Director of Data Science

  • Location

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to $220,000 + Equity

  • Contact:

    Jessica Holsapple

  • Contact email:


Our client is a well-funded (Series B) Adtech company that runs and manages native advertisements. This LA based company is seeking a Director of Data Science to lead a team of strong Data Engineers and Data Scientists.

About you:

You're highly technical, in data science and engineering. You have a mentorship style of leadership and appreciate an open workplace where you can be collaborative and drive projects and growth.


  • Previous start up (or tech company) experience required
  • Master's degree or PHD or 10+ years of experience in a related field
  • 5 years+ of commercial experience, Minimum of 3 years in Data Science
  • At least 1 year of prior (commercial) leadership experience 
  • Expertise  in big data platforms such as MongoDB, Hadoop
  • Hands on Experience with Apache Spark
  • Hands on Experience with Python or Java
  • Experience with Kafka, Flume is preferred
  • Expertise in data mining, machine learning
  • NLP experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in AWS

This is a Director role but still requires strong technical knowledge.

Compensation is well above market for the right candidate. Base + Equity. For more information, please inquire.

Our client is a profitable, rapidly growing Series B adtech startup in the greater Los Angeles area. They are seeking entrepreneurial minded, highly technical, team oriented individuals to help grow their team. They have a strong and growing customer base and a very optimistic future. This is an excellent opportunity to get in at an early stage and grow in your career. Leaders in this company have come from a number of other successful ventures.