Full-Time

Machine Learning Scientist

Posted on 5/28/2024

Wayfair

Wayfair

10,001+ employees

E-commerce platform for furniture and decor

Consumer Goods

Entry

Toronto, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Minimum 0-1 years of experience with PhD or 3+ years of industry experience with MSc/BaSc in STEM -- engineering, computer science, economics, etc.
  • Proficiency in Python or one other high-level programming language
  • Strong theoretical understanding and solid hands-on expertise deploying machine learning solutions into production
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm about continuous learning
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, deploy and refine large-scale machine learning models and algorithmic decision-making systems
  • Work cross-functionally with commercial stakeholders to understand business problems and develop analytical solutions
  • Collaborate with engineering, infrastructure, and ML platform teams to ensure best practices in building and deploying scalable ML services
  • Build monitoring, alerting, and edge-case handling mechanisms
  • Identify new opportunities and insights from data
  • Maintain a customer-centric approach in problem-solving

Wayfair is a leading e-commerce platform specializing in home furnishings and decor, offering an expansive selection that caters to diverse tastes and budgets. The company stands out for its strong customer-centric approach, utilizing advanced e-commerce technologies to enhance the shopping experience. Working at Wayfair provides employees with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values innovation in digital commerce and customer engagement, making it an ideal environment for professionals passionate about driving technological advancements in the retail industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

-19%