VP, Data Science

Data/Analytics New York, New York


As the VP of Data Science, it will be your responsibility to use the unique datasets at our fingertips to drive insights and innovation across the company. 

About Your Contributions:

  • Lead a high functioning and results-driven data science team to solve challenging data problems and drive business strategy
  • Collaborate closely with our revenue, product, and technology teams to provide impactful insights and build data products that power a better user experience on our sites--from thoughtful content recommendations to better ads
  • Establish both short term and long term strategic roadmaps to drive results
  • Provide technical leadership and career mentorship to data scientists with a wide range of backgrounds
  • Evangelize data science outside the company to increase company visibility and recruit new talent

About You:

  • Advanced Degree (PhD preferred) in a data heavy research discipline with substantial quantitative analysis and 3+ years of industry experience as a data scientist
  • Experience managing and mentoring data science or analytics teams.
  • A proven track record of leading projects from start to finish and delivering business value
  • Exceptional communication and collaborative abilities
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid grasp of statistics and machine learning techniques and strong programming skills in Python or another scientific programming language

About Us:

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Byrdie, MyDomaine, Brides and ThoughtCo.

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