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Data Scientist - Online Maps
Posted on 1/15/2022
Seattle, WA, USA • Washington, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operations Research
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Proficiency in Python coding and programming concepts
  • Strong knowledge and experience using relational databases (SQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of common data analysis, inference, and statistical modeling tools
  • Superb analytical and problem solving skills, and an ability to deeply understand the "why" and "how" of what we are working on
  • Ability to develop insightful visualizations to communicate data with stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Planning and organizational abilities
  • 1+ years in a Data Science role
  • Experience in a relevant industry showing a track record of research, and analysis
  • Experience setting up ETL pipelines and leveraging big data engines (e.g. Spark)
  • Ability to be a leader and mentor and commitment to learning; someone who seeks to deliver impact, but also invests in themselves and others
  • Experience with geospatial data analysis, tools, and visualization
  • Work with cross-functional teams of product managers, engineers, and data scientists to define the direction of Auroras autonomy development, focused on navigating areas where reality differs from the map, such as in construction zones
  • Get to know the inner workings of Auroras autonomous vehicles. Using this knowledge you will:Analyze data to garner insights into current vehicle functioning and the nature of current and future operational domainsDefine metrics that will give leadership and developers insight into vehicle performance and progress towards company goals. Build models to predict vehicle performance in current and future operational domains
  • Present insights to management, engineers, and fellow data scientists
  • Automate critical data collection and analysis tasks to support continued business decisions
  • Research new algorithms and workflows and implement them as needed to reach company goals
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
  • Medical, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Aurora Academy
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Onsite Food
  • PerkSpot
  • Working from Home Support
  • Emotional & Physical Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program
Company Core Values
  • Operate with integrity - We do the right thing, even if it delays our work or makes less money
  • Focus - We’re solving one of the most challenging problems of our generation, and we’ll get there by fostering a culture of depth, focus, and rigorous engineering
  • No jerks - We solve hard technical problems through discussion and collaboration. We don’t waste time battling over personalities and egos
  • Be reasonable - We expect each other to use good judgment and always have the best interest of the company and our partners in mind
  • Set outrageous goals - We set ambitious goals that demand commitment and push us to do our best work
  • Win together - We are building a technology and a company that will serve people and communities around the world. Our team’s diverse perspective and experience make us stronger and better reflect the world we live in