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Director of Data Science, Analytics

Company: Deposco
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Deposco is seeking a Director of Data Science to join our strategic Product Management team with responsibility to oversee all data science activities. Working alongside our team of product managers and software engineers, you will be applying your experience with data science and analytics to expand the analytical capabilities of our suite of software solutions. The right candidate will have experience leading teams of data scientists and collaborating with key subject matter experts to deliver valuable data insights, and have an interest in applying analytics to software solutions in the supply chain and retail domains. Successful candidates for this role will gain valuable experience with a wide variety of software applications in exciting and popular areas such as e-commerce, analytics, retail and supply chain planning, inventory management and order fulfillment.

What You'll Do:
Working as a key member of our strategic product team, act as a hands-on leader that oversees and coordinates all data science and data engineering activities.
Evaluates and recommends available technology, software, models, tools, and approaches in the area of data science that help Deposco offer strategic solutions to our clients that help them optimize their business.
Collaborates with product and development team members to come up with innovative and novel ideas that are then turned into software solutions, and then iterating based on feedback collected from our client base.
Identification and sourcing of relevant internal and external sources of valuable data, and then applying innovative methods of machine learning and other computing methods on the data to identify trends and patterns, and then presenting those insights to key stakeholders.
Design, develop and deliver various data science based insights that can be used within our software solutions or services to our customers, including performing proof of concept projects.
Grow and develop a talented and skilled data science team via people management and team leadership.
Provide leadership, mentorship and coaching to direct reports and evaluate performance, execution, and contribution.
Attract, retain and develop top talent to build effective and high performing teams.
Support team in development of business knowledge and technical skills with clear plans and regular assessment of progress.
Develop onboarding and training plans for both technical and soft skills that will ensure a high level of capabilities within the team.
Foster collaboration and alignment between different data science roles to develop a supportive and engaged team.
Ensure best practices and world-class techniques are leveraged in the solutioning for business problems and future team reach.
Drive team's results and celebrates their accomplishments.

Requirements

What You'll Need:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, or a related degree, with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
5+ years of demonstrated experience in the data science realm using technologies like R, Python, SQL and similar related technology.
Management experience of 1+ years leading projects or directly leading teams that include data scientists and/or data engineers.
Proficient using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Proficient running SQL queries against data
Proficient with data visualization software (Tableau, Power BI)
Proficient utilizing statistical techniques to identify key insights that help solve business problems
Experience working on projects in the supply chain planning domains of demand forecasting and inventory optimization are desired
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially in the area of professionally presenting insights and results from data science activities to a non-technical audience.
Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
Strong team and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work and collaborate with team members both technically and functionally. Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.
Self-motivation and a passion to learn and to constantly keep up with the ever changing area of data science and analytics.
Ability to handle multiple projects and execute detailed tasks in order to meet defined goals.
Experience delivering software in an Agile/Scrum environment is desired.

Benefits

Perks:
Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience
Company equity
Be part of an energetic team that is serious about delivering innovative software solutions to customers and cultivating our culture. We work awfully hard and are having a blast doing it. This team believes that what we are doing is a game-changer in the industry.
Corporate events including movie nights, Top Golf outings and other shenanigans.
Excellent benefits package, with the majority paid for, including: medical, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance. A 401(k) program as well as a generous paid vacation and holiday schedule.

Keywords: Deposco, Alpharetta , Director of Data Science, Analytics, Executive , Alpharetta, Georgia

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