Director Data Science

Massachusetts
US$225000 - US$250000 per year

Director Data Science
Online Marketplace
Greater Boston
$230,000 - $250,000 + bonus + equity

Are you obsessed with how we can use data to personalize customer experiences and predict behaviors? Do you like to innovate new methodologies and combine highly advanced analytics techniques with customer-rich data to develop products and services that increase spend and brand loyalty? If you are an experienced Data Science and Customer Analytics leader with a highly statistical background in SQL, R and Python, and can build statistical models to predict customer behaviors then I have a great opportunity for you to join one the leading analytics teams in the US.

THE COMPANY:

A globally renowned online marketplace in the Greater Boston Area that has millions of rows of rich customer engagement data, are looking for an experienced Data Science leader to come on board to build out their marketing effectiveness and predictive models, delivering insights into who their customers are, how they engage with the brand and creating targeted and efficient communications strategies that will increase new customer acquisition, and reduce retention across all channels.

THE ROLE - Director, Data Science

As a Director, Data Science, you will be the leader of a multidisciplinary and highly technical team of Data Scientists who are all technically strong in SQL, Python and R, building highly sophisticated statistical models to answer key business questions about how to personalize all products and services to ensure customer loyalty and product upsell/cross sell growth. You will:

  • Set the strategic vision of the Data Science initiatives, prioritizing projects and ensuring that customer personalization and advanced methodologies are at the forefront of all data-driven decisions made
  • Be a leader; you will be focusing on creating new innovative methodologies using customer-rich data to predict the success of products and how customers engage with the brand online, forecasting their growth and conversion using SQL, Python and R, and building time series, linear and logistic regression and decision tree models, as well as delivering insights and recommendations
  • Work with a broad range of hard-to-capture data sets across both online and offline channels to understand customer behaviors, needs, wants and attitudes, turning these into insightful stories that can be used by the product teams to create new personalized products for the individual user

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree educated in Psychology, Math, Statistics, Operational Research or similar numerical discipline, with a PhD preferred but not essential
  • Strong technical background in SQL, Python and R with the ability to build highly sophisticated models such as time series, regression, decision trees, random forests, xgboost etc
  • Exceptional communicator, with proven capabilities in demonstrating your ability to turn highly complex analyses into stories and customer journeys that can be used by multiple technical and non-technical audiences
  • Background within an eCommerce or retail environment is highly desirable, with the ability to apply complex human behaviors and attitudes to enhance the development of new products or services

BENEFITS:

As a Director, Data Science you can expect to earn up to $250,000 + benefits (depending on your experience)

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your resume to Jenni Kavanagh via the Apply link on this page

KEYWORDS:

SQL, Python, R, Analytics, Strategy, Data Science, Product, Retail, eCommerce Advanced Analytics, Business, Time-Series, Regression, Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Model, Modell, Modeling, Modelling, Senior, Manage, Manager, Director, Director of Data Science, Stakeholder Manager, Customer Acquisition, Looker, Retention, Sales, Growth, Advanced Analytics, Product, Tableau, AWS, Scala, Customer Behavior

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