Senior Data Scientist Gurobi (m/f/d)

Job description

The Data Scientist Gurobi will work for the Delivery area, where we focus on outbound logistics processes. Starting from order placement until successful delivery through packaging, routing, and shipment, we ensure to make the most optimal decisions to utilize our growing logistics network and offer the best service to our customers.

These are some of the technologies, frameworks, and practices we use:

  • Gurobi, Python
  • Oracle / PostgreSQL
  • Amazon Web Services and Terraform
  • CI/CD with Jenkins pipelines
  • Grafana/Influx DB
  • Kibana, Sensu
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Git
  • Scrum, Pair Programming, Peer Reviewing


  • Support teams with research, design, and maintenance of linear optimization models and help them to integrate it into existing products.
  • Deep dive into our growing set of data flows and generate insightful analyses that enable us to innovate throughout Zooplus.
  • Coach teams across the area.
  • Work on systems with a high impact on business and customer experience
  • Driving innovation and efficiency gains.
  • Developing end-to-end solutions, taking part in all SDLC phases.
  • Embracing a DevOps mindset.


  • MS/PhD in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or another related field.
  • 6+ years of practical experience in linear optimization (MIP problems) as a Data Scientist or similar.
  • 3+ years of experience with Gurobi
  • Strong knowledge of solving and modeling mixed-integer linear problems
  • Experience using Python (Pandas, NumPy, SciPy)
  • Knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively across different teams.
  • Trust, self-organization, and shared responsibility describe the best environment for you to thrive.
  • Team player with β€œcan do” attitude
  • Fluency in English.

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our German headquarter is at a great location in Munich, with great infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many competitive benefits such as:

✈ 28 paid days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

🏠 Remote working flexibility (hybrid model).

🏬 Offices in the city center of Munich. Modern working spaces with table tennis, foosball, fresh fruit, beverages, and company events.

πŸ“– Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities.

🎀 Participate in the technology community through our meetups and conferences.

✏ German language courses.

πŸ’² Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees + many other exclusive corporate benefits

🀝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus for helping us find the best talent.

🌍 We encourage diversity, meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities.