Head of Data

Hong Kong
Data
Full-time

As the Head of Data you will lead the Data Team and oversee the Analytics and Machine Learning at 9GAG. You will report into CTO, working closely with Management and defining strategies and plans to leverage on data to 9GAG's advantage. You enjoy working with multiple parties including product team, content and community team, engineering team to understand where the full potentials of data can be maximized.

Responsibilities

    • Managing a team of analysts and data scientists
    • Hiring, motivating, mentoring and developing team members
    • Building and evolving 9GAG's analytics and machine learning capabilities
    • Helping to make better product decisions with data, experimentation and modeling
    • Understanding the product deeply, and identifying opportunities where we can leverage on 9GAG's data
    • Designing and implementing metrics for analytics

Requirements

    • 5+ years' relevant data analytics background; 2+ years' management experience
    • Programming background in Python, Scala or SQL
    • Real-world experience of building a product using data, such as recommendations
    • Experience working with large dataset with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop or Spark
    • Experience with data visualization tools like Looker and Tableau and web analytic tools like Google Analytics
    • Well-versed in hypothesis testing - being able to develop hypothesis and test them with careful experiments

Desired

    • Experience in consumer web products
    • Active user of 9GAG

Found in 2008, 9GAG's mission is to make the world happier.

9GAG’s global headquarter is in Hong Kong. We are backed by: Freestyle Capital, True Ventures, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, Y Combinator and other prestigious angel investors in the United States.

At 9GAG, we value H2O: Humbleness to embrace the better ideas of others, Hustle to go all-in to achieve the goal at hand, Openness to welcome differences and possibilities. We believe a great workplace combines great colleagues and hard problems.

We are hungry for high performance people who share our values to join us to make big global impact.