Senior Data Scientist

Foster City, CA /
Software – Data Science /
The Data team leverages data from our autonomous vehicles and operations to determine autonomy and service readiness. We provide the foundation for strategic decision-making at Zoox. You will develop and implement the next generation of our data pipeline to ensure visibility into our business as we scale toward the launch of an autonomous mobility service. You will define the system and build the pipeline to enable Zoox to develop and scale with a data-first culture.


    • Collaborating with our mission assurance team to validate and ensure the safety of our software
    • Defining key performance metrics for our service and ride quality in order to guide product development to a commercial launch
    • Identifying key areas of investment for our perception, prediction, and planning teams
    • Establishing best practices and statistical rigor around data-driven decision-making


    • Experience driving decision-making at various levels in an organization
    • Familiarity with SQL
    • Familiarity with Python, R, or Scala
    • Sound statistical inference skills, with the ability to communicate uncertainty appropriately to engineering and business stakeholders
    • Experience designing metrics and building mechanisms to fuel business insights
    • Experience with Spark or large-scale data analysisGood communication and collaboration skills

Bonus Qualifications

    • Basic fluency in C++
    • Experience with geospatial data analysis
    • Familiarity with or exposure to experimentation platforms

Zoox is developing fully autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring the technology to market at scale. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution.

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.