Shipwell
Shipwell is transforming supply chains with better connectivity across people, systems and workflows
Austin, TX
Remote

Lead Machine Learning Engineer

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Lead Machine Learning EngineerABOUT US

Shipwell is fundamentally changing the shipping and logistics industry by building a connected platform that provides solutions for your entire supply chain. We are streamlining the way shippers, 3PLs, and carriers have operated for decades using ground-breaking technology to provide automation and workflow solutions in an established industry that comprises over 5% GDP.  Shipwell created the first truly connected digital supply chain platform that provides real-time connectivity, visibility, automation, and bullet-proof APIs. We are a Series B startup that is backed by world-class investors, such as First Round Capital, Fifth Wall, and Georgian Partners.

LEAD MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER - Guided Actions Squad

The Guided Action Squad at Shipwell leverages data, analytics, and algorithms to provide optimization and smart automation for our customers. As part of the Data Science Team within that Squad, you will proactively design and deploy algorithms and analytics features on our state-of-the-art platform. This involves collaborating with Product, Engineering, and Operations teams to discover product opportunities and to proactively drive features through development to customer adoption. The mission is to underpin operational decisions made at each stage of the supply chain with data-driven insights.

What you’ll do when you get here:
  • Deploy customer-facing product features by developing advanced algorithms and statistics using client proprietary and public domain datasets; projects include scheduling and network optimization, macroeconomic forecasting, pricing, vehicle routing, and resource matching
  • Collaborate with operations and product teams to identify business needs, discover product opportunities, develop data-driven solutions, and distill algorithm performance into trackable business impact
  • Mentor other members of the Data Science Team by organizing team brainstorm sessions, code reviews, and pair-programming collaborations
  • Provide consulting services on both internal and external analytics questions
  • Source, clean, and process a diverse set of data streams
What you need to have:
  • MS / PhD in data science, operations research, statistics, mathematics, physical science, computer science, engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 4 - 10+ years of applied work experience, preferably in a non-academic setting
  • Expert knowledge in a mathematical programming language, preferably Python, MATLAB, R
  • Experience designing and implementing supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms
  • Ability to communicate complex findings in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Facility to translate business requirements and high-level ideas into well-defined problems
  • Desire to mentor teammates
  • Competency with ETL processes for manipulating data sets
  • Familiarity with API integrations
  • Proactive approach to solving problems

What is Preferred:

  • Supply Chain experience
  • Enthusiasm towards technical mentorship

WHY SHIPWELL?

  • 401k
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Friendly and inclusive company culture
  • Team building events and office celebrations
  • Competitive compensation with company stock options
  • Company sponsored healthcare, dental, and vision insurance
  • The kitchen is fully stocked with local coffee, drinks, and snacks
  • An open work environment where everyone has a voice
  • Subsidized gym, cell phone, learning and commuter reimbursements. Oh yeah, and entertainment reimbursement, we’ve got you covered!
  • An exceptional team of passionate, bright, and inspirational coworkers

View all our open positions at http://www.shipwell.com/careers

We've announced our $35M Series B financing round! Read more https://shipwell.com/series-b.

Shipwell is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Shipwell, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight. We have pledged to create a diverse and culturally strong company and environment.
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What are Shipwell Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Dependent Care FSA
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Full-time remote for all positions. We give people the option to work in an office or fully remote - the choice is yours!
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

An Insider's view of Shipwell

What are some social events your company does?

Shipwell assumes you know how to do your job; outside of core office hours, you are allowed to set your own in-office times. Working from home to deal with a delivery or appointment is a simple notice to a manager, and you're encouraged to make use of the unlimited PTO!

David

Backend Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

How a freight brokerage frees up cumbersome processes using technology! We strive to answer this question so people on the front lines can do more of what they do best. Our teams are the heaviest users and biggest advocates of Shipwell’s platform because it directly solves our industry-specific needs.

Andy

Carrier Compliance & Analytics Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

What makes the team members on my teams successful is their ability to come in everyday with an amazing attitude, effort, and working together as a team!

Taryn

Enterprise Carrier Sales Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Everyone on the team shows up with a unique perspective. We don't train people to be sales robots because sometimes new ideas can drastically improve how the entire team operates. That sort of ingenuity influences our entire company.

Laurel

Strategic Account Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Being a data scientist I spend about 50% of my time with stakeholders, customers, sales representatives, & the carrier success team, to understand how they work and how we can help them. One of the most important lessons I have learnt at Shipwell is that listening is key!

Anna

Associate Data Scientist

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Head of Shipwell Logistics

Shipwell
Austin
6 hours ago
+46
About Shipwell Supply chains are disconnected, fragmented, and in the stone age. We believe the market has it wrong and we believe there is a better way. We can build the de facto platform and market network to connect, automate, and optimize the supply chains of the world. This is a multi trillion dollar opportunity. Today, Shipwell transforms your supply chain by combining digitized freight, real-time tracking, and an integrated partner network

Lead Machine Learning Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
7 hours ago
+46
Data Scientists at Shipwell proactively design and deploy algorithms and analytics features on our state-of-the-art platform. This involves collaborating with Product, Engineering, and Operations teams to discover product improvement opportunities and to proactively drive features through development to customer adoption. The mission is to underpin operational decisions made at each stage of the supply chain with data-driven insights.

Strategic Account Manager

Shipwell
Austin
2 days ago
+46
Strategic Account Manager About Shipwell Supply chains are disconnected, fragmented, and in the stone age. We believe the market has it wrong and we believe there is a better way. We can build the de facto platform and market network to connect, automate, and optimize the supply chains of the world. This is a multi trillion dollar opportunity. Today, Shipwell transforms your supply chain by combining digitized freight, real-time tracking, and an

Backend Engineer - Guided Actions

Shipwell
Austin
3 days ago
+46
Guided Actions is our data science squad and is where a lot of the magic at Shipwell happens. We're a cross functional team that includes a PM, backend engineer, frontend engineer, qa engineer, product designer, business analyst, and data scientists. Our major projects include pricing intelligence, predicted ETAs, and shipment assembly (load and route optimization). We'd love for you to join us and build the future.

