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Senior Data Scientist at Chewy (Miami, FL)

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy's Supply Chain Team is seeking a Senior Supply Chain Data Scientist to join its growing Inventory Optimization team. Combining a background in Supply Chain with a deep understanding of optimization and data science, you will be a part of a team responsible for strategic planning and research initiatives centered around Chewy’s inventory strategy. Your optimization models will guide Chewy’s inventory placement strategy as we aim to improve customer experience though shorter transit times while reducing Chewy’s inventory holding costs and transportation spend. Moreover, you will develop Data Science solutions to support partners across Network Topology, Forecasting, Replenishment, and Operations to scale with the business’s growing needs. You will serve a subject matter expert, mentoring Data Scientists on the team to develop a world class data science organization.

What You'll Do:

  • Mentor and support a team of Data Scientists in developing new models and algorithms in the Inventory Optimization space
  • Develop optimization models to establish an ideal inventory placement strategy at Chewy
  • Create models to quantify item substitutability and interactions between inventory in Chewy’s catalog
  • Partner with business users and other data scientists and engineers to build automated solutions at the intersection of inventory optimization, replenishment, topology, and operations
  • Develop scenario management models to facilitate “what if” scenario planning
  • Communicate your findings to senior leaders and executives throughout the company

What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years’ experience designing optimization and machine learning solutions for large scale applications
  • Ability to understand and apply advanced mathematics
  • An advanced degree (M.S., PhD, or equivalent experience) in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Python or R mastery
  • Extensive experience working with Linear Programming, Mixed Integer Linear Programming, and ML models
  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work through infrastructure build out and coordinate with IT and BI business partners
  • Ability to use collaborative programming tools (Git, Confluence, etc.), and assist and support junior colleague’s use of those tools
  • Experience mentoring both junior and experienced data scientists


  • Supply chain experience
  • E-com, Retail or startup experience is a plus.
  • Strong leadership skills and outgoing personality

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!

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
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care 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

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