Data Scientist (m/f) - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Data Scientist (m/f)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

The XING Growth team helps prospects find our platform when they need it, onboard users easily and provide quick access to useful functions and features. This cross-functional team consists of around 30 people working in Development, Project Management, Product, User Experience and Quality Assurance. We mainly focus on finding the best way to help our users get the most out of our services in the shortest possible length of time, while also developing and improving products, and we want you to help us!

A challenging task

  • Solve challenging problems related to recommender systems, distributed systems, real-time processing and machine learning
  • Perform analyses on massive amounts of data and help designing new data-driven services and products
  • Implement smart data-driven algorithms and services using Scala and technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, Akka and Hadoop technologies (e.g. Hive, MapReduce

A convincing background

  • BSc or higher degree in Computer Science, Math or similar discipline
  • Solid programming skills in Scala/Java
  • At least 2 years of Software Engineering experience
  • Experience in building scalable software that processes large datasets
  • Hands-on experience in exploring large datasets (e.g. with SQL, Hive, etc.)
  • Ideally, some theoretical and practical knowledge about information retrieval or machine learning
  • Proficient English language skills (German is not required)

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

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Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

HR Manager

Software Engineering 

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