Data Scientist Retail Value Chain


Milan, Rome


Europe & The Middle East


Big data & advanced analytics, Pricing


Consumer products, Retail

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Role Profile

We’re looking for a passionate and talented Data Scientist to join our team. In this role, you’ll have the chance to roll up your sleeves and apply data science methods and analytics to real-world business situations across a variety of topics, such as markdown, trend detection, optimized assortment, dynamic pricing, supply chain optimization etc. Successful candidates are intellectually curious builders and with an entrepreneurial mindset.


  • Can distill complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations;
  • Are able to explain sophisticated data science concepts in an understandable manner;
  • Love building things and are comfortable working with modern development tools and writing code collaboratively;
  • Have significant experience applying advanced analytics to a variety of business situations and a proven ability to synthesize complex data;
  • Have strong project management skills. 

Your Qualifications

  • PhD or Master’s Degree in computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or other data centric disciplines with 3/ 4 years OR 8/10 years (respectively for a junior and a senior position) of relevant industry work experience providing advanced analytics solutions strongly preferred;
  • Strong record of extracurricular activity, professional accomplishment, and leadership;
  • Strong proficiency with Python and/or R;
  • A previous experience in Fashion and/or Luxury will be considered a plus;
  • Fluency in Italian and English is required.

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