Data Analyst / Decision Scientist, Group Special Ops

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 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 22 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 

As a Decision Scientist, you’ll join our Group Special Ops team. Special Ops is the only central data science and analytics team within the organisation. As such, Special Ops provides analytics support for the entire Vinted Group. The range of problems that our team solves is wide. Example problems to be solved include defining and tracking metrics for our data migration (from Spark to BigQuery), cost forecasting using statistical models as Prophet, and crafting a methodology to track our carbon emissions so that we can take action to decrease these. You will collaborate closely with other decision scientists in the team, with the broader Science & Analytics guild, as well as data platform and sustainability stakeholders.

We’re looking for someone who can thrive in a dynamic environment, has the capacity to grasp new contexts, and is invested in our mission to make sustainable consumption first choice worldwide.

In this position, you’ll 

  • Work with our Sustainability, Data Platform and other Vinted Group peers to provide answers to data-related 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)
  • Enable your direct stakeholders to independently leverage data for business insights via self-serving and dashboarding tools (such as Looker).
  • Continue to grow on the job: your personal growth is one of the main priorities of your manager. You’ll get all the guidance, freedom and time that you need to grow as a decision scientist.
  • Collaborate with other Decision Scientists and Analytics Engineers in both the team and the the guild

About you 

  • Demonstrated working experience as a Decision Scientist, Data Analyst, or other role with a strong data component (typically 2+ years of working experience or similar activities resulting in a similar level of proficiency).
  • BSc or MSc in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or another related field (equivalent working experience is also acceptable)
  • Programming experience (for example Python, R or Scala)
  • Proficient in SQL and experience with dashboarding tools (e.g. Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Highly business-oriented and affinity with online marketplaces
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good communicator who can present complex topics clearly and persuasively to different audiences and Stakeholders
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to combine data insights with strategic thinking 
  • Excellent written and spoken English

If you don’t recognise yourself in everything listed above, you might still be an excellent candidate for this position! At Vinted, we are committed to your growth and development.

Work perks 

  • The opportunity to benefit from our share options programme
  • 25 days of paid annual leave
  • Newest MacBook models
  • Mental and emotional health support through the Mindletic app
  • Frequent team-building events
  • Home office support: we provide IT workstation equipment and a personal budget of up to €540 for home workplace furniture
  • A daily lunch allowance
  • ClassPass (Gym Membership subsidy)
  • Pension plan with total contribution of 12%, 8% by the Company and 4% by employee
  • A personal monthly budget for shopping on Vinted
  • An NS mobility card
  • 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 the 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  49,700 - € 61,400 gross per year.