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Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Shopify powers millions of businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more.

Shopify is now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design.

The Shopify Fulfillment Network (SFN) is looking for Operations Research Scientists for the SFN’s Operation Research team to build and refine tools for network design, sales and operations planning, transportation, inventory management, and order fulfillment. 

Announced at Shopify Unite in June 2019, the SFN is a dispersed network of fulfillment centers operating to ensure fast, low cost delivery for our merchants and consumers. The Operations Research team is a collective team of scientists and software engineers that build the decision engines that help run the supply chain network. 

For this role, we are looking for someone who enjoys big challenges and can apply their analytical expertise to support and drive SFN’s growth.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement algorithms for strategic network design and planning
  • Develop production decision support tools to automate and scale SFN functions
  • Work cross-functionally to develop automated supply chain decision support systems with operational, financial, engineering and product SFN stakeholders.