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Data Scientist

About Us:
TransLoc’s mission is to help riders on public transportation reach their jobs and schools in the most equitable, accessible, informative and optimized way ever.  Unlike other technology companies, we believe that public transit is central to the future of mobility and our products help agencies by bridging the chasm between today’s needs and tomorrow’s demands. We’re looking for a data scientist to join our product team. Are you aligned with our mission and values? We want to hear from you!

A snapshot of what you would do:
Being a data scientist at TransLoc is about making our products and our company use data in intelligent, creative ways.  You will help us measure how our products are performing and how people are using them.  You will use multiple data sources to answer questions for our clients and the company and to understand how our products can help people move through the world.  You will develop our analysis tools and processes.  You will be working as a part of our data science team, and will have a company-wide role in supporting data-driven decision making.

What makes you happy?

  • Using experiments and metrics to answer questions
  • Writing great code and analysis workflows
  • Figuring out the best way to visualize data
  • Creating tools that make people’s work easier
  • Continual learning – we have an education stipend and we want you to use it

You are and aspire to be:

  • Focused and rigorous
  • An agile problem-solver
  • Curious and open-minded
  • Strong collaborator
  • Agent for change; up for proactively identifying & solving problems
  • Committed to leaving things better than you found them

Have you done all these things?

  • Achieved a bachelor’s degree in quantitative field (or commensurate experience)
  • Enabled non-quants to make good data-driven decisions
  • Improved tools and processes in an organization
  • Analyzed data and created tools using R
  • Worked in a fast-paced development environment 

Do you like perks?
TransLoc has an employee focus—after all, you are helping us become an exponential growth company. We offer competitive compensation packages and generous benefits. Our benefits include: uncapped vacation time; paid holidays; medical, dental, vision (PPO and HSA) health plans; FSA accounts; casual work environment; continuing education stipend; commuter transit subsidy and on top of all that, we pay you a $1000 bonus once a year when you go away for five days and take a legitimate, restorative vacation. The cherry on top? You will get ownership in the company!

 

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