Trunk Club
Chicago, IL

Data Scientist

| Chicago

Working for Trunk Club

When you join Trunk Club, you join the Nordstrom family. Our fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment is paired with the strong history and experience of a retail legacy. We have access to some of the greatest minds in retail and technology and are constantly creating innovative strategies to develop the ultimate apparel solutions. We welcome your adaptability, your curiosity, and your passion to contribute to our unparalleled shopping experience!

Who We Are

At Trunk Club, we develop machine learning algorithms that enable the business to make data-driven decisions, from whom marketing targets for re-engagement credits, to which merchandise to recommend for a given customer. Our data scientists dive into readily accessible data and tools thanks to our diligent data engineering team. Our stack provides data scientists the capability to easily turn an algorithm into an API, and run follow-up A/B tests using a range of multivariate models at your disposal. Every team relies not only on the data insights collected, but more importantly in the clever ways that we present it at every step in our experience. 

Data Science helps drive Trunk Club. Every member plays a critical role in influencing the company on the best ways to grow and change. You will have autonomy to collaborate with every team and be directly connected to decision makers without bureaucracy.

What You'll Do

  • Build Machine Learning models that power our apps and inventory classification. Our preferred language is currently Python.
  • Research and develop predictive algorithms using various supervised and unsupervised statistical concepts, such as time series, multivariate methods, GLM, and Bayesian inference.
  • Continue to invest and expand our core skillsets in the areas of big data machine learning techniques, such as gradient boosting, bagging, recommender systems, and NLP.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify business opportunities, and how to translate the opportunities into actionable analytical solutions.
  • Work with technology partners to test and implement solutions.
  • Communicate and present algorithm solution and outcome with other teams through data visualization.

What Your Background May Look Like

  • MS in a quantitative field from a top ranking program, PhD is preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience (post academia).
  • Proficiency with Python, Jupyter, and Spark is preferred. Will also consider strong quantitative candidates with background in R or other programming languages.
  • Experience with working in an agile team environment
  • Experience with communicating and presentation highly quantitative concepts to a non-quant audience.

Who You Are

  • A self-starter. You love what you do and are motivated to find the next improvement opportunity.
  • A learner. You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge and greater understanding.
  • A conversationalist. You speak the language of statistics, and you can communicate with technical and non-technical users alike.
  • An innovator. You're interested in the "why" and the solutions that make things more interesting and efficient.

How We Work

  • With others. We collaborate cross-functionally to solve problems and deliver the best products for our customers.
  • With transparency. We have an open, collaborative team environment. No cubicles, no private offices.
  • With agility. We don’t believe in following a process for process’s sake. We ship frequently and focus on delivering incremental value.
  • With open minds. We are committed to building a diverse team of people with unique perspectives. This encourages a healthy and inclusive environment that builds a more sustainable, successful company.
  • With pride. We value our people most of all. We invest in ourselves by applying our own strengths and interests to company needs.

A Few of Our Perks

  • Lunch-and learns
  • Annual stipend for continuous education
  • Tech all-hands every other Friday
  • Hack days
  • Team outings
  • Nordstrom discount
  • Flexible work environment
  • Social environment with built-in bars


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Where we are

Located in the popular River North neighborhood in Chicago, our HQ Clubhouse and offices are easily accessible to public transportation.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SwiftLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Sinatra, Sidekiq, ES6Frameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
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What are Trunk Club Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
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
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

On-site coffee bar with barista and snacks • Full bar • Rooftop with city views • Did we mention Nordstrom & Trunk Club merchandise discounts?

Jobs at Trunk Club
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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

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Building cloud-based infrastructure in AWS. Designing and creating services and system architecture. Collaborating with Engineering, QA and and Data Services teams to ensure top-notch deployments. Establishing our next-generation infrastructure using container-based deployment (Docker) and microservices. Brainstorming and contributing ideas to our technology, algorithms, and products. Creating amazing user experiences for both internal and external customers. We collaborate with Engineering, QA, and Data Services teams on the daily through multiple communication channels, including ChatOps.

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Senior Data Scientist

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1 day ago
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Developing and maintaining Machine Learning infrastructure that powers our ranking models, member apps, inventory classification, etc. Our preferred language is Python and you'll regularly be working with real-time information from Kafka streaming systems. Researching, developing, and implementing predictive algorithms using various regression techniques, deploying them as real-time APIs in our micro-service infrastructure. Utilizing Natural Language Processing to understand text content across products, including reviews and interactions between users, stylists, and products. Using Computer Vision (OpenCV) for image content analysis of novel and existing clothing items: classification, quality, attractiveness, similarity, extraction of features for ranking models. Identifying suspicious transactions and malicious users for Fraud. Can you beat SaaS fraud platforms? We’re betting so. Determining the optimal inventory levels to help us effectively manage inventory needs while meeting revenue goals. Using a range of clustering techniques to identify latent clusters of customers based on purchases, demographics, styles, etc. Brainstorming new tools to help minimize the risk of experimenting with new algorithms.

Senior Merchandising Analyst

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As a Sr. Merchandising Analyst, you will be ultimately responsible for providing the data our product planning teams use to inform seasonal and real-time product buying and inventory management decisions. This will range from translating demand forecasts into detailed inventory requirements across both clubhouses and trunks, to building real-time dashboards to monitor inventory availability, to highlighting product performance issues via stylist and customer feedback. You will work with stakeholders in Product Planning, Site Merchandising, Marketing, and Finance to ensure we have the right data to increase relevant inventory availability while improving overall inventory efficiency. This will involve pulling in signals from different sources - stylist feedback, customer feedback, online shopping sessions, etc. - into a concise and actionable framework for making inventory decisions. If successful, you will help ensure we have the right inventory available for every member in every experience.

Android Developer

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Engineering Manager

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Retail Operations Associate (Part-time)

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Greet every member who enters our Clubhouse in a warm, friendly and professional manner. Provide remarkable support to our growing sales team. Ensure all merchandise is returned to our on-site inventory neatly and promptly. Correspond via email and chat with our Service team to solve member problems. Coordinate logistics of deliveries and returns. Fold product from in-house appointments and run the shelves. Perform all necessary operational store functions. Assist with unpacking/tagging/folding new product and stocking the shelves. Maintain knowledge of new and old product (brands, styles, colors, etc). Follow all store operational policies and procedures. Assist in receiving and stocking all supplies needed to run the sales office. Maintain the space while keeping it up to standards of cleanliness.

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