Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from approximately 40,000 takeout restaurants in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer service teams. Grubhub has offices in Chicago, New York and London.

Decision Scientist at Grubhub

 Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company, dedicated to connecting hungry diners with their favorite local restaurants. The people who work at Grubhub are our company's greatest asset; each person at Grubhub plays an integral part in building tools and technology that help restaurants succeed, and in cooking up fresh new ways to delight our diners.

 

The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from more than 55,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,100 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, AllMenus, and MenuPages.

 

We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At Grubhub, you can order your cake and eat it too!

 

As a decision scientist, you are part of a highly motivated, talented, and fun team that solves some of the most challenging problems at GrubHub. We are always looking to identify and apply the best applied math and predictive modeling tools for research and deploy the solutions to drive decisions at various fronts at GrubHub.

 

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle
  • Build and deploy predictive models at scale that help us improve the business
  • Build probabilistic/stochastic models for real time systems
  • Derive insight about business and customer behavior from our proprietary data
  • Identify new metrics and scoring methodologies to improve our business
You Should Have
  • 2+ years of professional experience in predictive modeling/analytics with regression, classification and clustering techniques using machine learning algorithms
  • Experience with ML packages e.g. sklearn, xgboost etc
  • Experience implementing ML algorithms in operational environments with real-time constraints
  • Familiarity with probabilistic/stochastic modeling for real-time updates using online estimation techniques
  • Thorough understanding of underlying mathematical concepts. Should not be afraid to read an applied math paper and explain the concepts to the group and how it can be used for the business.
  • Ability to query data sources directly using SQL like query languages from data warehouse
  • Studied a technical, quantitative, or analytical field in school (Computer Science, Physics, Applied Math, Engineering etc.) Minimum qualification : MS
  • Above all a strong motivation to learn new techniques, explore data and implement the solutions to take projects to production

 

Got any of these? Even Better
  • Experience with big data technologies like Spark, Hadoop etc.
  • Experience in Java or Python
  • Familiarity with mathematical optimization
  • Familiarity with queuing theory
  • Experience in models governing network evolution
And Of Course, Perks!
  • Unlimited paid vacation days. Choose how your time is spent
  • Never go hungry! We provide weekly Grubhub/Seamless credit
  • Regular in-office social events, including happy hours, wine tastings, karaoke, bingo with prizes and more
  • Company-Wide Initiatives encouraging innovation, continuous learning and cross-department connections

 

We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

 

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. If you are applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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Be the first of your friends to declare, "I love where I work!" and actually mean it. Laugh hard and work with some of the best and brightest in the tech industry. We want you to enjoy where you work, who you work with and what you work on. At GrubHub, you can order your cake and eat it too!
Culture
Grubhub offers a very laid back culture where they encourage all employees to contribute to the success of the organization through their entrepreneurial spirit. The organization thrives on team members of all levels interacting, collaborating and mentoring each other.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive salaries and a 401(k) plan with employer matching
$18 per week to use on the Grubhub website
Restricted stock units for all team members
Unlimited snacks and beverages
Learning and development opportunities
Flexible vacation time, paid holidays, and company outings
Casual dress code and private roof top deck

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