West Chester, Pennsylvania

Job Description Details

The Opportunity

As a thought leader, the Sr. Data Scientist takes an active role in advancing the Data Science practice at Qurate, not only by executing some of the most complex and high-priority modeling and measurement projects, but also by proactively identifying and building support for projects and capabilities that will provide the greatest business impact. In this role you will be expected to own advanced models from end to end, and make project and strategy recommendations by synthesizing a deep understanding of business functions and systems with an up-to-date understanding of what is possible in advanced analytics.

Who We Are

The Data Science team within the Consumer Insights & Analytics organization plays a primary role in answering business-critical questions of causal measurement, prediction, and optimization. Our work is mainly project-based and supports a wide variety of business functions, including marketing, ecommerce, broadcast, product, and operations. Example projects include marketing mix optimization, airtime optimization, price elasticity estimation, and personalization, recommendation, and targeting models.

Your Impact

  • Construct analytic data sets for exploration, modeling, insight generation
  • Develop accurate models for forecasting and inference
  • Develop test designs, hypotheses, success metrics, and test requirements, and execute test analysis
  • Conduct in-depth data analysis, data and prepare visualizations summarizing key features of the data
  • Identify new opportunities to add business value through advanced analytics
  • Work with stakeholders to define business questions and success criteria
  • Collaborate on long-term, cross-functional projects (project management)
  • Research best practices, technologies, tools, and trends; conduct change management for new methodologies
  • Develop novel techniques or maintain legacy code when needed

What You Bring
  • Advanced degree (Master's/PhD) in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline
  • 5+ years' experience in statistical programming in Python, SAS or R,data integration with SQL
  • 2+ years in practical machine learning using frameworks such as scikit-learn, H2O, TensorFlow, Caffe, Mllib
  • Demonstrated expertise in parallelized programming via Spark, Hadoop, etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, Google BigQuery and/or AWS cloud platforms. Familiarity with Azure and Databricks ideal
  • Experience in data visualization and exploration tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Experience at a B2C e-commerce company a plus
  • Demonstrated history of identifying, executing and securing adoption of advanced analytics projects
  • Experience leading or representing analytics teams on ongoing cross-functional projects
  • Expertise in various statistical methodologies such as regression analysis, cluster analysis, decision trees, factor analysis/principal component analysis, time series, survival models, neural networks
  • Disposition to simplify: streamline work processes, simply communicate complex statistical concepts



About QVC, Inc

QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.


As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania

Since its launch in early 2010, Zulily continues to reinvent itself, providing a fun shopping experience full of products millions of customers around the world love, at prices they can brag about. We’re a fast-paced, data-driven and down-to-earth company, dedicated to defying expectations. Our unique business model is just one example. Mission: We're creating something different. We launch a new store every day at 6am PT, which brings all kinds of unique challenges. We think being different is a good thing – and we fill our bench with hardworking and talented outside-the-box thinkers. With almost a decade under our belt, Zulily’s still just getting started. We continue to innovate and build a great brand by creating an amazing customer experience every day. Working at Zulily is about fast growth, a high level of responsibility and the willingness to try new things

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