Data Science Lead

Trendyol Group

Trendyol Group

Data Science
Maslak, Sarıyer/İstanbul, Turkey
Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2023
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We were founded in 2010 with a dynamic and agile start-up spirit. The trust of around 30 million customers and 250,000 sellers has made us the first decacorn in Turkey. Our success is backed by renowned investors such as Alibaba, General Atlantic, Softbank, Princeville Capital and several sovereign wealth funds. In 2022, we opened our first dedicated international office in Berlin and expanded to Amsterdam, Luxembourg and London. And that's just the beginning!
Tech at the root
We believe that technology is the driver and e-commerce is the outcome. Thanks to the dedication of our team, we have become one of the top 5 e-commerce companies in EMEA and one of the fastest growing worldwide. We currently deliver over 1.5 million parcels daily to 27 countries.
Growth is in our DNA
As a young and dynamic company, we are constantly growing and expanding. With Trendyol Tech, one of the leading R&D centres, Trendyol Express, the fastest growing delivery network, Dolap, the largest platform for second-hand goods, and Trendyol Go, our instant food and grocery delivery service, we are gearing up to become the world's leading e-commerce platform.
Focused on positive impact
Our vision goes beyond business success. We strive to make a sustainable and positive impact on our customers, business partners, and society. By digitizing merchants and SMEs, helping businesses grow, and promoting women's economic empowerment, we are dedicated to creating a better future.
If you are a techie, you belong in our Technology Team that builds scalable, high-performance platforms for our customers using up-to-date and efficient technologies.
We are all working with the same purpose: To create a positive impact in our ecosystem by enabling commerce through technology.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Being champion of a data-driven culture and work to create advocates
  • Work on exploratory data analysis so you can navigate a dataset and come out with broad conclusions based on initial appraisals
  • Proven ability to relate and solve business problems through machine learning and statistics
  • Experience applying various machine learning techniques and understanding the key parameters that affect their performance
  • Experience diving into data to consider hidden patterns and conducting error analysis
  • Having a curious mind and love to ask (and answer) "impossible" questions
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions
  • Synthesize methodology and data into actionable business strategy and communicate findings to engineering and management teams as driving business impact

Qualities We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree preferably in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics
  • 5+ years of experience preferred working with modelling techniques and advanced applied skills such as significance testing, GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, using tools like Python, Spark, Scala, R
  • Conduct projects end-to-end from early stage research through development, in consultation with stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience in Python/R/Spark and SQL is a must
  • Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis expressing data driven thinking skill
  • Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modelling skills
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Research and development of deep learning products for mobile commerce and ad-tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience with mobile commerce or self-service business models is a big plus
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
* Take responsibility from day one and develop your skills with a talented and diverse international team.
* Experience open communication, flexibility, and a start-up spirit in our unique culture.
* Tackle big challenges in e-commerce with Agile practices and encourage growth by learning from mistakes.
* Join creative and focused teams that prioritize collaboration and problem-solving.
* Access our extensive training platform for continuous learning and personal growth.
* Benefit from the support of a global team of experts with mentoring and professional development opportunities.
* Focus on talent and potential, not just job titles.
* Connect with teammates regardless of physical distance through events, meetings, and social activities.
* Enjoy competitive benefits such as Trendyol shopping budget, central and international office locations, and top-of-the-line technical equipment.
* Find the right balance between flexibility and team bonding with our hybrid working model and the opportunity for a two-month working from abroad program.
We're looking forward to receiving your application!
Discover more about our #LifeatTrendyol and our culture on LinkedIn and YouTube channels.
At Trendyol, we believe in the power of an inclusive workplace. We value diversity and believe that every team member contributes to our vibrant culture. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We encourage the representation and amplification of diverse voices in our business, as it allows us all to thrive, contribute, and shape the future together.