Sr Data Scientist

Expiring today

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
27 May 2022
28 Sep 2022
For over a century, Neiman Marcus Group has served the unique needs of our discerning customers by staying true to the principles of our founders: to be the premier omni-channel retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise dedicated to providing superior service and a distinctive shopping experience in our stores and on our websites. Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail Stores division, which includes Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman. Our portfolio of brands offers the finest luxury and fashion apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and home d├ęcor. The Company operates more than 40 Neiman Marcus full-line stores in the most affluent markets across the United States, including U.S. gateway cities that draw an international clientele. In addition, we operate 2 Bergdorf Goodman stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City. We also operate 5 Last Call by Neiman Marcus off-price stores that cater to a value oriented, yet fashion minded customer. Our upscale eCommerce and direct-to-consumer division includes, and Every day each of our 13,000 NMG associates work towards the goal of enabling our customers to shop any of our brands "anytime, anywhere, and on any device." Whether the merchandise we sell, the customer service we offer, or our investments in technology, everything we do is to enhance the customer experience across all channels and brands.

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has been the premier destination for luxury fashion and goods, superior service, and an elevated retail experience for more than a century. Today, 9,000 associates contribute to the success of NMG's brands: Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow. There are 38 full-line Neiman Marcus stores in cosmopolitan markets across the United States and a sophisticated digital platform that attracts shoppers worldwide. Bergdorf Goodman operates two stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City and, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and, an e-commerce site that offers premium furniture and home decor.

As an organization, NMG is on a transformational journey to become the preeminent luxury customer platform. NMG continues to deliver the best integrated customer experience and has evolved the business to succeed in the ever-changing retail landscape. NMG is a relationship business. What differentiates the organization from other luxury retailers are its unique assets: a strong store footprint, the most knowledgeable associates, an engaging online experience, solid brand partnerships, innovative digital and in-store experiences, the most loyal luxury customer base, and a strong balance sheet.

Our customers will always be at the center of everything NMG does. The company continues to reinvest in new technologies that enhance the customer experience. NMG meets customers where they are. NMG's goal is to offer customers a seamless experience across its stores, online, and remote digital selling.

NMG's priority is to develop a highly engaged and high-performing team where everyone belongs. The business attracts and retains best-in-class talent through unique offerings provided to associates in addition to standard employer benefits. These include an innovative way of working, associate discounts on merchandise, tuition reimbursement, associate hardship fund, and paid time off to volunteer, to name a few.

As part of NMG's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) work, the organization is focused on driving its core value of being "All Heart." NMG is also assessing its current environmental and social impact while developing a three-year plan to lead the luxury industry in its commitment and transparency to environmental and social sustainability. NMG strives to become an employer of choice, driven by a culture of Belonging. A dedicated team focuses on this journey, directly impacting how NMG conducts business throughout the workforce, workplace, and marketplace dimensions.

NMG has incredibly passionate and committed corporate and store associates. NMG offers associates an environment where everyone feels welcomed, nurtured, and empowered. Our associates are the heart of NMG. As an organization, NMG leads with love - love for customers, love for associates, and love for brand partners.

Job Summary

A Senior Data Scientist in Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) enhances customers' magical luxury shopping experience and increases NMG's NPV by applying algorithms. The Senior Data Scientist performs statistical and econometric analysis, AI/ML modeling, and optimization. The Senior Data Scientist solves use cases related to personalization, customer engagement, marketing promotions, merchandise planning, supply chain, pricing, and cost. This position will lead data science needs across all Neiman Marcus Group brands, divisions and selling channels.

Job Duties
  • The position will report to the Senior Director of Data Science
  • Collaborate with cross-organization to ideate and prioritize use cases, business problems, and user stories that can enhance customers experience and increase NMG ROI.
  • Lead data science projects independently while collaborating with team members and multi-organizational stakeholders.
  • Develops statistical, econometric, AI/ML, and optimization models for personalization, customer engagement, marketing science, retail analytics, business analytics, and supply-chain analytics using big data in cloud environment to improve customer satisfaction and promote growth.
  • Leverage state-of-the-art data science tools, methodologies, and algorithms to drive improved decisions
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of predictive models, segmentation strategies, optimization algorithms, and data mining analyses with a targeted result of increasing revenue.
  • Research, innovate, and design algorithms and techniques to contribute in optimization and automation.
  • May be allowed to work from home or from remote location upon corporate approval
  • In addition to her/his deliverables, the Senior Data Scientist will mentor and train data scientists.


Job Requirements
  • At least a quant-based graduate degree such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Statistics, Physics, Economics, or other related fields from a reputed university with course work that includes analytics, coding, statistics, math, and algorithm development. Ph.D. is Preferred
  • Strong in Math, Statistic, Finance, and Econometric
  • Expert Level skills in at least three of the followings: a) graph/network theory, b) personalized recommendation engine, c) statistical modeling and linear/non-linear optimization theory, d) machine learning and neural Network
  • 3+ years of hands on experience in Data Science.
  • Experience in working in retail space will be a plus.
  • Strong coding skills in SQL, Python
  • Experience in using Keras , Tensorflow , and scikit-learn
  • Experience in working on Spark, AWS SageMaker, S3, and SnowFlake is a plus
  • Experience with full lifecycle agile and experimental design methods.
  • Experience in processing and performing multi-faceted analysis with on-line browsing, sales transaction, product, and inventory data.
  • Exceptional standards for quality and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and on-demand business requests simultaneously
  • Able to work in a fast-paced agile team with team members from diverse areas such as marketing, creative, strategy, product, and engineering

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