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Senior Applied Scientist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operations Research
  • Advanced degree in Math, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Computer Science or related fields. At least one of the following is required:
  • Masters with at least two years of experience working on relevant network optimization problems
  • PhD
  • Experience architecting both large-scale, performant heuristics, and exact approaches to solve complex, combinatorial optimization problems in application areas such as vehicle routing, middle-mile planning, or supply chain optimization
  • Familiarity with relevant, modern optimization tools, libraries, and frameworks
  • Practical or research application of object-oriented, functional, and concurrent programming
  • Exceptional problem solving, analysis, decomposition, and communication skills
  • Proficient with Python, SQL, Java or equivalent languages
  • Familiarity with data querying, modeling and visualization
  • Experience authoring / working on production grade systems
  • Git, modern IDEs and build/deployment tools (Optional)
  • Take ownership of key components of our optimization platform
  • Design, prototype, develop, deploy, maintain, and improve new and existing production grade algorithms
  • Identify, quantify, and prioritize new opportunities for state-of-the-art optimization techniques to quickly deliver significant business value
  • Work both independently and in a highly collaborative environment with other scientists, software engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders to refine and operationalize new ideas
  • Write high-quality, well-documented, benchmarking and simulation tools to evaluate solution quality, and inform business and engineering decisions (e.g. pricing, scalability, targeted marketing and sales, etc.)
  • Write reports and create analytics dashboards to present key findings and recommendations to stakeholders and leadership
  • Routinely review literature to stay up-to-date with research community
  • Take part in the interviewing and consideration of potential new team members
  • Provide guidance and technical mentorship to new Flockers
Flock Freight

201-500 employees

Shared Freight Shipping Software
Company Overview
Flock Freight’s mission is to reimagine the existing freight processes by relentlessly eliminating inefficiency and waste through shared truckload shipping. Flock Freight is striving to make the freight industry by ending the tug of war between shippers and carriers and to also offset emissions to benefit the environment.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Ownership: stock options
  • 401k
  • Insurance: health, dental, vision
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Office amenities: cold brew and kombucha on tap, intramural sports, surf club, and free lunch
Company Values
  • All in
  • Be Agile
  • Empower Others
  • Think Big
  • Do the Right Thing