Senior Manager of Data Science (m/f)
Who are we?
Wayfair is the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and housewares in the United States and we are expanding quickly in the European market! Join us at Wayfair where we are a zillions things home, together with our other brand Joss&Main.
Our company was founded in 2002. With more than 2500 employees in the US, UK, Germany, Ireland and Australia Wayfair grows at >50% a year and plans to triple its global business over the next 3-5 years. Investments in our international markets are a big part of our global strategy. We are currently targeting over 100% growth rates in Europe.
In this context Wayfair is seeking a passionate data scientist who will define how to improve our European business by exploring and drawing insight from our trove of customer and clickstream data and who will build over time a team in our European Headquarter.
The mission of a data science analyst is to unlock deep learning from data in order to help guide the business – everything from tactical optimizations to broad level strategic direction that is grounded in data evidence and heavy analytical rigor. This requires a multidisciplinary blend of statistics, technology, and business strategy, all applied in tandem to discover key insights that lie hidden in our data sets.
The ideal candidate is experienced as both a software engineer using big data sets and a data scientist, mining data sets. and can find and gather anything from survey techniques to research papers and reassemble their findings to produce the best solution for Wayfair.
Serving as a consultative partner to internal clients (i.e. marketing and site development) to develop analyses that lead to actionable recommendations which accelerate profitable growth
Wrangling data from multiple sources including sales, product, customer, and clickstream databases to create integrated views that can be used to influence business decisions
Working with large, complex SQL databases
Fascinated by understanding and applying data mining techniques to generate deep insight and discover effective solutions to challenging problems
Delivering presentations to high level business stakeholders that tell cohesive, logical stories using data
Building and leading a team
BA/BS/MS/or PhD, with strong academic record, ideally in Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Operations Research, Statistics or other quantitative field
Proven track record of experience in a corporate, start-up, or research environment
Experience with Python, SQL, etc. (advanced programming languages)
Passion for data analysis software such as: R, SAS, STATA, SPSS etc.Intense intellectual curiosity – strong desire to always be learning Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving difficult problems
Desire to mentor, teach, and lead teams
We´re happy to hear from you! Work with us! Please apply in English via our recruitment system Jobvite and have your CV and a motivation letter (or however you want to express you´re the right candidate) ready and use this link.
Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Our unparalleled selection and superior customer service coupled with the convenience of online shopping, makes it easier than ever before to find exactly what you want for your home. The Wayfair family of brands includes:
Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home
Joss & Main, an online flash sales site offering inspiring home design daily
AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design
DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings
Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
Wayfair is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and employs 2,000 people across its eight global locations of Boston, New York, Ogden, Utah, Hebron, Kentucky, Galway, Ireland, London, Berlin and Sydney. The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.
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