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Senior Product Data Scientist, Pricing



Product, Data Science
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with the mission to be the most trusted driver. Since its start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has focused on building the Waymo Driver—The World's Most Experienced Driver™—to improve access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. The Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, a fully autonomous ride-hailing service, and can also be applied to a range of vehicle platforms and product use cases. The Waymo Driver has provided over one million rider-only trips, enabled by its experience autonomously driving tens of millions of miles on public roads and tens of billions in simulation across 13+ U.S. states.

Waymo's Product Data Science team works cross-functionally with Engineering, Product and Operations to help the company make the most informed decisions using data. Our team collaborates on high-impact projects across the company — from driving quality and operational efficiency to market analysis and rider satisfaction scores — we help to safely and efficiently scale the Waymo Driver. We are data-driven, curious, open-minded, and adapt quickly to new information.

This hybrid role will report to our Product Data Science Lead, Optimization.

In this role you'll:

  • Partner with Engineer, Product and Data Science teams to develop Pricing strategy for Waymo
  • Apply Causal Inference methods to determine the effect of prices on customer behavior
  • Build Machine Learning and Optimization models to optimize Waymo pricing
  • Define, conduct and evaluate experiments to set pricing strategy
  • Present on a regular basis to Waymo leadership

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • Statistical knowledge
  • Ability to structure and solve ambiguous problems
  • Coding skills (Python and SQL)
  • Expertise and experience with experimentation
  • Experience with pricing optimization
  • Great communication
  • Four plus years of Industry experience

It's preferred if you have:

  • Prior experience building ML / Optimization models in the Pricing space
  • Experience at another Ride hailing or Marketplace company


The expected base salary range for this full-time position across US locations is listed below. Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the role location or, if the role can be performed remote, the specific salary range for your preferred location, during the hiring process.

Waymo employees are also eligible to participate in Waymo’s discretionary annual bonus program, equity incentive plan, and generous Company benefits program, subject to eligibility requirements.

Salary Range
$183,000—$232,000 USD