Transdev Data Scientist in Tempe, Arizona


Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.


The Data Science Group at Transdev On-Demand optimizes and analyzes projects across multiple transportation problems. As a data scientist, you will use data mining, algorithms, optimization methods, statistical techniques, and machine learning models to research and develop solutions for these problems. You will analyze the data to quickly find meaningful information and use that information to improve key performance indicators. You will work closely with subject matter experts to understand the problems and work with developers to implement solutions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline

  • Proficiency in R or Python’s pandas library

  • Proficiency in SQL

  • Willingness to take initiative and find problems or solutions that have yet to be considered

  • Ability to communicate ideas with both developers and executives

  • 4+ years experience or Master’s Degree and 2+ years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • Experience with Excel pivot tables or Power BI

  • Experience implementing large-scale production systems

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Drug testing and background check

Physical Requirements:

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors

  • Long periods sitting in front of a computer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe

Posted Date 2 months ago

Requisition ID 2017-6943

Position Category Other

Internal Code #TOD

Internal Reference TOD

Internal Code 3 Ind2

Company/Division Transdev on Demand (TOD)