The Senior Data Scientist will be part of a highly sophisticated team in charge of building iHerb’s next generation Robotics Fulfillment Centers (Goods-to-person AGVs). This role will be constantly analysing all data points collected from the Robotics fields to come up with innovative approaches to further optimize and improve the processes and the actual movement of the robots in the field.
Use statistical and machine learning techniques to create and optimize algorithms and processes that orchestrate iHerb’s Robotics operations
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations for continuous improvement
Conducts statistical modeling and experiment design, and tests and validates predictive models
Develops customized algorithms to solve analytical problems with incomplete data sets, and implements automated processes for efficiently producing scale models
Propose, prototype, evaluate, and iterate solutions
Have a deep understanding of the business and operational impact for different technology tradeoffs, and able to balance effectively based on company's need
Enable others engineers on the team to be more effective through design and code that is easy to extend and contribute into
Ability to deliver under tight deadlines
The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job. Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong experience with machine learning, data mining, and/or statistical analysis tools
Experience using one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, Java, C++, C#, Ruby)
Experience writing SQL scripts for analysis and reporting ( SQL, MySQL)
Experience with Big Data technologies such as AWS, Hadoop, Spark, Big Query, etc.
Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and its best practices including coding standards, source control management, code reviews, build processes, testing, release and post release
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to mentor other data scientists and engineers
Passion to stay on the cutting edge of data science
Knowledge of Graph traversal and path search algorithms such as A*
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience with Google Business Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms) preferred
Generally requires five (5) plus years of quantitative experience in Robotics, Logistics/Supply Chain, Transportation, Engineering or related Businesses.
PhD or equivalent Master's Degree plus 5+ years of experience in CS, CE, ML or related field.
iHerb is a leading global e-commerce retailer with an emphasis on providing an exceptional selection of nutritional and wellness products for the past 25 years. With over 30,000 products shipped to over 180 countries, we provide the best overall value for natural products through an innovative and efficient supply chain process.
Our teams have a strong sense of commitment and pride in their work, which has allowed us to grow, even during the recent pandemic. At iHerb, our purpose is to empower people to enhance their health, happiness, and well-being — that starts with valuing our team members by providing a positive work environment with competitive benefits. Our five shared values unite our team members across the globe and provide a stable foundation. These values speak to who we are, the culture we’re building, and how every single team member contributes to our larger company vision.
iHerb's Shared Values
Focus on the Customer · Empower Our People · Be Entrepreneurial & Pivot Quickly · Embrace Diversity & Inclusion · Strive for Simplicity
At iHerb, we are dedicated to offering programs designed to help our employees and their families stay healthy, live well and plan for the financial future. Built on a strong foundation, our programs provide options and upgrades with flexibility, protection, and security in mind. Below is a snapshot of the benefits we offer our team members. For a more comprehensive listing, visit www.iHerbBenefits.com.
- Medical Care: Starting in 2021, iHerb covers 100% of the associated cost for medical benefits
- Dental and Vision benefits
- Safe Harbor 401(k) + company match (100% of the first 6% of the employee’s contribution)
- Company-paid Term Life Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Account (for qualifying expenses)
- Pet Insurance
- Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
- Education Reimbursement Programs
- Professional Development and Job Training
- Wellness Programs with opportunity to earn up to $300 per year
We strive for innovation, targeted at delivering a customer-centric experience while transforming the online shopping experience. We change direction and define ourselves in the idea that individually we are incredible but united our growth is infinite and paramount to our success. iHerb strives to be the global industry leader!
iHerb is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. iHerb provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment.