Dojo Senior Data Scientist

Woven Planet

  • Full Time

Woven Planet Group (Woven Planet) represents a carefully curated blend of expertise and resources dedicated to bringing the vision of “Mobility to Love, Safety to Live” to life. Through innovations and investments in automated driving, robotics, smart cities, and more, we are transforming how humankind lives, works, and moves. We exist to design, build, and deliver secure, connected, and sustainable mobility solutions that benefit all people worldwide. Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.

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The Team
Woven Planet’s Dojo team is responsible for developing the human capital of both Woven and the larger Toyota group’s thousands of dedicated employees. This daunting challenge demands a diverse team of experts.

Data Science is one such area where the team is in need of expertise. The Dojo team is looking for a talent specializing in developing scalable data solutions/products, having good knowledge about machine learning algorithms and with great programming skills. This person will play an important role in our data science team to ensure Dojo programs meet our rigorous quality standards.

Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who is excited to build the next-generation data science solution that can help customers solve their talent needs and help employees reach their full potential.

Competitive candidates for this role will possess the following:
・MS in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field and 3+ years of related working experience OR BSc and 5+ years of related work experience
・Record of data science projects with a focus on high quality and performance
・Experience on researching, developing and implementing full-stack scalable data analytics product and machine learning solutions to solve various business issues.
・Ability to mentor junior team members and provide suggestion on best practice approach
・Skill at relaying insights in layman’s terms, such that these can be used to inform business decisions.

・Develop full life-cycle data science/analytical solutions from beginning to end.
・Maintain, monitor, challenge and improve Dojo’s existing products
・Write code (Python, R, SQL, etc.) to obtain, manipulate, and analyze data to better understand our business and customer learning journey so as to help enhance their experience at Dojo
・Build machine learning and statistical models when needed to solve business problem
・Work with other data scientists, data analysts, and software engineers to help build out data pipelines and productionalize Data Science products
・Live and breathe the software practices that produce maintainable code, including automated testing, continuous integration, code style conformity, and code review
・Conduct documentations to share knowledge or product information to audiences of varying levels of technical sophistication
・Provide guidance/suggestion to junior team members when needed

Skills Requirements
・Knowledge of Python (Numpy, Pandas, Scikit, etc.) or R (preferably both)
・In-depth understanding of SQL
・Experience with big data ecosystem (hadoop/hive or others) or cloud environment environment (AWS)
・Understanding of at least one workflow management tool 
・Experience with devtools: Jira, Github
・Experience with managing and monitoring data platforms (strongly preferred but not required)

Data Science Skill
・Very good knowledge of statistics, scientific method, data collection and cleaning
・Deep understanding of data science principles
・Experience with a range of commonly used machine learning algorithms
・Knowledge of deep learning, NLP or Psychometrics is a plus
・Knowledge of how to  implement machine learning algorithms in applications is a plus

Soft Skills
・Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal with ambiguity
・Capacity to foster a healthy, stimulating work environment that frequently harnesses teamwork
・Excellent communicator
・Agile mindset, ownership
・Business level English
・Business level Japanese N2+ (strongly preferred but not required)









If you are currently located outside of Japan, don’t worry, we’ll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.