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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

300 N. Greene Street Greensboro, North Carolina, United States Date posted 2/6/2024
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The Fresh Market & You:

Our mission is to make everyday eating extraordinary for our guests. We create a warm, welcoming, memorable experience with exceptional, personal service. We’re looking for a new team member who strives for excellence and brings positive energy, commitment, and a “can-do” attitude to work every day. We value teamwork and celebrate our successes as a team and will value our contribution!

Added Benefits for choosing The Fresh Market Team:

  • Team member discount up to 40%
  • Health, Dental & Vision insurance available for individual, spouse, partner, and family.
  • 401K contribution and match for part-time and full-time team members.
  • Personal time off and additional time off purchase plans available.
  • And much more!
About the Position:

The Fresh Market currently has an opening for a Data Scientist in our Store Support Center (099). The data scientist will apply statistical, analytical, and programmable skills to collect, clean, and model large volumes of data, extracting valuable insights to optimize business processes and drive the business forward.

What You'll Do:

Data Analysis and Exploration:

  • You will be responsible for using data analytics to inform decision making and drive business results.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to uncover trends, patterns, and anomalies.
  • Carrying out cleaning and preprocessing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Use quantitative skills to evaluate existing and new data sources and apply the right analytical techniques to generate significant insights about customers, products, and the business.
  • Expected to identify trends, opportunities, business data needed, data sources, and new methods of analytics.

Model Development, Deployment, and Monitoring:

  • Identify ways to use data science techniques to derive useful insights that can be incorporated into existing workflows and processes to enhance business results.
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive models using machine learning and statistical techniques.
  • Create algorithms for data analysis and pattern recognition.
  • Fine-tune and optimize models for accuracy and performance.
  • Deploy models into production, monitor their performance and retrain as needed.

Data Visualization:

  • Create informative and visually appealing data visualizations and dashboards.
  • Communicate findings and insights to technical and non-technical audiences effectively.


  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business needs.
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and analysts to deploy data solutions.
  • Collaborate with business teams (Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, HR, etc.) on key business questions and develop analysis, insights, and actionable recommendations.

Research and Innovation:

  • Participate in meetings, seminars, and training sessions to stay apprised of new technologies.
  • Explore and propose innovative data science solutions to address business challenges.
  • Play a pivotal role in transforming The Fresh Market into a data-driven culture by building predictive models and extracting insights from data.

At a minimum, what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field).
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in data analysis, machine learning, and predictive modeling.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as R or Python, and database query languages like SQL is needed.
  • Knowledge and experience using machine learning methods like linear regressions, logistic regression, decision trees, random forests, deep learning, k-means clustering, SVMs, naive Bayes, and reinforcement learning.
  • Data Wrangling – proficiency in cleaning, structuring, and transforming raw and unprocessed data.
  • Strong knowledge of data manipulation and visualization Tools like Pandas, matplotlib, ggplot, d3.js.
  • Experience using BI Platforms such as MicroStrategy, PowerBI, Tableau, etc. (MicroStrategy Preferred)
  • Excellent Communication Skills – it is incredibly important to describe findings to a technical and non-technical audience to help inform and enable business decisions.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s or other advanced Degree in Data Science or Business Analytics preferred.
  • Prior retail industry experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) is a plus.
  • Proven success in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Certified Data Scientist, Analytics Professional, BI Professional, or related certification is a plus.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Consistent with applicable laws, TFM will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and team members, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to TFM. This guiding principle applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring and job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and related medical conditions, national origin, genetic information, uniformed service, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

The statements in this job description are provided to describe the general nature and level of work expected in this role. While these statements include the essential functions of the job, they are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. As we work as a team, there may be times team members are needed to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities based on business needs.