Algorithms Researcher


About the company:

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.

Job description:

We are looking for an Algorithms Researcher to join our R&D department in TLV. The position is to explore the vast collection of relevant data and create the artificial intelligence algorithms that drive Via's mass scale, complex, multi-dimensional automated dispatch.

What You'll Do

Mathematically model the competing demands on Via's system.
Use sophisticated statistical methods to analyze demand, traffic and fleet performance, and generate insights that inform algorithm development.
Develop online decision-making systems that optimize system utilization while maintaining quality of service for riders.
Develop algorithms that implement decision-making systems in an efficient and scalable way.

Required qualifications:

Who You Are

MSc/PhD Computer Science / Mathematics / Physics or similar
Significant academic research experience in relevant fields.
Extensive knowledge of algorithms, with a focus on graph theory and combinatorial optimization.
4-5 years of experience in hands-on algorithms development
Analytical: you can extract the essential features of a complex real-life problem to arrive at a simple and relevant mathematical model.
Experience in Python programming – Advantage
Fast learner: you can quickly master concepts, disciplines and methods.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Hands-on: you are able to realize your ideas in code.

Job location

Tel Aviv