Data Scientist at Flock Safety (S17)
$180k - $220k  •  
Public safety operating system disrupting the status quo
Atlanta, GA / Remote
Full-time
6+ years
About Flock Safety

Flock Safety provides the first public safety operating system that empowers private communities and law enforcement to work together to eliminate crime. We are committed to protecting human privacy and mitigating bias in policing with the development of best-in-class technology rooted in ethical design, which unites civilians and public servants in pursuit of a safer, more equitable society.

Our Safety-as-a-Service approach includes affordable devices powered by LTE and solar that can be installed anywhere. Our technology detects and captures objective details, decodes evidence in real-time and delivers investigative leads into the hands of those who matter.

While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fun relationships even when we are physically apart. Our flock of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. Flock Safety is headquartered in Atlanta and operates nationwide. We have raised $150M in our Series E led by Tiger Global at a $3.5B valuation.

About the role

Eliminate Crime. Build Community. Flock Safety provides a public safety operating system that empowers private communities and law enforcement to work together to eliminate crime. We are committed to protecting human privacy and mitigating bias in policing with the development of best-in-class technology rooted in ethical design, which unites civilians and public servants in pursuit of a safer, more equitable society.

Our Safety-as-a-Service approach includes affordable devices powered by LTE and solar that can be installed anywhere. Our technology detects and captures objective details, decodes evidence in real-time and delivers investigative leads into the hands of those who matter.

While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fun relationships even when we are physically apart. Our flock of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. Flock Safety is headquartered in Atlanta and operates nationwide. We are well funded by Meritech Capital, Initialized Capital, YCombinator, Matrix Partners, BedRock Capital, and Founders Fund - and we're scaling quickly.

About the opportunity As a Data Scientist, you will explore, mine, and build data and leverage it using advanced analytical techniques to help drive critical business decisions.

How You’ll Take Flight With Flock

  • Perform analyses on large datasets using statistical and AI techniques to derive insights
  • Design and build seamless decision support tools that leverage advanced analytical techniques
  • Understand and augment key data sources to be leveraged in decision making
  • Work with teams from across the business to execute on data and analytics needs to help them better understand tactical and strategic opportunities

About You

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • You are a thought leader in the industry and have a strong understanding of what a strong data science program looks like
  • You are passionate about creating a data-driven culture
  • You have previous experience working at a start-up and understand how to build from the ground up
  • Strong experience using Python and its core AI/ML/OR packages
  • Strong SQL and data processing skills
  • Experience modeling data to drive analytics
  • Experience in Tableau
  • Ability to communicate and drive for solutions to complex and abstract problems
  • Effectively communicate, and seek to understand and be understood

Why join the Flock? When you join the Flock, you are joining a diverse team of passionate, ambitious, intelligent people that put team over self. We offer competitive salary (commensurate with experience), equity in the company, take what you need vacation policy, and the opportunity to grow your career at a fast-paced, high growth mission-driven startup. We genuinely care about the well-being of our employees both in and out of the office and understand the importance of work/life balance. We’d love for you to join us in the fight to eliminate crime, one community at a time.

Technology

Main Stack: Typescript (Node.js), React, Golang, Postgres, Elastic, Dynamo. Hosted on AWS (k8s, sns) using Docker.

Camera Firmware: Embedded Android running on a custom PCB that we develop in house.

Machine Learning: Pytorch, TensorFlow, TF Serving, Computer Vision, Kubernetes

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