Decision Scientist / Data Analyst, Transactional Experience

  • Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Vinted Marketplace

Brief info about Vinted 

Vinted Marketplace is the largest online international C2C marketplace in Europe dedicated to second-hand fashion, with millions of registered members spanning 20 markets in Europe and North America. With a mission to make second-hand the first choice worldwide, Vinted enables people to sell and buy second-hand clothes and lifestyle items from each other, helping give those items a second or even third life.   

Vinted Go launched in 2022,  with a focus on developing products and solutions for more seamless shipping and delivery across Europe. Vinted Go has connected more than 40 carriers and more than 200,000 PUDO points across Europe to support the delivery of millions of parcels per year.  

The Vinted Group, composed of Vinted Marketplace and Vinted Go, is headquartered in Vilnius, with workplaces in Germany, Lithuania, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and over 2,000 employees. It is backed by six leading venture capital firms: Accel, Burda Principal Investments, EQT Growth, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Sprints Capital. 

Information about the position 

You’ll become a part of the Transactional Experience domain which is focused on enabling a user through their transactional experience journey. Our domain’s mission is to set the right promise so members initiate the transactions and meet that promise by enabling them to succeed in buying and selling. As an intelligence team Decision Scientist you would become a significant part of a domain level data team and drive quality of business and product decisions by bringing actionable insights from data.

Within Data Science & Analytics (DSA) we have three distinct roles. We believe that each role can make a similarly sized business impact in different ways and therefore our salary ranges are the same for all three roles. To understand your role within DSA context better, here are brief descriptions of each role we have in the department:

  • Analytics Engineers are responsible for data curation – translating data needs from stakeholders into architecting, building and maintaining efficient & reliable data models and pipelines.
  • Decision Scientists are responsible for actionable insights, identifying and sizing opportunities, and automated tools that increase the quality of product and business decisions by applying statistical methods and data-driven decision making.
  • Data Scientists are responsible for identification of algorithmic opportunities, ensuring those opportunities are addressed in an optimal fashion and design, development and maintenance of production-grade statistical and machine learning algorithms.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Collaborate with your team and direct stakeholders to identify strategic opportunities and answer key business questions
  • Ensure these questions are answered in an optimal fashion (e.g. in the form of an ad hoc deep-dive, experiment, dashboard, or automatically recurring analysis)
  • Analyze identified opportunities to understand their scope and impact (i.e. size opportunities)
  • Help to create a backlog with prioritized hypotheses and analyses
  • Define key metrics to be used to track domain performance and identify drivers for changes in these metrics
  • Enable your domain and direct stakeholders to independently leverage data for business insights via self-serving and dashboarding tools (Looker)
  • Define the requirements for (A/B) testing and analyze the results of (A/B) tests

About you 

  • Extensive working experience as a Decision Scientist, Data Analyst, Data Scientist or Business Strategist or in a related position
  • A good communicator who can present complex topics clearly and persuasively to different audiences
  • Strong analytical, strategic, and business skills
  • A degree in statistics, physics, econometrics, economics, business or a similar field
  • Statistical proficiency (e.g. A/B testing, regression analysis)
  • Knowledge of at least one statistical programming language (Python, R, etc.)
  • Advantage: Fluency in SQL and experience with dashboarding tools (e.g. Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Advantage: experience working in a tech company or in a cross-functional product development team

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • Private health insurance
  • Frequent team-building events
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • The opportunity to spend up to 90 days per year - 21 of which can be spent working outside of the EU - on workation
  • A dog-friendly office

Working at Vinted 

Individual Learning Budget

Vinted will set aside a yearly sum equal to 10-13.2% of your annual salary to be invested in your continuous professional development. You’ll be able to take the initiative to use it for covering relevant learning activities that benefit your role.

Hybrid Work 

We’ve adopted a hybrid workplace model where 2 days in office are recommended but not enforced. It’s up to you and your team to decide on the exact days you’ll spend working together in person.

Equal Opportunity

The Vinted Group is committed to building an inclusive workplace where people from all walks of life feel a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, identities and life experiences. At Vinted, all applicants are treated fairly without regard to their race, age, religion or belief, sex, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

The salary range for this position is € 4,280 - € 5,800 gross per month.