorithms
  • Proficiency in English


      PERKS AT WORK
  • Acquire stakeholder management skills in a fast paced e-commerce environment
  • Large amount of data and one of the best ML infrastructure in Europe 
  • Centrally located offices, municipality services, flexible working times, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • A full-time, paid internship for at least 4 months, starting ASAP

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.

  ABOUT ZALANDO

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, 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 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.




About Us

 PERKS AT WORK

  • 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 only 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.

ABOUT ZALANDO 

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, 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 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.