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Director, Analytics & Algorithms

As the Director, Analytics & Algorithms, you will build and lead a high-impact data science team to tackle a wide variety of problems such as personalization, marketing efficiency, and churn risk analysis. This team will partner with engineering and operations teams to develop and test new models/algorithms that combine machine learning, statistics, and optimization to enable new operational workflows. Data scientists on the team will use rigorous statistical modeling and analysis to discover critical insights that shape the company’s product roadmap.

Objectives:

  • Grow the team by attracting top talent in the field.
  • Provide technical mentorship to data scientists on the team and guide technical thinking.
  • Partner closely with business stakeholders and engineering teams to integrate models into the production workflow.
  • Provide thought leadership and identify new areas where data science can play a significant role.
  • Work with senior management to develop the vision for a data-driven shopping experience.
  • Think broadly about the Hush business and contribute to efforts beyond your domain.

Qualifications:

  • PhD/MS in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Econometrics, or related field.
  • 3+ years experience building, managing, mentoring, and inspiring teams, with a proven track record of leveraging data to drive significant business impact.
  • 5+ years experience building and deploying machine learning, statistics, and/or optimization models in production, preferably for a consumer market.
  • Solid statistical knowledge and intuition, ideally utilized in modeling and experimentation.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills coupled with strong business acumen, along with the ability to influence peer organizations.
  • High-energy self-starter with a passion for your work, tolerance for ambiguity in a fast-paced setting, and a positive attitude.
  • Willingness to work late nights and weekends, if necessary.

 

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