Data Scientist

at Convoy

About Convoy

Convoy, one of the fastest growing startups in the U.S., is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry. We offers the world's largest companies the best option for moving their freight through our network of thousands of technology-connected trucking companies.

Data Science is at the core of Convoy’s platform. We build the models that power freight pricing, shipment offer relevance, auction bidding strategy, and other core services. The breadth of the problems space is huge, spanning machine learning, optimization, causal inference, econometrics, and prediction domains. And we have only begun to dig into the difficult and diverse problems in our two-sided marketplace.

About Turing Talent

Turing Talent is reinventing distributed engineering teams – by breaking down barriers between global talent and exciting companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. We facilitate companies to build engineer teams in our European hubs.

We have a talent first philosophy, investing in three pillars to ensure you have an accelerated career:

  • Awesome job – with a world-class company. Directly, not through third-party outsourcing firms
  • Learning – through Turing Talent’s flagship soft skills and leadership development programme
  • Network – high-calibre community of fellow engineers and data scientists.

About The Position

At Convoy you will be expected to work autonomously and own your domain end-to-end. We are a highly aligned team that operates in a fast-paced environment and pivots where needed to focus on what matters most. You will work with high signal-to-noise data to power your deep dive research, modeling, and experimentation projects. If you’re curious minded and are interested in joining a company that is pushing the envelope of data science, join us.

You will work on:

  • Recommendation Systems
  • Forecasting/Time Series
  • Marketplace Dynamics
  • Prediction/Classification
  • Experimentation
  • Causal Inference/Observational Data Analysis
  • Auction Optimization
  • Operations Research

Who you are:

  • Experience with scientific/statistical languages such as R, Python, or Julia
  • 2+ years of experience doing statistical modeling for analysis and/or prediction
  • Intelligent but practical, you want to get things done and love simplicity
  • You’re a leader and will speak up where needed
  • MS or PhD in economics/econometrics, statistics, computer science, operations research, a natural science or equivalent quantitative subject

Nice to have:

  • Experience with two-sided markets (platforms) and other economic theory
  • Experience in bidding and pricing (e.g., quant experience)
  • Experience in causal inference and experimentation
  • Big data tools such as Spark, and/or Hadoop
  • SQL fluency
Please apply with your resume to [email protected]