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KMC Work Location: OFFSITE

Location: Taguig City, Metro Manila

Date Posted: 2023-05-19

Hiring Organization: KMC Solutions | XTN-E869788

Career Category: Application And Software Development

Data Scientist

Wantable is looking for a smart, proven individual with experience in data science in an
e-commerce setting. A successful candidate will be someone who has had prior experience
applying recommendation systems in a business context, is self-driven and can craft a project
from start to finish, and is interested in having impact in all facets of the business.

● Design, develop and maintain software solutions to business problems such as
warehouse optimization, inventory flow, product recommendation, fraud detection, and
more, using machine learning or statistical modeling.
● Collaborate with both business and engineering teams.
● Be a primary source for verification of data insights for the business.
● Other duties as assigned by the CEO, Technical Co-Founder, and Lead Data Scientist.


Required Education and Skills:

● Experience with various types of recommendation algorithms, such as but not limited to
collaborative/content/hybrid/graph-based systems, and evaluating those systems with
business-aligned metrics.
● Experience in Python and/or R.
● Interest in cross-disciplinary research and understanding potential applications to our
own problems.
● Real world experience developing, deploying and managing training models and API
endpoints on cloud based infrastructure (DigitalOcean/AWS/etc.).
● Able to weigh and understand the trade-offs between model complexity, API
responsiveness, memory constraints, etc. when implementing solutions into a production
● Proficiency in SQL.
● Bachelor's or higher degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or other
related field.
● Ability to thrive and problem solve independently but know when to ask for help.

Nice To Haves:

● Experience in fashion/clothing e-commerce.
● Experience with ETL or feature stores.
About Wantable Engineering:
● We’re a relatively small but growing team.
● We love both cats and dogs equally.
● We’re generally a build-over-buy technology focused group that has built, maintains, and
manages all of Wantable's homegrown software solutions to solve the business needs.
● We work in reasonable weekly sprints; following an agile process.
● New/emerging technologies, modern techniques, and finding new solutions excite us the
● We’re hard workers but we don’t let that get in the way of having a good time.
● We make a consistent and meaningful impact on the direction and health of the
● We believe in transforming the way that people shop through a combination of
technology and experienced stylists.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Daily attendance is
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or
crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or
move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Remote / In-Office requirements:

This position can be partial or fully remote; however some mandatory meetings and events may
need to be scheduled in person at our office in Manila as directed by your supervisor.
Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship. Resumes and
communication must be submitted in English.
This role requires night/weekend adjustments and therefore doesn’t have set “business hours”
however most operations, meetings, and work is expected to be done during business hours
M-F central standard time.