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Featured: Sr. Data Scientist at Zoro

Location: Chicago

Job Type: Full-Time

Description:

Company Summary:
Zoro offers millions and millions of products — an endless aisle with everything you need to run your business. We offer fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time and are continuing to do so while aggressively growing our revenue. We are excited to be a part of an award-winning culture — we have been named a Great Place to Work for multiple years in a row, among other local and national accolades. We think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow, and think you will too!

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

Qualifications:
- Experience leading data science projects that have a direct impact on company objectives
- Demonstrated ability to assist business decision-making through data mining and machine learning
- Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with business stakeholders. Must be able to interact cross-functionally and drive both business and technical discussions
- 5+ years’ progressive business experience in areas including marketing analytics, database marketing, data mining, or statistical modeling. Experience using data science or advanced analytics in an Internet retailer or a top-tier consumer-focused company is required
- Ability to translate complex business problems into project plans and solve them by analyzing large amounts of data
- Familiarity with Python or R for statistical modeling, clustering, classification, machine learning, and data mining
- Demonstrated proficiency in SQL and cloud-hosted data platforms (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, etc)
- Familiarity with BI tools such as Tableau or Looker, and ability to communicate results to business partners
- Master’s degree preferred in quantitative fields such as Statistics, Engineering, Operational Research, or Economics
- Knowledge of web tracking technology and web analytics tools (Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, etc.) a definite plus

Company Website: http://zoro.com

Job Posted by: Bernard Estanislao

How To Apply:

Please apply by accessing this link: https://jobs.grainger.com/zoro/job/CHICAGO-Sr_-Data-Scientist%2C-Zoro-IL-60603-4013/803683700/