Team Lead – Data Science

Marketplace - Düsseldorf, Germany
Level: Professionals
Start date: As soon as possible

Data Science Responsibility Lead

Our Marketplace team are looking for a new Responsibility Lead to help them successfully reach all their Data Science goals!

Marketplace’s core responsibilities are:

  • Creating a delightful & consistent experience for users who search for the best rate.
  • Enabling our advertisers to run superior marketing campaigns.
  • Monetizing our product at the highest efficiency.


Want to know a little more about the team?
Read this recent interview with Philipp, founding father of Marketplace: https://life.trivago.com/experience/meet-team-marketplace.html

What you’ll do:

  • Training, education and knowledge sharing in the area of Data Science.
  • Recruiting of new data scientists and other roles within the team (e.g. ETL engineers etc).
  • Create better and smarter algorithms, independently, and with your team.
  • Work on technologies used in Marketplace.
  • Create the vision for the team, and cooperate with your Product Owner on Roadmaps to realise that vision.
  • Analyze data and effectiveness of algorithms, and general data crunching.
  • Inspire your team members!

What you’ll definitely need:

  • Probably some Data Science experience.
  • Knowledge of R, Python, hadoop, sql, hive, impala.
  • Inspirational communication and motivational leadership skills.
  • The ability to set clear and reachable goals, and measure the success of the team.

Life at trivago is…

  • The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.
  • Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.
  • Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities.
  • The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.
  • Working at our head office in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.
  • To find out more about life at trivago follow us on Facebook – @lifeattrivago

Additional information:

  • Please note that your CV and motivation letter must be written in English. Please also note that all applications must be made online. We do not accept physical applications and any documents sent to us will not be returned.

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