Q Agentur für Forschung GmbH - Data Scientist

paid / Remote, or in Mannheim, Germany / full-time

We are looking for a Data Scientist (f/m/d). Our annual motto is “The Beauty of Research”. At Q, we believe in the beauty of data and especially the meaning of beautifully processed and structured data.

Q is located in Mannheim, Germany. Remote work (compatible with UTC+1) is possible.

Key responsibilities

  • Fetch data from social media data sources via APIs and web scraping
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Set up, monitor and improve data pipelines involving data validation, entity resolution and natural language processing (NLP)
  • Create machine learning models for NLP: collect data, oversee labeling, train models, deploy on AWS and monitor performance
  • Set up dashboards with Shiny
  • Create interactive data visualizations


  • Degree in a quantitative field or at least 3 years of experience working with data
  • Interest in market research and social media
  • Highly proficient in either R or Python, plus interest in learning the other
  • Experience with common machine learning and statistical concepts
  • Experience using SQL
  • Experience using Git
  • Experience with a cloud platform (AWS preferred)
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • German is a plus
  • Experience using spaCy, web scraping or Docker is a plus

Who are we and what do we have to offer?

We are Q | Insight Agency, a market research company in Mannheim, Germany. Using a large variety of methods (interviews, surveys, focus groups, content analysis, workshops, social media monitoring) we deliver market insights to clients in consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Data science is a strategic growth area. As a new data science team in an established company, we enjoy having resources and stability while remaining agile and keeping bureaucracy to a minimum.

We just released a tool for an AI-based trend scanning process: https://www.cosmention.com

Tech Stack: R, Python, Shiny, AWS, Snowflake, Docker

Become part of the team

  • Permanent full time (40 hours) or part time (24 to 32 hours) employment
  • Work independently and have a big personal impact on technology choices and data architecture
  • Work remotely or in our Mannheim office with standing desks and ergonomic chairs
  • Laptop of your choice
  • 28 days holiday (based on full time work) + German public holidays
  • Professional development with regular feedback, goal setting and ongoing education
  • Weekly team session to develop data science skills
  • Opportunities to attend conferences, publish articles and give talks
  • Regular team events in person

Application process

  1. Email application in English or German that includes your CV and a cover letter
  2. Short introduction via video conference
  3. Take home exercise where you will build a prediction model using R or Python. Can be skipped if you have public projects or open source contributions
  4. Technical interview
  5. Interview with a founder

Apply to this position
Please email Oliver Tabino at jobs@teamq.de with your CV and cover letter

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