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Operations Research Scientist Berlin


Takeaway Berlin Germany

2 months ago

As an Operations Research Scientist, you will be responsible for developing and implementing mathematical models and algorithms to optimize our delivery operations and improve our efficiency. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, software engineers, and stakeholders, to identify and solve complex business problems through data-driven approaches.

In this position you will:

- Develop and implement mathematical models and algorithms to optimize delivery routes, schedules or any problem related to operations research.
- Collaborate with data scientists and software engineers to implement and deploy solutions in production

- Identify and prioritize opportunities for operational improvements through data-driven analysis

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and solve complex business problems

- Work with other Operations Research Scientists on best practices, new trends, new challenges and opportunities

- Define and implement... success metrics in close collaboration with product owners, Data Engineers, Business Analysts and other relevant stakeholders

Communicate those insights to peers and stakeholders, both verbally and visually


- Advanced degree in a quantitative field, such as Operations Research, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering

- Experience with optimization techniques, from building mathematical models, to metaheuristics, and a mixture of those

- Experience with programming languages such as Java (ideally), Python, etc.

- Software development best practices (testing, git, code reviews, etc.)

- Ability to think creatively, you will deal with challenging problems that will require thinking outside the box

- Self-starter with a drive to learn new skills and getting things done

- Hands-on approach to testing hypotheses with data, scientific and solution-oriented thinking, ability to critically question analyses, approaches, and assumptions, especially your own

- Self-starter with a drive to learn new skills and getting things done

- Pragmatic approach preferring simple and effective solutions over shiny / complex solutions

- Experience working in an agile environment and effectively collaborating within diverse teams and outside of your team

What we offer

Here at Just Eat, we offer our colleagues the chance to develop and grow alongside top talent in one of the world’s leading food delivery companies. By providing a creative, dynamic and innovative environment, we empower our people and give them the ingredients for success.

When you join us at Just Eat, these great rewards are on the menu:

- Competitive salary and a pension plan

- The chance to work with state-of-the-art technologies, bring your ideas to production, and observe their in effect in real life

- Fantastic company and team events

- A dynamic, friendly workplace in the heart of Berlin (if you choose to come to the office)

- Budget (time and costs) for internal & external training and conferences, as well as access to multiple learning platforms

- Contribution to your travel costs and budget for ordering lunches

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, or where you are from, you can find your place at Just Eat We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture, encouraging diversity of people and thinking, in which all employees feel they truly belong and can bring their most colourful selves to work every day
Berlin Germany

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