Data Science Co-Op at Peapod Digital Labs (Chicago, IL)
What’s Our Dish
Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.
Browse The Aisles
A co-op position with our Data Science team is a great way to get hands on experience and mentorship with industry-leading personalization algorithms. This position is an opportunity to collaborate with a fast-growing and globally focused network of data scientists, machine learning engineers, and AI practitioners developing novel approaches to personalization and recommender engines. You will be very hands on and will actively contribute to our code base and algorithm brainstorms.
Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role
- Create algorithms to better personalize every customer touch point
- Develop our core algorithms with strong methodological rigor
- Identify strengths, weaknesses, and potential biases of modeling components
- Assist Machine Learning Engineers in the development of SDKs for rapid prototyping and deployment of algorithms
- Build robust experimentation algorithms to continually improve existing algorithms
The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients
- Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future (including OPT)
- Enrolled in school at the start of the co-op (June 21st – December 17th)
- Located in one of our office locations – preference to candidates located in Chicago (IL), Quincy (MA), and Salisbury (NC)
Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table
- Strong coding ability in Python. Knowledge of other languages is a bonus!
- Familiarity with IDEs, we use PyCharm
- Understanding of the following ML concepts:
- Regression, classification, clustering, and time series algorithms
- Hyperparameter tuning and model selection
- Collaborative filtering
- Linear and scalar algebra
- Causal inference modeling
- Deep learning
Join Us at Our Table
Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.