Director of Data Science in San Francisco, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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    $190000.0 - $220000.0/Year
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client, based in San Francisco, is seeking a Director of Data Science for an immediate opportunity!

Our client is hiring a Director of Science for the San Francisco office to lead the team and integrate with business leadership. The role of the Analytics team is to demonstrate and test the value of algorithmic products used both internally and externally.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader, with deep analysis and programming skills and have an exemplary understanding of statistics and hypothesis testing. Candidates will work with digital marketing teams for all business models, statistics, and ensure the proper information required is provided from different data sources.


  • Be a leader and source of knowledge for the data scientist, to support and deliver AI/ML based products.
  • Work with clients to test optimization strategies.
  • Work with clients to develop innovative solutions and proofs of concept.
  • Work with R&D and Product Engineering teams to build AI/ML based products.
  • Foster Data driven methodology and practice within the company.
  • Integrate deeply with C-level business leadership as a trusted and influential contributor to data-driven decision making, ensuring maximum impact of Data Science outputs.


  • 10+ years of relevant experience, with Data Science
  • Proven expertise developing and productizing algorithms for solving diverse business challenges and creating significant value, experience with Deep learning/ Machine learning is a must.
  • Ability to discuss analytics with all departments, including business end-users and technical teams
  • Experience with Agile processes for both research and analytics
  • PhD/MS in computer science, machine learning, statistics, applied mathematics, physics, or other scientific or computational disciplines
  • It is a plus if you have experience with digital/marketing projects.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer