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      February 02,2021
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    Senior Data Scientist

    Company Description

    We are on a mission to be the easiest and most reliable way to arrange home services, connecting homeowners with qualified service professionals. We operate the market-leading brands in France ( and the Netherlands ( and expanding in Italy ( Our Product, Technology & UX department consists of approximately 100 talented professionals, deeply passionate about creating beautiful digital marketplaces.

    Job Description

    Team & Technology

    We are forming a new product team that will focus on improving our ‘paid acquisition’ efforts related to acquiring demand (a.k.a homeowners with jobs to be done) on our marketplace. An example of a paid acquisition is buying an advertisement on google (via google adwords) for upper funnel keywords such as “install an air conditioner”, “find a painter in amsterdam” etc.

    As a Data Scientist, you will be a part of the newly formed ‘Paid acquisition’ team, together with other backend and frontend engineers, a user experience specialist, an agile coach, a business analyst, and a product manager. Our marketing department will be a key internal stakeholder of this team.

    Within this team, you will use your analytics, advanced data science and machine learning skills to build effective models and measure their efficiency. You will also support the experiments from hypothesis to analysis and interpretation.

    You will also be part of the data guild, collaborating with other data scientists, data engineers and data analysts across the company to align on the data strategy, development standards, and exchange knowledge and experience.

    Your responsibilities

    • Join a cross functional team that aims to support and boost our paid marketing strategy

    • Contribute to build an automated campaign management system

    • Use data intelligence (revenue prediction models, measure incremental performance of campaigns, identify the right keywords…) to improve the performance of our marketing campaigns

    • Drive innovation by using recent advances in machine learning, imagining new experiment methodologies and statistical techniques

    • Work with the product owner to understand user goals and requirements alongside stakeholders and customers

    • Summarise and communicate conclusions and solutions to analytic and non-analytic stakeholders


    Your skills and experience

    • You have 4+ years of experience as a Data Scientist

    • You have 2+ years of experience in marketing analytics with a proven track record of delivering projects from conception to production Advanced skills in analytics, statistics, building experiments and A/B testing

    • You have advanced Python skills (including clean and well-tested implementations)

    • You have an understanding of digital media (social, search, display)

    • You have familiarity with marketing tracking platforms (mainly Google Ads)

    • Advanced SQL skills

    • You apply software engineering principles to your projects by writing maintainable, testable and documented code

    • You are a team player who contributes to a collaborative atmosphere

    • You are reliable, communicative and business-minded

    What we offer

    • We have offices in both Amsterdam and Aix-en-provence. We offer a great working environment in either of these offices (once we go back to the office)

    • Flexible working hours and remote working to accommodate personal needs

    • A competitive salary

    • Personal growth budget and time for attending training courses and conferences

    • Relocation budget if coming from abroad (once it is safe/possible)

    • 25 days of annual leave

    • Pension arrangement

    • Lunch allowance (even with the current remote working situation)

    • Free fitness in our building (once it is safe/possible)

    • Frequent and fun events with the entire company to celebrate achievements and milestones

    Additional Information

    How we are organised:

    Our Product, Technology and UX department currently consists of 4 tracks and approximately 100 professionals, from all over the world: Brazil, Canada, India, France, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the UK, and the USA. Each track focuses on the most valuable opportunity within their given scope. Within the tracks, multidisciplinary product development teams collaborate on achieving the goals that they set and commit to each quarter. We approach our decisions in an experiment-guided and Agile way: we validate new directions using a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods.

    Our shared values:

    We believe our success starts with sharing the same values when it comes to how we work. These values are the foundation of everything we do, and you’ll experience them on a daily basis. Our values are: Be stronger together; Aim high; Take ownership; Be transparent and respectful; Be open-minded and curious; Embrace diversity; Focus on our customers. The company culture in our organisation is very open and inclusive; we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

    Special note related to COVID-19

    We will be hiring mostly through online video interviews. In-person interviews can be scheduled for candidates in the Amsterdam area, with the agreement of both parties. The position is based in Amsterdam and requires relocation to the Netherlands. Note that in-line with the current government (RIVM) recommendations, we are currently working from home. We will do our best to make the on-boarding as smooth as possible and help you get up-to-speed.

    Is this for you?

    Send your resume with a brief explanation of why you are highly motivated by this role.

    You can apply via the “Apply” button or by sending your information to Samy Bouras, Data Lead at Werkspot, Travaux and Instapro. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

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