Data Scientist

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Department: Data and Analytics

Report To: Vice President of Analytics

Founded in 2002, Five Below is a fast-growing, extreme-value retailer serving the teen market in nearly 950 stores today. Five Below offers thousands of trend-right products for teens, as well as pre-teens and other value-minded consumers. They are planning to have over 1000 new stores by the end of 2020, as we are experiencing tremendous success and growth. Our corporate offices, known as WowTown, are based in Philadelphia.

Five Below’s dynamic assortment of merchandise includes everything from sporting goods, games, fashion accessories and jewelry, to hobbies and collectibles, bath and body, candy, snacks and beverages, room décor and storage, stationery and school supplies, computer software, books, multimedia accessories, novelty and “gag” items, and seasonal items. By combining exceptional value with trend-right, relevant, quality merchandise in a vibrant shopping environment, Five Below has reinvented the traditional five-and-dime for today's younger generation and continues to add new and relevant business partnerships such as Nerd Street Gamers, and .com platforms to enhance their customer’s experience. At Five Below, our Purpose is to “Let Go and Have Fun”! Five Below has tremendous potential to reach new markets and new customers.

Master’s Degree required (Ph.D. preferred) in relevant technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or Economics).

Enthusiasm for answering complex business questions and developing practical solutions.

Extensive experience with large data sets, statistical analyses, and visualization as well as related tools (e.g. SQL, Python, SAS, R, Matlab, Tableau, Power BI).

Ability to convey complex analyses clearly in order to improve decisions and enhance processes.

Job Responsibilities:
Answer complex business problems, optimize processes, or enhance automation.

Develop innovative statistical techniques to enable improved forecasting, summarization, classification, and optimization.

Create compelling analyses and visualizations to improve business decisions and processes.

Enhance cross functional analytical capabilities in focus areas such as customer analytics (e.g. segmentation, personalization, targeting), digital (e.g. site analytics, recommendation, omnichannel integration), inventory management (e.g. demand forecasting, allocation, optimization), and supply chain strategy (e.g. network optimization, order management, visibility).

Partner with the technology organization to enhance data management and develop analytical capabilities.

Support adoption of analytical approaches by partnering with key business functions.

Special projects as required.

Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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