Senior Data Scientist (Driver Experience)

Location: Singapore

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Get to know the team

Grab - the leading super app in Southeast Asia - combines transport, food delivery, logistics, payments, and much more in a single platform. The Driver Experience department dedicates to delivering best-in-class products and experiences to our driver partners, to increase adoption and engagement of our services.

Our Data Science team is a long-established core group responsible for Supply Shaping. Harnessing the power of big data and advanced ML methods, we build AI products which help our driver partners work more efficiently and ensure our platform can better serve our consumers. If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of millions of Grab driver partners across South East Asia, then you should join our team!


  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to define business problem, scope out product development, deliver solution, and validate product impacts
  • Explore and develop novel models and algorithms by employing operations research / machine learning / statistics / probability / economics techniques
  • Effectively conceptualize analyses and communicate to business/product stakeholders
  • Build, deploy and own production-grade services
  • Contribute to team's innovation and IP creation
  • Mentor junior team members

The Must-Haves

Master’s degree (Ph.D. strongly preferred) in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics/Statistics, or related technical disciplines with 3+ years of DS work at a technology company; or equivalent experience

Strong Machine Learning fundamentals:

  • Experience in developing ML systems from end to end, including exploratory data analysis, feature engineering, hyperparameter tuning, model training / evaluation / inference, etc.
  • Understanding of ML algorithms such as neural networks, decision trees, boosting techniques, reinforcement learning.

Strong software development skills:

  • Excellent software development capabilities, preferably in Python; knowledge of GoLang or Scala would be an advantage
  • Experience with at least one of distributed data processing frameworks (e.g., hadoop, spark, flink, etc.) Experience with spinning up, deploying and maintaining microservices to serve DS/ML models
  • Familiar with Git-based version control, cloud-based development (AWS/Azure)

Self-motivated, independent learner, and willing to share knowledge with team members

Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced working environment while maintaining attention to detail and efficient time management

Excellent communication skills, ability to translate complex technical details for non-technical audiences

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