Vice President, Director, Data Science

  • 114 Willits St, Birmingham, MI 48009, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

VP, Data Science

We’re looking for an outstanding Vice President, Data Science – an experienced professional and passionate problem solver to evangelize our offering and to scale our offering within the agency.  Sound like you? Read on.

What you’ll do:

Our Data Scientists deliver analytic solutions across a wide variety of client applications.  We build inferential and predictive models, including machine learning algorithms and AI; we process, integrate and manipulate big data with distributed systems and customer data pipelines; we synthesize results and translate findings into compelling stories that resonate with clients.

As a VP, Data Science, you’ll define, lead and evangelize groundbreaking analytics solutions leveraging the suite of agency Data Science offerings.

Day-to-day, your role includes:

  • Leading cross-functional teams to define, implement and promote cutting-edge analytical and data engineering solutions with new and existing clients such as:
    • End-to-end customer data integration, activation and enablement.
    • Rigorous statistical modeling and inferential analysis.
    • Machine learning and AI development and applications.
  • Providing strategic vision and alignment for client engagements.
  • Synthesizing complex, technical concepts and outputs into compelling story lines that resonate with a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Engaging with colleagues across the agency to identify new and improved pathways for data-powered solutions.
  • Providing expertise in fundamental skill areas such as statistical methods, machine learning, AI, distributed computing, and programming with open-source languages.
  • Delivering thought leadership and innovation in process, technique, and implementation.
  • Sharing knowledge, debating techniques, and conducting research to advance the collective knowledge and skills of our Data Science practice.

Qualifications

We’re looking for rigorous analytic breadth and depth and 10+ years professional experience in a data science or analytics role, which typically includes:

  • Extensive experience leading and executing projects that span data engineering, data mining, data modeling, and business strategy.
  • Robust, fundamental expertise in areas of statistical methods, distributed computing, machine learning, AI, and/or a variety of open source programming languages
  • Experience integrating a variety of data sources, methods, and applications to achieve specific objectives
  • Proven track record of technical and analytical innovation that delivers measurable business impact
  • Proven track record leading and scaling teams of data scientists
  • Flexibility to operate across technologies, industries, or level of scale and complexity
  • Demonstrated ability to flex seamlessly from highly technical, analytical discussions to higher level, strategic conversations

Additional Information

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