Lead Scientist

Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia Full-time

With the outstanding pace at which Taxify is growing from the current starting point of 5 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 for both, immediate impact on accelerating growth and efficiency, and preparing for the era of autonomous vehicles.

You will:

  • Play a key technical role in the advancement of Taxify AI endeavours 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 related fields;
  • Present results impactfully at well-respected industrial and academic conferences;
  • Contribute to scientific literature with results of industrial significance.

We are expecting:

  • 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 ability to effectively interact with all levels of roles;
  • If working remotely, ability to travel for work frequently.


  • Vibrant network 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.

Working at Taxify:

  • Work on incredibly hard problems in data science that are of value in the real world;
  • Contribute directly to building a company on track to being an European technology leader;
  • Competitive pay and stock options at world-class startup level;
  • No corporate BS and great professional freedom;
  • Inspiring colleagues, cool office and perks.

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