Sr. Data Scientist, Marketing

Posted Date: Dec- 6-2021

Job ID: 20722

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Marketing

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes

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What's cool about this job

The Senior Data Scientist, Marketing has significant experience using current Data Science toolsets and techniques to solve complicated optimization problems across the organization. This role will analyze REI’s multi-channel Marketing funnel end-to-end and identify the biggest opportunities for our customer’s experience, brand and social impact. This role has a major impact on REI’s bottom line as well as significant contributions to our exciting Membership, Social Impact and Environmental priorities!

The Senior Data Scientist, Marketing is a creative and passionate problem-solver who thinks big, understands the details, acts quickly, and is motivated to develop new approaches to optimizing REI’s business using statistical methods, machine learning algos, and cutting-edge technology. The role requires strong experience solving difficult Marketing and interrelated and interdependent opportunities. The role will deliver real improvements and will have a solid understanding of the downstream consequences that upstream process changes can have. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

As a Senior Data Scientist, Marketing, will you:

  • Opportunities and problems are somewhat ambiguous or semi-structured. Defines problem and method approach as part of a team.
  • Influences specific teams and products. Works closely with product and business teams. Able to build consensus. Advises Sr. Manager/Director levels. Actively mentors/develops others.
  • Problems are complex to solve, approached with an understanding of the interactions among software systems, data, and processes. Ability to select an ideal solution from a wide range of data science methodologies.
  • Takes the lead on medium to large projects, requiring both business and technical domain knowledge and expertise. Delivers significant benefit to business.
  • Successfully launches data science solutions for the business with minimal assistance.
  • Drives scientific understanding and changes in related systems. Makes technical trade-offs for long term/short-term needs.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • MS + 4 years’ experience or BS + 8 years’ experience
  • 5+ years’ experience implementing large scale end-to-end marketing programs
  • Experience working with raw and prepared data sources in a variety of RDBMS systems (Snowflake, Oracle, TeraData, Redshift etc) and NoSQL environments such as Hadoop, Spark, Athena
  • Knowledge of and experience working within cloud computing environments such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Fluency with statistical and machine learning algorithms such as decision trees, neural networks, collaborative filtering, clustering, survival analysis, graph theory, etc.
  • Understands challenges in business area, applicability of relevant data science disciplines, and system interactions.
  • Ability to successfully communicate ideas and sell strategic plans to senior executives while influencing adoption and successful implementation
  • Able to keep others current on current scientific advancements.
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations.
  • Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

$95,000 to $200,000 per year

To review benefits information, including medical, retirement, and time off visit

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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