Sr. Manager of Data Science (Growth)

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Analytics

IQ Workforce is a leading recruiting firm for the analytics & data science community.

Our client is one of the most successful marketplace technology start-ups in the last 10 years. Since 2012, they have grown to service over 80% of US homes, offering items delivered from 20,000+ stores across over 4,000+ cities with the help of 80,000+ shoppers.

This client has a rapidly growing 30+person data science team, made up of Directors, Managers and Data Scientists. They are currently looking to add a Sr. Manager of Data Science to lead their Growth team.

This Sr. Manager will have three direct reports to start and will quickly scale the team to triple in size before the end of the year. The three direct reports inherited are Leads across Acquisition, Retention and Activation.

Responsibilities include:
Build and lead a high-performing team of data scientists

Work with cross-functional partners in product, engineering, design, and operations to achieve business goals

Collaborate with other leaders to build data-informed product strategy and roadmaps

Develop analytical frameworks and metrics for the team and broader organization

Provide hands-on technical guidance and career mentorship for team members

Lead and prioritize deep dives into our data to uncover new opportunities

5+ years work experience in a quant role at a product company

2+ years people management experience

Ability to quickly understand business concepts and influence product decision making

A desire to build and improve consumer software products

Ability to write complex, efficient, and eloquent SQL queries to extract data

Ability to write efficient and eloquent code in Python (preferred), R, or C/C++

Ability to run rigorous experiments and come up with scientifically sound recommendations

Eagerness to learn, flexibility to pivot when needed, savviness to navigate and thrive in a dynamic environment, and a growth mindset needed to build a successful team