DATA SCIENTIST

CHICAGO, IL

Our vision is to leverage technology to transform shopping into an engaging, rewarding, and delightful experience. We're a vibrant team of innovators who have embarked on a journey to reinvent how people shop. Our app gives users rewards for purchasing participating brands by scanning their receipts after shopping. Fetch has become one of the fastest growing tech companies in Wisconsin.

Our offices are located in downtown Madison overlooking Lake Monona. We like to celebrate our victories, big and small, and we've never been accused of taking ourselves too seriously.

As a small and agile team, we pride ourselves on the caliber of our work and the scope of our ambition. We have two sayings that sum up the ethos of Fetch Rewards: Defeat the Odds! and What's next?

We're committed to working with innovative and passionate people. As a young company, we need team players who can go above and beyond their individual responsibilities to help the company build towards its vision. If the challenge of disrupting a stagnant industry with the help of a hard-working and fun-seeking team excites you, then read on!

The Data Scientist will work closely with the VP of Analytics to ensure our projects are successfully implemented. They will partner with the Client Service teams to help create Analytical Solutions that help our clients get rich insights from our unique data repositories that include Fetch app usage data, shopper transaction data and other shopper / product dimensions. They will be a key member of our analytics team, conceptualizing and carrying out analyses that demonstrate the data's value and building algorithms that elevate the platform. Success in this role requires a driven problem-solver that is prepared to design and develop solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create R/Python programming modules for custom insights required by our clients. Leverage statistical analysis to understand what is "acceptable" versus "outliers".
  • Drive actionable insights from data and present them through client-facing Tableau and/or Microsoft Powerpoint in a compelling manner
  • Contribute to Data Exploration needed to enhance the cleanliness and effectiveness of our data sources
  • Create well documented coding and analytics packets to ensure reusability as the team expands.
  • Contribute to Analytics Data Management by understanding and implementing the right level of summary tables needed to answer repeated business questions, working off Big Data platforms like Spark, AWS, etc.

SKILLS WE BELIEVE YOU NEED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Programming skills in form of R and/or Python, SQL. Concise and organized programming skills will be highly valuable
  • Familiarity with the works of Spark, AWS S3 will be valuable
  • Familiarity with the Retail/CPG/Shopper domain and data will be a plus
  • Familiarity with Tableau or experience with any other visualization tool will be useful
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

We know we're both succeeding when:

  • Our Clients express delight in consuming insights through our analytics powered Business Intelligence solutions as well as custom analytics that we provide to them
  • Our Codes, Solutions are well documented and are reusable for rest of the team
  • You find yourself excited to tell people about what we're building here at Fetch. You wake up truly excited because you know what you do today will directly impact a young growing company.