Data Science Manager

Teamshares – Engineering /
Full-time /
What is Teamshares?

Teamshares is a mission-driven startup that buys small businesses from retiring owners and transitions them into enduring, employee-owned businesses through our software, education, and community products. There wasn't an easy way for small businesses—which make up 98% of firms in the US economy—to become employee-owned before Teamshares!

About the role
Teamshares is looking for a manager to lead our data science and analytics efforts. This person will have a critical role in how we leverage our data to improve our business and be a leader in the tech org at Teamshares.

What you’ll do

    • Be an advocate for how data can give Teamshares a competitive advantage by forming a vision for how we can use data science methodologies to improve our business
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff and peers in the Data Science & Analytics function more broadly, fostering an environment of excellence, innovation, and collaboration
    • Lead the team to design and optimize data pipelines, ensuring data quality and accessibility, and preparing the foundation for advanced data analytics
    • Build predictive models using statistical and machine learning techniques used for classification and regression. Assess model performance and communicate with stakeholders
    • Foster a data driven culture by proactively elevating metrics reporting and understanding
    • Guide development of new and more sophisticated applications of data
    • Collaborate with partners in product and finance to translate business needs into suitable technical solutions with the appropriate level of detail
    • Derive insights from data to improve our understanding of our network companies, their journey, and the effectiveness of our tactics to improve financial performance

Who you are

    • 2+ years experience as a people manager
    • Strong experience in developing and implementing an analytic vision to solve business-relevant problems, as well as motivating and leading teams to successful implementation.
    • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and the capacity to translate complex data into actionable insights.
    • Prior experience in delivering impact using statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical partners as well as senior leadership
    • Effective storytelling ability with experience leading business conversations with senior leadership.
    • Experience at a high-growth company that has undertaken an IPO.
Why should you join us?

Teamshares believes in supporting every team member with a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including: equity for all employees, exceptional medical/dental/vision benefits plans for employees and their families, and paid parental leave.

We recognize and facilitate the tangible impacts each employee has on our mission, while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance culture that emphasizes unplugging at the end of the work day. Our team values time off and actually takes vacation. We embody a growth mindset and provide the support you need to grow in your career.