Data Science Intern Scoot

Scoot

San Francisco

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Scoot Job Description


Scoot is the only company in the world offering a fun, fast, cheap, zero-emission way to get around. We provide the most competitive offering in one of the biggest markets in the world (local, personal transportation) and if we become half as big as we want to be, we will save millions of people precious time and money while they have fun and make their cities and the planet cleaner, safer places to live.
And, you will get to scoot everywhere in SF and see your friends and people you have never met zipping by on the product you create. This includes testing new types of electric vehicles and features for our service, and helping shape the future of local transportation.
Finally, you will be joining a fun and eclectic team that mixes mechanics, marketers, engineers, instructors, and others in an intense collaboration to create the best transportation service for the city.

The role:

    • Scoot is bringing fast, fun, green, affordable transportation to San Francisco.
    • Our small team is growing and we’re looking for a Data Science Intern.
    • You’ll dive into some of the company’s most challenging business questions and help shape the future of sustainable transportation in cities around the world. This is a paid, full-time internship.
    • Work closely with business teams to identify important questions and answer them with data
    • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of the problem
    • Apply statistical and optimization models on large datasets
    • Design, analyze, and interpret the results of experiments

You’ll ideally have:

    • Academic background in a quantitative field
    • Experience with SQL and at least one scripting language (R, Python, etc.)
    • Knowledge of statistics and experimental design
    • Willingness to collaborate and communicate with others to solve a problem
    • Bonus points:
    • Prior experience with GIS data

You will:

    • Work closely with business teams to identify important questions and answer them with data
    • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of the problem
    • Apply statistical and optimization models on large datasets
    • Design, analyze, and interpret the results of experiments

You should include these in your application:

    • A resume and LinkedIn profile
    • A description of the most interesting data analysis you’ve done

What We're Building
Using Scoot you can make taxi-fast one-way trips riding an electric motorscooter you activate with your own smartphone. No motorcycle license needed. Rides start at $2. Hundreds of scoots and quads (our electric mini-cars) are parked all over the city waiting for you to ride them.
As fast as a taxi and as affordable as the bus, Scoot is building the best transportation service for the city.
Launched in San Francisco, Scoot is planning expansion to other cities now.

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