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ShopRunner // network of retailers
 
Chicago, Conshohocken, or New York City    Posted: Wednesday, June 02, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT US:

We build tools for 100+ brands & retailers in the ecommerce space that help them offer free two-day shipping, same-day delivery, & product expansion into new marketplaces -- keeping them several steps ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing industry.

We are a purpose & culture driven organization that prides ourselves on connectivity, equality, diversity & inclusion. We are committed to our people as a service-oriented company as our people are at the heart of everything we do.

We are Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), & Krakow, Poland & we operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Services.  We have a growing number of fully-remote employees & are open to a remote candidate for this role.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Director of Data Science at Shoprunner, youll lead our Data Science team of seven data scientists as we build models for ShopRunner. Our data science team is full-stack, meaning we own the DS process end-to-end from training models to API deployment. We code in Python, & we use technologies like PySpark & Elasticsearch.

 

ABOUT WHAT YOULL DO: 

  • Manage about 5-8 data scientists
  • Set strategic direction for the data science discipline in conjunction with the data science product manager & lead data scientists
  • Manage the departments entire portfolio of projects & workstreams including vetting the work for quality & correctness
  • Identify & promote opportunities for new data-driven products
  • Develop relationships throughout all parts of the company to increase the data science organizations influence
  • Grow & develop data scientists by allocating projects that balance abilities, interests, & growth
  • Manage relationships with external partners & vendors

 

ABOUT WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR:

  • Youve managed data scientists at a variety of experience levels, potentially spanning from interns to principal data scientists
  • You like to iterate on the best processes for your team (we currently use a modified form of Agile)
  • Youve written production code in Python including model training code & APIs to serve model results
  • You like working collaboratively with folks who have different experiences than you do
  • You like learning about new technologies & are willing to share what you learn back to the team
  • You like working with a team of goofy people that enjoy each other & like to have fun at work
  • You foster healthy, friendly, collaborative work environments
  • You have been involved in shaping a data science teams product strategy
  • You have the organizational skills to stay on top of many projects running in parallel
  • You are comfortable working in a fast paced startup-like environment where company priorities may shift

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US:

We build tools for 100+ brands & retailers in the ecommerce space that help them offer free two-day shipping, same-day delivery, & product expansion into new marketplaces -- keeping them several steps ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing industry.

We are a purpose & culture driven organization that prides ourselves on connectivity, equality, diversity & inclusion. We are committed to our people as a service-oriented company as our people are at the heart of everything we do.

  • You are comfortable working in a fast paced startup-like environment where company priorities may shift

    ABOUT US:

    We build tools for 100+ brands & retailers in the ecommerce space that help them offer free two-day shipping, same-day delivery, & product expansion into new marketplaces -- keeping them several steps ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing industry.

    We are a purpose & culture driven organization that prides ourselves on connectivity, equality, diversity & inclusion. We are committed to our people as a service-oriented company as our people are at the heart of everything we do.

    We are Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), & Krakow, Poland & we operate as a subsidiary of FedEx Services.  We have a growing number of fully-remote employees & are open to a remote candidate for this role.


    ABOUT THE ROLE:

    As a Director of Data Science at Shoprunner, youll lead our Data Science team of seven data scientists as we build models for ShopRunner. Our data science team is full-stack, meaning we own the DS process end-to-end from training models to API deployment. We code in Python, & we use technologies like PySpark & Elasticsearch.


    ABOUT WHAT YOULL DO: 

    • Manage about 5-8 data scientists
    • Set strategic direction for the data science discipline in conjunction with the data science product manager & lead data scientists
    • Manage the departments entire portfolio of projects & workstreams including vetting the work for quality & correctness
    • Identify & promote opportunities for new data-driven products
    • Develop relationships throughout all parts of the company to increase the data science organizations influence
    • Grow & develop data scientists by allocating projects that balance abilities, interests, & growth
    • Manage relationships with external partners & vendors

    ABOUT WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR:

    • Youve managed data scientists at a variety of experience levels, potentially spanning from interns to principal data scientists
    • You like to iterate on the best processes for your team (we currently use a modified form of Agile)
    • Youve written production code in Python including model training code & APIs to serve model results
    • You like working collaboratively with folks who have different experiences than you do
    • You like learning about new technologies & are willing to share what you learn back to the team
    • You like working with a team of goofy people that enjoy each other & like to have fun at work
    • You foster healthy, friendly, collaborative work environments
    • You have been involved in shaping a data science teams product strategy
    • You have the organizational skills to stay on top of many projects running in parallel
    • You are comfortable working in a fast paced startup-like environment where company priorities may shift

We want you to bring your whole human self to work every day. We accept you for who you are & consider everybody on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 
 
 
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