Lead Data Scientist

May 7, 2022

Remote, USA

About Spin Spin is a micromobilty company that operates fleets of rental electric bikes and electric scooters in cities and campuses across the United States and Canada. Spin launched the first-ever stationless bike share program in the United States and was instrumental in crafting the world’s first mobility permitting system that is now used around the world. Spin is known for its city- and campus-friendly approach to micromobility, and was the first operator to deploy a number of technology innovations to improve rider compliance, such as sidewalk riding detection technology. Spin consists of a diverse team of experienced professionals from the public sector, private sectors, and the transportation advocacy world, all of whom are committed to fulfilling the company’s mission - to help create a world full of 15-minute cities. For more information visit https://www.spin.app   About the Role We are looking for a highly experienced data scientist to solve numerous optimization problems that will impact rider experience, operation efficiency, and help elevate business growth on a massive scale.  You will be responsible for developing analytical insights, machine learning models and actionable data-informed solutions. You will also be experimenting with data to predict future performance. As Spin is a data informed organization, you will present findings to senior management to strengthen business decisions. Our team consists people that are passionate about creating finely polished and intuitive experiences and, at the same time, obsess over performance and reliability of what we build. We challenge the status quo and strive towards finding the best way to solve problems. We work in very small groups to keep processes and overhead low, so we have a lot of trust and accountability to perform the work required to build the best product. Responsibilities Apply statistical techniques to develop analyses and models toward insights improving growth, experience, and operations Design, build, train and test Machine Learning models Write production-level code to convert your ML models into working pipelines Create visualizations and communicate findings and collaborate cross-organizationally, to drive business understanding; identify behaviors, trends, and opportunities; and facilitate launch decisions Collaborate with product, data, engineering, business and operations teams to frame analytical problems and design ML solutions Qualifications  Master's degree or PhD. in a quantitative field like statistics, computer science or applied math.  Or a bachelor's degree with 7+ years relevant work experience. Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience in data science role Knowledge of ML libraries and ability to build ML workflows Strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners to build the business Experienced in Python   Preferred Qualifications Experience with Github / Gitlab and source control Experience contributing to or developing an ETL using such tools as Airflow and dbt Benefits & Perks Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership Competitive health benefits Unlimited PTO for salaried roles Pre-tax commuter benefits Monthly cell phone bill stipend Wellness, Home Office & Internet perk for salaried roles A monthly Mental Health Day-Off for salaried roles 401K WeWork Pass (eligible remote salaried FTE)   Spin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in an unlawful matter. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. Spin treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence without regard to any qualified individuals' sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Spin also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law. Spin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in its job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at job_accommodations@spin.pm.

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