Leadership, Data Science - Profitability Science

Wayfair LLC
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Job Description

Where will we ship the next couch we sell and how much will it cost to get it there? What are the drivers of customer returns? How different will that picture look in the future?

Profitability science answers these questions and others like them. We vend cost and profit estimates globally to ensure profit-aware decision-making across the company in systems such as pricing, sort, and marketing. Our broad scope comes with regular executive visibility and the opportunity to influence critical business strategy at Wayfair.

Our team is composed of ML scientists and economists working with dedicated product and ML engineers. We work with a spirit of curiosity and collaboration. We are looking for a leader to lead a newly formed science team into unexplored application areas.

What You'll Do

  • Define and drive the science vision for a newly formed team with an ambitious charter
  • Manage your team’s investment across a portfolio of legacy and new model development projects
  • Ensure we are building on an ML enablement infrastructure that sets us up for high velocity model delivery
  • Work with business leads to influence product direction and business strategy

What You'll Need

  • Curiosity, grit, candor and a team-first attitude
  • Strong experience in developing, testing, deploying, and maintaining production models
  • Track record of defining and delivering research and development agendas in an applied environment
  • 4+ years of experience in building scalable machine learning solutions
  • PhD in statistics, computer science, electrical engineering

Nice to Have

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of scientists
  • Experience in designing and building scalable technical solutions using cloud computing platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Experience in forecasting

Company Info.

Wayfair LLC

Wayfair Inc. is an American e-commerce company that sells furniture and home-goods. Formerly known as CSN Stores, the company was founded in 2002. Their digital platform offers 14 million items from more than 11,000 global suppliers. The online company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Wayfair has offices and warehouses throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Germany, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
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  • Location
    4 Copley Place Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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