Data Scientist (All Levels)

Lyft   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Transportation Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 369 days ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Data Scientists and Product Managers to frame a problem, both mathematically and within the business context
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of the problem
  • Construct and fit statistical, machine learning, or optimization models
  • Write production modeling code; collaborate with Software Engineers to implement algorithms in production
  • Design and run both simulated and live traffic experiments
  • Analyze experimental and observational data; communicate findings; facilitate launch decisions

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative field
  • 2+ years professional or research experience
  • Passion for solving unstructured and non-standard mathematical problems
  • End-to-end experience with data, including querying, aggregation, analysis, and visualization
  • Proficiency with Python, or another interpreted programming language like R or Matlab
  • Willingness to colla