Data Scientist - Cartography

Bengaluru

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About the Role
Fasten your helmet and climb on board if you're ready to be our Data Scientist. In this role, you'll be a key leader within the Cartography team where you'll spend your time mining insights from the sea of data, building data products, and designing experiments - with the ability to see the real-time impact of your contribution. With a talented troop of Product Managers, Engineers, Data Scientists, and Map Operation experts, you'll develop and deploy data science solutions to improve our mapping products that our users can rely on and enjoy.

What You Will Do

  • Work with Data Scientists, Product Engineers, and Product Managers to build, deploy, and scale Data Science solutions for point of interests generation, and location search and ranking to improve our customer and product experience
  • Work with Product teams to continuously refine and improve the solutions to cater to ever-changing Gojek needs
  • Leverage Statistical Models and Machine Learning to identify and fix data inconsistencies of our locations and points of interest with the current landscape
  • Dive deep into analysis to identify data quality and coverage issues and support business decisions by our Product and Operations teams

What You Will Need

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer, with experience in Python, Golang/Java, Unix, and SQL
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Operation Research, or a similar quantitative field
  • Solid knowledge of Data Science and Machine Learning fundamentals, with proven experience in formulating Data Science solutions for business problems
  • Proven ability to recognize business needs and to communicate with multiple stakeholders of varying seniorities within the Product Management, Business, and Operations streams
  • Experience in taking Data Science models to production
  • Prior experience (research or industry) in the geospatial and mapping domain is a plus
About the Team
Our Cartography team, based in Singapore and Jakarta, is a platform team that surfaces mapping technologies needed by all internal product teams and business units within Gojek. In simpler terms, we make maps fit for our users' needs and provide geospatial insights across the company. At the heart of Gojek’s businesses, we move things around - whether that’s people, food, packages, or fresh groceries. This boils down to knowing the best routes, predicting traffic patterns, and knowing our region like the back of our hand.
We continuously build data products for ETA prediction, mapping error detection, map-matching, location search and ranking, and reverse geocoding. One of our most successful implementations was the generation of new pickup points via unsupervised learning and NLP.  We've since deployed the pickup points generation and ETA prediction models in our main markets, and have our sights set on scaling these features to the wider region and beyond.
We’re a tight-knit, high-functioning team who genuinely love what we do, as we can see the results of our efforts play out in our users' every day lives. When we aren’t working, you’d probably find us with our noses in books, or our eyes glued to the TV screen watching the latest Korean dramas. We also prioritize self-care and wellness, and are equally concerned with each others’ personal and professional developments.

About Us
Gojek is a Super App. It’s one app for ordering food, commuting, digital payments, shopping, hyper-local delivery, and dozen other products. It is Indonesia’s first and only decacorn. It's also the only Southeast Asian startup to be part of Fortune's list of 'Companies That Changed The World.'
Our Mission: To create and scale positive socio-economic impact for our customers, driver-partners, business and MSMEs.
As of 2018, Gojek processed more than $9 billion annualised gross transaction value across all markets where it operates - in Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. We have the largest food delivery product in Asia, (outside of China), and the largest payments wallet in Southeast Asia.
Our investors include Google, Facebook, PayPal, Sequoia Capital, Tencent Holdings among others.
Gojek is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, education status, or any other legally protected status.
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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