VP of Data Science

VP of Data Science

Job Title: VP of Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York City
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Contact Name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 17:00

Job Description

VP of Data Science

New York City, New York

Must be eligible to work within the USA. For example; US Citizen, Green Card Holder, H1B, TN Visa.


The Company

Signify Technology are working with a cutting-edge marketing company based in New York City. Their platform has been built on Scala since day one and have always made sure to be part of the Scala community through conferences and meetups.

Our client is the home to groundbreaking marketing opportunities, by using modern technologies and machine learning to take in and understand billions of data points, to reach out to the human population through all forms of technical devices used daily.

The Role

Our client is looking for a VP of Data Science based in their New York City office. You will be the head of the Data Science team which currently consists of 10 people. The VP of Data Science will report to the CTO.

You will be the face of the Data Science team so it is very important you are a great communicator, collaborator and leader.

Some of your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Management
  • Solving problems of all aspects
  • Planning of projects and their delivery
  • Be an inspiration to your team and lead them in a collaborative way with other teams
  • Architecture and Design
Technologies used:
Scala, Spark, Python, SparkML, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), BigTable, SciKit Learn, H2O, BigQuery. 

You will have-

  • Master’s or PhD in a relevant field for this role
  • Proven track record of being a Data Scientist
  • Current experience in leadership
  • Experience in distributed teams in different locations
  • Expert experience in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Extremely large-scale data experience
  • Great communication skills

If you think you could have what our client is looking for then please reply with an updated resume, your availability and salary expectations and we will get in touch with you straight away!

Signify Technology Group

 Signify Technology are a forward-thinking technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. Signify Technology provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a range of clients from technology companies, global brands and start-ups globally. Behind each piece of technology changing the world, is a person, it’s our mission to introduce them to the companies that need them the most. We Look forward to working with you.