Software Engineer, Machine Learning - Logistics

Company: DoorDash
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 22.MAY.2021


Come help us build the world's most reliable, on-demand logistics engine! We're bringing on talented engineers to help us accelerate our glo...


Come help us build the world's most reliable, on-demand logistics engine! We're bringing on talented engineers to help us accelerate our global infrastructure system that powers DoorDash's three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and Dashers. At DoorDash, things move quickly and there's a lot of opportunity to make an impact. Our team is adaptable, customer-obsessed, and growth-minded - you can read more on our values below!

As a machine learning engineer on the Logistics team, you will build the future of algorithms and systems powering the local, on-demand economy in every city. You will combine software engineering, machine-learning algorithms, optimization techniques, and analytical skills to tackle NP-hard problems and work cross-functionally with product, analytics, finance to create immense impact to the DoorDash marketplace

What You'll Do

  • Build sophisticated algorithms that improve the efficiency and quality in DoorDash's real-time marketplace
  • Develop prediction and optimization models that solve complex, high-variance problems including demand and supply forecasting, real-time pricing, and market balancing
  • Scale our systems and services for the future growth
  • Create massive impact for all three sides of the marketplace - convenience to consumers, flexible earnings opportunities to dashers, and growth for local merchants
What We're Looking For
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of industry experience
  • Exceptionally strong knowledge of CS fundamentals
  • Prior experience building machine learning systems in production
  • Experience with real-time technology problems
Why You'll Love Working at DoorDash
  • We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It's something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
  • We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day.
  • We are learners - We're not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it's scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we've been in a role for one year or one minute.
  • We are customer-obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
  • We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.
  • We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
About DoorDash

DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 US states, Australia, and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash Engineering blog or .

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That's why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

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