• Data Scientist

    Job Locations US-CA-South San Francisco
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/15/2018 3:14 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Information Technology (IT)
    Internal Code
    Internal Reference
    Internal Code 3
    Compass Transportation
  • Overview

    The Data Scientist will be a part of Compass Transportation, a subsidiary of Transdev. Compass Transportation has become one of the largest B2B transportation providers in the Bay Area over the past ten years. We specialize in providing commuter services across the Bay Area as well as exploring new shared ride products. As a transportation operator we have been gifted with heaps of data that we are looking to better utilize in driving improvements, efficiencies, and ultimately feeding into our strategy.


    Do you have a deep quantitative background? Do you believe data builds better products and has a key role in engineering decisions? Are you able to translate data into strategy? If so, this is the job for you!


    Our Data Scientist sits at the intersection of strategic planning and technology development. Whether it’s collaborating with product leadership to help create, implement, or evaluate success metrics or working with our developers to provide intuition on how to improve our products.


    • Strategic planning based on data analytics
    • Collaborating with various department to evaluate product performance
    • Finding solutions on improvements of our products


    Education, License, Certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Statistics, Finance or related field 
    • Master's degree preferred

    Skills and Knowledge Required:

    • Experience with Excel
    • SQL, R, and Python experience preferred but not required
    • Strategic mindset - you're comfortable thinking a few steps ahead of where the team is at now
    • Driven and focused self-starter, great communicator with amazing follow-through. You are someone who will aggressively tackle their work and love the responsibility of being individually empowered.
    • A preference quality over quantity- you are driven to get the math right and aspire to build the right solution; and also are someone who enjoys a team that holds each other to a high bar.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


    Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


    EEO is the Law Poster:


    Drug free workplace


    If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check


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