Director of Data Science, Product Management

Location: Boston, MA

Department: Data Science

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

True Fit is on the forefront of applying a huge dataset and machine learning.  We are looking for an energetic leader with sound business acumen, strong technical aptitude and passion for great products. The ideal person has experience transferring research to production, understands technology, has an passion of apparel and footwear, and enjoys applying data science to real-world problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of data scientists developing machine learning algorithms and inventions to drive new product features and benefits to users and customers
  • Plan projects, staffing, and milestones to enable our data science team to meet deliverables to drive our innovation roadmap and hand off projects for productization
  • Understand product requirements and translate them into data science specifications and algorithm designs
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, especially Product Management and Software Engineering, to ensure business and customer goals are met
  • Utilize data to understand customer needs and behaviors as well as business objectives, and enable the team to transform that knowledge into product enhancements and new features
  • Manage timelines, resources, hiring, reporting

Desired Skills and Experience

  • PhD or Master's Degree in an Analytic field + equivalent experience
  • 3- 5 years of experience managing data scientists in a SaaS business/commercial setting
  • Strong background in statistical modeling, machine learning / deep learning and/or multi constraint optimization problems
  • Proven results delivering innovative solutions on time
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Scala is a plus
  • eCommerce and/or Retail industry experience highly desired
  • Skilled communication to all levels and functions within an organization
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