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Data Scientist

125 Summer Street, 15th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Location: Boston, MA

About Celect

Celect is a venture-backed company based in Boston with the mission of bringing science to the art of retail. Celect has built a SaaS cloud-based predictive platform that provides actionable insights to retailers by understanding how their customers choose. Founded by MIT professors and based on award winning science on choice modeling, Celect has built an experienced team of data scientists and retail experts, and a development team that is changing the way retailers make decisions. We are looking for smart, hard-working, and fun colleagues ready to join us for the ride of their career. 

About the Job

Our engineering team is passionate about bringing truly innovative products to the market, to build something, which solves a big problem in a way never done before. As a data scientist at Celect, you will be responsible for driving innovation by designing new algorithms to help optimize retail operations. You will collaborate with a talented and agile team of engineers and data scientists building the next generation of retail optimization based on machine learning and customer choice modeling. You will be exposed to scale of data, which will push the boundaries of innovation in the retail space, or all industries for that matter.  


  • Develop novel statistical / machine learning approaches to real world, large scale problems
  • Work with massive scale retail data sets to derive statistical insights and develop innovative algorithms to productize these insights
  • Leverage the core choice modeling capabilities of the Celect Choice Engine and build new algorithms to assist retailers with their omni-channel optimization challenges


  • Masters degree / PhD in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, or related
  • Experience with developing scalable machine learning solutions with high availability, internet-scale big data infrastructures
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (Python, C, Java, R, Matlab, etc.)
  • Team player with a positive attitude who is interested in building a truly innovative product and great company
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See What It's Like To Work Here

Helping retailers optimize inventories through predictive analytics and machine learning. Bringing science to the art of retail!

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