Job Details

Sr. Data Scientist


Date Opened: 05/18/2022

Job Type:

Job Number: 220001AY

Job Description

Who We Are: 

As North America’s oldest startup and Canada’s purpose-driven digital marketplace, The Bay is on a high-growth mission to rewrite the rules of retail to help Canadians live a colorful life. If you believe in the power of our iconic brand and thrive on problem-solving at scale, we want you to join our team.

At The Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change, and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are building a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need an inclusive team to reach our potential. We strongly encourage applications from everyone to come and join a winning team that supports diverse thinking and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity, and vision every day.

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What This Position Is All About: 

Help HBC deliver high-quality, trend-right, and luxury merchandise to our Store and Online customers! By contributing to the Planning and Promotional analytics team using data science and Machine learning skills, you will add value to the Merchandising Operations function by helping the team(s) make high impact business decisions. You will also work with a wide range of Buyers & Planners from our headquarters and world-renowned Brands to turn ideas into great merchandise.

Who You Are:  

  • Generates a variety of approaches to problem solving including new and novel ideas
  • Comfortable with change and challenging convention
  • Inspires others with their vision and sense of purpose
  • Build Morale and the spirit of the team, Shares wins and success.
  • You have a can-do attitude and a curious mindset
  • Approach your work through the lens of the customer to drive in-store and digital business

As a Sr. Data Scientist of Planning Analytics team you will: 

  • Own the Modelling and feature engineering process for current and future predictive analytics projects.
  • Design, develop, test, advocate and build predictive models and segmentations.
  • Contribute in creating ML models for Demand and sales forecasting for our digital businesses as well stores with the help of other Analysts.
  • Contribute towards model evolution, from test iteration to final production version. Ensure the models delivers acceptable results w.r.t to relevance and accuracy.
  • Applies scripting / programming skills to assemble various types of source data (unstructured, semi-structured, and structured) into well-prepared data sets with multiple levels of granularities.
  • Summarizes statistical findings and draws conclusions, presents actionable business recommendations.

Key Partnerships:

  • Work closely with Analytics team in India as well as Planning and Buying teams in Canada to deliver high impact analytics driven solutions
  • Report to the Team Lead-Planning analytics, based in Bangalore

Must haves:

  • Four year degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of relevant data science experience
  • Strong analytical, forecasting, problem solving, and detail orientation
  • Knowledge of Python, DataIKU (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to handle large sets and interpret data
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Good to haves:

  • Experience in retail and/or Apparel/Fashion industry
  • Working experience in dealing with NA clients
  • Msc. in Computer Science or other post-graduation degree


Job Qualifications


Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application. 

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.