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Via // on-demand transit
 
New York    Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
 
   
 
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As a Global Marketplace Algorithms Principal youll lead the efforts of adaptation & improvement of Vias algorithms. You will work with a top-notch, global multidisciplinary group of analysts, data scientists, engineers, as well as our finance & operations teams to help Via achieve its business goals across all our consumer markets.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Identify & quantify opportunities to improve Vias business performance by algorithmic solutions in areas like supply allocation, detours & aggregation.
  • Understand trends & changes in supply & demand distribution, driver & rider behavior preferences & implications on Vias algorithms
  • Develop strategy around Via system parameters to help promote growth & unit economics objectives across all Via consumer cities
  • Lead new products & features definition & design with our team in Tel-Aviv, both consumer facing & internal algorithms
  • Define city operating strategies with General Managers & the rest of the Global Marketplace team

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years in consulting, product management, product analytics or economics research
  • Experience working with data scientists & developer
  • Proactive approach, very high level of independence & ability to work across multiple teams, geographies, & stakeholders
  • A skilled professional communicator - you engage easily with people of all backgrounds & can explain complex concepts
  • Bachelors Degree from a top-tier university, background in economics, computer science, math, physics or related disciplines
  • Quantitative background in economics, computer science, math, physics or related disciplines
  • Extra points for skills in:
      • SQL
      • Python
      • Tableau, R, any other statistical analysis packages

At Via, we're on the cutting edge of mobility. Were building revolutionary technology thats changing the way people get around. It's on-demand transit on a mass scale, a smarter transportation thats friendly to our planet. From on-demand autonomous shuttles in Australia to dynamically routed bus fleets in Singapore, our sophisticated operating system is powering transportation in the worlds biggest cities & is sought after by prominent transportation players globally. Weve provided more than 50 million shared rides already, & were growing at an astonishing rate. We have offices in more than 15 countries & deployments in more than 50 markets, with a goal of hundreds of deployments within the next two years. If youre someone who relishes wearing multiple hats, never backs down from a challenge, & loves getting things done, wed love to hear from you!

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

Via is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 
 
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