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Senior Data Scientist
Machine Learning, Multiple Teams
Posted on 10/5/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Python
Operations Research
Requirements
  • High-energy and confident - you'll do whatever it takes to win
  • You're an owner - driven, focused, and quick to take ownership of your work
  • Humble - you're willing to jump in and you're open to feedback
  • Adaptable, resilient, and able to thrive in ambiguity - things change quickly in our fast-paced startup and you'll need to be able to keep up!
  • Growth-minded - you're eager to expand your skill set and excited to carve out your career path in a hyper-growth setting
  • Desire for impact - ready to take on a lot of responsibility and work collaboratively with your team
  • 5+ years of industry experience developing inference and optimization models with business impact - more experience preferred
  • Masters or PhD in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Operations Research, or other quantitative field
  • Deep understanding of at least one of probability, statistics, machine learning, causal inference, prediction, forecasting, optimization
  • Demonstrated coding and programming abilities (Python preferred)
Responsibilities
  • Use causal inference to forecast the supply of available dashers as well as incoming delivery demand
  • Improve our recommendation, personalization and ranking algorithms (read more about it here)
  • Build econometric models for next generation pricing and pay algorithms
  • Improve operations research models used in real time vehicle routing in major metropolitan areas
  • Predict food preparation time for over 50,000 merchant partners
DoorDash

5,001-10,000 employees

Local food delivery from restaurants
Company Overview
DoorDash is working to empower local communities and in turn, creating new ways for people to earn, work, and thrive. The company operates the largest food delivery platform in the United States.
Benefits
  • Health & Wellness - Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, including fertility coverage. Monthly gym and wellness reimbursement.
  • Compensation - Competitive salary with bi-annual performance reviews. Meaningful equity opportunities - with quarterly vesting.
  • Time When You Need It - Flexible vacation days for salaried employees. Generous vacation and sick days for hourly team members. Paid Parental Leave to support our DoorDash families.
  • Flexible Work Support - At-home office equipment and monthly WiFi support while working from home. Enjoy your favorite lunch on us while working in one of our offices.
Company Core Values
  • We are one team
  • Make room at the table. We’re committed to growing and empowering a more diverse and inclusive community. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has the tools, resources and opportunity to thrive.
  • Think outside the room. We strive to be as inclusive as possible and consider those who may not be in the room when making decisions.
  • One team, one fight. We’re in this together, and both success and failure are shared. We are intentional about creating a high-accountability, no-blame culture.