Senior Data Science Analyst

Berlin, DE

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Wayfair’s Data Science team builds the algorithmic systems that drive our business. 

With 3 expansive workstreams (Natural Language Processing (NLP), Payments Fraud Detection and Supply Chain Operations), and multiple subteams, our projects span from enormously broad to minutely specific. The projects that our teams work on are piloted from the ground up – we look for people with an interest in e-commerce who are able to work independently and thrive in a collaborative team environment. Take for example our work for a NLP model for automated text based insight extraction: Together with Data Science we defined the underlying data model and necessary logging, built up the performance reporting, managed the cloud transition to Google Big Query and created a Python Dash UI for broader analytical consumption within the company.

What You'll Do

  • Integrate tightly into our Data Science workstreams and act as the subject matter expert for data and analytics in the respective domain.
  • Explore, prototype, test and automate data pipelines and provide insights into model performance and business KPI impact 
  • Uncover insights hidden in our vast repository of raw data, and provide tactical guidance on how to act on findings 
  • Deliver presentations to business stakeholders that tell cohesive stories using data and on point visualizations to support data supported decision making and ultimately enhance the experience of our customers and our suppliers

What You'll Need 

  • 2+ years of experience as a data analyst/data engineer/data science analyst with background in a technical/quantitative field (e.g. mathematics, economics, computer science, analytics,  engineering, physics, neuroscience, operations research etc.) 
  • Ability to effectively work with business leads: strong communication skills, ability to synthesize conclusions for non-experts and desire to influence business direction
  • Good understanding of how quantitative and technical work aligns closely with business priorities and business value 
  • Understanding of the data analytical stack to build complex reporting and data visualisation dashboards using Tableau, Data Studio or redash
  • Experience with programming, e.g. languages such as Python/R and SQL and big data frameworks as Apache suite, GBQ or Hive
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment where there can be degrees of ambiguity
  • Bonus points for creative curiosity and a strong desire to always be learning 

About Us

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are sure that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and a dynamic working environment, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. 

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information. 

Job tags: Big Data Economics Engineering NLP Python R Research SQL Tableau