Founded in 2012 as the first RESTful API for shipping, EasyPost, a YC unicorn, handles the scale that comes with success. EasyPost is helping e-commerce companies with accurate tracking and logistics. EasyPost pushes boundaries and changes the status quo through our RESTful API, allowing companies greater control over their shipping. We continue to disrupt the shipping industry, and this is the best time to get on board. We are out to do things differently, to consistently change, grow, and progress. We are delivering hope and spreading smiles to homes all across the country. Join us in building simple shipping solutions to enable sellers to define & rate postage, buy it, and track it in transit.
About the role:
We are looking for a data scientist to join our team who is excited about exploring large data sets to build compelling products and provide insights to drive company strategy. In this role, you will collaborate with stakeholders across our business, product and engineering organizations to solve the most pressing challenges the company faces. If you love to dive deep into fascinating data sets, tell compelling stories with data and enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative environment, we’d love to hear from you!
What you will do:
o Work with internal stakeholders to provide data-driven answers to strategic business questions using a variety of techniques
o Research, prototype and track key company metrics.
o Build dashboards in Tableau/Python to monitor and share the resultsIdentify new areas of opportunity for the company and prototype solutions; conduct basic market research and find external data sources to validate these ideas
o Help build internal tools that help the business team make data-driven decisions and/or automate manual processes
o Contribute to existing internal and external machine learning-based products via researching new methodologies, creating new measurement/validation techniques, etc. to increase efficacy and business outcomes
o Programming skills in a scientific computing language (Python preferred) and SQL
o Understanding of statistics and machine learning; understanding of complexity vs. performance tradeoff in these systems
o Business acumen - understand business objectives, identify problems that data can help solve and drive the solution from start to finish
o Developed communication and presentation skills; ability to effectively translate technical concepts to stakeholders with a wide range of technical capabilities
o Collaborative attitude; open to giving and receiving constructive feedback, mentoring/assisting team members and contributing to a positive work environment
o Familiarity with SaaS business model/metrics and/or previous experience in e-Commerce/logistics
o Minimum of 3 years experience