Data Scientist at Sysco LABS

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About Sysco Labs
Sysco LABS is a technology-focused division within Sysco, dedicated to reimagining foodservice through innovation. An extension of Sysco’s commitment to deliver exceptional products and services to the foodservice industry, Sysco LABS uses customer and market intelligence, data-driven insights and agile technology development to rethink the entire foodservice ecosystem.
Our innovation will improve everything from the ordering process, inventory, pricing and automation to the in-restaurant customer experience. Operating with the mindset of a startup and backed by the authoritative expertise of an industry leader, Sysco LABS’ mission is to improve the Sysco customer experience and consistently deliver cost savings and new innovations through technology.
About the Role

This role will apply advanced analytics to support the evaluation and development of new search recommendation engines, notification models and algorithms. This will require expertise in mathematical modeling, analytical and heuristic solution methods, the ability to synthesize, visualize and communicate the result, and the ability to work with production engineering teams to turn the solution into a deployable form. This role will require close collaboration with other functions within the CX Analytics Team and Commercial Technology in addition to other functions within Sysco.
Essential Functions
  • Work cross-functionally with other roles within the CX Analytics Team, Commercial Technology, and Sysco broadly to tune models and ensure value created from models.
  • Collaborate with business process owners to validate model outputs and construct an appropriate training
  • Design final model architecture with a production environment in mind; Work with Shop Engineering teams to maintain best practices for up time, integration, and robust ness
  • Support models in the deployed production environment
  • Lead development of production-ready models for delivery windows, product recommendations, inventory availability, search relevance optimization, customer segmentation, feature personalization, frequentist and Bayesian inference for experimentation, etc.
  • Work directly with product management to identify and frame business problems that will likely respond to quantitative methods.
  • Develop and test search relevancy models
  • Offline search testing infrastructure design and implementation in collaboration with the data engineering team
  • Collaborate with the search feature team to guide and conduct offline and online experiments
  • Speed online and offline experiment cycle times through automated reporting and analysis tools.
  • Support data analysts with statistical expertise, especially as relates to experimentation
  • Communicate methodologies and results to less- and non-technical audiences.
Minimum Qualifications
Education
  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Neuroscience or another technical field with a focus on quantitative research OR
  • Bachelors with 18 months+ of relevant job experience
Experience
  • 4+ years of experience accessing and manipulating data in SQL or NoSQL database environments
  • 2+ years of experience with scientific scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, SAS) and/or object-oriented programming (e.g., C++, Java)
  • 3+ years of experience with Bayesian statistics, regression analysis (beyond linear regression), supervised learning, unsupervised learning or time-series analysis required
  • 5+ years of overall analytics experience, can be inclusive of post-graduate work
  • Experience with event data, AWS cloud infrastructure, S3 data lake with a Presto/Athena interface, and Optimizely’s online testing platform preferred
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Technology we use

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  • Product
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    • KotlinLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our company is right in the heart of trendy East Austin, with plenty of coffee shops, restaurants and gyms within a short walking distance.

An Insider's view of Sysco LABS

What's something quirky about your company?

It’s not a secret: we love food at Sysco LABS. Gather around the table to indulge yourself in in-depth discussions about the latest and greatest restaurants around town. Catch a meeting in one of our conference rooms named after a few of our favorite dishes – Are we meeting in Brisket or Waffles? See you in Queso!

Victoria

Product Designer

What does your typical day look like?

My days consist of a lot of team involvement and engagement. I meet with my teammates to see what people need, plan what’s coming up, help find solutions to blockers, and ideate ways to make our processes better. Somedays I feel like I am collecting continuous feedback from everyone and working to find out the best possible improvements.

Allyson

Data Operations Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

One of my biggest goals is to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle. I suffered a mild heart attack several years ago and have since lost over 100 pounds. My leadership and peers have supported me throughout my journey and given me the flexibility to maintain a work/life balance.

Martin

Director of CX Deployment

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The UX Research Team is in constant contact with our Customers. Our ideas are derived directly from the various sources of Customer data we gather, i.e., one-on-one interviews, surveys, and more. These Customer-focused ideas influence the prioritization and roadmaps for new features and improvements to drive billions in revenues for the company.

Craig

Director of UX Research

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

One of my career goals is leveraging the latest technology to make people's lives easier. Since joining Labs, I've had the opportunity to build services from scratch that help millions of customers find exactly what they need. It’s very fulfilling knowing how much of an impact your work has.

Andy

Software Engineer

What are Sysco LABS Perks + Benefits

Sysco LABS Benefits Overview

At Sysco LABS you will be part of a team that values trust, learning, and working together to solve problems. Your efforts will help to build groundbreaking experiences for our customers. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
We offer competitive base & bonus packages, fun, casual, fast-paced work environment filled with talented colleagues. We have a generous PTO policy, flexible work environment that encourages work/life balance, fully stocked break room & weekly catered lunch. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits and company 401(k) program.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Tuesday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Sysco Labs offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Sysco Labs hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

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