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A South Korean internet retail website that lists home goods, appliances, clothing and groceries

[GO Data Science]Director, Data Science

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Coupang is one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce platforms on the planet. We are on a mission to revolutionize everyday lives for our customers, employees and partners. We solve problems no one has solved before to create a world where people ask, “How did we ever live without Coupang?” Coupang is a global company with offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, and Silicon Valley.

Job Overview:

As our _Director__ for _GO Data Science Team_ , you will be responsible for applying Data Science and Machine Learning to solve problems in Operational Cost, Last Mile Delivery, Inventory Management and Order Fulfillment Efficiency.

*Key Responsibilities: *

  • Lead Fulfillment Center and Transportation Data Science Team: Guide Data Scientists to solutions that solve business challenges in comprehensive and sustainable manner
  • Work with Product Owners to translate business challenges into problem statements
  • Own Cost and Efficiency KPIs while demonstrating improvement to top leadership
  • Develop vision and roadmap of future projects using cutting edge trends in Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Hiring and Development responsibility for Fulfillment and Transportation Data Science team ** **

Qualifications: (Drafter: Refer to below for the format of the sentences.)

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science or related Engineering field
  • 5+ years relevant working experience in Data Science or Machine Learning
  • Solid foundation in Operations Research with hands-on experience
  • Practical Machine Learning experience (Data Preprocessing, Feature Selection / Engineering, Training, Model Evaluation)
  • Experience leading a team of Data Scientists

Preferred : (Drafter: Refer to below for the format of the sentences.)

  • phD.
  • Experience building models with R or Python
  • Warehouse Management and/or Logistics domain experience

Coupang at a glance

A South Korean internet retail website that lists home goods, appliances, clothing and groceries

Coupang focuses on Internet, E-Commerce, and Customer Service. Their company has offices in New York City, Seattle, Mountain View, Seoul, and Chaoyang. They have a very large team that's 5000+ employees. To date, Coupang has raised $3.418B of funding; their latest round was closed on November 2018.

You can view their website at http://www.coupang.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.