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Company: Chico's FAS
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


Employment Type: Full Time Regular

This position is responsible for running analytical experiments in a methodical manner and will regularly evaluate alternate models via theoretical approaches. This position also executes consistent statistical analysis and articulate results to management in a business format to support in decision making and analysis.


  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using Big Data techniques.
  • Conducts data mining using state-of-the-art methods to drive optimization and improvement of marketing techniques and business strategies.
  • Works with peers to enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Creates automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.
  • Develops custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Building closed-loop algorithms to power scaled personalization within the digital experience.
  • Uses predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.
  • Works cross-functionally to gather insights which will improve marketing efforts.
  • Communicates results and ideas to key decision makers.
  • Assesses the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques.
  • Keeps up-to-date with latest technology trends and how to best leverage machine learning, neural networks and other avenues to harness the power of the organizations vast data.
  • May provide guidance/mentoring to new associates; evaluating process, recommend and implement improvements, as needed.
  • Serves as a resource for Junior team members.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred, in Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field; Master's Degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models
  • Familiar with the following software/tools: Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.
  • Experience in a retail setting a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Certificate in business analytics, data mining, or statistical analysis preferred

Preferred Qualification

  • If in Research/Personalization: 5+ years' experience with consumer/customer quantitative research, consumer/customer qualitative research, or associate engagement research
  • If in CRM: 5+ years' experience with marketing campaign segmentation, targeting design, execution tools, framework. Strategic mindset designing customer journeys and touch points.
  • If in CX/UX: 5+ years' experience with digital experience analytics (Google, Omniture, etc.). Ability to read/interpret web analytics to provide actionable strategic insights
  • If in Modeling/Data Science: 5+ years' experience in analytics or data science - with an emphasis in customer analytics and marketing analytics; forecasting; structural equations, marketing ROI and attribution, building predictive models and multivariate techniques, working in environments with disparate data sources
  • If in Testing: 2+ years hypothesis testing experience; 2+ experience with testing toolset such as APT

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