AVP, LEAD DATA SCIENTIST (Digital Unit)
Focus: Financial Services Industry | Digital Consumer Touch-Points (Mobile, Web, Social, etc.)
LOCATION: Boston | REPORTS TO: Chief Data Scientist
KEY NOTES: Min Requirement: Relevant PhD + 3 Yrs Data Science Exp. [OR] Masters + 5 Year Data Science Exp. || Work Visa Sponsorship || Relocation Available
CLIENT/ROLE OVERVIEW: Our client an award winning, major global financial services firm that has devoted incredible resources into creating an entrepreneur-style Data Science Division within the framework of a Fortune 100 company. This opening to lead the digital media group within the Data Science Unit. This is a key role and group expected to grow 200% over the next 24 months. Your group will analyze the behavior and interactions between consumers and the company’s many digital touch-points (mobile, web, email, social, etc.) and improve it. The work will have a massive impact on the bottom line after the products are launched.
*Lead the Digital Consumer focused data science sub-group within centralized Data Science Practice
*Set strategy and develop road-maps for projects and services, data, and technology
*Oversee operations of algorithm and system deployments
*Work in conjunction with executive leadership to ensure alignment of data science initiatives and company strategy
*Cull data sets from disparate sources and analyze using appropriate quantitative methodologies, distributed computer frameworks and systems
*Help develop algorithms, predictive models, prototype systems, and web apps
*Design experiments and analyze results
*Be able to communicate technical matters to non-technical audiences through a variety of media, including interactive visualizations, reports and presentations
*Lead short term projects and participate in long term research initiatives
*Mentor junior team members
*Thrive in a highly collaborative, fast moving environment
*Minimum Requirement: Relevant PhD + 2 Yrs data science experience (post doctorate) [OR] Relevant Masters + 4 Yrs data science exp.
*2+ Yrs recent experience with consumer behavior data science in the relm of ecommerce, publishing, mobile applications, etc.
*Expert level understanding in any of the following areas: machine learning, probability and statistics (esp. Bayesian methods), natural language processing, operations research
*5+ years developing of probabilistic models and machine learning algorithms (academic period included)
*Exceptional problem solving skills and willingness to learn new concepts, methods, and technologies
*Expert in data analysis using R or Python
*Knowledge of web development front-end and web application frameworks (Flask, Django, etc.)
*Knowledge of NoSQL systems, Hadoop/MapReduc, Spark, Hbase, HIVE, etc.
*Experience in database design and SQL
$195K+ Cash Compensation Package + Excellent Benefits.
*Foreign Work Visa Sponsorship & Green Card Sponsorship Available | Relocation Available
TO APPLY/BE CONSIDERED: Simply email me, Ted O’Brien -> Ted@starbridgepartners.com – your resume or LinkedIn Profile URL if you don’t have one. All inquiries will be confidential of course. This position will be filled in an expedient manner.
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