Job Summary

As the Lead Data Scientist for the Berlin team you will lead these initiatives while growing a team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers who focus on building and deploying customer facing data products. In addition to challenging machine learning problems, you will also collaborate with the product and supporting data teams on various interesting topics, such as system performance, data infrastructure, ease of development, and data and customer insights.


  • Manage and lead a team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers
  • Lead our efforts to help move drivers and passengers through cities more efficiently
  • Help the team to identify, understand, structure and solve complex problems and improve and productionize real-time data products
  • Collaborate with other data and product teams to formulate innovative solutions to experiment and implement advanced data insight driven solutions
  • Work closely with various stakeholders from Product, Tech, Business and Marketing Intelligence across Europe 
  • Report to the Head of Data Science in the definition of processes and models for a deep understanding of data in a growing variety of market environments leading to the projection of future developments


  • Experience in leading and motivating teams in an agile environment
  • University degree in Maths, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative discipline
  • Understanding of theory behind machine learning methods, and knowledge of best practices in their application
  • Background in applying machine learning and statistics to build mission critical product components
  • Practical skills in Python (Rust and Scala a plus)
  • Fluent in business English
  • Knowledge of the mobility market is a plus


  • The chance to bring in your own ideas
  • A strong team spirit
  • Excellent monetary benefits (a pension plan, a monthly mobility allowance for free taxi rides, subsidised public transport ticket)
  • Have your birthday off!
  • ...and all the usual start-up goodies like fruit, unlimited soft drinks, after-work beers, gym for free, a chill-out room with a massage chair, a foosball table and many more
  • We will give you a hand with individual support during your relocation. We work with a relocation agency regarding all visa related processes to ensure a fast and thorough procedure.


FREE NOW (formerly mytaxi) is one of Europe's leading mobility providers. Founded in 2009 as the first taxi app to connect passengers and taxi drivers, FREE NOW is now available in over 100 cities with more than 100,000 drivers.




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