Data Science Manager

Los Angeles, CA /
Data Science – Data Science /
Full Time
Core Digital Media is focused on empowering people to improve their lives financially.  For the last 20+ years, our websites LowerMyBills, WalletJoy and PolicyPilot has been focused on helping people navigate the world of finances, providing them with savings and money-making opportunities through our relationships with service providers across mortgage, credit cards, loans, insurance, banking, home services and personal finance.
 
Core Digital Media is looking for a passionate data science leader to join our data science team. As a leader of the data science team you will be piloting and leading the development and deployment of advanced Statistical and Machine Learning models. You would also be responsible for leading a team of data scientists that will leverage data and AI/ML algorithms to drive business results.  You will be collaborating with different business groups in the organization and will be a trusted liaison between data science and the different groups to identify new business opportunities and integrate data science applications into business processes.

Responsibilities:

    • Lead a team of data scientists to leverage data and AI/ML to build data driven products.
    • Support the professional growth of the data science team through mentoring, coaching, and technical leadership
    • Building vision and roadmap for the data science team and executing on it.
    • Work with cross-functional partners in product, analytics, engineering, BI, marketing, finance, and Consumer experience to identify trends, new opportunities and achieve business goals.
    • Provide hands on guidance to the team in building predictive models, developing machine learning solutions, designing experiments, and measuring impact.
    • Research new technologies and methods across data science, NLP, Computer Vision, AI and ML to improve the technical capabilities of the team and also bring new process efficiencies.
    • Manage data science projects, track solution development, and deployment of models in real time and offline modes as well as communication of results and performance to Sr leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • MS or higher in the field of Statistics, Computer Science, Information Sciences or a quantitative-related field
    • 5+ years of experience in data science field with hands on experience in building AI/ML models using Python/R etc and deploying in real time/offline fashion.
    • 2+ years management experience developing and leading data science teams
    • Track record of building vision and roadmap for data science teams and executing on them.
    • Proven track record of forging relationships with business leaders to identify new business opportunities through data science and implementing them.
    • Proven track record overseeing data science projects at all stages, from initial conception to implementation and optimization.
    • Deep understanding of machine learning, statistical modeling and data mining techniques including supervised and unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, natural language processing.
    • Excellent presentation skills, distilling complex analysis and concepts into concise business-focused takeaways.
    • Experience working with relational SQL and NoSQL databases and cloud frameworks like AWS, Azure, GCS etc.
    • Experience working with ML libraries like Pytorch, Tensforflow, Scikitlearn, XGBoost etc.