Zūm is the leader in children’s rides and care, getting kids safely to-and-from school and activities while providing childcare when needed. Parents get peace of mind knowing drivers are vetted and reliable, while schools get end-to-end student transportation that brings more convenience, visibility and cost-efficiency. To date we’ve driven over 3.5 million miles, giving rides to more than 500K children -- with rides booked by families and 2000+ schools. We are a VC-backed company with funding from top investors including Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital.
Job Overview: 

We are growing fast and scaling fast. Our teams are small and nimble. We have developed a comprehensive and highly scalable on-demand technology platform to harness the power of data to provide secure, reliable and scalable solutions to everyday needs of families with kids. We are looking for a talented Data Scientist or Analyst who loves building system to move and analyze large volumes of data and help the company efficiently make sense of data. You would be joining the Data Science team early as it is ramping up helping to craft the processes and practices for future team members

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using your data analysis skill to help the company become data driven
  • Prepare analysis-ready data files from source data
  • Develop and maintain internal software packages to support ongoing reporting and analytics
  • Perform data analyses and visualizations
  • Develop innovative formats to deliver the results to various stakeholders
  • Build dashboards to display the critical business reports

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or quantitative field with a strong math and
    science background
  • Minimum 4 years industry experiences
  • Substantive experience programming in high-level scripting languages such as R, Python, and
  • Strong data query skills and familiar to different analytical tools or languages
  • Strong experience on SQL or SQL like languages
  • Experience in basic statistics and analytics
  • Ability to manipulate unstructured data to extract structured insights
  • Experience creating compelling data visualizations
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong project management skills


  • Ability to have a huge impact at an early-stage, mission-driven startup
  • Competitive compensation, including cash and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical
  • Delicious and healthy daily catered lunch
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Fun office environment, overlooking the beautiful waters in Redwood Shores

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