Senior Data Scientist

| Greater Boston Area

Our Opportunity

Chewy is seeking a highly motivated, goal-oriented, and analytical, Senior Data Scientist to join our exciting and fast paced company in Boston, MA. Our team is growing and if you are equally passionate about data analysis, digital marketing, e-commerce, and career growth, an opportunity at Chewy may be a great match! As the Data Scientist, you will be focused on solving business problems by advanced mathematical modeling to predict outcomes of high impact business decisions. In this role, you will own the management of Chewy’s digital marketing data science end-to-end. You will cooperate with BI teams across the organization in finding insights and developing the right data solutions. In this role, you should be effective at organizing large amounts of data from multiple data sources and build predictive and machine learning models from these large data sets, in order to support solutions of business problems as well as marketing campaign optimizations. This candidate should have a passion for data quality and attention to detail.

What you’ll do:

  • Research, design, and implement predictive models and classifiers built off of billions of rows of data
  • Routinely and effectively partner with digital marketing team to define key business questions and build the models and data sets that answer these questions
  • Lead identification of trends and KPI’s with the objective of improving marketing performance
  • Mentor junior data analysts and demonstrate Data Science and development best practices

What you’ll need:

  • An M.S., P.H.D., or equivalent experience in a related discipline (Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Finance or C.S.)
  • Experience in Python, R, or other Data Science object oriented programming language
  • Experience with applying machine learning techniques at scale and their tuning parameters (Neural Networks, Random Forest, Bayesian Models, K-Means Clustering)
  • 5 years of experience applying Machine Learning, Statistical Modeling, and Data Mining
  • Experience with SQL, NoSQL, and unstructured databases (MySQL, Hadoop, Redshift, MongoDB)
  • Hands on experience with software design for scalability, reliability, and performance
  • Proven track record in developing mathematical models to predict business outcomes and determine cause and effect relationships
  • Candidate must be organized, driven, and exhibit critical thinking skills.
  • Candidate must have an entrepreneurial and self-starting mentality.

 Bonus:

  • Experience in working with digital marketing channels in an eCommerce environment.
  • Knowledge of / experience with multi-channel and cross-channel attribution.
  • Extensive CLI and UNIX experience – we live in the terminal!
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Location

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.

An Insider's view of Chewy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It's refreshing being a part of a team dedicated to getting the job done, without quilting you into extra hours. While we are in the retail space, we are always supportive of the team's needs. I don't feel guilty about asking for help if I'm pressed for time and need to get back to my family. The flexibility around working from home has been great

Marcus

Senior Product Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team loves working on new app features that are requested by our customers! We get the most excited when our app users send us a request and then that idea comes to life in the next app update. We take our customer’s feedback very seriously!

Eliza

Mobile Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

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 are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We got you covered when it comes to competitive salaries, unlimited time off, medical & dental insurance, 401k and happy hour. True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents. Of course, the biggest perk is being able to work alongside smart, driven and passionate team members who are changing the world every day.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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