Manager, Data Science

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Position at InnerWorkings

manager, data science

We're looking for a Manager to grow and lead our Data Science area, to engage senior leadership in our business areas to understand their most significant business challenges, design new data science products to automate or enable better decision making to address these challenges, and provide overall product leadership for one or more of our data science initiatives. They will have indirect leadership over data scientists and developers assigned to these initiatives. 



  • Serves as the business interface of the team to deliver predictive / prescriptive analytics
  • Oversee the operationalization of data science solutions
  • Work collaboratively with senior leadership to inform new data science products



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4+ years of work experience in a mathematical, statistical, computer science, engineering, physics, economics or related quantitative field
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in at least four of the following six areas:
    • 1) data analysis and  relational-style query languages
    • 2) machine learning and/or statistical modeling
    • 3) data visualization
    • 4) a high-level programming language
    • 5) distributed computing
    • 6) understanding of healthcare 
  • Strong learning and growth mindset
  • Customer-focused 
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 
  • A track record of independently delivering or leading the delivery of multiple complex analytics or data science projects 
  • Proficiency in SQL and Python 
  • Experience with Iterative / Agile / Scrum development