LawnStarter is hiring a

Senior Data Scientist

Austin, United States

LawnStarter is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our growing product development team. LawnStarter is a fast growing startup with an engineering team that prides itself on high energy, ambition, ridiculous productivity and an enviable foam dart gun collection.

Are you...

  • Passionate about how data can make the world better? You love to play with data, formulate hypotheses and validate those with the models you build. You will be a part of a small integrated product team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly. LawnStarter’s Engineering Team ships high quality solutions with a sense of urgency and speed.
  • Interested in helping small businesses succeed? We're helping to introduce an entire industry to technology that will create shared growth for 1000’s of small businesses around the country.
  • Enthusiastic about executing on the most critical initiatives in the company? You will have the freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives.
  • As our lead data scientist, you will...

  • Improve customer and lawn care crew matching by analyzing vast amounts of GPS data to allow every crew to be as efficient as possible in their daily routes
  • Work directly with Product and Growth leads to dynamically set pricing and forecast supply and demand
  • Create data products to mitigate operational inefficiencies due to weather
  • Help the business understand and predict issues that cause customer churn
  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering or Statistics
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems