Data Visualization Engineer - Shipper Insights

| Seattle
Who we are:
Convoy, one of the fastest growing startups in the U.S., is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry. We offer the world's largest companies the best option for moving their freight through our network of thousands of technology-connected trucking companies.
The Data Science team is at the core of Convoy’s business. We build the models that power freight pricing, shipment offer relevance, auction bidding strategy, and other core services. The breadth of the problems space is huge, spanning machine learning, optimization, metric definition, econometrics, and prediction domains. And we have only begun to dig into the difficult and diverse problems in our two-sided marketplace.
Convoy is looking for an extraordinary Data Visualization Engineer. The mission is to deliver intelligence through crafting visual exploratory data analysis tools for Convoy’s datasets. You get excited about creating the perfect visualization to disseminate information to clients. You are passionate and excited about getting in on the ground floor of developing a big idea and bringing it from concept to final product and demonstrating a strong sense of ownership. You love the solving the problem of deploying impactful visuals more than you are attached to any one particular solution in order to achieve that goal.

Required skills:

  • An undergraduate or Master's degree in a quantitative field (e.g. science, engineering, economics, quantitative finance, operations research, statistics, or similar) or demonstrable experience within data science and analytics.
  • Strong visualization skills in a variety of environments such as D3.JS, Plotly, Tableau, Django, Flask, Chart.js, etc.
  • Experience writing and deploying Python, Node, or Java code.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges and implement data solutions which scale to meet future needs.
  • Experience with architecting and evolving dimensional data models & schema designs to structure data for business-relevant analytics.
  • Experience working in very large data warehouse environments.
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills to concisely communicate in a way that provides context, offers insights, and minimizes misinterpretation.
  • The skills to work cross-functionally and push business partners to focus on realistic goals and projects.

About The Role:

  • You will design and develop data visualizations that help us extract key insights from our data, which might otherwise go unnoticed.
  • Create compelling, clear, and powerful visualizations of our data.
  • Dive into Convoy’s internal and third party data (think SQL, Python, R, Tableau) to develop solutions that will help move the business forward and enable better decisions to be made in less time.
  • Figure out what's important to the business, to specific partners, and intuit core needs from people before they even realize they need it.
  • Develop a common language and approach to analyzing and communicating information and insights across analytics teams

Benefits of working at Convoy:

  • Health & Wellness: Taking care of your health comes first. Convoy covers 100% of your medical, dental, and vision premiums, and 85% for your family. We also provide access to the gym and showers in our building.
  • In-Office Happiness: Enjoy catered meals multiple times through the week, and fully stocked fridges and pantries to keep you running full.
  • Commuter Benefits: We transport the world; the least we can do is help get you to work. Every employee receives a fully paid Orca Card to get you around on the bus, light rail, or water taxi. We also provide locked bike storage if you prefer to pedal in.
  • Time Off: Life outside of work matters! Convoy has a flexible vacation policy, so take the time off you need- we don’t track vacation or sick time. We also offer generous parental leave for those expecting new additions to their family.
  • Compensation: We offer market competitive compensation, including stock options and a 401k plan to help save for retirement.

Convoy is an equal-opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you’re a passionate team player who wants to have an outsized impact on a diverse and dynamic team, we’d love to hear from you!

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Location

4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

An Insider's view of Convoy

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Matching the right truck to the right load is one of the most expensive and manual steps in a traditional brokerage. Many people thought it couldn't be solved in an automated way because of the complexity. It took us 3 years and in Jan 2019 we announced that we had reached 100% automated matching.

Ziad

Chief Product Officer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My role has shifted from being just a product owner to taking on a more active role in leadership activities at the company. I contribute to hiring across the company, speak at various panels and events, help sustain our core culture through hyper growth, and act as a founding member of Women Discussion Groups at Convoy.

Himani

Senior Manager, Product

What projects are you most excited about?

Completely reimagining an industry core to our economy and making it as efficient as possible. Building the framework and models that allow Convoy to reduce inefficiencies at every stage of the shipping process, and in turn reduce empty miles, truck traffic, and the environmental impact of shipping, is both rewarding and intellectually stimulating.

Max

Senior Director, Data Science

What are Convoy Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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