Senior Data Scientist at Zoro

Location: Chicago

Job Type: Full-Time


Company Summary: is an eCommerce company that sells business supplies, equipment, and tools—but we’re much more than just a website. We’re a team of people who win and lose together (we prefer winning!). Since 2011, Zoro has been working hard to make it easy for our customers to purchase everything they need to make their businesses go. Zoro currently offers 6 million products, fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time, recently surpassing 450 team members and reaching annual revenue of over $600 million. Add to that our award-winning culture—we were named a Great Place to Work for 2019-21, among other accolades—and we think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow.

Primary Function:
Our Sr. Data Scientists are key contributors to the development of Zoro’s customer, product, eCommerce, and pricing plans. The Data Science team covers a broad scope of projects including customer segmentation, A/B testing, marketing investment optimization, predictive modeling, promotion forecasting, and pricing analysis. We are closely integrated with our business leaders and support their ability to make critical decisions. At Zoro, you will be challenged by new questions every day.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Lead data science projects from beginning to end: develop and refine the idea, create a project plan and methodology, collaborate with business partners, execute, and provide recommendations for the company
•Collaborate with other data scientists to develop and implement algorithms, write code, evaluate relevant academic research, and deliver outputs
•Advise the company about tools, data sources, and best practices to facilitate digital marketing, pricing, and web analytics
•Build predictive and inference models using Python and R to support business initiatives in the areas of customer acquisition, activation, engagement, retention, or channel investment optimization
•Document code and data science processes that are critical to the company, and develop strategies to ensure those processes are robust and fault-tolerant
•Communicate findings to business leaders and colleagues using data visualizations, presentations, and written means

Company Website:

Job Posted by: Sabrina DeLuca

How To Apply:

Please visit our website to read the full Senior Data Scientist description which include the duties and qualifications.

Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.