Lead/ Senior Data Scientist (Deliveries)

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Job Description:
Life at Grab:
At Grab, every Grabber is guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles - the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility. These principles guide and help us make decisions as we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia.
Get to know our Team:
Our team is responsible for multiple key business verticals at Grab, including GrabFood, GrabMart, GrabExpress. We make an impact by implementing various data science solutions to continuously improve our driver partner’s, consumer’s, and merchant’s experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your expertise while creating real impact, then you should join our team!

Get to know the role:
We are looking for a Lead Data Scientist to develop innovative & state-of-the-art data science solutions to support supply chain related use cases in Grab, including but not limited to route planning & optimization, warehouse management, inventory management, delivery time estimation, etc.

The day-to-day activities:
  • You collaborate with stakeholders to identify business requirements & outcome
  • You translate business problems into data science problems.
  • You develop optimization / prediction models to solve identified problems; and deployment to production platforms.
  • You design appropriate experiments to validate finding or test hypotheses; and gain insights from data and results.
  • You understand success business metrics for the overall project to show improvements; provide on-going tracking & monitoring of performance; and design & deploy enhancements & fixes to systems as needed.
  • You document analysis, methodology, algorithms, results and insights in a clear & logical manner; and present the rationale of findings in easy to understand terms for the business.
  • You assist in solving parts of problems in projects independently.
  • You contribute to the team's innovation and IP creation.

The must haves:
  • You have Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility.
  • You have a Master's / PhD degree in Operations Research, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical / Computer Engineering, Mathematics / Statistics, or related technical disciplines.
  • You have expertise & experience in programming languages, such as Python, Java, C++, and experience in manipulating large datasets.
  • You are familiar with basic principles of machine learning, distributed computing and/or distributed databases.
  • You demonstrate the ability to quickly understand new concepts, all the way down to the theorems.
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills.

Really good to haves:
  • You have knowledge & work experience in deliveries and/or supply chain related industries.
  • You have experience or familiarity with software design and development.
Our Commitment
We are committed to building diverse teams and creating an inclusive workplace that enables all Grabbers to perform at their best, regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexual orientation and other attributes that make each Grabber unique.
About Grab
Grab is the leading superapp platform in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto millions of mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants, and agents. Grab offers a wide range of on-demand services in the region, including mobility, food, package and grocery delivery services, mobile payments, and financial services across 428 cities in eight countries.
Join us today to drive Southeast Asia forward, together.

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