Senior Data Scientist, Machine Learning - Consumer & Merchant at DoorDash
Come help us build the world's most reliable on-demand, logistics engine for delivery! We are bringing on talented senior data scientists to help us develop and improve the models that power DoorDash's three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and dashers. We are looking for economists, physicists, mathematicians, statisticians, and senior quantitative researchers from all disciplines.
As a senior data scientist, you will leverage our robust data and machine learning infrastructure to develop inference and optimization models that impact millions of users across our three audiences and tackle our most challenging business problems. You will work with other data scientists, engineers, analysts, and product managers to develop and iterate on models to help us grow our business.
What You'll Do
- Query understanding and intent identification to improve search and quantify consumer demand
- Improve our search, recommendation, personalization and ranking algorithms (read more about it personalized store feed and personalized cuisine filters)
- Build econometric models for next generation pricing algorithms
- Predict merchant value for bridging demand and supply
- Improve models that characterize the elasticity of demand and supply
- Learn-to-rank model to give consumers the best restaurants, dishes, and deals
What We're Looking For
- 3+ years of industry experience developing prediction, search, ranking, recommendation and economicial models with business impact — more experience preferred
- Masters or PhD in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, or other quantitative field
- Deep understanding of at least one of probability, statistics, machine learning, causal inference, prediction, and natural language processing
- Demonstrated coding and programming abilities (Python preferred)
Why You’ll Love Working at DoorDash
- We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It’s something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
- We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day.
- We are learning - We’re not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it’s scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we’ve been in a role for one year or one minute.
- We are customer obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
- We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.
- We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 states across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.doordash.com.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.