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Data Science Team Lead
As the Data Science Team Lead, you will play a crucial role in leading a team of data scientists to drive impactful insights and solutions. You will be responsible for overseeing the data science projects, coordinating resources, and ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality analyses and models that drive business growth and decision-making.
1. Leadership and Team Management:
- Lead a team of data scientists, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
- Set clear objectives, design and communicate technical vision, and ensure the team's deliverables meet project goals and deadlines.
- Foster professional development by identifying training needs and providing opportunities for skill enhancement.
2. Project Management:
- Define project scopes, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
- Monitor project progress, identify potential roadblocks, and implement necessary adjustments to ensure successful project completion.
3. Data Analysis and Modeling:
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and translate them into actionable data science projects.
- Design and implement advanced statistical models, machine learning algorithms, and data mining techniques to extract valuable insights from complex datasets.
- Conduct thorough data analysis, interpret results, and communicate findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
4. Technical Expertise:
- Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in data science, machine learning, and AI technologies.
- Provide technical guidance to the team, assist in problem-solving, and review code to ensure best practices and adherence to quality standards.
- Collaborate with other technical teams to integrate data science solutions into existing systems and infrastructure.
5. Collaboration and Communication:
- Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and business analysts, to gather requirements and align data science initiatives with business goals.
- Communicate complex concepts and results effectively to stakeholders, making technical information accessible to non-technical audiences.
- Foster a collaborative environment by encouraging knowledge sharing, promoting open communication, and facilitating effective teamwork.
- A master's or Ph.D. degree in a relevant field such as computer science, statistics, mathematics, or a related discipline.
- Proven experience (1-2 years) in leading and mentoring a team of data scientists or analysts.
- Strong expertise in statistical analysis, machine learning, data modeling, and predictive analytics.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R, and experience with relevant data science libraries and frameworks.
- Solid understanding of data manipulation, data visualization, and data cleaning techniques.
- Familiarity with Agile methodology
- Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to approach complex business challenges from a data-driven perspective.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Nice to Have’s:
- Experience with AWS
- Experience with Looker
- Prior work with Time Series Forecasting
- Exposure to geospatial modeling
What tops off the tank:
Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance and other voluntary benefits through our parent company, Avis Budget Group
Generous paid time off and Parental Leave options
Tax-free benefit for public transportation or parking expenses
Bicycle Reimbursement program
401(k) Retirement Plan with company matched contributions
Free Zipcar Membership and other employee discounts, including discounts on renting and buying Avis/Budget cars
Community involvement opportunities
Who are we?
Glad you asked! Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network, found in urban areas and university campuses in more than 500 cities and towns. Our team is smart, creative and fun, and we’re driven by a mission – to enable simple and responsible urban living.
The extra mile:
We encourage Zipsters to bring their whole selves to work - unique perspectives, personal experiences, backgrounds, and however they identify. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer – M/F/D/V.
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