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Data Scientist



Working at Penguin Random House Editorial will give you the chance to be part of an organization that is committed to diversity, creativity, and entrepreneurship. Continuously innovating in policies that favour stability, conciliation and the well-being of the people who are part of the team. 

We are the leading company in the publishing sector worldwide. Specialised in editing and distributing high quality content offering readers and authors the best experience in the field of literature, with the intention of promoting literary creativity and the value of reading in society. In our company the challenges are constant, and people are the most important asset. 


Our corporate culture focuses on people, and this is validated by 99.6% of our collaborators in the latest Employer Brand survey (2021). 

If you want to be part of a large multinational passionate about culture and a leader in the publishing sector, do not miss out on this opportunity. We currently have positions open in our Data Science team. 


We are looking for an excited and savvy data lover who can give life to data, extract all its rich information, and provide business recommendations that drive progress and innovation. This position is part of our Analytics team. You'll work collaborate closely with our Data Engineers, Business Analysts and Business experts to design scalable ML models that help optimise business processes. 

This is a great opportunity for a curious individual looking to flex their analytical skills and show their creativity while delivering business value. 


What will you do? 

  • Identify business use cases that can be solved with AI 

  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges 

  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns 

  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms 

  • Analyse data at different stages of the modelling pipeline 

  • Seek feedback, share results through Data Visualisations 

  • Collaborate with engineering teams and business units 

  • Take part in global projects collaborating with other data science teams 


What is required for this role? 

  • PhD or Masters degree in Data Science, Machine Learning, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, or other quantitative sciences. 

  • 4+ years experience 

  • Demonstrated high programming ability including fluency in both Python and SQL.  

  • Experience building productionised machine learning models at scale with a preference for MVP and iteration. 

  • Self-directed and comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams.  

  • Be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s ML architecture and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes.  

  • A strong experienced using a variety of data analysis methods, data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and running simulations.  

  • Proven ability to drive business results with their data-based insights. 

  • Experience conducting research and analysis on large data sets and providing rigorous interpretations of the results. 

  • A solid understanding of key statistical concepts. 

  • Knowledge of common Data Science toolkits (e.g. Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, Pytorch). 

  • Fluent spoken and written English. Spanish (basic) 

We will value previous experience on: 

Predictive analytics | Time series forecasting | Dynamic Pricing | Deep Learning | NLP | Bayesian Statistics | Power BI | Plotly-Dash | Docker and Kubernetes | AWS Cloud | Azure Cloud | AWS Sagemaker | Airflow | OOP 


What does Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial offers? 


  • Be part of a highly motivated team. 

  • Smart Remote Working: Flexible timetable, 50% remote working, half-days on Fridays, half-days before bank holidays and half-days from mid-June to start of September. 

  • Fixed full contract. 

  • Continuous growth and access to free training and international workshops.  

  • Restaurant card. 

  • Free access to all the publishing content. 

  • 50%+ discount on all company products. 

  • Life and accident insurance 


Empresa: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U. 

País: España

Región: Barcelona

Ciudad: Barcelona 

Código postal: 08021

Job ID: 233821

Fecha:  26-ene-2023

Barcelona, B, ES, 08021

Área de trabajo: Research Scientist, Scientist, Physics, SQL, Bilingual, Science, Technology

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