Vice President, Data Science & Analytics (Lead)

New York, NY
Data Science /
Digital Matter is a technology-first, data-led, marketing and media consultancy. Headquartered in New York, Digital Matter provides consulting and services in the areas of business transformation, privacy-first data strategy, and integrated media buying. We are currently looking for a Vice President, Data Science & Analytics to lead our Data Science division. 

The Role 
As the Vice President, Data Science & Analytics, you will build and scale a talented data science and BI team to deliver transformational customer insights that drive marketing and business strategy for a diverse set of retail and consumer enterprise clients. You will develop people, form strong working partnerships with business and technology leaders, plan and execute analytical roadmaps, formulate analytical strategies for solving business problems, and develop strategies to scale the impact of data through development of self-service analytical programs.


    • Lead and manage a 7+ person global Data Science and Advanced Analytics team 
    • You will help design, build and enhance the next generation of advanced analytics in an agile development environment.  
    • Partner with senior business, engineering, and technology leaders to develop advanced analysis, machine learning and reporting 
    • Oversee the continued development of machine learning including supervised machine learning, unsupervised machine learning, deep learning, optimization solutions, image/visual analytics, and natural language processing 
    • Deliver insights to help shape strategy across a wide spectrum of business and technology areas, including customer acquisition, customer lifecycle, market-basket analysis 
    • Lead research and development of foundational business enablers, including acquisition and lifecycle stage propensity models, customer segmentation models, experimentation metrics, marketing attribution models, and forecast and lift models
    • Oversee planning and execution of self-service analytics data infrastructure roadmap inclusive of Tableau
    • Provide guidance and thought leadership on best practices to team members and business partners 
    • Translate analytic insights into concrete, actionable recommendations for business or product improvement 


    • MS degree in Business, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Data Mining, or other quantitative field. PhD preferred. 
    • 10+ years of experience in Analytics, Data Science Business Intelligence or other quantitative disciplines and a degree in statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline. 
    • 5+ years of analytical people management experience 
    • Deep experience developing successful analytics-based solutions to business problems 
    • Proven track record of solving ambiguous and highly complex data problems. 
    • Proficiency using SQL to query large relational databases and ability to build and maintain processes to extract & integrate data from various sources 
    • Experience with statistical analytics tools such as R, Python, SAS, or STATA 
    • Exceptional critical thinking and attention to detail 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to explain technical concepts and analysis implications clearly to a wide and senior audience, and be able to translate business objectives into actionable analysis 


    • Competitive salary + year-end bonus tied to Company performance 
    • Full coverage health insurance including Medical, Dental, and Vision 
    • 401K with company contribution 
    • Unlimited vacation days 
    • Paid parental leave 
    • Digital Matter cell phone plan
$210,000 - $350,000 a year