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Sr. Data Scientist - Shuttle-sharing app Unicorn - NYC



Job Description

Sr. Data Scientist

at Via 

New York

Job Overview

As Data Scientist, you’ll utilize advanced quantitative & statistical analysis techniques to drive business model innovation for Via, and work closely with our senior management to help drive decisions.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Adeptly interpret and utilize mass quantities of data to generate innovative hypotheses & insights
  • Use sophisticated statistical methods to solve problems, leveraging up-to-date academic research and tools
  • Quantitatively test hypotheses about customer and driver behavior using large sets of proprietary data; leverage results to increase conversion and retention at every touch point
  • Design and implement novel experiments to better understand current operation as well as expansion to new markets


  • Obsessed with data; analytical and rigorous, with a thorough understanding of statistics and machine learning
  • Extraordinary communicator with demonstrated writing and editing skills.
  • Passionate about elegant visualization; you understand the importance of graphic techniques in communicating a quantitative idea effectively
  • Deep understanding of business concepts within strategy, operations, and marketing
  • Have a Masters Degree or PhD from a top-tier university (statistics, machine learning, physics, math, systems biology, or highly quantitative fields in social sciences), including 2+ years of graduate-level research experience (or the equivalent)
  • Have experience with predictive modeling and statistical analysis techniques in a business environment
  • Mastery in some or all of the following: SQL, Python, R, and Tableau

 Via offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, and relocation assistance.

 Via is an equal opportunity employer.






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