- Define the research vision for data science, and oversee planning, staffing, and prioritization to make sure the team is advancing that roadmap. Deliver on concrete work that advances that roadmap.
- Invest in your team’s skills, tools, and processes to improve their velocity.
- Hire, retain, and develop outstanding and diverse staff through ownership of our data science hiring processes, brand, and functional leadership of data scientists.
- Partner with the executive team on how to apply your team’s research to our most challenging strategic questions.
- Work closely with your Science colleagues in engineering, user research, and analytics to deliver cross-functional research work and data systems.
- Professional experience as a data science leader, setting the vision for how to most effectively use data in your organization. This could be through technical leadership as an IC with ownership over a research agenda, or developing a team as a personnel manager in a new area at a larger company.
- Expert-level experience with a wide range of quantitative methods that can be applied to business problems.
- Evidence you’ve successfully been able to scope, deliver and sell your own research in a way that shifts the agenda of a large organization.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills on quantitative topics for a variety of audiences: product managers, designers, engineers, and business leaders.
- Fluent in data fundamentals: SQL, data manipulation using a procedural language, statistics, experimentation, and modeling
- We encourage candidates to apply who have held the responsibilities above, regardless of years of experience or educational credentials. But we roughly expect competitive candidates to have:
- A PhD or MS in a quantitative field.
- 6+ years of experience working in data science in a consumer product company
- 3+ years of experience managing data scientists, including intermediate managers
- 3+ years of experience partnering with executive staff on data topics
- Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
- Maternity & Parental Leave
- Flexible PTO
- Commuter Benefits
- Amazon Employee Discount
- Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
- Free Snacks & Beverages
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