Data Scientist

London, England, United Kingdom · Data


About us

We believe home cooking is important. But in today’s busy world, it’s often the first thing to go. With Gousto, you choose recipes you’d like to cook and ta-dah! We deliver the perfectly measured ingredients. Skip the supermarket queue, and create delicious meals to share with those you love.

Technology, Data Science and AI are at the heart of Gousto. The code we write powers every aspect of our business from the recommendation engine powering our e-commerce experience right down to the genetic algorithms used to efficiently route boxes in our warehouse.

We use the latest technologies to create simple and elegant solutions to complex problems. We’re ‘all in’ on AWS using many of its services. Our platform and continuous delivery pipeline is fully automated using Cloudformation & Ansible, we release code to production multiple times a day and we’re in the process of moving our microservices architecture to containers. We build our services in Python, PHP and Node.js with a significant proportion now delivered via AWS Lambda.

Join us and let’s dream big and deliver bigger.

Unbox possibility.

Who you are

As a member of the data-science team you will be using advanced machine-learning and optimisation techniques to build tools that will improve the business and make our service highly personalised.

Problems we pursue are diverse and have a direct impact on the business.

They range from optimising flows in our warehouse to algorithmically designing recipe menus based on customers' taste etc.

We believe that if you build something, you should run it too. This means our data scientists take ownership over the entire process from ideation to deployment and maintenance. Knowing our data products inside-out allows us to keep learning and improving. Ask us about the most recent projects we have been working on, we are always happy to discuss the details in-person.

We have big plans for the future, hence we are looking for creative thinkers with expertise in machine learning to help us drive the business and disrupt the online grocery market by leveraging the data. You will work with amazing colleagues and brainstorm new ideas to solve challenging problems that will have significant impact on the product and our customers.Most of all, you are excited about what we do at Gousto and really enjoy working with the team.


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Our Culture

You’re a confident self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects in a dynamic, exciting and entrepreneurial environment. You like to take initiative and demonstrate a hawk-eyed approach to problem solving. You’ll consistently go the extra mile to apply and achieve a high standard across everything you do.

DREAM- Today’s good is tomorrow’s mediocre. We’re always looking for ways to improve Gousto, our team and ourselves.

DELIVER- We understand where we can add the most value and obsess about making improvements every day.

CARE - We can only achieve big things by working collaboratively. We respect different people’s skills, experience and points of view. We work as one team.


Our Team

Equal opportunity is hugely important to us, across all areas of Gousto. Currently in our team there are over 20 nationalities and it’s deeply important to us to have all genders represented in all functions and levels. We treat all individuals in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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