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Dania Beach, FL

Senior Data Scientist, Forecasting at Chewy

| Dania Beach, FL
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy's Supply Chain Team is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join the growing Supply Chain Forecasting Analytics team in Dania Beach, FL. Combining a background in Supply Chain with a deep understanding of analytics and data science, you will be a part of a team responsible for strategic forecasting and research initiatives centered around our demand forecasting, operations and planning. This includes retrieving data from different resources and implementing forecasting models to produce accurate predictions and root causing the forecast misses. The Supply Chain team operates in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and new opportunities. You will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions and technologies which will handle the growing business needs and play a key role in redefining what it means to be a world-class ecommerce organization.

What You'll Do:

  • Partner with demand planning, operations, and supply planning to provide best in-class forecast to support mission critical cross functional planning and execution of functional areas including but not limited to Supply Chain, Marketing, and Merchandising.
  • Assess, interpret, and analyze the data in development of thorough, accurate, and supportable forecasting models and reporting.
  • Leverage statistical models and machine learning tools to scientifically quantify macro changes from marketing, merchandising, and pricing, to answer key growth challenges related to promotional planning, user segmentation, and network planning.
  • Develop data driven, insightful end-to-end software solutions using machine learning and optimization methods to answer questions, with a focus on root-causing.
  • Enable Chewy management to make informed, data-driven decisions by providing business analyses and building advanced data science models.
  • Identify opportunities and potential business problems to create solutions that allow repeatable fully automated analysis, actionable recommendations, and product of the solution.
  • Document technical details of your work.
  • Drive to Win as a Team – constantly pursing exceptional results that help us win in the stakeholders. 
  • Respect for Teammates – encouraging diverse identities, backgrounds, talent, and perspectives. 
  • Collaboration – working with all team members, and across teams, to integrate perspectives and encourage contributions.
  • Adaptability – quickly applying feedback and circumstances to team priorities.

What You'll Need:

  • An advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent quantitative fields such as Engineering, Computer Science with a background in both time series and machine learning professional experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in industry at data scientist role/s.
  • Experience building production-quality data science models including Classification, Clustering, Regression, and time series techniques and advanced Machine Learning models.
  • Solid understanding and experience in database technologies and SQL mastery
  • Mastery in Python and environments such as Jupyter/PyCharm/Anaconda
  • Proficiency in data visualization tools and/or packages
  • Excellent grasp of advanced statistical concepts and methods.
  • Ability to understand and apply advanced mathematics.
  • Must have hands-on experience with time series analysis.
  • Familiarity with the end-to-end data science pipeline and workflow
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to own and deliver projects.
  • Ability to see the big picture and the demonstration of strong business intuition.
  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations.
  • Ability to compile information into unified reports.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to use version control and collaborative programming tools (Git, Confluence, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively operate both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus

  • Experience in object-oriented programming with Python
  • Experience in R, PySpark, Spark, Scala, Java, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Docker
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau or similar)
  • Experience in Advanced Excel, VBA Macros
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services tools such as Redshift, Snowflake, SageMaker or other similar platforms
  • Experience and application of optimization techniques such as linear programming or meta-heuristics.
  • Experience with A/B test design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Experience with deep-learning technologies.
  • Experience with own, cross, and competitor product elasticity analysis.
  • Experience working in Agile Development model with incrementally changing requirements.
  • Self-motivated with strong problem-solving and self-learning skills.
  • Flexible with respect to changes in work direction as the project develops.
  • Strong advocate of a culture of process and data quality in all development team.
  • E-com, Retail or startup experience is a plus.
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact [email protected] 
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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