Director of Data Science & Product Analytics

  • Product & Development
  • Paris, France

Director of Data Science & Product Analytics

Job description

MISSION

The Adikteev team is seeking for its Paris office the Director of Data Science & Product Analytics to serve as the expert in machine learning who leads the execution of artificial intelligence projects of the company roadmap. The mission also involves growing over the years a first-class team of Data Scientists and Analysts to design predictive features for the platform and drive business decision-making with performance studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sophisticate machine learning features embedded in our predictive segmentation and real-time bidding platform in order to reach automatically campaign goals (performance and scale)
  • Watch product performance key KPIs, push relevant algorithm updates to maintain them at a high level, and give internal presentations showing the impact of new machine learning features on those performance KPIs
  • Drive and deliver R&D initiatives planned in the company strategy and regularly report progress to company managers
  • Communicate internally on behalf of the data science team, train client-facing teams about performance automation features of the product and attend meetings with key clients (occasional travels to San Francisco required)
  • Hire, manage and coach members of the data science team

Requirements

Specific skills

  • Organization and planning - plans, organizes, processes, schedules, budgets and follows through in an efficient manner. Focuses on key priorities
  • Intelligence - Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information
  • Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Able to build relationships with stakeholders of all levels
  • Creativity ​- Generates new and innovative approaches to company challenges
  • Analytical skills - Able to query, structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it
  • Technical knowledge - Deep knowledge of statistics / applied mathematics and machine learning
  • Ability to develop people - Coaches people in their current roles to improve performance, and prepares them for future roles
  • Fluent English​ - Spoken and written, French is a plus for the position


Cultural skills

  • High standards
  • Modesty
  • Proactivity
  • Teamwork
  • Enthusiasm
  • Honesty
  • Adaptability
  • Calm under pressure


Qualifications

  • Masters degree, PhD, or equivalent self-education, preferably in Mathematics or Machine Learning
  • 8+ years of experience working in teams using data science to power a core company product or service
  • A proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeding your objectives (reference interviews with previous colleagues will be conducted)
  • Knowledge of adtech or martech is a plus