Director, Applied Science at Chewy

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Our Opportunity:

We are hiring a Director of Applied Science for our Recommendation and Personalization team. This role can be located in either Boston, MA or Seattle, WA. This is a leadership position that will have exposure across the entire business, influencing the vision and implementation of machine learning systems that power recommendations and personalization across our suite of products. You're the right candidate if you bring experience spanning data science, software engineering and team leadership and collaboration. This role offers a great opportunity for professional growth with the leading online pet retailer in the US. You will have a unique opportunity of providing pet parents and pet partners with a personalized, easy and integrated experience on Chewy.com.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Hire, develop and lead a team of applied scientists, data scientists and taxonomists.
  • Drive decisions and work with multiple product teams to prioritize data science initiatives in the recommendation and personalization space.
  • Drive development of the science strategy across Chewy. Push adoption of emerging and relevant approaches to solve personalization problems.
  • Work and collaborate with colleagues in applied science, data science and engineering to drive best practices in development, testing, and production deployment at scale.
  • Establish strong working relationships at all organizational levels across different functional teams.
  • Identify and manage priorities within the context of overall Chewy objectives.

 What You'll Need:

  • MS or PhD in a quantitative field.
  • Demonstrated history of leadership in managing high impact data science and engineering projects either in business or in academia.
  • 8+ years of experience in managing and mentoring a team of data scientists, engineers and technical product managers.
  • Proven experience with bringing structured thinking in ambiguous problems spaces and delivering solutions.
  • Position may require travel

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]. To access Chewy’s Privacy Policy, which contains information regarding information collected from job applicants and how we use it, please click here: https://www.chewy.com/app/content/privacy).
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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
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
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
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
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Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
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