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Senior Data Scientist

ZooxFoster City, CaliforniaFull-time$204k - $294kDec 11, 2020

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The Data team leverages data from our autonomous vehicles and operations to determine autonomy and service readiness. We provide the foundation for strategic decision-making at Zoox. You will be responsible for partnering with our AI, simulation, and mission assurance teams to drive improvements, inform development, and identify high leverage projects on our path towards autonomy. You will play a key role in enabling Zoox to develop and scale with a data-driven environment.

You will join a diverse, experienced team with rapidly growing scope and responsibility while also having access to one of the most unique data sets in the autonomous vehicle industry.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with our mission assurance team to validate and ensure the safety of our software
  • Defining key performance metrics for our service and ride quality in order to guide product development to a commercial launch
  • Identifying key areas of investment for our perception, prediction, and planning teams
  • Establishing best practices and statistical rigor around data-driven decision-making

Qualifications

  • Experience driving decision-making at various levels in an organization
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Familiarity with Python, R, or Scala
  • Sound statistical inference skills, with the ability to communicate uncertainty appropriately to engineering and business stakeholders
  • Experience designing metrics and building mechanisms to fuel business insights
  • Experience with Spark or large-scale data analysis
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • 8+ years of experience in a related field

Bonus Qualifications

  • Basic fluency in C++
  • Experience with geospatial data analysis
  • Familiarity with or exposure to experimentation platforms
Compensation
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary will range from $204,000 to $294,000. A sign-on bonus may be part of a compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  

Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

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