Senior Data Scientist


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
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About Dija

Dija is on a mission to make this vision a reality.

Founded by former Deliveroo executives Alberto Menolascina and Yusuf Saban, Dija combines guaranteed stock availability, an innovative UI and ultra-fast delivery through our proprietary technology, liberating customers from the drag of supermarket shopping and unavailable delivery slots.
Dija is backed by top tier VCs, having raised one of Europe’s largest seed rounds in history - $20 million.

Job Description

About Dija


Groceries delivered in 10 minutes. Sounds too good to be true, right? Think again. 


You see, people are busy living their lives, which means they have better things to do than wander up and down the supermarket aisles or wait an eternity for their online delivery to arrive. Rain or shine, Dija delivers your groceries in 10 minutes.


Right now, we’re working around the clock to bring 10 minute grocery delivery to millions of people around the world, but we need exceptional people to make this happen. And by exceptional, we mean people with a huge amount of drive and grit to build the largest retailer in the world.


About the Role

We are seeking highly organised, resourceful, and solution-oriented talent. We are creating a passionate team of high performing peers who thrive in a fast-paced startup environment. If this sounds like you, then our role of  Senior Data Scientist might be your new home. We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist with a strong product-focused background to further our understanding of our users, providing data-driven insights and recommendations which will be critical in the evolution of Dija products.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams made up of engineers, product managers, designers, operations etc.
  • Use a combination of scientific and creative thinking to uncover the stories in the data, deliver insights, and drive our product roadmap.
  • Advance the overall quality of our data understanding whilst improving data standards across the business.
  • Equip internal teams with the ability to self serve, allowing them to access required information with ease.
  • Identify trends and opportunities for growing our customer base, looking at customer acquisition, retention, CLV etc.
  • Analyse and build models to identify how our customers are interacting with the product, and identifying what will have the biggest business impact.


Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required

  • You believe in using the right tool for the right job...we hire in a language-agnostic way though we would anticipate strong technical skills in data related tech (i.e. SQL, Python, R) as well as being comfortable leveraging tools such as Looker, BigQuery etc.
  • You're an expert at quantitative analysis, data mining, analytics modelling and data-driven decision-making via experimentation (evaluating hypotheses and A/B testing).
  • You’re team-oriented, keen to share your knowledge and open to giving (and receiving) continuous feedback.
  • You’re product-minded and understand the trade-offs between quality and delivering fast.
  • You’re a strong communicator and thrive working cross-functionally with disciplines from operations to design and growth to finance.
  • You love to learn new skills and want to develop your existing ones to maximise your potential.
  • You care about impact, love a challenge, and take ownership of your work.


  • Join one of the fastest scaling and high profile startups in Europe
  • Shape your role and the company
  • Experience a workplace that is entrepreneurial, fast-paced, solution-focused, disciplined, team-oriented and fun 
  • Flexible working to support families and varying needs
  • Competitive compensation package and generous stock options
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme 
  • Company discount and free goodies  
  • Regular team-wide events
  • Cycle to work scheme (in progress)


Please note that unfortunately we cannot provide visa sponsorship, and to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

Further details

Dija is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.