Director, Data Science

Slack Technologies, LLC
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Job Description

We are hiring a Director of Data Science to lead a global, cross-functional Data Science team focused on the evolution of the Slack product! As a leader on the Data Science team, you will deliver data and insights that drive decision-making, execution and investments for our product initiatives in a dedicated area of the business. This is a one of a kind opportunity that includes team buildup, foundation setup, and collaboration model establishment. Success requires analytical savvy, problem-solving sophistication, a willingness to roll up your sleeves and a dedication to make the highest impact possible. We are looking for someone that can think on their feet and thrives in a dynamic environment. Enterprise product experience, with an understand of the end-user will be key to this role.

Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

What you'll be doing:

  • Build and lead a high performing DS team, drive professional development goals of the team
  • Set a compelling vision and prioritize work based on product strategies and overall goals
  • Establish strong partnership with executive level stakeholders in identifying opportunities, prioritize roadmaps, define and implement execution excellence, and coach and mentor team members
  • Work cross functionally with the rest of PDE org to influence product strategies and roadmaps, help build and influence a data informed decision making culture
  • Synthesize learnings and insights. Communicate a data narrative around product usage, tying this into the overall Slack strategy
  • Work with the team to define and manage the end-to-end process: scope projects, build pipelines and datasets, synthesize results, and communicate an informed recommendation. Jump in when needed! 
  • Partner closely with product researchers, and when appropriate, align roadmaps and collaborate on projects to answer complex questions
  • Build partnership and alignment with our data cross-functional partners, including Data Engineering and Business Intelligence, to author and develop core data sets and empower operational and exploratory analysis

What you should have:

  • 7+ years of experience in product data science in related tech industries
  • 2+ years experience in a product DS managerial role
  • Ability to build clear and concise presentations, and communicate effectively at every level of the organization
  • Strong project management skills
  • BS degree in a quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Economics, Physics); An advanced degree (MS, PhD) preferred
  • A proven record of using data to drive product teams to release new features and achieve ambitious goals

Skill-Set/Technologies used daily:

  • Python/R, SQL, data visualization tools, data pipeline tools, descriptive machine learning, experimentation and measurement

For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $166,600. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits.

Company Info.

Slack Technologies, LLC

Slack Technologies, LLC is an American international software company founded in 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, known for its proprietary communication platform Slack. Outside its headquarters in San Francisco, California, Slack operates offices in Dublin, Vancouver, New York City, Toronto, Denver, London, Tokyo, Pune, Paris, and Melbourne.

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    Computer software
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    San Francisco, California, USA
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