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Data Scientist


New York, NY

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Job Description

As a Data Scientist at Via, you’ll utilize advanced quantitative & statistical analysis techniques to drive business model innovation. This is a critical role reporting directly to CEO and senior management to help drive business decisions. 


  • Adeptly interpret and utilize mass quantities of data to generate innovative hypotheses & insights. 
  • Use sophisticated statistical methods to solve problems, leveraging up-to-date academic research and tools. 
  • Quantitatively test hypotheses about customer and driver behavior using large sets of proprietary data.
  • Leverage results to increase conversion and retention at every touch point. 
  • Design and implement novel experiments to better understand current operations as well as expansion opportunities in new markets. 
  • Master’s degree or PhD in a quantitative field (Statistics, Machine Learning, Math, Physics, etc.) 
  • 2+ years graduate-level research experience 
  • Obsessed with data! Analytical and rigorous, with a thorough understanding of statistics and machine learning
  • Experience in predictive modeling and statistical analysis techniques in a business environment
  • Extraordinary communicator with demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • Passionate about elegant visualization, and an understanding of the importance of graphic techniques in communicating a quantitative idea effectively
  • Deep understanding of business concepts within strategy, operations, and marketing
  • Mastery in some or all of the following: SQL, Python, R, and Tableau


Via offers highly competitive compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, a flexible vacation policy, and relocation assistance.

Via is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Description

We’ve built revolutionary technology that is changing the way people get around cities. Using Via, a ride booked on your phone costs little more than the bus. Via is on-demand transit on a mass scale, and it’s transportation that’s friendly to our planet. Currently live in NYC, Chicago, and Washington D.C., we’re backed by some of the world’s top investors and aggressively expanding.