Senior Data Scientist - Product Operations and Advanced Analytics

Gap Inc. Corporate - San Francisco, CA3.8

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, you're the right fit. Come grow with us.
The Product Operations Advanced Analytics Team drives business benefits for Gap Inc. and its brands by applying industrial engineering/management science, statistical analysis and analytics to improve inventory and revenue management.

The team’s primary focus is creating analytical methodology for all tools and processes in product operations in Gap Inc. Areas of expertise include: demand planning, inventory replenishment, inventory and supply chain optimization, pricing, flexible inventory and supply chain initiatives.

Provide quantitative research, modeling, analysis and support for identifying business opportunities/issues and form hypotheses
Synthesize findings, prepare presentations and assist in presenting findings to all levels of management
Create revenue, inventory, price optimization models
Provide assistance needed to implement the recommendations
Identify and track the metrics to measure the success of a specific business opportunity
Manage projects or part of larger initiatives, including modeling, analysis, etc

1) Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Proven ability to develop and apply analytic solutions to solve business problems
Ability to work both at a detail level as well as to summarize findings and extrapolate knowledge to make strong recommendations for change
Experience developing short and long term visions for solutions that have significant business impact
Demonstrated examples of working with business partners to deliver a solution that met objectives
Knowledge of inventory management, merchandising, pricing, supply chain management and optimization principles and concepts
Experience developing and working with inventory optimization, pricing and forecasting approaches for retail software or the retail industry
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and work independently with minimal supervision

2) Minimum educational level:
PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering or Management Science required

3) Minimum experience:
5+ yrs. of professional experience
Hands-on experience with data analysis, statistical, optimization and simulation packages (SQL, MATLAB, SAS etc) is must
Inventory management, pricing experience is highly desirable
Experience working for retailers, consulting to retailers is highly desirable
Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
Experienced at working with business process owners to understand the process impact

Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
Family care programs.
Commuter benefits.
Pet Discount Program.
  • For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.