Senior Data Scientist at ShopRunner

| Chicago
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ABOUT US:

We connect consumers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 100+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends.

For merchants, we're driving e-commerce business and producing insights with a growing data analytics practice. With a powerful two-sided network and a robust data platform, we're creating an e-commerce win-win, helping retailers compete. The landscape of retail is changing and we're here to empower retailers to take their place in that exciting evolution.

We have people in offices around the world: Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), New York, San Mateo and Krakow, Poland. We hustle to get things done, creating wins for consumers, merchants, and each other.

 ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Senior Data Scientist at ShopRunner, you will be digging into our extensive store of cross-market e-commerce data in order to create predictive models that help push our business forward. Working with other teams throughout the business, our team is pushing the limits of what our data can do, driving us to find more effective ways to serve our merchants and the customers who use our platform. A collaborator through and through, you will work to help define data pipelines for both batch and real-time models.

 ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Develop models and uncover insights that help demonstrate the value that ShopRunner provides to merchants and inform how we structure deals.
  • Analyze our massive store of data to better understand how our customers interact with ShopRunner and our merchant network and use that understanding to identify new segments that ShopRunner should focus on, to build recommendation systems, and to build predictive targeting models.
  • Uncover opportunities for new products and services within our customer and merchant network, often developing POC’s and prototypes.
  • Work with the engineering team to develop new products, including assisting with data architecture and modelling, to ensure new products will scale with usage across our merchant network.
 ABOUT WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
  • 5+ years as a Data Scientist, working closely within a business to give actionable insights; or PhD-level candidates with the right research experience and expertise, and equivalent work experience.
  • Strong coding ability in Python, including experience with various data science libraries such as pandas, scikit-learn, SciPy, NumPy, Jupyter, and PySpark.
  • Experience with recommendation systems, natural language processing, and/or computer vision is a plus.
  • Collaborative problem solver with previous experience building machine learning models from the ground up.
  • Experienced communicator who can champion their insights and ideas until they become proven production systems that generate business value.
  • Hands-on self starter who can move data projects forward by acquiring and converting data into useful formats when necessary.

We want you to bring your whole human self to work every single day. We accept you for who you are and consider everyone on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

The beauty of our office is you can get everything you need, without ever having to leave the building. Food, post office, gym.... take that, winter!

What are ShopRunner Perks + Benefits

ShopRunner Benefits Overview

From generous PTO to weekly work-from-home, amazing parental leave, and volunteer time off, we've crafted the kind of benefits plan that supports a stellar employee experience! When you join ShopRunner, you get best-in-class healthcare for you and your family, 401k matching that vests immediately, an annual educational budget, and meaningful company options that give all Shoprunners some skin in the game. It’s all part of our culture of creating an environment that allows you to be your best self at work.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
ShopRunner values what our employees can do, not what time they sit down at their desks. We work hard and we show up, but we don't punch in and out.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Baseball games, holiday parties, darts, trivia, parties on our patio -- we make time to get to know one another and have fun.
Game Room
No game room, but we do have board game and trivia nights!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Thursday.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We sponsor conferences, our teams speak at conferences, and we offer an annual reimbursement program for continuing education.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Our lunch and learns run the gamut, and have included everything from product demos, to financial advising, trends in ecommerce, and interview training. We make time to learn from one another.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
ShopRunner sets up quarterly hack weeks, where we focus on new ideas and special projects.
Online course subscriptions available
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