Senior Director, Data Science Foundations

Full time

Employment Information

About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About The Role

The Data Science Team at Gap Inc. applies data analysis and machine learning techniques to drive business benefits for Gap Inc. and its brands. The team’s focus is on ML / AI and Analytical capabilities to support customer acquisition and retention, personalization, and marketing at Gap Inc. Areas of expertise include search and recommendation, segmentation, targeting, forecasting, marketing effectiveness measurement and optimizations, customer behaviors, site analytics and business growth initiatives. You will support the team to build and deploy Data and Analytics capabilities, in partnership with GapTech, PDM, Central Marketing & business partners across our brands.

What You’ll Do

  • Leading the strategy, vision, and execution of Gen AI initiatives, Product Catalog, Predictive Customer Attributes and ML Tools.
  • Develop and scale Gen AI initiatives across the org. This includes building latest Gen AI driven consumer and enterprise experiences across Gap
  • Partner closely with ML Ops team and drive ML Ops requirements and roadmap along with DS Product Management
  • Create a highly skilled org with Directors and Principal scientists to drive business impact
  • Partner very closely with leaders of Product Management, Engineering and Brand leaders to help create very experiences for customers
  • Communicate meaningful, actionable insights from large data and metadata sources to stakeholders
  • Regularly influence leadership team decisions and initiatives

Who You Are

  • Strong Technical leadership in ML/AI: Gen AI, Computer Vision, NLP
  • Experience in building and deploying large scale computer vision and NLP applications.
  • Strong technical skills in building ML / AI applications at scale
  • Strong storytelling and influencing skills
  • Ability to work both at a detailed level as well as to summarize findings and extrapolate knowledge to make strong recommendations for change
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and influence product and analytics roadmap, with a demonstrated proficiency in relationship building
  • Develop innovative solutions for complex situations in a fast-changing environment; cover a wide range of activities requiring complex judgments
  • Comprehensive understanding of theories and practices in multiple related subject areas

Benefits At Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $193,800 - $266,100 USD

Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.


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