Backend Engineer - Integrations

Shipwell
Austin
3 days ago
+46
Our integrations team manages our third-party integrations, which allow us to ingest orders and shipments, synchronize with ERPs and dedicated financial systems, track shipments, monitor carrier compliance, and unlocks a massive network of carriers. We're a cross functional team that includes a PM, multiple backend engineers, informatica engineers, frontend engineer, qa engineer, and a product designer. Our major initiatives include EDI connectivity, tracking shipments using electronic logging devices (ELDs), and integrating with ERP systems via APIs. We'd love for you to join us and build the future. 

Backend Engineer - Platform

Shipwell
Austin
3 days ago
+46
Guided Actions is our data science squad and is where a lot of the magic at Shipwell happens. We're a cross functional team that includes a PM, backend engineer, frontend engineer, qa engineer, product designer, business analyst, and data scientists. Our major projects include pricing intelligence, predicted ETAs, and shipment assembly (load and route optimization). We'd love for you to join us and build the future.

Senior Backend Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
1 week ago
+46
The Backend Engineer role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as we pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. We need someone to own the end to end development of features which includes clarifying requirements, designing solutions, writing code and ensuring that features are well tested. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Solutions Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
1 week ago
+46
Solutions Engineer About Shipwell Supply chains are disconnected, fragmented, and in the stone age. We believe the market has it wrong and we believe there is a better way. We can build the de facto platform and market network to connect, automate, and optimize the supply chains of the world. This is a multi trillion dollar opportunity. Today, Shipwell transforms your supply chain by combining digitized freight, real-time tracking, and an

Backend Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
1 week ago
+46
The Backend Engineer role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as we pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. We need someone to own the end to end development of features which includes clarifying requirements, designing solutions, writing code and ensuring that features are well tested. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Business Development Representative - Entry Level

Shipwell
Austin
1 week ago
+46
Qualify prospects that could be Shipwell TMS and/or freight customers and schedule discovery meetings with Account Executives. Research, email, and call prospects within the target market to get meetings set-up.  Learn the Shipwell TMS platform and it’s available features and functionality, work as a team with Sales Development Reps and Account Executives, and be a proactive go-getter.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
1 week ago
+46
The Quality Assurance role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth software company as they pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. Shipwell is seeking someone who is a critical thinker and understands product workflows and how users typically interact with applications. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Account Manager - Final Mile

Shipwell
Austin
2 weeks ago
+46
Account Manager - Final Mile About Shipwell Supply chains are disconnected, fragmented, and in the stone age. We believe the market has it wrong and we believe there is a better way. We can build the de facto platform and market network to connect, automate, and optimize the supply chains of the world. This is a multi trillion dollar opportunity. Today, Shipwell transforms your supply chain by combining digitized freight, real-time tracking, and

Engineering Manager

Shipwell
Austin
2 weeks ago
+46
The Engineering Manager role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as we pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. We need someone to own the end to end development of features which includes clarifying requirements, designing solutions, writing code and ensuring that features are well tested. The Engineering Manager is responsible for setting and communicating the technical direction of the team, mentoring and growing the team, removing roadblocks and communicating to stakeholders. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to be part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Senior Product Manager

Shipwell
Austin
2 weeks ago
+46
As a Senior Product Manager at Shipwell you will be a strong customer-focused innovator looking for an opportunity to automate and simplify a highly fragmented and antiquated industry. In this role, you will gain an intimate knowledge of our shipper, 3PL/broker, and carrier customers and their processes. You will assess their needs and provide opportunities and solutions to them by incorporating relevant features into our platform, APIs, and automation pipelines. You will own the “whole product” - running backlogs, building requirements and taking features from ideation to release.  As a  Senior Product Manager you direct product development and ensure high return on investment (ROI.) You’ll translate ideas into strategy and features, and follow product development from start to finish. To succeed in this role, you should be a perceptive and creative leader and a reliable problem-solver. If you’re also confident and have a knack for knowing what ideas will and won’t work, we’d like to meet you. As a senior Product Manager, you will work with a squad of engineers, designers, data scientists, and architects to ensure the delivery and deployment of product initiatives with a keen eye on iteration and improvement. 

Mobile QA Automation Engineer

Shipwell
Austin
3 weeks ago
+46
The Quality Assurance role provides you with a unique opportunity to join a high growth, third-party logistics company as they pivot into a record-breaking 3rd year. Shipwell is seeking someone who is a critical thinker and understands product workflows and how users typically interact with applications. We’re laying the foundation on which our industry will be reinvented; we’re looking for individuals who want to part of a significant change. Ideas come from being an innovator and an amplifier, that strives to achieve more, for themselves and to enable greatness in others.

Customer Success Manager

Shipwell
Austin
3 weeks ago
+46
As a Customer Success Manager you will be a trusted advisor to build relationships with customers and help them navigate from onboarding through renewal.  You will assist in driving adoption, comprehension and utilization of Shipwell products and services.

Solutions Architect

Shipwell
Austin
3 weeks ago
+46
As a Solution Architect with Shipwell you will be first and foremost customer focused!  You will succeed in this role if you are a highly technical individual who feels as comfortable working with tech leaders to map out software delivery initiative roadmaps as you do writing code. You will work with customers from the planning phase through maintaining the system. You will be their primary technical contact at Shipwell and establish relationships with admins and their tech leaders.