Machine Learning Specialist in Barcelona

Red Points

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Job Description

We are the tech solution to online piracy and brand abuse.
Why are some of the world's most famous brands so interested in Red Points?
We are a disruptive tech company, specialized in eliminating counterfeits online. The traditional way of removing illegal products from the internet is slow and expensive; Red Points has developed technology to resolve this problem in a more efficient, cost-effective way.
Not to boast, but we were named Spain's "Best Startup” in 2015 and we currently protect the content and brands of top football clubs, fashion brands, publishers, and producers worldwide.

Offer description

Are you looking for a career opportunity where hard working and creativity are valued & rewarded?

And you’re not afraid to get your hands dirty in data? If your answer is yes, keep reading, this job might be for you!

At Red Points, we believe real success starts and ends with hiring the very best people, empowering them to get the job done, and making sure our team has a lot of fun along the way.

Why Red Points:

We are a company specialized in eliminating piracy and counterfeit online. We know the traditional way to take down all these content/products is slow and expensive, so we have developed our own technology in order to mitigate this problem in a more efficient way and at a much lower cost.

Not to boast, but we were named Spain's "Top Tech Company" in 2015, Spain's “Best Start Up Company” in 2016 and we currently protect the contents and products of top football clubs, fashion brands, publishers, and producers worldwide.

The Role

As a research scientist of the R&D team, you will work applying machine learning to solve challenging problems in order to increase the efficiency of both the Red Points’ platform and our search bots (crawlers)



  • Collaborate in machine learning existing projects (Query discovery, Asset validation, Infringement validation)
  • Analyse the platform’s current user workflow, the existing data and discuss in which parts ML could enhance the current product: Research possible machine learning algorithms to include in the existing redpoints platform in order to enhance or simplify user interaction
  • Develop prototypes or prove of concepts of this researched machine learning algorithms in order to evaluate the results and measure its improvement.
  • Integrate PoC in the actual platform


You are

  • Analytical: you have excellent analytical skills
  • Results-driven
  • A fine communicator: you communicate your ideas and solutions to stakeholders in a clear and effective way
  • Resourceful: you always (or almost always) find the best way out of difficult situations
  • Team player: you have a collaborative mindset
  • A problem-solver: you love finding different and new solutions and new ways to reach the goal
  • Determined: you are focused and get the things done


  • MS/PhD in Computer Science or related fields (machine learning-related preferred)
  • Relevant experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience working with large, real world data: big, messy, incomplete and with errors (yeah, that’s real life)
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Understanding of machine learning algorithms, supervised and unsupervised modeling techniques: which algorithms to use, for what kind of data, when to choose one over other.
  • Computational linguistics / NLP
  • Computer programming skills. Computer languages:
    • Python (scikit-learn, numpy, scipy, pandas…)
    • Java
  • Languages:
    • English
    • Spanish not required but is a plus


What we offer

  • Leaders who care and value the role you play in the company’s success
  • A learning culture with individualized development plans that focus on personal and professional growth
  • A fun and fast-paced Startup environment with cool people, +15 nationalities
  • Team buildings
  • Free Coffee
  • A sunny office with a large terrace, based in the center of Barcelona
  • A competitive salary package
  • Discounted health insurance (Adeslas)
  • Gym membership to access all DIR gyms in Cataluña and selected YogaOne Centres in Barcelona for a ridiculous price

Our team and company are experiencing massive growth. If you’re looking for a place to learn & grow with exceptionally talented colleagues, Red Points might be the place for you!

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About Red Points

  • Cyber Security

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