Senior Data Scientist

Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia Full-time

We are building a top European data science team focused on transportation and are looking for exceptional people to join as one of the early senior members of the team. You will enjoy an opportunity to use your creativity in algorithm design and apply cutting-edge technologies to develop models, automate data-driven decisions and enable the entire organization to tap into the value of ML technologies. We partner with people from strong technology companies and computer science institutes.

Millions of rides a month, billions of coordinates, more than 30 cities, and a product loved by the customers. These would be the topics you get to immerse yourself, improve and optimize with high-end data science technologies. Taxify is literally changing how millions of people move.

You will:

  • Put your algorithm and math skills to work in solving the hardest problems in real-time, dynamic geospatial graphs and time-series;
  • Consistently produce and automate data analysis and modeling on massive data sets;
  • Enable the entire organization to continuously run and perform predictive experiments with a high-end technology platform;
  • Collaborate with business, engineering and operations to identify and deliver high impact improvements and optimizations.
  • Keep yourself updated with advances in the fields related to data science and transportation.

We are expecting:

  • Industrial experience in data engineering and machine learning (7+ years recommended);
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, statistics or related quantitative fields, or a Master's degree with equivalent industry experience;
  • Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals or a proven track record of industry innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art;
  • Awareness of both business and technical aspects of data science;
  • Proactive mindset, willingness to take initiative and work with little supervision;
  • Production coding skills in Python and a good grasp of ML and DL libraries and frameworks;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and superb work ethic.


  • Demonstrated creativity and intellectual curiosity, specifically around leveraging data;
  • Solid understanding of data science process, statistics, GPU programming and machine learning algorithms (incl. DL, RL, GA);
  • Comfortable in shaping open-ended topics into actionable plans and getting things done;
  • Mathematical fluency, familiarity with transportation networks and autonomous vehicles;
  • Past experience with startups.

Working at Taxify:

  • Highly dynamic, innovative, passionate, intrapreneurial team;
  • Great personal growth possibilities at one of the fastest growing Estonian startups, operating globally;
  • Competitive pay and stock options;
  • No corporate BS;
  • Monthly taxi credit for work and leisure rides;
  • Regular team events;
  • Cool office, games room, drinks and snacks;
  • Flexible working hours.

If you want to join the next success story of Europe from Estonia, please apply!


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