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Cambridge Mobile Telematics Senior Data Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Join us in making roads safer by making drivers better!

CMT is seeking outstanding data scientists/software engineers to join us in building technology to make the world’s roads safer. To achieve that, you will help us reliably collect and manage data from sensors on smartphones and connected devices in vehicles. As a member of our engineering group, you will help accomplish our mission by designing and building solutions that solve our customer’s problems. Our company is made up of collaborative, customer-committed, and creative experts that enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment. We are looking for high performers to help build global-scale solutions to improve safety in an evolving mobile world.

Our software engineers partner with our data scientists to create production code resulting from various techniques and disciplines in machine learning, signal processing, statistics and robotics, ranging from probabilistic inference on mobile sensor data, data fusion between noisy sensors, time-series and/or geospatial analysis, image and video analysis using deep neural networks, risk modeling and classification of driving behavior, data visualization, and more. Your excellent, reliable code, documentation, testing and monitoring will impact the safety of the millions of drivers who use our products daily.


  • 5+ years of experience developing software in an agile business environment

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or quantitative field

  • Masters of Science and/or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or quantitative field

  • Strong, efficient Python programming skills

  • Experience with full software lifecycle development (work with Product to gather and design requirements, implement, test, deploy, monitor)

  • Experience and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Very strong understanding of high-quality software design and disciplines

Preferred skills:

  • Familiarity with one or more of: machine learning, data mining, signal processing, or advanced statistics

  • Familiarity with scipy, NumPy

  • Experience in designing data pipelines and products for real-world applications

  • Experience with Docker and containerized workflows

  • Experience with AWS products

  • Familiarity with enterprise software tools (e.g. Jira)


Cambridge Mobile Telematics' (CMT) mission is to make the world’s roads and drivers safer. Since its first product launch in 2012 that pioneered mobile usage-based insurance, CMT has become the world’s leading telematics and analytics provider for insurers, rideshares, and fleets. CMT’s DriveWell platform uses mobile sensing and behavioral science to measure driving risk and incentivize safer driving, while its Claims Studio reduces the claims cycle time with real-time crash detection, crash reconstruction, and damage assessment using telematics and artificial intelligence. CMT has over 50 active programs with insurers and other partners, improving safety for millions of drivers every day around the world. Started based on research at MIT and backed by the SoftBank Vision Fund to fuel its rapid growth, CMT is headquartered in Cambridge MA. To learn more, visit and follow CMT on Twitter @cmtelematics.

Our Benefits Include:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Retirement Plan (401k match)

  • Life Insurance (Basic & AD&D)

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Parental Leave

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability

  • Work From Home

  • Flexible Scheduling Options

  • Stock Option Plan