Director of Data Science, Ed-Tech

Boston, MA · Job # 8534LK

We are working with a unique and timely company in the Boston, MA area that is building technology for the ed-tech space.  This company has hit on a big idea as people around the world want to continue their education for personal goals and/or career advancement without the need to travel to a college campus.

Job Overview:

In this role, you will manage a small team of highly capable Data Scientists.  You will be the driver of new initiatives based on the data that you and your team will derive.  Some key responsibilities include: 

  • Manage a team of Business Intelligence Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists
  • Work closely with the Executive team to help them make decisions based on strong data from your teams’ work
  • Lead the company’s data roadmap
  • Collaborate with different areas of the business to understand how data will better inform decision making in their area
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure appropriate data governance, prioritize projects, automate key reports, and determine success metrics
  • Work with business teams to create ad hoc reports, models, analysis, dashboards and business recommendations
  • Partner with engineering to build out scalable data infrastructure, including warehousing, integration tools and reporting systems.

Requirements:

  • BS in a field related to Math or Science; MS nice to have
  • Experience in website analytics and A/B testing, such as with Google Analytics or Optimizely
  • 7-14 years’ experience in a data engineering, business intelligence, or analytics focused position
  • Experience leading and managing a business intelligence team, experience creating successful organizational structures
  • Experience managing a data engineering team to build the right tools, automation and capabilities to enable data-informed decision making
  • Strong presentation skills, able to clearly communicate results to stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience implementing business intelligence tools such as Tableau or Looker
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