On-demand delivery and financial services for Latin America.

VP of Machine Learning | Rappi

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6+ years
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About the role


Rappi is one of the first Latin American unicorns and a start-up that continues to focus on growing and making life easier for our users. As a company, we seek to continue improving the services we already offer, add more to our offer and continue expanding throughout the Latin American continent.

The Opportunity At Rappi, we believe in changing people’s lives. We know that through connecting people by means of technology Latin America will never be the same. We want to connect every type of business with every type of user. That’s why we built a technology Startup that allows supermarkets, restaurants, corner shops, and other businesses to sell their products that are delivered by Rappitenderos to every corner of your city around LATAM, we help millions of users to order and receive anything they want in around 30 minutes, solving inefficient logistics and positively impacting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Rappitenderos.

Restaurant Personalization Project This is an ambitious project in which we expect to achieve significant progress in terms of personalization. We believe that a robust personalization is key to provide the kind of experience that our users expect and have a competitive edge within our industry. More specifically, conversion is the main KPI we expect to impact with this project. We are looking for someone ambitious and eager to build a best in class team that impacts user experience creating five-star personalization leveraging Rappi's user database containing trillions of data points.


  • 5+ years in data science
  • 3+ years in personalization (recommender systems/engines)
  • People management


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Remote work
  • Stock options plan

Why you should join Rappi

Rappi is the fastest growing Latin American startup ever! Backed by the world’s best investors, including Sequoia, Andreesen Horowitz, Y Combinator, DST Capital, and Softbank we reached unicorn status last year and haven’t slowed down. We deliver whatever our customers want on-demand to their doorstep in minutes, from restaurants to groceries to hard cash. We have also recently launch wallet and eCommerce products which are taking off quickly to become the “SuperApp” of LatAm. We operate in 40 cities across 7 countries in Latin America, with large hubs in Mexico City, Bogotá, Sao Paulo, and Buenos Aires.

This are our Core Values. Things that are truly in our DNA. The behaviors and mental habits that have made us what we are. They are what make us special as a team and what all of you guys share. Please tell me if you feel at home when you read them.

  1. Highly ambitious for the greater good, not for ourselves.
  2. Beauty makes people smile, so it’s not optional.
  3. Talk fast, walk fast, think fast. And execute things in parallel.
  4. Move the needle. (Prioritize) Every challenge is a gift and an opportunity .
  5. We never complain, we act. We use our curiosity to fix things.
  6. We deliver magic, and magic only happens when you jump off a cliff.