Senior Data Scientist

Senior Data Scientist



Senior Data Scientist


Details of the offer

About Us

Iron Ox is reimagining the modern farm, utilizing robotics and AI to grow fresh, consistent, and responsibly farmed produce for everyone. Our experienced team of growers, plant scientists, engineers, and innovators are passionate about deeply understanding and developing this new wave of technology to feed an ever-growing population.

Our mission at Iron Ox is dedicated to addressing some of the most significant issues in food security, now and in the future. We’re focused on sustainable, scalable food production for a changing climate and an ever-growing population.

Iron Ox farms are a dream environment for data aficionados. These farms are outfitted with a large variety of sensors creating a rich data set including images, environmental sensing (temperature, humidity, DLI), automation equipment performance, and quality data for data experts to sink their keyboards into. Our robots provide a unique opportunity to enable your analysis, predictions, and recommendations to become actionable control. As an early member of the team, you will have substantial impact on the technical direction of our data organization.

Our data organization is responsible for:
-Identifying potential relevant sources of data and working with teams within the company to turn those opportunities into reality and value-added tools or analysis.
-Ensuring the quality and integrity of our data pipelines, data, and resulting analysis
-Developing analytics, experiments, data models, and machine learning/prediction systems.

Some examples of projects in our pipeline include: yield prediction, harvest recommendation, plant modeling for input optimization, and recommendations to improve farm performance.
What You'll Do

Develop analytical frameworks, models, and techniques. As well as communicate impact and insights, guiding decisions, and measuring ongoing performance
Discover correlations between inputs to our system and the resulting product quality and volume; help predict outcomes and prescribe actions
Help build the team, systems, and practices that will enable Iron Ox to take our data and machine learning efforts to the next level
Develop the vision, road map, and priorities for data science at Iron Ox
Collaborate with the product, operations, growing, and other engineering teams
What You'll Bring

7+ years of experience in working in data science, machine learning, or analytics in a product driven environment
BS, MS or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, Computer Science, or a related field
Experience architecting data and software systems to facilitate reliable analysis and decision making at scale
Expert experience with common data analysis tools (R, Python, SQL), statistical methods, data technologies, and applied experience with machine learning on large data sets
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Passion for problem-solving, critical thinking, and data analysis with a focus on practical business results
Experience mentoring other engineers and setting technical direction
Experience in a startup or building up a system from the ground up
Ability to regularly commute to our headquarters in San Carlos and visit our greenhouse in Gilroy

Experience with agriculture, produce, and farming
Experience with robotics or autonomous vehicles and factory automation
What We Offer

Iron Ox is a small startup with a big dream. You’ll be a part of a team founded on transparency, creativity, and impact on our mission to feed people
Competitive compensation and meaningful equity package
Medical, vision, and dental insurance
We are a mission-driven and well-funded startup, backed by the likes of YCombinator, Pathbreaker Ventures, and Crosslink Capital. We are headquartered in San Carlos, CA with our primary production greenhouse facility located in Gilroy, CA.

Iron Ox is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please note: Iron Ox does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, including recruitment agencies and/or search firms. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Iron Ox employees, or any other company location. Any submittals without a prior signed agreement will become property of Iron Ox.

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