Data Science Manager

Data Science, Barcelona, Spain

About Glovo:

We’re a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Africa, and Western Asia. With food at the core of the business, Glovo delivers any product within your city at any time of day.

At Glovo, you’ll have the job of your life while working together towards our shared vision to give everyone easy access to anything in their city. We welcome top performers that will bring new ideas, diverse perspectives, and provide you the opportunities and freedom to grow and make a real impact on millions of lives… all while having fun!

We believe that diversity adds incredible value to our teams, our products, and our culture. We know that the best ideas and solutions come by bringing together people from all over the world and by fostering a culture of inclusion where everyone feels heard and has the chance to make a real impact. It's because of this that we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds. 
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Your work-life opportunity:

As a Data Science Lead you will be responsible for envisioning, leading and building an all-star team of Data Scientists working closely with key business and product leaders, analysts and engineers. You will leverage our big data platform and use state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and statistical models to deliver robust and highly scalable algorithmic products and solutions that have a direct impact on our global user base and our business.

Be a part of a team where you will:

  • Recruit, lead and manage an all-star team of Data Scientists of different seniority levels.
  • Collaborate with business, product and engineering stakeholders to prioritise the most impactful work and ensure data science needs are accounted for.
  • Manage the entire lifecycle of your team’s projects; from exploratory analysis to evaluation, deployment and iteration.
  • Create the channels and tools for communicating results and monitor key metrics.
  • Lead by example and motivate your team while bringing in new ideas on how to improve their ways of working.
  • Ship fast and often measuring the impact using a robust experimentation framework.
  • Coach and mentor your team to advance their careers and improve their professional skills.
  • Act as data science evangelist, proactively looking for new opportunities to impact the business using data science tools and promoting its adoption
  • Act as data translator, being able to connect business problems with technical solutions and to architect them to be implemented by your team

You have:

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role, managing a data science team (5+ people) or multiple data science projects. Preferably in the digital/tech space.
  • 2+ years of strong hand-ons experience as an individual contributor in industry or academia. 
  • Holds at least an MSc, and preferably a PhD in a scientific discipline such as Physics, Statistics, Computer Science or Mathematics.
  • Deep theoretical and applied knowledge in one or more of the following areas: supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, game theory, statistical inference, bayesian statistics, causal inference, time series analysis, decision theory, mathematical optimisation
  • Demonstrable experience at productizing models; from inception to deployment.
  • Knowledge and experience working with modern machine learning platforms & deployment technologies/vendors. (MLFlow, SageMaker, etc.)
  • Full proficiency on Python and SQL; can write, inspect and review code.
  • Good understanding of modern application and data stacks (Microservices, Event Streaming, Data Lakes, Container-orchestration)
  • Experience with big data (e.g. Scala and Spark) and cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Databricks).
  • Experience in start-up and/or R&D environments.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills (English).

Experience our Glovo Life benefits:

  • Enticing equity plan
  • Top-notch private health insurance
  • Monthly Glovo credit to spend on our restaurant products and zero delivery fee on all Glovo orders!
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Flexible time off (take the time you need) and hybrid working model (own your time)
  • Enhanced parental leave including nursery support!
  • Online therapy and wellbeing benefit
  • External learning budget

What you’ll find when working at Glovo:

  • GAS: Driven to deliver quality results quickly
  • Good Vibes: Bring positivity and communicate openly
  • Stay Humble: Self-aware and open to learning
  • Care: Uplift people and the planet
  • Glownership: Act as proud owners
  • High Bar: Focus on Top Performance
If you believe you match these values, we look forward to meeting you!
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Glovo is transforming the way consumers access local goods, enabling anyone to get almost any product delivered in minutes. Our on-demand logistics connect customers with independent local couriers who acquire goods from any restaurant or store in a city, as well as deliver urgent packages for a variable fee. 

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Data Science Manager


  • Time series analysis & forecasting
  • A/B testing
  • Customer analytics
  • Personalisation & recommender design
  • Operational research & optimisation
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