Senior Data Scientist

San Francisco, CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 68K - 135K *

Turo is the world's largest car sharing marketplace where you can book any car you want, wherever you want it, from a vibrant community of trusted hosts across the US, Canada, and the UK. Whether you're flying in from afar or looking for a car down the street, searching for a rugged truck or something smooth and swanky, guests can take the wheel of the perfect car for any occasion, while hosts can take the wheel of their futures by building an accessible, flexible, and scalable car sharing business from the ground up.

Data is our fuel at Turo. It is ever-more abundant and valuable, but it's raw material. Harnessed by data analysts, data scientists, and machine learning engineers, it propels Turo on its mission to put the world’s 1.5+ billion cars to better use, delighting our customers with matching the right car for their next adventure from an exceptionally diverse selection, and at the same time helping our marketplace remain safe.

You are a creative and rigorous data scientist with 4+ years of experience, excited to solve meaningful business problems. You are comfortable with a range of statistical and machine learning techniques with the ability to creatively apply them to our problems. Modeling is your thing, you are proficient in translating unstructured business problems into mathematical frameworks, and propose scalable solutions. 
You have a passion for consumer products, shipping code, and data focused experiments. You are excited to play a key role in crafting the product from inception to implementation and beyond.   Responsibilities
  • Work closely with engineers, product managers and other data scientists to develop algorithms and drive key product and modeling decisions.
  • Lead the end-to-end process of conceptualizing, developing, deploying, and analyzing models.
  • Present your insights and suggestions to audiences of all levels in the company.
  • Dedicatedly perform explorations of data and algorithms to improve our models.
  • Own the data quality of your projects including training, test and experiment data.
  • Research the best metrics; design and validate experiments to measure model performance.
Required Qualifications
  • 4+ years of Data Science experience
  • Deep understanding of mathematical methods in statistics, optimization, and machine learning. Demonstrable experience applying these methods to real world prediction problems (classification, regression, recommendation systems, time series).
  • Strongly self-motivated with a keen eye for detail. A natural desire to learn and innovate with like-minded colleagues.
  • Fluent in a production-ready programming language such as Python. Ability to deploy and scale models into a production environment collaborating with engineers.
  • Fluent in common data science tools (e.g. scikit-learn, numpy, pandas) in Python/R (preferred).
  • Fluent in SQL, ability to efficiently query large dataset
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in experiment design and analysis.
  • Experience with AWS data warehouses and services,
  • Experience with Airflow.

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Benefits

  • Competitive salary, equity, benefits, and perks for all full-time employees
  • Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance (Country specific)
  • Retirement employer match
  • $2,000 Learning & Development stipend to invest in your professional development
  • $1,000 USD Turo host matching and $1,500 USD vehicle reimbursement program
  • $100 USD Monthly Turo travel credit
  • Cell phone, internet and Fringe benefit stipend
  • Paid time off to relax and recharge
  • Paid holidays, volunteer time off, and parental leave
  • For those who are in the office full-time or hybrid we have weekly in-office lunch, office snacks, and fun activities
  • Annual Turbo Week (week-long, company-wide conference)

 

About Turo

Turo is the world’s largest car sharing marketplace where you can book any car you want, wherever you want it, from a vibrant community of trusted hosts across the US, Canada, France and the UK. Guests choose from a totally unique selection of nearby cars, while hosts earn extra money to offset the costs of car ownership. A pioneer of the sharing economy and the travel industry, Turo is a safe, supportive community where the car you book is part of a story, not a fleet. 

Discover Turo at https://turo.com, the App Store, and Google Play, and check out our blog, Field Notes.  

Turo cultivates a team of smart, critical thinkers who care about their work and their colleagues. We are always on the lookout for supportive, down-to-earth, pioneering, and efficient people to grow our team's talent and enrich our culture.

Read more about the Turo culture according to Turo CEO, Andre Haddad.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When in doubt, please apply!

 

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at salaries.ai-jobs.net

Tags: Airflow AWS Classification Machine Learning NumPy Pandas Python R Research Scikit-Learn SQL Statistics

Perks/benefits: Career development Cell phone stipend Competitive pay Equity Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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