Associate Data Scientist

About the job

About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About The Role

The Supply Chain Advanced Analytics team is chartered with driving revenue and profit growth opportunities for Gap’s online business through the development and implementation of predictive models and profit maximizing analytical processes.

Some key strategic projects in the Supply Chain Advanced Analytics space are: Omni-channel network optimization, peak season inventory positioning models, new fulfillment strategies, transportation based network simulations.

This position will interact with a variety of functions across the business unit including IT, Operations, Finance, Business Intelligence and Project Management.

What you’ll do

  • Understand the sources of key data structures and their multi-dimensional relationship
  • Build, validate, and maintain Operations Research (OR), Simulation and AI (Machine Learning (ML) /Deep learning) models
  • Provide thought leadership in analytics and modeling
  • Provide quantitative research and analysis for identifying new business opportunities
  • Synthesize findings, prepare presentations and assist in presenting findings to all levels of management
  • Provide framework/methodology for measurement and feedback mechanism for models
  • Collaborate with other team members, IT and business partners as necessary
  • Be accountable for the documentation of supply chain process design opportunities
  • Responsible for productize algorithms Data science algorithms, measure adoption and success criteria

Who you are

  • Experience of Python, R, and/or other programming languages
  • Experience in areas of optimization, statistics and/or machine learning
  • Heavy experience in use of Excel, SQL and other database querying tools
  • Exceptional quantitative skills with expertise in data handling
  • Strong conceptual and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with considerable ambiguity
  • Ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships with broad cross section of business partners
  • Strong listening, oral and written skills
  • B.S. or Supply Chain, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Math, or related field
  • 1+ years of total work experience in Data Science
  • Strong knowledge of Python and SQL

Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here: English Spanish Chinese Tagalog

Benefits at Gap Inc.

    • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
    • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
    • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
    • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
    • Employee stock purchase plan.*
    • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
    • See more of the benefits we offer.


  • For eligible employeesGap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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