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Sr. Data Scientist - Machine Learning

Shoptrue, Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

What we do

  • Deliver a highly personalized shopping experience, including personalized product recommendations - using Collaborative Filtering as well as brand, style, and shape based recommender systems for personalized affinity predictions and recommendations.

  • Large scale text classification - to categorize products and extract attributes which helps retailers better organize their product catalogs.

  • Entity disambiguation - to help make sense of the thousands of different product sizes and to translate them all to a common scale.

  • Anomaly detection - to identify strange user behavior and, to detect both internal and external system issues.

What you will do

  • Define problems, research solutions, and figure out which data to use in your solution.

  • Query, assemble, clean, and refine datasets in preparation for analysis.

  • Analyze data using a variety of techniques in order to build a proof of concept for your solution.

  • Build high-quality prototypes and collaborate with the engineering team to implement the solution in a scalable framework, e.g. Spark.

  • Communicate findings to stakeholders and a broader audience of technical and non-technical co-workers.

  • Excellent English communications skills (written and oral).

  • Lead projects, work on teams, and mentor junior analysts/scientists.

Required Experience/Skills

  • A Masters degree plus 5 years of experience in a quantitative field or a PhD with 3 years of experience.

  • 3+ years professional experience at organization(s) producing solutions based on analysis of large data sets.

  • Experience with statistics, mathematical modeling, and/or machine learning, and experience implementing such methods to tackle real world problems using real data.

  • SQL, or experience with another database technology.

  • Experience with Python (familiarity with a statistical programming package, such as pandas, is a plus).

  • Experience with big data tools and frameworks, such as Spark, is a plus.

  • Experience with practical computer vision applications a plus

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

  • Experience with text analysis or computer vision is a plus.

  • Willingness to learn new tools as they become needed.

About Shoptrue

shoptrue is a fashion discovery company.

We make it easy for you to find only the things you’ll love.

We believe that the clothes you love are an expression of who you are, and by discovering more of these things, you have the chance to share more of yourself with the world.

shoptrue is a consumer-facing fashion marketplace, spun-off from its B2B sister company, True Fit. We’ve developed powerful insights and unique capabilities to help match people to relevant brands and styles, and change the way the world buys and sells clothes. We provide millions of shoppers a truly unique one-stop personal shop, so you can find just the right expression of you.

By decoding personal style, fit, and size for every single individual, our constantly learning neural networks and algorithms let you easily find just the things you love, and better express who you really are.

Shoptrue, Inc.


Salt Lake City, UT



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