Data Scientist - Product Insights
With over 8 million unique visitors and 5 million monthly new ads, Marktplaats is the largest online trading platform in the Netherlands. Consumer and professional sellers offer a large and varied assortment of used and new products. This is not enough as we want to go even further - we are constantly evolving our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We are a mix of Dutch and Silicon Valley cultures; like both, we are an international team of passionate people who share a common interest in solving problems using software and data. We invite you to join us.
How can we help buyers and sellers trust each other? What information is most important for buyers when purchasing a car? How can we measure a user’s satisfaction with a new offer?
Do these questions sound exciting? As a product analyst, you will drive better user experience by formulating the right questions and then figuring how to answer them using data analysis, machine learning, modelling, and continuous experimentation.
Marktplaats is organized around multi-functional product teams which consist of product managers, business owners, UX designers, developers and marketers. The Product Analytics team supports the product teams, leading data-driven mentality and helping to build and evaluate new products.
What you’ll do
Find opportunities to improve our product by analyzing user behavior.
Design and set up experiments, recommend solutions and alternative solutions that enable us to understand where to focus our efforts.
Validate the impact we make with new initiatives.
Visualize and communicate your findings to product teams and other partners.
Work with product teams to define key experiment metrics and KPIs.
What you’ll need
Experience in an analytics or data science environment.
Strong background in statistics, computer science, econometrics, economics, or other quantitative field.
Knowledge of Python and/or R.
Proficiency working with large data sets. Good knowledge of SQL. Familiarity with Hadoop and/or Spark is a plus.
Experience working with cloud-based data tools is a plus. Experience with articulating product questions and using statistics to arrive at an answer.
Familiarity with experimentation (A/B testing)
Capable of translating analysis results into business recommendations.
Real hunger & curiosity for understanding user behavior.
Creativity, initiative and drive.
Superb communication (written/verbal) and presentation abilities in English.
What we offer:
- Meaningful work with diverse, international, highly skilled and passionate teams which give you the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.
- International career opportunities throughout Adevinta.
- Competitive compensation, conference & education budget. We value your personal and professional development.
- A healthy work-life balance, i.e. part-time work, an additional paid parental leave time, flexible working hours including working from home options.
- A great atmosphere, open-minded company culture with several social team activities (online and offline).
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, Adevinta offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.
People are the heart of Adevinta, and their health and well-being are our first priority. We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.
eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is now part of Adevinta, an innovative leader in digital marketplaces spanning 16 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. As a global network of loved local brands, including eBay Kleinanzeigen in Germany, Marktplaats in the Netherlands, and leboncoin in France, our team of over 7,000 employees are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month.