Work at Sixfold

Join us as

Data Scientist

Millions of truckloads of heavy freight gets carried around Europe every day — in an inefficient, costly and polluting way. This is one of the last undisrupted industries. We remove this inefficiency with novel technology.

Sixfold is a big data platform for logistics. Our founding team’s past experience includes building and launching Skype, Taxify, Teleport & Voog as well as consulting Fortune 500 companies at McKinsey. We have partnered with TPG, a leading global investment firm — think Airbnb, Spotify, Uber.

We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us build our next generation product. You will be working with the product team to build data pipelines that use statistics and machine learning to turn vast amounts of real-time data into insights our customers can use.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze large quantities (think millions of trucks worth of) of real-time tracking data of trucks driving across Europe to develop insights about patterns and possible heuristics
  • Develop statistical and machine learning algorithms to infer meaningful information from real-time position and other data
  • Develop data pipelines for gathering and analyzing real-time data
  • Analyze market data and other general statistics related to Sixfold's business

Skills and qualifications

  • Proficiency in Python and the Python data science ecosystem (Numpy, Pandas, TensorFlow/Theano/PyTorch, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using data visualization tools
  • Experience with creating data architectures
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, regression, etc.
  • Good programming skills
  • At least 2 years experience in similar roles

Bonus points for

  • Mapping/GIS experience (e.g. PostGIS)
  • Bayesian statistics experience
  • JavaScript/TypeScript experience

What we offer

  • Work in an international team of highly skilled engineers, product and business people from Austria, Estonia, France, Germany and Netherlands

  • Join a speeding rocket — we have an exceptional founding team, we have secured funding for the long-term, we have a network of globally renowned logistics experts backing us as advisers
  • Our product is used by some of the largest manufacturers in the world — think the likes of Coca-Cola and Stora Enso
  • Spend your work days in fun environment — we are a “family by choice”. Not just daily at the office but also at quarterly offsites and recurring meetups with remote team members
  • Spacious and well designed offices in Vienna, Tallinn and Tartu
  • Everything else you'd expect a world-changing startup to offer