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Full-Time

Data Scientist

Algorithms, Growth Products

Posted on 6/20/2024

Lyft

Lyft

10,001+ employees

Rideshare, bikeshare, and electric scooter services

Compensation Overview

$128k - $155kAnnually

Entry, Junior, Mid, Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Data Science
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields or related work experience
  • 0-3+ years of professional experience for PhDs or 3-5+ years for Master’s in a data scientist role
  • Passion for solving unstructured and non-standard mathematical problems
  • End-to-end experience with data, including querying, aggregation, analysis, and visualization
  • Proficiency with Python and working in a production coding environment
  • Proven experience with building and evaluating machine learning models
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with others to solve a problem
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners
Responsibilities
  • Partner with other scientists, engineers, product managers, and marketers to frame problems mathematically and within the business context
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of problems
  • Develop and fit statistical, machine learning, or optimization models
  • Write production model code; collaborate with Software Engineers to implement algorithms in production
  • Design and implement both simulated and live experiments
  • Analyze experimental and observational data; communicate findings; facilitate launch decisions

Lyft offers a flexible ride-sharing service that allows drivers to set their own schedules and earn on their own terms. The company utilizes shared rides, bikeshare systems, electric scooters, and public transit partnerships to promote transportation equity and offset carbon emissions.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$4.8B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

1%