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Machine Learning Scientist - Portugal

Date posted: 10.05.2024

Job type: Full time

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Innovative project; Agile company

About the project

How we hire:
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

Our client, a leading website that offers a dynamic platform for travel enthusiasts to share their adventures, is seeking a skilled Machine Learning Scientist to join their team. In this role, you will be instrumental in maintaining and enhancing the metadata for millions of listings, including hotels, attractions, and restaurants, that form the foundation of our client’s platform. This position offers the opportunity to work closely with product and engineering teams to solve complex data challenges and significantly impact the accuracy and richness of our client’s travel database.

Job requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience in creating and implementing machine learning models and algorithms on a large scale;
  • Skilled in Python, R, or another similar numerical/statistical programming language;
  • Proficient in SQL and capable of handling complex data queries;
  • Experienced with managing large datasets and addressing problems of data heterogeneity and uncertainty;
  • Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field;
  • Fluency in English.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define machine learning requirements and strategies;
  • Automate and optimize ETL pipelines for large-scale data processing;
  • Design, prototype, and maintain advanced machine learning models for enhancing POI (Points of Interest) data integration and accuracy;
  • Provide clear communication of technical progress and insights to stakeholders.

Extra skills

  • Experience with large Points of Interest databases and geospatial data;
  • Knowledge of LLMs, NLP techniques, and text embeddings;
  • Familiarity with vector databases.


  • Foreign language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Great career development opportunities;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico, Morocco and USA, we employ over 1,300 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

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