Job Summary

Director of Data Science - Direct Hire - Chicago

  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary:
    120000 $ - 170000 $ / Year
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Sr. IT Management
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Job description:
We are looking to identify and hire a Director of Data Science to lead and grow our team of Data Analysts and Data Scientists. This Director of Data Science has a chance to join a growing and exciting organization, collaborative team and make an immediate impact.
This Director of Data Science will be asked to take ownership over the complete data analysis life cycle, taking data from the collection stage all the way to using said data to deliver insights to the President of the company. You will be responsible for being a hands-on leader and must be comfortable getting them dirty as you dive in to drive strategy and build your team. Having a thorough understanding in machine learning, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and deep learning will be a critical component to your success. Our team is currently around 10 data analyst/data scientists, and your role will be to help guide and mentor them as well.
This rapidly growing company bridges the gap between technology and connecting people, as they help disadvantaged Americans save money, while getting better access to higher education. They company is always willing to invest not only in their technical stack but in the best and brightest technical minds out there!
To be considered for the opportunity you must know or have the following experience:

  • 3+ years leading Data Analytics/Science teams.
  • Experience with leading teams of over 4 people.
  • Expert level technical skills in Data Architecture and Modeling.
  • Ability to generate insights from said data.
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent.

The following isn’t required but is a major plus:

  • Real world experience with AI
  • Cloud experience.
  • Expert level R


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Casual work environment in new loft space
  • Above market benefits
  • Wellness plan
  • 401k match

We will be reviewing resumes immediately and scheduling interviews within the week!

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