Data Scientist - Client Acquisition, Spend Optimization

Data Scientist - Client Acquisition, Spend Optimization

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About the Team

Consisting of data scientists with backgrounds in several quantitative fields, the Acquisition Algorithm team leverages causal inference, statistical modeling, and numerical optimization to help Stitch Fix achieve its ambitious growth goals. Our team applies Stitch Fix’s wealth of data to responsibly support our ambitious growth goals. We work closely with stakeholders in Growth Marketing to identify impactful problems, and develop data insights and algorithmic solutions to these problems.  Cross-functional collaboration is deeply meaningful to us and is how we’ve built up immense trust with our partners in Marketing and Engineering.

About the Role 

In this role, you will be a member of a team that develops and applies cutting edge techniques to quantify the impact of marketing spend and inform decisions about our large and growing investment in growth marketing. You will work with business partners to understand their needs, and define manual and automatic processes that provide them with timely and actionable insights. Through this experience, you will identify new approaches to measurement, forecasting, and optimization that preserve and enhance our competitive advantage.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will… 

  • Have access to a wealth of unique data and best-in-class algorithms, providing a solid foundation to build on
  • Work collaboratively to build a platform for scientific discovery in this domain
  • Advance the state of the art by developing novel algorithms to measure and model marketing spend phenomena and recommend optimal actions based on those phenomena
  • Be a data steward, ensuring that our raw inputs, intermediate results, and finished data products are accessible and useful in perpetuity

We’re excited about you because you have… 

  • 3+ years work experience in a data science role
  • An advanced degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or other quantitative field
  • Experience applying state-of-the-art methods to causal inference problems
  • Experience in numerical optimization, or Bayesian forecasting
  • Built systems that forecast or recommend decisions under massive uncertainty
  • Managed evolving data delivery processes, balancing short-term and long-term delivery expectations through judicious use of automation
  • Production data science experience, i.e. not just fitting a model but being held accountable for rigor and reliability in production
  • Strong, cross-functional communication skills that help business partners make the best possible use of available data 
  • Familiarity with collaborative development of object-oriented software.

Why You’ll Love Working at Stitch Fix

  • We are a group of people who are bright, kind and motivated by challenges. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same! 
  • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation
  • We are a technologically and data-driven business
  • We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of “Transforming the way people find what they love”
  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things
  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative
  • We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact
  • We take what we do seriously. We don’t take ourselves seriously
  • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits
  • You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day

About Stitch Fix

At Stitch Fix, we’re about personal styling for everybody and we believe in both a service and a workplace where you can be your best, most authentic self. We’re the first fashion retailer to combine technology and data science with the human instinct of a Stylist to deliver a deeply personalized shopping experience. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women, and kids. We believe we are only scratching the surface on our opportunity, and we’re looking for incredible people like you to help us carry on that trend.

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