Director of Data Science (f/m/x)

Software Engineering

Company Description

We are seeking a technically skilled Director of Data Science to join our dynamic Data Science department at AUTO1 Group Technology. As part of our disruptive approach in the used car market, our team leverages cutting-edge technology to gather and analyze data, optimizing our platforms and processes.
AUTO1 Group is Europe's leading digital automotive platform. We revolutionize the used car market with our well-known brands Autohero,, and

Your new Role

  • Ensure our Machine Learning models deliver impact for the business
  • Work together with Data Science Team Leads and oversee the development of various ML topics to ensure people and resources are allocated to the most impactful projects and these projects are on track 
  • Motivate team members to develop their maximum potential: attract, develop and retain the best talent 
  • Identify business opportunities and successfully collaborate with stakeholders and partners in tech 
  • Advocate best practices with respect to processes, coding standards, and technologies adopted within the data science department and provide technical expertise in deriving fit-for-purpose solutions.
  • You give technical advice to team members with respect to modeling questions and MLOps design choices and provide rigorous reviews on critical pull requests

Your Skills

  • You have experience in managing teams/departments 
  • Proven track record of generating substantial business impact via successfully pushing ML models into production 
  • Having a profound knowledge with respect to predictive Machine Learning models, software engineering practices, and Machine Learning Operations. 
  • You have experience with or can quickly adapt to the Tech stack used in the team that contains e.g., Python, AWS services (Step Functions, Glue, Sagemaker & Sagemaker Python SDK, Redshift, etc.), Jenkins, Terraform, FastAPI and SQL
  • You have a good business understanding and are able to draw the right conclusions from the results of A/B test experiments and consult stakeholders  accordingly

Our Offer

Our offer

  • Colleagues who strive for excellence while using the latest technologies. See what we do in our Tech-Blog:
  • Our dynamic startup environment offers new challenges for personal growth with the contribution of own ideas
  • More than 90 different nationalities make up for a truly international and diverse working environment
  • You will work with some of the most talent engineers in the city, and have the chance to learn and exchange experiences with our in-house training courses
  • Open communication and delivering results are more important to us than a dress code — wear whatever you want

Apply by uploading your CV with a note of your earliest starting date.


Lina Antoniuk

At AUTO1 Group we live an open culture, believe in direct communication, and value diversity. We welcome every applicant; regardless of gender, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual identity, disability, or any other non-merit factor.

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