About the role:

Super Dispatch is looking for an experienced Data Scientist who can discover various patterns in large amounts of data, and build and maintain proactive, smart solutions based on discoveries.

In this role, you'll be focused on improving Pricing Engine, making it more accurate, reliable, easy to use.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and evolve transformative, real-time transportation pricing engine based on machine learning and reflective of dynamic market conditions
  • Build a deep understanding of the overall business of Super Dispatch and the Auto Transport industry
  • Build data platforms analyzing product/customer/market data to discover insights, trends, and patterns useful for customers and business
  • Improve existing recommendation or prediction engines by collaborating with key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Collaborate with other departments and teams to improve data collection, handling and cleaning processes
  • Develop subject matter expertise of data trends within the auto transport industry
  • Provide thought leadership to the data science team building and modifying advanced analytics models
  • Use forecasting and strategic planning to ensure accurate pricing
  • Interpret and analyze data and business developments providing reporting and recommendations to make fact-based business decisions

Preferred Profile:

  • Experience in developing and evolving complex high volume data models
  • Experience with data management platforms including SQL (SSAS), Tableau and Jupyter Notebook and applied experience in data transformation and visualization (Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn)
  • Experience with probability theory
  • Experience with Machine Learning techniques (Linear Models, Decision Trees, artificial neural networks) and their real-world advantages/disadvantages
  • Knowledge of / experience with Python
  • You are motivated to work in a fast-growth startup environment and can quickly demonstrate an understanding of market dynamics in the logistics ecosystem
  • You have skills in business analysis as well as data analysis
  • You have a proven track record of being able to plan, prioritize, estimate, and deliver projects and work efforts on time
  • You are willing to learn new tools and technologies to be able to work effectively in a rapid growth environment with changing needs and requirements
  • You have demonstrated examples of strategic thinking and analytical problem solving
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills - you are a great writer, speaker, and listener. You can communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Team player - you have a collaborative mindset and the ability to build positive relationships with individuals across the organization
  • Analytical mindset - you are able to structure and process data and draw insightful conclusions from it.
  • Open and positive - you have the willingness to learn and are open to criticism and new ideas
  • Proactive - you act without being told what to do and regularly bring new ideas and perspectives
  • Highly motivated - you are a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Flexibility - you adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions, you respond positively to complexity and change
  • Sense of urgency - you thrive in a fast-paced, get-it-done environment
  • Bonus points for experience building and deploying services in Python

Timezone

You will be collaborating with our engineers located in Europe & Asia. We look for engineers who can adjust their working hours to the timezones between UTC+6 and UTC+1.

Benefits

  • Stock options to gain equity through the company's success. Vest monthly for 4 years with a 1-year cliff.
  • Unlimited Vacation (PTO). Employees are not limited by vacation days or hours they can take per year. Take the time you need to operate at peak performance. Unlimited PTO covers use for vacation, personal leave, personal business, sick days, and/or holidays.
  • Paid parental leave. 12 weeks paid parental leave is provided to give parents additional flexibility and to bond with their new child.
  • Remote/work from home friendly. Work from home or from your favorite coffee shop. We support our team in remote work.
  • Growth opportunities. It's important to us that the work you do for Super Dispatch helps you grow as an individual, no matter the role. We'll give you the opportunities and resources to develop new skills, take on new responsibilities, and grow in the direction that you want to take your career.
  • Gym membership. Super Dispatch covers the cost of a gym membership up to $40 per month. You can join any gym of your choice, anywhere that is convenient for you.

Growth Plan:

Within 1 month, you’ll…

  • Graduate from Super Dispatch’s company-wide new employee onboarding program. You’ll get caught up with who we are, how we work, and what we're building.
  • Learn and understand the current Pricing Engine
  • Explore the Product data, gain industry and business knowledge
  • Align with the team on the vision and plan of improving the engine
  • Start improving the engine accuracy based on the plan

Within 3 months, you’ll…

  • Have an end-to-end process for implementing improvements
  • Contribute to the plan with your new knowledge

Within 6 months, you’ll…

  • Help stakeholders with identifying the next steps that can be impactful for the engine
  • Own the engine and its performance

Within 12 months, you’ll…

  • Proactively identify bottlenecks, problems, and areas for improvements and own the execution of these changes
  • Provide your knowledge and experience to other departments and teams on building solutions that involve Data Science

What We Do:

Super Dispatch is one of the fastest growing tech startups in Kansas City, and we're transforming the world of vehicle shipping. The Super Dispatch platform is a one-stop-shop for everything Carriers and Shippers need to move cars faster, smarter, and easier. Backed by cutting edge technology and best-in-class software, Super Dispatch is the advanced auto transport experience taking carriers and shippers into the future.

Who We Are:

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals with a passion for solving big problems with technology. Together we've created a people-first culture where where we welcome diversity of backgrounds and ideas; where we believe in taking risks; where we value learning and growing; where we celebrate wins and have fun; where we feel empowered to make an impact; and where we put our team and our customers at the center of everything we do.