WDSS: Boots.com Product Ranking Project

Boots.com e-commerce product ranking

  • WDSS
  • Coventry, UK (Remote)
  • Part-time

How would you rank your products within a category to increase customer satisfaction and generate sales? How about ranking search results? Would your ranking create more revenue than someone else’s?

WDSS is recruiting for a candidate to work together with our Research sponsor—Walgreens Boots Aliance, on a hands-on project in e-commerce product ranking.

In this project you will be working on creating a process to optimise product ranking on the boots.com website. The process can be rule-based or learning based; different or similar to other website’s ranking, session based or customer based, or a combination of all of the above; the choice is entirely yours. You will have the opportunity to test your ranking against other rankings in a real-world scenario.

Role Responsibilities

  • Research novel solutions for intelligent search engines and product rankings.
  • Propose a ranking method, either rule based or machine learning based, and score the methods against sample data
  • Meet regularily with Boots data scientists to share and discuss ideas
  • Summarise the result of your work in form of a blog post

Candidate Attributes

  • Knowledge of programming languages (preferably Python).
  • Strong data-wrangling skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Motivation to research cutting-edge data science solutions.
  • [Preferable] Experience with machine learning.

How to Apply

  • Use the application button on this page or email recruitment@wdss.io.
  • The body of your application should contain one short paragraph for each of the following points:
    • Why you wish to take up the role
    • How you are qualified for the role
  • Please attach your CV / Resume together with your application
  • We will promptly get in touch to discuss the role further.

Job Overview

  • Posted date : 12 Nov 2021
  • Location : Coventry, UK (Remote)
  • Job nature : Part-time
  • Start date : 13 Dec 2021
  • Application start : 12 Nov 2021
  • Application end : N/A

You can find the full application details in the job listing.

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