Senior Data Scientist

  • Business Group
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Full Time
Flexe delivers enterprise-grade technology to deliver innovative eCommerce fulfillment, retail distribution, same-day delivery, and network capacity programs to the Fortune 500. Ready to join the team transforming the $1.6T logistics industry?
Flexe is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to analyze, model, prototype, and release customer-facing products leveraging Flexe’s trove of data. As Flexe redefines the logistics inventory through its products offering Capacity, Distribution, Fulfillment, and Transportation, we are looking for a Data Scientist with a passion for data modeling and predictive analytics. This role is part of a newly formed team within Flexe dedicated to identifying business insights and turning them into value-additive products for Flexe’s customers.  
You will be guiding innovative research while prototyping data-driven products to create and deliver a roadmap that everyone can rally around in our fast-paced organization while working with a team of other hardworking and motivated professionals. You will partner closely with Product & Engineering, Analytics, Finance,  Operations, and Revenue Operations to identify and harvest data to power machine learning and optimization models. Candidates should be passionate about predictive analytics and will possess a strong sense of intellectual curiosity. While logistics experience is a plus, a passion for data and machine learning will be the primary key to success on this team. 

What You'll Do:

  • Ideate, build, test, and release machine learn­ing mod­els to pro­vide Flexe cus­tomers with insights and rec­om­men­da­tions to improve their sup­ply chains
  • Cre­ate exper­i­ments and pro­to­type imple­men­ta­tions of new learn­ing algo­rithms and pre­dic­tion techniques
  • Ana­lyze and inter­pret large amounts of data from var­i­ous inter­nal sources
  • For­mal­ize assump­tions about mod­el behav­ior, cre­at­ing def­i­n­i­tions for out­liers, detec­tion meth­ods for those out­liers, and explain­ing if the out­liers are rea­son­able or not
  • Com­mu­ni­cat­ing ver­bal­ly and in writ­ing to busi­ness cus­tomers with var­i­ous lev­els of tech­ni­cal knowl­edge, and shar­ing insights and recommendations
  • Uti­liz­ing script­ing code (Python, R, etc.) to ana­lyze data and build sta­tis­ti­cal and machine learn­ing models
  • Col­lab­o­rat­ing with ana­lysts, engi­neers, prod­uct man­agers, and stake­hold­ers to design and imple­ment soft­ware solu­tions for sci­ence problems

Does This Sound Like You:

  • Master’s (or PhD degree) in a quan­ti­ta­tive field such as Machine Learn­ing, Data Sci­ence, Sta­tis­tics, Applied Math­e­mat­ics, or Eco­nom­ics or 7+ years rel­e­vant experience
  • Flu­en­cy in a script­ing lan­guage (R, python, etc.)
  • 5+ years of hands-on expe­ri­ence in pre­dic­tive mod­el­ing, analy­sis, and machine learning
  • 2+ years of rel­e­vant work­ing expe­ri­ence in an ana­lyt­i­cal role involv­ing data extrac­tion, sta­tis­ti­cal mod­el­ing, and communication
  • 2+ years of expe­ri­ence with data query­ing lan­guages (SQL)
  • Pro­fi­cien­cy in mod­el devel­op­ment, mod­el val­i­da­tion and mod­el imple­men­ta­tion for large-scale applications
  • Abil­i­ty to con­vey math­e­mat­i­cal results to non-sci­ence stakeholders
  • Strength in clar­i­fy­ing and for­mal­iz­ing com­plex problems
  • Nat­ur­al curios­i­ty and desire to learn, a pas­sion for solv­ing real world problems


The ben­e­fits pack­age at Flexe is thought­ful­ly designed to help peo­ple lead healthy lives in and out­side of work.

  • Health ben­e­fits for individual:
    • Den­tal and vision are cov­ered 100%
    • Med­ical is cov­ered 100% for HSA or a tiny pre­mi­um for PPO.
  • 401k Match­ing Program
  • Inter­net Stipend, while we’re 100% work from home
  • $300 Work from home office reimbursement
  • 20 days of PTO13 Total Holidays
    • 10 com­pa­ny hol­i­days (We’ve added June­teenth to our list of hol­i­days observed)
    • 2 float­ing holidays
    • Take your birth­day off!
  • Paid Parental Leave & Bereave­ment Leave
  • Paid Vol­un­teer Time
  • Indus­try learn­ing ini­tia­tives with talks, demos, site vis­its. Etc.

Work­ing at Flexe

Here are a few perks that make day to day work at Flexe even more enjoyable:

  • Choice of Mac­Book or PC and mon­i­tor set­up, and height-adjustable stand­ing desk
  • Locat­ed in his­toric Pio­neer Square; restau­rants, bars, shops, and mass tran­sit hub
  • Phil­an­throFlexe pro­gram. A quar­ter­ly pro­gram where we give back to the com­mu­ni­ty through vol­un­teer work, fundrais­ing dri­ves, etc.

We look forward to hearing from you.