Data Scientist (Marketing)

| Chicago

About The Opportunity

Here at Grubhub we’ve been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that’s a late night Chalupa from Taco Bell or a salad for lunch from a local restaurant the day after they enjoyed said late night Chalupa).

 

While we are food-obsessed, we are also customer-obsessed. We look to constantly innovate our technology so our diners’ food experience is memorable, restaurant owners get more business and individuals across the country looking for part-time work can deliver the food from the restaurant to the diner flawlessly. We take great pride in knowing that we are a part of 17+ million diners food ordering experience and we are partnered with 105,000 restaurants in 2,000 US cities across our suite of apps (Grubhub, LevelUp, Seamless, Tapingo, Eat24).

 

Want to be a part of the biggest movement in the US that is moving eating forward? If so, we want to talk to you - and hear what’s your favorite restaurant for food delivery!

 

The Marketing Data Science Team is looking for a team player to help build out the next generation customer acquisition and retention systems (i.e., keyword bidding and email marketing).  We function very much like a startup, working quickly from raw data all the way up to designing and deploying AB tests. We directly communicate with our customers and have significant impact on overall company performance.  The data scientist in this role will spend time learning the systems and the business and is expected to help scale, automate, and optimize our machine learning stack.

 

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • You will be a part of the data science team that collaborates with other stakeholders to develop models of customer behavior.
  • You will implement and optimize of the computational stack - from raw data to customer modeling to the implementation of email marketing or keyword marketing campaigns.
  • You will assist in the design and implementation of experiments.
  • You will safeguard the operational health our infrastructure in case of any failures.
  • You will be setting long term goals with clear deliverables and making action plans to realize them.
  • You will seek opportunities to grow based on your interests as well as team needs!
  • You will constantly train yourself and participate in team learning activities.

You Should Have

  • 3+ years of applicable work experience in data science.
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, applied math, engineering, statistics, econometrics, or a related field (Master’s Degree or PhD in Quantitative Field highly preferred).
  • Software engineering skills - testing, code reviews, automation.
  • Experience developing, debugging, improving models.
  • Languages - SQL, Python and associated analysis and machine learning libraries.
  • Machine learning - experience building models for inference and prediction.  Experience with categorical and numerical modeling.
  • Good math / quant skills - linear algebra, calculus, statistics.
  • Strong cross-functional communication skills - The algorithms we develop are central to how the business runs. So it's critical for you to understand the drivers of our business very deeply, and to be able to explain your approach to a wide variety of both technical and non-technical stakeholders and take input from them where appropriate.
  • Growth mindset - Always be looking to be a better team member and engineer!

 

Got These?  Even Better:

  • Strong data engineering skills - schema design and ability to build and monitor ETL processes.
  • Hands-on experience with the following platforms/tools - Spark, Redshift / Postgres, AWS, Linux, Hive / Presto, Git.
  • Data visualization - ability to present results clearly to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience working in e-commerce, particularly in areas of customer modeling, personalization
  • Experience with e-mail marketing
  • Paid search - a knowledge of SEM (Adwords, BingAds), APIs, and how to apply machine learning to it
  • Lifetime value modeling

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. It’s true, no strings attached and all the time you need to recharge.
  • PTO. It’s true, we provide you a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Better Benefits. Get quality insurance, flex-spending accounts, retirement options and commuter perks.  
  • Free Food. Kitchens are stocked and free Grubhub each week.
  • Stock Up. All of our employees are owners, in fact, they’re granted Restricted Stock Units, which means we’re all in it to win it.
  • Casual Culture. Catch rays on the rooftop or get comfy on a couch and get to know your coworkers — because work, should be a place you want to be.

We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:DOL Poster. Grubhub is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Location

111 W. Washington St., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60602
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What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

$18 per week to use on the Grubhub website. Restricted stock units for all team members. Learning and development opportunities. Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings. Casual dress code and private roof top deck.

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