For our office in Munich we are looking for:

Lead Data Science & Product Owner (m/f/d)

Would you like to improve the business of thousands of online shops worldwide with data-informed decision making? Do you tick when you optimize an algorithm and you see KPIs go up? We're looking for a Lead Data Science & Product Owner to become part of our outstanding team in Munich. If you’d like to lead a data science team, work closely with an engineering team as their Product Owner and get your hands on large datasets to be decisive to our company’s and clients’ successes - then Stylight is the place to be for you!

What you can expect in this role

  • Along with your team, you are in charge of optimizing the algorithms which power our traffic management
  • You are responsible for improving KPIs that are key to the value provided to our clients as well as to Stylight’s monetization
  • You challenge the status quo and bring your expertise and ideas to the table
  • You lead a team of two Data Scientists and one Machine Learning Engineer
  • You own the backlog and prioritization of the Quality Traffic Monetization engineering team: data science and software engineers work closely together to implement valuable incremental improvements
  • You engage with fellow Product Owners and other leaders across the company to deliver outstanding products to satisfy the needs of our internal and external customers
  • You are a key member of the product team and define the product strategy
  • You work closely and inspire a team of data scientists and software engineers

Your essential experience and education

  • You have profound experience in a data-related field in the online industry. Ideally: you have worked for a large online shop or an e-commerce service provider (in pricing strategy, products ranking, product information management...)
  • You have several years of leadership experience
  • You know your way around data modelling and machine learning algorithms, and you possess a deep understanding of the requirements of key data stakeholders
  • You have a degree in engineering, mathematics, or fields with a solid foundation in analytics
  • You are familiar with engineering topics, we love Python and have engineers who are ready to run you through their best practices
  • You are an excellent communicator: ability to inform, convince and persuade a range of stakeholders, also on executive level, in both verbal and written form
  • Ideally, you like to share your ideas and skills and would like to participate in hosting meetups related to your field of competencies: Stylight is deeply involved in the local tech community, with one of the coolest offices in Munich (and actually in Germany)  to organize meetups (when the health situation allows)

Your Future Team:

  • We have Data and ML expertise: experience with large-scale cloud-based data and ML infrastructure as well as tooling landscape (e.g. Spark, Presto, Amazon Athena, BigQuery, and SageMaker)
  • We love solving problems with a pragmatic approach
  • Your team members regularly get recognition at our internal company hackathons and Open Fridays
  • We do work in Agile, and do pair-programming to foster knowledge sharing
  • We <3 Slack, run bots that make orchestration of our stacks easier (CircleCI, Datadog, PagerDuty)

What's in it for you?

  • Stylight is #1 Meetup organizer in Munich, and deeply involved in the local tech community
  • Together with Bits & Bretzels, we host, an annual developer conference with top-notch speakers and 800 attendees
  • International & highly motivated environment with open business culture in all departments. Our company language is English
  • Hands-on work after quick ramp up & openness to new solutions and improvements
  • A personal development budget is given to you to use throughout the year for personal growth
  • We are family-friendly and enjoy spending time with one another outside of working hours from board game evenings and BBQs to ping pong tournaments and Christmas tree decorating
  • We have one of the coolest office spaces in Munich (and actually in Germany) in the city-center, and just a 10-minute walk to the nearest Biergarten
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Up for the Challenge?
If this sounds like the perfect job for you, then do not hesitate and apply today. We're looking forward to receiving your application!
Stylight is Europe’s leading style aggregator available in 17 countries worldwide. As part of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE Stylight builds a place you can visit to find and discover products from all brands, shopping guides, curated picks, how-tos, and the latest trends. The team behind Stylight are 100 style geeks and tech professionals, a data-driven lifestyle force, coming from 20 nations all around the globe, operating from our headquarter in Munich and our US office in Philadelphia.
Click here to learn more about the ProSiebenSat.1 Group and our diverse portfolio.

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Lead Data Science & Product Owner (m/f/d)
Laura Grassl