Come help us build the world's most reliable, on-demand logistics engine! We're bringing on talented engineers to help us accelerate our global infrastructure system that powers DoorDash’s three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and Dashers. At DoorDash, things move quickly and there's a lot of opportunity to make an impact. Our team is adaptable, customer-obsessed, and growth-minded - you can read more on our values below!
About the Role
As a machine learning engineer on the Logistics team, you will build the future of algorithms and systems powering the local, on-demand economy in every city. You will combine software engineering, machine-learning algorithms, optimization techniques, and analytical skills to tackle NP-hard problems and work cross-functionally with product, analytics, finance to create immense impact to the DoorDash marketplace
You're excited about this opportunity because you will...
- Build sophisticated algorithms that improve the efficiency and quality in DoorDash’s real-time marketplace
- Develop prediction and optimization models that solve complex, high-variance problems including demand and supply forecasting, real-time pricing, and market balancing
- Scale our systems and services for the future growth
- Create massive impact for all three sides of the marketplace - convenience to consumers, flexible earnings opportunities to dashers, and growth for local merchants
We're excited about you because you have...
- B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent
- 6+ years of industry experience
- Exceptionally strong knowledge of CS fundamentals
- Prior experience building machine learning systems in production
- Experience with real-time technology problems
At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.
DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.
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 people 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.
Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.
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