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Data Scientist - 16+ hours/week (Innsbruck/Vienna, Austria)

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Location: Innsbruck or Vienna, Austria • Part-time

Cropster is the market leader in software for the speciality coffee industry. We work with farmers, exporters, importers and roasters in over 90 countries around the world to help them deliver a better cup of coffee in a sustainable way.

About the role

We’re looking for a highly motivated, results-­oriented, and creative problem solver with technical data analytics skills. You will work with the most comprehensive and fastest growing datasets on speciality coffee in the world. To help us turn the data into actionable insights for our global customer base. You will work with and learn from a team of experts with scientific and engineering backgrounds.

As a data scientist, you will be working on tasks like:

  • Supporting the data science and product teams and participating in the development of new data backed features
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Analyzing large datasets to extract insights and decide on the appropriate technique in collaboration with other team members
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing models using machine learning techniques

At Cropster we give people room to learn and improve, there is no need to know everything from day 1. We encourage students to apply and become experts on the job with us.


We are looking for a people with:

  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
  • Experiences in machine learning and statistical modeling (e.g. neural networks, decision trees, clustering, regression analysis, etc.)
  • Expertise in one of the statistical programming languages (Python, R)
  • Experience with cloud computing (AWS) is a plus
  • A strong command of written and spoken English

More about us

What we offer:

  • Interesting job content with freedom to grow and develop yourself
  • Really nice international team of 40+ people with backgrounds in software development, marketing, sales and customer support
  • Flexible hours, ideal for students or parents
  • We are conveniently located at Innsbruck Main Station
  • Great speciality coffee for free as much as you like, brewed with love
  • Mentoring program, learn from experts in the field
  • The range for an equivalent full time position is €25.480 to €40.222 gross and we look at factors like your experience and individual qualification to determine our offer

Cropster welcomes personnel diversity and is committed to the principle of equal opportunity.

How to apply

To apply, head over to our online form or send a current resume in HTML, Plain Text, or PDF format to In the body of the email tell us why you would be a great for this position. If you have a website, or GitHub page, send us the URL.

After that, rest assured your application will be read by a real human being.

If we decide to move forward, we'll schedule a call with you, or if you are close by we'd be happy to have you in our office. We will talk more about what you've done and why you're interested in the role. This interview will also be an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the role or Cropster in general.

I'm interested

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You’ll work on interesting problems with passionate people.

We're always looking to move the coffee industry forward. With that comes a slew of fun, frustrating, and ultimately rewarding problems to solve. You'll always be covering new ground and surprising yourself with what you accomplish. Your work will influence the future of an entire industry.

We love our products and are dedicated to seeing them flourish. Along with a group of smart, passionate, and productive makers, your voice will be valued and you'll have a major say in the development of our products.

Cropster supports workplace diversity.

Cropster does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.