Full-Time

Staff Data Scientist

Algorithms

Posted on 3/17/2023

Lyft

Lyft

10,001+ employees

Rideshare, bikeshare, and electric scooter services


Senior, Expert

British Columbia, Canada

Required Skills
Python
R
Data Structures & Algorithms
MATLAB
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields or related work experience
  • 8+ years professional experience in a technology company setting involving a product
  • Passion for solving unstructured and non-standard mathematical problems
  • End-to-end experience with data, including querying, aggregation, analysis, and visualization
  • Proficiency with Python, or another interpreted programming language like R or Matlab
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with others to solve a problem
Responsibilities
  • Partner with Engineers, Product Managers, and Business Partners to frame problems, both mathematically and within the business context
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of the problem
  • 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

3%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

2%
INACTIVE