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Director of Data Science

Job Title: Director of Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: 280000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Mia Monaghan
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A Director of Data Science is being sought by a New York City based start-up.

Founded in 2013, they have built a Research Engine at the forefront of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence which is now being used by Fortune 500 companies in the Finance, e-Commerce, Internet and Healthcare industries.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and Manage a team of data scientistsRemain very hands-on with Machine Learning techniques, distributed computing (Hive, Spark, Hadoop) and programming (Python, SQL, Scala, Java)
  • Work cross-funtionally with internal global teams including R&D, Operations, and Business Development


  • Ph.D in mathematics, computer science, statistics or a related field
  • Management experience in managing Machine Learning/Data Science teams
  • Hands-on experience as a Principal/Lead Data Scientist within the last 2-3 years


This position is paying between 200-250k depending on experience.