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Senior Data Scientist / ML Engineer

Area Tech

  • Remote
  • Full Time

Who are we? 😎

We are the Smarties and our goal is to fully automate online operations for every lodging across the globe and become the number one SaaS in our category worldwide.

We develop a SaaS that, by leveraging machine learning algorithms, increases our clients' revenues by over 30% on average.
Don't you believe it? Have a look here:

Here's some information about us:

  • We have been the fastest-growing B2B SaaS in the lodging industry ever (as far as we know). 
  • On Glassdoor, we boast some of the highest ratings in the industry, +4.5 out of 5 stars, and our latest eNPS score is 55. 
  • Last year, we were awarded as one of the top 10 LinkedIn startups in Italy.
  • We have already managed several billion euros in bookings for clients from 17 countries in just few years of operations.
  • We have raised funds from top international investors like Partech.

What Will You Do? 🦾

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced engineer to join our ML department.  In this role, you will lead and manage complex data science projects, develop and implement machine learning models & algorithms.

The ideal candidate should have knowledge of statistics, machine learning and computer science, as well as excellent communication and leadership skills.

In This Role, You’ll Get to

  • Design, experiment and implement ML and statistical models to improve our ML infrastructure, mainly related to our pricing algorithms.
  • Mine big data of billions of prices and millions of user generated events, discover actionable insights to drive improvements and innovation
  • Maintain and develop a scalable, low-latency ML infrastructure
  • Research, discover and harness new ideas that can make a difference

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • 5+ years hands-on data science experience
  • Excellent understanding of AI/ML/DL and Statistics
  • Significant proficiency in Python and its ML and statistics frameworks such as pytorch, tensorflow and sklearn
  • Experience with data cleaning and processing using ETL pipelines and frameworks such as Spark, Hadoop, Flink or other Apache ETL tools
  • PhD or MSc in Computer Science / Data Science / Statistics
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Can lead, work independently as well as play a key role in a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills for working in a multicultural work environment
  • You are detail-oriented but can also quickly shift priorities if required
  • You have solid data-visualization and presentation skills and can communicate to a wide variety of audiences
  • You are comfortable in an agile Way of Working, with Scrum, Kanban, or similar frameworks
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

It’s Great if You Have 

  • Hands on experience with big data
  • Experience in data science for RMS and/or OTA

What Do We Offer? 👌

  • Work in a small and top-performing team that moves extremely fast where you are extremely important.
  • Work without having to deal with jerks and ego-maniacs.
  • The opportunity to join one of the best travel-tech sales teams in Europe.
  • A place where your talent can blossom.
  • An environment where mistakes are allowed – we make bold choices to achieve ambitious goals, learn from mistakes, and move forward.
  • A place where your voice matters – meetings provide space for new ideas and projects, regardless of your role or seniority.
  • Continuous growth – we challenge the status quo, renewing our sales processes and approaches to meet challenging goals.
  • We have fun while working! We are easygoing people.
  • Work with the best software out there to automate repetitive tasks and let you focus on customers and targets.
  • Remote working with frequent opportunities to meet up.
  • Fun and enriching experiences – unforgettable team-building events that go beyond the usual outings.
  • Competitive salaries and bonuses – as a meritocratic team, we recognize talent and hard work, rewarding them appropriately.

Still not convinced? Check out our "Work With Us'' page for more about our mission, values, and why we love working at Smartpricing: Lavora con noi - Unisciti alla missione di Smartpricing

Before you apply

If you're reading this, it means you're genuinely interested, and that excites us! Here's what you need to know:

  • We're highly driven and set our goals higher than most, pushing boundaries others may deem impossible.
  • We work much harder than most companies out there.
  • Every day, we step out of our comfort zones, fueling rapid growth and learning, even though it might come with its stress.
  • We hold ourselves and our team to the highest standards of excellence and culture.
  • Should we feel that this role isn't the right match for you, for the benefit of both parties, we may need to part ways.

We hope this sheds light on whether this could be your next adventure. If you believe it is, we warmly invite you to apply. Discover your full potential with us!