About Us

Taxibeat is a mobile app that transforms the way people move in their cities. Tap on a button on your smartphone and you get a ride with one of our cars, in just a few minutes.

We do that by leveraging our vast amounts of data to make our cities more efficient. Every day we process hundreds of thousands of mobile transactions with both drivers and passengers. Significant growth and expansion of our transaction base across different countries, puts us in unique position to experience new and interesting situations that many companies have never seen before. We face these challenges by using agile methodologies, top line tools and of course always working with the best of teams. We apply data, algorithms and machine learning to problems in logistics, routes, personalization, search and more.

About the role

Our data science team is at the heart of this effort and is an essential ingredient in Taxibeat's aggressive growth plan and vision for the future.

As a senior member of our team, you will tackle some of the hardest problems and your work will impact the entire Taxibeat experience, from making sure drivers are always available for all our customers, to helping our drivers utilize their working hours. Our team moves very fast, so you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate difference.

What you'll be doing:

  • Work with the data science and engineering teams in translating complex models and algorithms into production-grade software systems.
  • Develop components that will analyse, process and react to operational feeds in near real-time, optimizing driver allocation, optimizing service pricing and preventing fraudulent use of our services in near real-time.
  • Being agile both within and across teams, bridging software engineering and data science.

What you should already have:

  • At least one Master's degree in Math, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering. Higher degrees are a significant bonus as is considerable experience with Machine Learning, Statistical Analysis, Big Data Analytics in the industry.
  • At least 5 years of experience in developing production-grade software using either Data Warehousing, Big Data or Machine Learning frameworks in order to solve real-world problems.
  • Experience in developing with Scala and/or Python at an idiomatic, expert level is required. Knowledge of advanced Java or C++ is a bonus. We would favour candidates with an exceptionally strong engineering background and deep knowledge of Machine Learning algorithms and current frameworks for their application to vast datasets.
  • At least 6 years of experience with SQL.
  • Proven hands-on experience with Apache Hadoop, Spark, Spark Streaming. Familiarity with Tensorflow or CNTK is a bonus.
  • A strong sense of ownership in your work.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with an excellent eye for detail working with qualitative and quantitative data.
  • The desire to build, launch and iterate on quality products on time with minimal technical compromises under a loosely-managed working environment.

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive full time salary
  • Private Health Coverage on a Company’s group program.
  • Taxibeat rides-travel in our city for free, at the tap of a button.
  • Breakfast, happy hours, top line tools, Spanish lessons
  • A great opportunity to grow and work with the most amazing people in the industry.
  • Being part of an environment that gives engineers large goals, autonomy and mentoring, which creates incredible opportunities, both for you and the company.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Taxibeat is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.

 

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