VP Data Science and Solutions

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Job Description

Fully Remote Opportunity!

  • 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


  • 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 offers 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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