Senior Data Scientist

Bangalore, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can trust that we’ll deliver on their needs for today while investing in experiences that will power their restaurant of the future.

About this Roll*:

  • Design, build, train and evaluate machine learning models to drive business value for Toast and our restaurant customers
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external product stakeholders, both technical and non-technical and help translate deep machine learning knowledge to product applications
  • Break down larger ML initiatives into smaller problems that enables data science to deliver incremental business value and lead the team to execute on them
  • Work closely with Production Engineering and Data Platform teams to deploy models to production and regularly monitor for efficiency, key KPIs and enhance them as needed
  • Work with incident response and problem resolution teams to check and resolve any problems/challenges as and when identified in the model deployed in the production
  • Effectively document all steps and manage code repositories for easy scalability and knowledge sharing with the the team
  • Incorporate up-to-date ML technology and DS approach as best practice for the team
  • Help in continuing to build out and expand the Data Science and ML Engineering teams
  • Work effectively in a dynamic, changing environment while focusing on key goals and objectives

Do you have the right ingredients*?

  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Statistics, Applied Math, Computer Science, Engineering or other equivalent quantitative disciplines
  • 6 + years of industry experience in the field of Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Strong proficiency in Python and SQL; experience with some of the following languages, tools, and frameworks: R, Spark, Scala, scikit-learn, Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.
  • Familiarity with standard software engineering practices and tools including object-oriented programming, test-driven development, CI/CD, git, shell scripting, task orchestration (Airflow, Luigi, etc.) and preferably AWS tooling (Sagemaker, DynamoDB, ECS, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of underlying mathematical foundations of statistics and machine learning
  • Prior success deploying machine learning solutions in large-scale production environments
  • Deep experience in one or more of the following areas: natural language processing, recommender systems, and deep learning
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to evaluate new Machine Learning opportunities
  • Problem solver who loves to dig into different kinds of data and can communicate their findings to cross-functional stakeholders


Bonus ingredients*:

  • Passion for research and curiosity that calls you to go beyond “good enough” to create something innovative and exciting
  • A successful track record of developing financial risk and fraud detection solutions in payment systems.

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.