Manager - Decision Science

GSO: Sales Systems  |  Bangalore, India

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

Manager – Data Science



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We are looking for a Manager Data Science to join our team in managing our team (5) and projects focused on data science, data analytics and data visualization work that supports our global sales organization.


This includes liaising with leadership to discuss projects and prioritization, providing weekly performance reports, optimizing program delivery & service quality and reviewing output in order to optimize operational performance for our bots.




  • Manage our data science and coach them to excel
  • Manage a data science project portfolio and liaise with the operations leadership team to discuss program prioritization and funding requests for new initiatives
  • Help evaluate new technologies, market trends and industry best practices across the digital media and talent landscape
  • Work closely with our head of operations intelligence and our in-house technical liaison to ensure that our data architecture and visualization is built in a sustainable and performant way
  • Build an executive level data insights and visualization layer on top of our operations data
  • Work closely with our Robotics Process Automation lead to capture, structure and validate performance data so we can direct our efforts accordingly


Basic Qualifications:


  • Masters degree in Data Science
  • 7+ years of work experience in tech, consulting, engineering or an environment where you had to solve complex business problems with data
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Work experience or exposure to multiple geographies and cultures globally
  • Expert in Python, R
  • Experience working in a Salesforce + Tableau environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, always on environment with conference calls outside of normal business hours
  • Excellent Communication skills including presentation and executive reporting


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience implementing Machine Learning in a corporate environment
  • Certification in project/program management and accolades for delivering large change projects
  • Experience working in Microsoft ecosystem: Dynamics, Azure, Power BI


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