Data Science Manager in Madrid or Remote


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Join us to work on the future of work: your next adventure awaits!

As the Data Science Manager, you will be responsible for leading a cross-functional team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers. You will oversee multiple projects focused on optimization, Machine Learning, and Generative AI, and manage a group of 8-10 people.


    • The Data Team builds and manages the services that run our AI models and our data storage. We work in partnership with different Product teams, usually by providing API with solutions that can improve the quality and efficiency of the product. A few examples of projects are:
    • Work on the Worker Quality Score model of our users and clients, using the various different types of data sources we have to be a fair model that can estimate the performance and the engagement of the users with that specific client environment.
    • Work on the Candidate Quality prediction, forecasting what kind of performance these new candidates (people that never worked with us) will have for a specific job position.
    • Work on the Matching Algorithm, improving the ranking model that combines multiple algorithms to match the best workers and candidates to a given job position, and the invitation logic that is deciding how many workers we should invite in a given period of time.
    • Work on the ML Lifecycle (collaborative exploration, continuous model training, deployment, model serving, features store, monitoring, etc.)
    • .Work on generative AI models that can automate different tasks from the clients' vacancy requests creation to the workers’ customer support use cases.


    • Technical degree in Engineering or a Quantitative field, a Ph.D. is a plus.
    • Preferred a mix of experience in both startup and big enterprise environments
    • Proven ability to supervise multiple projects, ensuring they are working toward clear and measurable objectives.
    • Lead and mentor a team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers, providing guidance and support throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders (Product and Data Product Managers) to understand business requirements and translate them into data science solutions.
    • Good programming skills with Python and SQL, being hands-on in advanced Data Analysis.
    • Obsess with the development of best practices, standards, and guidelines for data science methodologies and workflows (PR/code review, documentation, monitoring, data quality observability, etc.).
    • Experience Apache Airflow and Spark
    • A plus – experience with ML libraries such as XGBoost, TensorFlow, Or-Tools.
    • Fluent in English is a must, able to communicate effectively with different levels of management, as well as the business and technical communities.
    • Willingness to be on-call if needed (the on-call weeks are paid on top of the salary).
What we’re about
At Job&Talent, we're revolutionising the employment market globally. Our mission is simple and clear. We’re empowering the people who do essential work - from delivery drivers and warehouse workers, to cooks and cleaners - to get work and get paid on their terms.

We match these people with companies we’ve verified through our powerful tech platform. Apps, AI, web-based tools, innovative matching solutions and more. We create seriously smart technology, made for humans, by humans.

And the numbers show we're doing things right. 340,000 people got work with over 2,500 companies globally last year, with clients spanning industries from logistics to retail, hospitality and more. We generated €1.9 billion in revenue in 2022. And we’re grateful to our top tier investors at Atomico, Kinnevik and Softbank.

We're headquartered in sunny Madrid, but we're a remote-first company operating in 10 countries across Europe, the United States and Latin America.

But there’s a missing piece. You.

Join our community
If you’re looking for a company that values innovation, high standards and data, you’ve found it. We’re also good listeners, because everyone’s voice is heard at Job&Talent. These values help us make good decisions and keep momentum. That’s how we operate. Standard.

When it comes to our people, we’re all uniquely different. And it’s that difference that makes us stronger.

We encourage everyone to bring their true selves to work. Being real and empathic means we can build better products, services and workplaces for our workers and our clients. And dare we say it, we think that makes us all happier humans.

What’s in it for you
We're building the world’s leading digital marketplace for essential work. You’ll hear 10x experience, AI, technology and human-centred design quite a lot. We strive for that across the entire company, from finance, to supply, to product.

Make an impact through extreme ownership of the work you do. You create something and you help drive it forward. At Job&Talent, you’ll make an impact across borders with cross-functional teams, wherever you are.

Be rewarded financially. It’s ingrained into our company philosophy. We offer our employees competitive salaries and benefits. Our Talent team can tell you a lot more about the perks in your region.

Grow professionally by doing, not just watching or talking. We’re completely hands-on and we’re bootstrappers, making the most of our resources. And don’t be surprised to find yourself on a call with one of our founders. They like the details as much as the big picture.

Proud to champion equality
At Job&Talent we value diversity and we're an Equal Opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, disability, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. Come join us. We look forward to your application.

About Jobandtalent

Jobandtalent is the world's leading digital temp staffing marketplace. Our on-demand staffing platform aims to tear down all the barriers to job search and hiring, and make the increasing flexibility of the labour market beneficial for businesses and workers alike. We believe we can play a key role in reducing unemployment and putting workers in control of their livelihoods, while also giving businesses a platform to grow and flourish.

At the heart of our Workforce as a Service (WaaS) platform is our proprietary job matching technology which connects businesses and job-seekers in record time. Together with integrated messaging, scheduling, contract-signing and payroll, Jobandtalent radically simplifies hiring while protecting all parties from legal risk.

To date, we have served over 10M jobseekers and 150K businesses across 6 countries in Europe and the Americas, and have ambitious plans for further expansion.

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