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Senior Machine Learning Engineer

sennder is a European digital freight forwarder looking for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join our Machine Learning Platform team within our Smart Logistics business area. The role is based out of the Berlin office (flexible remote options) and will report to our Head of Data Science. Do you want to help us shape the future of the logistics industry?


We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture. Just be yourself and maybe you’ll bring something valuable to the role we didn't initially think of.


At the spear-tip of this digitalisation and automation is our “Smart Logistics Business Area”, which aims to provide the business with data-driven tools to support their processes and decisions, be it in the form of raw data from our data warehouse, a fully supported Salesforce-suite, reports and analysis or predictive models and recommendation systems. You will work alongside our new Machine Learning Platform team (4-5 team members), being the Machine Learning SME’s by providing the expertise to promote ML capabilities across the 140+ tech org.


Our engineering teams build user experiences that disrupt the logistics market. We trust and support each other and encourage our engineers to connect together with regular knowledge sharing sessions as well as being transparent and open with our company vision in regular tech all hands. Autonomy is embraced throughout the whole tech org, we look for engineers that can inspire others to do the same. You should foster collaboration, lead by example and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder at the intersection of where technology meets logistics. Through our proprietary transportation operating system, built by our in-house tech teams, we not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we’re growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.

You can be part of one of Europe’s latest growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization. Technology is the backbone of our company, we grew 360% during 2020 and with our recent Series D raise we will see greater scaling during the coming months.

Get to know us, our culture, green business, funding history, and more on our blog here.


In this role you will:

  • Find new applications and creative methods of applying Machine Learning to various business aspects
  • Build, maintain and support microservices that support our Machine Learning core services and models in a microservice-cloud-environment
  • Ensure that sennder is always using the most recent best practises and state-of-the-art technology
  • Test and actively collect feedback on the performance of various models
  • Work closely with management, engineering, and operations to develop and improve our efficiency


Preferably you have:

  • Full-stack approach in being able to grab your data, analyse it, build a model and deploy that model in an existing CI/CD-environment. We pride ourselves in being able to fix our own things and drive our own products and prefer jack-of-all-trades over one-trick-ponies.
  • Passion for optimisation and new challenges
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Proven experience in Python and Machine Learning frameworks
  • Excellent English skills


What you can expect:

  • A fast-growing company, transitioning from startup to scale-up, where your work will make an impact on our growth and lead to several career opportunities.
  • An international team of 800+ people with 65+ nationalities spread across 7 country offices with English as our company language.
  • A quarterly feedback and review process for personal development. We also use “Objectives and Key Results ” for company goals.
  • A structured promotion process, providing everyone with fair and transparent career growth.
  • Learning and development opportunities on the job and through conversations with your manager.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in person (when allowed), through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
  • When in office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.
  • Compliance with COVID-19 restrictions when required with remote interviews, onboarding, and working.


At sennder, we want to maximize the individual’s potential for all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit, respect, and kindness to build trusted relationships across teams. Learn more on our career site.  

Please send your application in English and help us reduce negative unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age, address, and other unnecessary information in your CV. We only want to know the merits on which you’d be great for this role.

If you have any questions or problems please reach out to us We do not accept applications via email. 




Berlin, GermanyOnsite

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Machine Learning


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