Lead Scientist

Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia Full-time

With the outstanding pace at which Taxify is growing from the current starting point of 10 million customers, we aim to advance the fields of AI and transportation globally. At the fastest growing transport technology company in Europe & Africa, your results will impact a major part of people's lives.

We are looking for an established technical thought leader to build the top European data science team focused on transportation. We are looking to both immediately impact and accelerate growth and efficiency, as well as prepare for the era of autonomous vehicles.

Let’s build the future of transportation together!




What you’ll be doing:

  • Play a key technical role in the advancement of Taxify's AI endeavours while improving our product, services and technologies
  • Open opportunities for business growth with data and technologies in adjacent services
  • Continuously develop our people’s skills in data science and related fields
  • Present results impactfully at well-respected industrial and academic conferences
  • Contribute to scientific literature with results of industrial significance


What skills you should have:

  • Outstanding 12+ years of experience in software engineering or computer science (incl. AI, ML, DL or data science)
  • Track record of tangible R&D results of industrial relevance
  • Professional supervision and andragogy experience
  • Upbeat, energetic, confident personal presence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of roles
  • If working remotely, ability to travel for work frequently


You’ll get extra credit for:

  • Vibrant network in the field of data science or business school contacts in academia
  • Expertise in spatio-temporal data, optimization, graphs and transportation networks
  • Experience with cloud-based machine learning technologies
  • Pragmatic organizational and resource management skills
  • Past experience with startups


Benefits of working in Taxify:

  • Motivating compensation – motivational base pay and company stock options
  • No corporate BS – we’re moving too fast for that
  • Amazing personal growth experience at one of the fastest-growing startups in Europe
  • Working with a motivated and talented international team, plus regular team events
  • Working in one of the coolest offices in Tallinn – ping-pong table, free snacks/drinks
  • Flexible working hours – as long as you get the work done
  • Monthly Taxify credit – both for work and leisure rides
  • Impactful work – you’ll have a rare opportunity to build a product literally used by millions of people across the world 


Did we spark your interest? Get in touch and let’s talk!

Apply for this opening at http://taxify.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fv4a?apply=true