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Vori seeking entrepreneurial Data Scientist who loves food at Vori

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3+ years
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Brandon Hill
Brandon Hill

About the role


We're looking for a creative, enterprising data scientist who's excited to bring an entire industry online for the first time. You will be joining as the first DS/ML hire and early leader on a growing data science team and will tackle some of the most challenging and impactful problems that are transforming how people buy groceries every day. If you're a world class data scientist who loves food and fighting to empower small and medium sized businesses in old school industries, join us!


  • 5+ years industry experience or PhD with significant contributions to leading-edge research in statistical modeling, segmentation and/or related category management business insights
  • Full stack experience engineering and deploying AI/ML powered features into production
  • Scrappy yet artful problem solver who leans product-first
  • Excellent communicator who can explain expert subject matter to a diverse audience

How to apply:

If you'd like to be considered, please reach out to us with a summary of your work and why you're excited to join Vori.

Website: https://www.vori.com/careers

About Vori

Vori is a marketplace in hyper-growth mode empowering food retailers (think grocery stores, convenience stores, bodegas) to discover and replenish products from thousands of wholesalers so their communities have access to the food they love. Think: B2B Amazon. Our customers include everyone from Safeway and CVS properties on down to local corner stores.

  • Launched just over a year ago, doing $55M+ in GMV with 345+ live locations (have 12x'd since April 2020)
  • Partnered with nation's second largest natural food distributor
  • Growing rapidly 30% month over month, 100% retention on paid accounts
  • Technical founding team, backgrounds from SpaceX, Google, Instagram, the White House. Brandon’s parents have been in grocery for 40+ years.
  • Backed by Greylock Partners, Y Combinator, South Park Commons, Village Global in addition to founders from Instacart and DoorDash and product executives from Airbnb, Pinterest and Albertson's/Safeway.
    • Some of our earliest customers are also investors. Read this article to learn more!
  • Check out our website at www.vori.com and product video below 👇🏼 https://youtu.be/ZpHy3DkpUpQ

About the role

As the first data scientist at Vori, you will have the opportunity to build and shape a data engine that distills supply chain complexities into unique insights and features that empower food businesses in every community. This is an unique opportunity to apply cutting-edge ML research and applications to an industry that has received little to no attention from technology. There's an open field that awaits your ideas and expertise.

You will tackle radically unique and challenging problem sets that encourage you to grow as a data science leader, teammate and community member. Every complex data problem you solve will have a direct impact on how families are fed and grocery businesses are built as well as empower a new generation of food entrepreneurs with data, ushering in a more creative and sustainable future.

Next 6 months:

  • Define and implement various AI/ML powered features such as predictive forecasting models
  • Derive and share novel insights to guide business and product development
  • Improve and engineer new data pipelines to and from external systems
  • Develop internal and external business intelligence dashboards
  • Develop both the long-term vision and strategy for the data team and manage day-to-day operations

Growth Opportunities

  • Get excited to learn more about complex data systems on the tech side as well as business challenges the grocery industry works faces everyday
  • Confront and conquer unique, real-world problems that enhance your problem-solving abilities and challenge you to think about data differently
  • As Vori scales across the industry and makes a brand name for itself in grocery tech, you will gain incredible exposure as a thought leader within the global tech community. You will have opportunities to speak and participate in tech/grocery conferences and tradeshows to help shape the industry.


  • SF/Bay Area or Remote

Why you should join Vori

We are changing the way the $800B American grocery supply chain does business.