Senior Data Scientist, Machine Learning at Slice


Title: Sr. Data Scientist, Machine Learning (New York or Remote US)

  • Location: New York or Remote, US

What is Slice?

Pizza is at the heart of our communities. From birthday parties to gameday potlucks, life’s special moments are bettered by the craftsmanship and tradition found behind local pizzerias’ counters. We’re here to make sure these iconic small businesses serve our communities for generations to come by giving them the digital tools and services commonly found at big chains. Can you imagine what a small mom and pop pizza shop could achieve with the resources of Domino’s?

You will be joining a fast growing ML Data Science team for a leading marketplace technology start-up. In this role, you will develop and implement machine learning algorithms and personalization products from scratch that directly impact our customers. You will be partnering closely with our product, engineering and business stakeholders to open up new opportunities and accelerate the growth of the business. Your strong foundations in machine learning, statistics, and programming as well as exceptional communication and leadership skills will bring unique insights into our strategy. Your passion for solving problems and sense of urgency will fuel the success of the team.

What you will be doing

  • Develop ML models to derive insights on customer behavior and inform product opportunities and strategy
  • Partner with Product teams on developing product roadmaps and leveraging ML techniques to curate a better user experience and drive business results
  • Work with Engineering teams to build the infrastructure and processes to productionize and iterate ML models
  • Collaborate with other Data teams on solidifying the data foundation of Slice, including event logging, experimentation, data modeling etc


  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research or equivalent quantitative fields. PhD preferred
  • 3+ years of industry experience in machine learning or data science using mainstream languages such as Python, Spark etc
  • 3+ years practical experience delivering production deployed solutions
  • 3+ years experience extract/transform/load large, structured data sets
  • Experience in partnering with product and engineering teams in developing production-level code to deliver ML-backed product features
  • Experience in search and recommendation product a plus

About Slice:

Slice powers independent pizzerias with the specialized technology, data insights, and shared services they need to serve today’s digital-minded customers. This united network of pizzerias enables these small businesses to thrive against major corporate chains and form the nation’s largest marketplace for authentic pizza. Slice makes it easy for customers to order from their go-to shops and discover their next favorite.

Serial tech entrepreneur Ilir Sela started Slice to solve the digital challenges his family’s New York City pizzerias faced. Today, the Slice team has grown to over 700+ across 5 offices globally. If you’re ambitious, interested in growing your career, and hungry to join one of the fastest growing companies in tech, we may have a role for you. Check out a few awards we’ve recently won for our workplace and culture: Inc., Crain’s, BuiltinNYC

Slice is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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