VP Data Science and Solutions

Job Number:

22-00675

Location:

Remote

Onsite Flexibility:

Remote

Job Description

Fully Remote Opportunity!
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a data science, mathematics, and/or linguistics-related field
  • 9 years of relevant professional and/or technical experience
  • 3 years of relevant experience managing a team focused on data science, including hands-on experience directing the activities of data scientists
  • Proven success bringing data-focused products to market with quantifiable success, growth, and high levels of customer experience
  • Strong understanding of current data modeling techniques and their statistical foundations
  • Experience using machine learning, NLP, and AI methods to produce a commercial offering
  • High proficiency working with SQL, data warehouses, and transactional databases
  • Knowledge of emerging data science topics and trends, including their potential application to public safety
  • Advanced experience with cloud/distributed computing tools and associated data science packages (e.g., Databricks, TensorFlow)
  • Strong programming skills in one or more high-level languages (Python, R, Julia) commonly used for statistical modeling and machine learning
  • Experience leading a team through the full data science life cycle, from data acquisition, modeling building through to deployment, and monitoring and revising models in a large-scale enterprise production environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, management, leadership, and critical thinking skills

Responsibilities:

  • Directs team toward analytical and unique solutions that are highly marketable and have a broad (quantified) impact on preventing violence and self-harm
  • Manages staff, providing guidance, setting goals, and ensuring that overall department goals are attained
  • Collaborates with senior leaders across the company on long-term strategy and understanding of customer needs
  • Leads project team to achieve milestones and objectives, and to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Sets strategic direction for the tools, technologies, methodologies, and skill sets employed by the company for use in solving problems with data science
  • Coordinates with internal technology teams and external data and technology partners to build and maintain systems necessary for the deployment of developed models and algorithms
  • Communicates chosen methodologies, analyses, and interpretation of model predictions to business stakeholders at the highest level, including flagship clients and other external stakeholders
  • Tracks the competitive marketplace, business issues, and data challenges in order to deliver actionable insights, recommendations, and business processes
  • Accountable for business/functional unit results, team morale and growth, and project plans required to meet goals
  • Observes community, school, and workplace safety and mental health problems and identifies those that are suitable to be solved by advanced analytics techniques
  • Conceptualizes potential solutions and manages team toward build a solution
  • Explains highly technical concepts/methodologies in a way that can be understood by non-technical staff


Location: Fully remote

22-00675, VP Data Science and Solutions

TM Floyd & Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

We offer a generous array of benefits, depending on the length of assignment. We also offer a referral bonus of up to $1,000. Ask us for more details!

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