Lead Data Scientist - Business Analytics

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About Spin

Spin is a micromobilty company that operates fleets of rental electric bikes and electric scooters in cities and campuses across the United States and Canada. Spin launched the first-ever stationless bike share program in the United States and was instrumental in crafting the world’s first mobility permitting system that is now used around the world. Spin is known for its city- and campus-friendly approach to micromobility, and was the first operator to deploy a number of technology innovations to improve rider compliance, such as sidewalk riding detection technology. Spin consists of a diverse team of experienced professionals from the public sector, private sectors, and the transportation advocacy world, all of whom are committed to fulfilling the company’s mission - to help create a world full of 15-minute cities.

For more information visit https://www.spin.app

About the Role

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Analytics team to generate insights and build data products that will allow us to answer some of our toughest operational questions to help us innovate and grow. You will be solving complex business problems, performing statistical analyses and identifying and solving data quality issues. You will be collaborating with engineering and operations to define data requirements, identify new opportunities and shape strategic direction. If you are passionate about using data to solve hard problems, we want to hear from you!


The Team

Our team consists of people that are passionate about creating finely polished and intuitive experiences and, at the same time, obsess over performance and reliability of what we build. We challenge the status quo and strive towards finding the best way to solve problems.

We work in small collaborative groups to keep processes and overhead low, so we have a lot of trust and autonomy to perform the work required to build the best product.



Analyze data and develop data models to enable self-serve insights at scale

Define business metrics that measure the health of our business and product

Collaborate with product, engineering, finance, business and operations teams to translate business insights into decisions and actions

Develop dashboards and frameworks to monitor business and product performance

Design and analyze A/B and multivariate tests to measure business impact



Degree in a quantitative field like analytics, statistics, economics, computer science, or applied math

Minimum of 5 (3 with advanced degree) years of relevant experience in data science or analytics role

Advanced SQL skills

Experience in Python (preferred) or R including data science and visualization libraries

Extensive experience creating data visualizations with tools like Looker (preferred), Tableau or Mode

Strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners to build the business


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Github / Gitlab and source control

Experience contributing to or developing an ETL using such tools as Airflow and db


Benefits & Perks

Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership

Competitive health benefits

Unlimited PTO for salaried roles

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Monthly cell phone bill stipend

Wellness, Home Office & Internet perk for salaried roles

A monthly Mental Health Day-Off for salaried roles


WeWork Pass (eligible remote salaried FTE)

Spin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in an unlawful matter. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. Spin treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence without regard to any qualified individuals' sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Spin also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law.

Spin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in its job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at job_accommodations@spin.pm.

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