Data Scientist
Candidate-driven tech careers platform – we matchmake tech talent with the right opportunities.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Landing was founded under the belief that individuals must have ownership of their professional careers in order to ensure their ability to keep-up with the future of work. Essentially, our mission is to change the way careers are planned and executed.

You’ll be a key to help us on this mission.

Data Science @ Landing

For a Data Scientist, Landing is quite the data goldmine for you to explore and a once in a lifetime opportunity for you to have a real impact on the future of work. There’s only a limited number of companies that have access to detailed information about 120.000+ tech professionals and over 230.000+ applications to thousands of jobs in hundreds of companies.

Landing is in a unique position to leverage this data into intelligence. We want your help to use this priceless data to help people grow their careers, land the right jobs and companies to find the right talent.


Your mission

Build a Data Science team from the ground up. This means:

  • Building a team of 3 data scientists until the end of 2020
  • Identifying company needs, strengths and opportunities for Data Science
  • Defining a roadmap for Data Science

Also, you’re expected to:

  • Put in place Business Intelligence services to support other teams
  • Manage our Research & Development side projects with academic partnerships such as Instituto Superior Técnico and Universidade de Lisboa.


 Role description

  • You’ll be reporting to the Product Lead
  • Leading a Data Science team that will be a part of an ambitious Product Team, which right now comprises 8 software engineers, 2 team leads, 3 product owners and 2 UX designers. BTW, due to this growth, we’re moving to a brand new incredible office in the City Center!
  • Manage the hiring pipeline for Landing’s Data Science positions for your team
  • Develop, maintain and execute the Landing’s Data Science Roadmap
  • Data Science - Use technology to analyse and make predictions based on our data and use them to improve our product. This means Machine Learning + Data Analysis
  • Help Landing reach the data we need and help us understand it: pro-actively providing insights and operational reports, growing and maintaining our infrastructure and creating data pipelines from the sources we need.
  • Be a data evangelist and make sure that as a team we make decisions grounded in information

Main requirements


  • 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Python for Data Science
  • Postgres and SQL knowledge is a must
  • You know your way around the coolest python libraries: Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Sklearn
  • You know how to use Flask


  • You’re full of great energy
  • You’ll be free to build your team, so you’ll need to be autonomous and ambitious
  • You have tattooed the saying “better done than perfect”


  • Previous experience as a leader
  • Strong emotional intelligence skills
  • You can inspire and lead your team-mates
  • Another tattoo is “the team comes first”

Nice to have

  • Google Cloud Platform experience, namely with BigQuery and Google App Engine.
  • You can make some insightful graphs with your experience in Google Data Studio
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Ruby is the basis of our infrastructure so, it really helps if you are already able to navigate it


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Work-from-home & remote working days a couple of  times per month
  • 1 day of training per month with dedicated budget
  • Career development mapping
  • Free Fruit, Coffee, and Tea
  • Extra day off for the Employee of the Month
  • Employee Discounts + Birthday Gift Voucher (for food, gym, pharmacy, outside of work activities and travel)
  • Bi-weekly Team Building/Bonding Activities (Lunch, organized events, learning sessions etc.)
  • Homemade snacks and treats shared by members of the team :)

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