Senior Data Scientist

Convoy, Seattle, Washington

Full-Service Trucking

Convoy, one of the fastest growing startups in the U.S., is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry. We offers the world's largest companies the best option for moving their freight through our network of thousands of technology-connected trucking companies.

Data Science is at the core of Convoy’s platform. We build the models that power freight pricing, shipment offer relevance, auction bidding strategy, and other core services. The breadth of the problems space is huge, spanning machine learning, optimization, causal inference, econometrics, and prediction domains. And we have only begun to dig into the difficult and diverse problems in our two-sided marketplace.

At Convoy you will be expected to work autonomously and own your domain end-to-end. We are a highly aligned team that operates in a fast-paced environment and pivots where needed to focus on what matters most. You will work with high signal-to-noise data to power your deep dive research, modeling, and experimentation projects. If you’re curious minded and are interested in joining a company that is pushing the envelope of data science, join us

You will work on:

  • Recommendation Systems
  • Forecasting/Time Series
  • Marketplace Dynamics
  • Prediction/Classification
  • Experimentation
  • Causal Inference/Observational
  • Data Analysis
  • Auction Optimization
  • Operations Research

You have the following skills and experience:

  • MS or PhD in economics/econometrics, statistics, computer science, operations research, a natural science or equivalent quantitative subject
  • Experience with scientific/statistical languages such as R, Python, or Julia
  • 5+ years of experience doing statistical modeling for analysis and/or prediction
  • Intelligent but practical; you want to get things done and love simplicity
  • Excellent presenter and writer
  • You’re a leader and will speak up where needed
  • You have a habit of bias-to-action

Nice to have:

  • Experience with two-sided markets (platforms) and other economic theory
  • Experience with human computation and human-in-the-loop ML frameworks
  • Experience in bidding and pricing (e.g., quant experience)
  • Experience designing machine learning solutions for a production environment
  • Big data tools such as Spark, and/or Hadoop
  • SQL fluency
Convoy is an equal-opportunity employer and we are actively seeking a diverse team. If you're a collaborative team player who wants to have an outsized impact with a small, tight-knit team, we'd love to hear from you!

About Convoy

About us Convoy is reinventing the supply chain with technology-backed full service trucking. Convoy offers guaranteed capacity and innovative real-time GPS tracking via our connected carrier network.


Want to learn more about Convoy? Visit Convoy's website.