Head of Machine Learning

Berlin, Germany
Posted 15 days ago
Main Location
Berlin, Germany
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At Omio, we are quickly changing the way people travel and we are growing at a fast pace. We're operating at worldwide level and expanding in new geographies.

At the heart of our success is our team. We are searching for creative thinker and hands-on machine learning guru to join our adventure and drive great customer experience through ML-driven features and personalisation.

The role is based in our Berlin office and will report to our Director of Data Science and Insights.

About Omio

Driven by our team of over 300 people from more than 40 different countries, Omio is changing the way we travel across Europe. With Omio you can compare and book trains, buses and flights to anywhere in Europe with one simple search, on mobile, app or desktop. By offering transparent pricing and easy booking, Omio makes travel planning simple, flexible and personal.

With over 800 European transportation partners across 15 countries, Omio is one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies backed by 20 million monthly users and the world’s leading tech investors.

Your role

  • Collaborate closely with the VP Product and Product Directors to develop a customer-driven and ML-driven strategy to shape product evolution
  • Manage a team of 3+ data scientists. Provide leadership on machine learning. Mentor growth and maturity of team members. Represent team to the organisation and advocate the ML team as an equal partner in evolving the product
  • Evolve current features - chosen based on behavioural analytics - towards intelligent versions. E.g., search ranking, journey companion, landing page personalisation
  • Develop new intelligent features based on product strategy and market evolution. E.g., routing recommendation, price & availability alerts, trip delay, NLP for trip discovery
  • Develop back-end optimisations for improved engineering performance. E.g., API caching optimisation, customer service bots
  • Grow team’s engineering capability to deploy production models at scale
  • Act as technical lead for data scientists across the rest of the Data Science & Insights organisation (Product, Marketing, Commercial)
  • Act as an advocate of our company’s data-driven culture: produce reports that are actionable, dashboards that are diagnostic, and recommendations that drive growth

Your Profile

  • You proactively take action, drive toward clarity, and think holistically
  • You thrive in a diverse, interdisciplinary environment
  • You possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with business and technical stakeholders
  • You have a scientific mindset; backed by solid analytical problem solving skills, strong attention to detail, and a mild obsession with data accuracy
  • You have development experience in at least one ML stack. You are comfortable with modeling in Python
  • You are grounded in Statistics
  • You have strong experience with machine learning in a production e-commerce environment
  • 6+ years non-academic experience. 2+ years managing team
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