Lead Data Scientist, Data Infrastructure

  • Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Vinted Group

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 

Our team’s mission is to make discovering, building, and maintaining valuable machine learning products obvious at Vinted. We develop machine learning capabilities, set machine learning standards, consult other teams on machine learning opportunities, and make the state, value, successes, and problems of machine learning in Vinted visible. Our team is part of the Data Infrastructure domain working together with the Experimentation, Data Platform, and Data Streaming teams.

As a Lead Data Scientist, you will work closely with the Staff Data Scientist and will make an impact across the organization. You will leverage your expertise in building valuable machine learning solutions to consult and provide hands-on support to the teams trying to discover and deliver machine learning products. You will work with the leaders of product teams and domains to evaluate both the machine learning products and the capabilities of the product teams to deliver these products. You will help the teams meet the machine learning quality standards, and you will also help shape the product roadmap of the machine learning platform development.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Consult the product teams on the best practices for discovering and delivering machine learning products.
  • Consult the leaders of product teams and domains on setting up the topology and processes to maximise data science success.
  • Provide hands-on support to the product teams for the discovery and delivery of machine learning products.
  • Provide hands-on support to the product teams in scoring their machine learning products.
  • Support the implementation of the ML standards for evaluating the implementations of machine learning products.
  • Support the implementation of the standards for evaluating the capabilities of the teams to deliver machine learning products.
  • Contribute to the discovery of our new data platform features that have the highest impact for data science success.
  • Contribute to making the state, value, successes, and problems of data science in Vinted visible.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the organization-wide machine learning strategy.

About you 

  • Extensive experience in discovering, developing, deploying, and maintaining machine learning models in a production environment.
  • Strong understanding of the machine learning tooling landscape.
  • Familiarity with the latest developments in machine learning and data science.
  • Solid understanding of modern product development practices.
  • Excellent leadership, stakeholder management, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Experience with modern machine learning tooling, e.g. Python, Pandas, SQL, PyTorch, etc.

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 working days of holiday
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Free access to an office gym
  • 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
  • Private health insurance
  • On-site canteen serving delicious homemade food at discount prices
  • 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 5,770 - € 7,130 gross per month.