Data Scientist (Operations Research - Pricing, Demand Forecasting, Inventory Analytics)
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
About the Role
The Product Analytics Team at Gap Inc. is a research team that applies techniques from operations research and machine learning to drive business benefits for Gap Inc. and its brands.
The team’s focus is creating analytical capabilities to support product operations at Gap Inc. Areas of expertise include demand forecasting, inventory replenishment, inventory and supply chain optimization, pricing, product testing, product attributes, flexible inventory and supply chain initiatives
Build, validate, and maintain Operations Research (OR) and/or AI( Machine Learning (ML) /Deep learning), models
Work with large quantities of data in scripting languages
Synthesize findings, prepare presentations and assist in presenting findings to all levels of management
Provide framework/methodology for measurement and feedback mechanism for models
Collaborate within the team and outside the team to solve a complex problem
option 1: PhD in Operations Research, Operations Management, Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or related field preferred
option 2: Masters degree in one of the fields noted above + minimum 3 years of relevant work experience.
Proven experience in areas of optimization, statistics, machine learning, and inventory theory
Ability to develop and apply analytic solutions to solve business problems
Skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence product and analytics roadmap
Hands-on experience with data analysis, statistical, optimization and simulation packages (SQL, Python, SAS, Tensorflow, Hive, etc)
Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.