Zendrive is looking for an experienced Principal/Senior Data Scientist to join our talented engineering team. As our data guru, you’ll be responsible for analyzing our large data set and making recommendations that will impact major business decisions. We’re looking for a proven technical leader that can excel in a fun, fast-moving startup environment and help us elevate the Zendrive customer experience.

Analyze a large collection of location and motion sensor data to separate signal from noise and tease out driver behavior.
Correlate location-based trends and events with other known exogenous factors to develop new models of a complex system.
Create A/B experiments, work with engineers to implement them, and interpret their results.
Architect our data warehousing strategy.




Minimum 7 years of data scientist experience, post PhD in statistics/signal processing/machine learning.
Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, SAS, Matlab, or Mathematica.
Ability to write code in at least one scripting language, preferably Python.
Excellent communication skills- can articulate experiment goals and methodologies clearly and communicate insights in an easily accessible way to the team.
Experience with Python, Hadoop, Machine Learning, Big Data.
Excellent project management skills- ability to drive rapid execution without losing quality.

Bonus Points
Passion for answering difficult questions with and deriving insights from data.
Ability to prototype algorithms and demonstrate gains on real data.
Prior experience with driving, social and/or risk-related applications.
Experience with big data tools (Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce) a plus.

Educational level:

Ph. D.

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

How to apply:

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About Zendrive

Zendrive improves driving with better data and analytics, using mobile and big data to help On Demand fleets scale safely and efficiently