Chewy
We're on a quest to help people connect through pets.

Applied Data Scientist III

| Bellevue
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Our Opportunity:

Do you want to build a model that changes customer experience? Do actually want to see your ideas, your pipelines, your architecture, your experiment really affect the business? If so, Chewy Recommendations team is hiring!

We use the best machine learning techniques and continuously test the outcomes to simplify product discovery for pet parents looking for their pet needs on Chewy.com. Our exceptional multi-disciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, software/front-end engineers, and product managers work together to power personalized recommendations and product discovery for pet parents.

Our mission is to make Chewy a trusted partner who meets pet parents’ needs in an intuitively personalized and friction-free way. Our team has single-threaded ownership of the space allowing us to decide on impactful products that we can experiment with, measure with metrics, and deliver to maximize value to our customers.

We are hiring Applied Data Scientist in either Bellevue, WA, or Boston, MA. In this position, you will work on all stages of model development from idea, analysis, architecture, pipeline, experimentation, and feedback loop.  Personalization includes building understanding across the pet parent journey and making runtime recommendations. Your work will directly impact millions of customers who shop for their furry family members every day. Data Scientist in this team focuses on learning, and on working together as a team to not only deploy model to production but also advance our modeling technique.  


What You'll Do:

  • You will partner Program Managers, Merchandizing, along with top engineers at Chewy.
  • You will work with product team to build “platform as a product” – not just an infrastructure.
  • Formalizing assumptions about how models are expected to behave, creating definitions of outliers, developing methods to systematically identify these outliers, and explaining why they are reasonable or identifying fixes for them.
  • Communicating verbally and in writing to business customers with various levels of technical knowledge, educating them about our research, as well as sharing insights and recommendations.
  • Development science best practices, as well as mentoring junior scientist.
  • Work with a team of awesome people who are passionate about personalization.

What You'll Need:

  • An advanced degree (M.S., PhD, or equivalent experience) in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science or related field or 4+ years’ experience designing optimization and machine learning solutions for large scale applications.
  • Ability to understand and apply advanced mathematics.
  • Pipeline, distributed training & Python mastery.
  • Experience working with Predictive Models (Time Series and Regression), Linear Programming, and Classification, Search, Ranking & embeddings.
  • Ability to translate complex data sets and research into simple business recommendations.

 

Bonus:

  • Experience in e-commerce or retail.
  • Experience with ML Services in AWS (SageMaker, Personalize).
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Chewy, please contact [email protected] 
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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