Manager, Merchandising Data Science Integrations

    • Boston, MA

Manager, Merchandising Data Science Integrations

Are you looking to join a team that is developing truly cutting-edge capabilities? Are you excited about the opportunity to unlock the power of Big Data assets to redefine the bar for “best in class” merchandising? Would you enjoy being part of developing a first-of-its-kind linkage between process and data science to automate merchandising processes? The team focuses on optimizing Wayfair’s merchandising processes by identifying and defining a problem, partnering with data scientists to build predictive models, integrating these models into workflows, and continuously optimizing for scale. We focus on leveraging this and related technology to help internal teams make data-informed, customer-centric decisions faster. 

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as a product manager across Merchandising, Data Science, Engineering, and other teams to drive development and integration of new models
  • Partner with key stakeholders to understand strategic gaps, and develop innovative solutions to generate new processes and insights
  • Develop innovative analytical methodologies to answer strategic business questions across the organization
  • Help guide the wider organization to prioritize high-impact analysis to better understand the Wayfair customer
  • Collaborate closely with data scientists and engineers to develop processes and productionize model designs
  • Relentlessly challenge the status quo in our processes to drive efficiency, speed, quality, and cost savings
  • Work closely with the team manager(s) to develop and follow project roadmaps, including key activities, stakeholder engagement, and milestones
  • Manage a small team of product managers/analysts 

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree with a distinguished academic record, ideally in a quantitative field (math, economics, statistics, physics, engineering, etc.)
  • 5+ years of work experience in an analytical and/or technical role
  • A blend of strong technical aptitude and business acumen with a passion for solving complex business problems with data and technology
  • Project management skill sets including organized and process-oriented with strong communication skills and the talent to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, enthusiastic, and people-oriented with a strong work ethic, especially with people management skills
  • SQL familiarity, including motivation to learn and develop the skill-set

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 confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, 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.

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