Data Science Manager - Ads


March 30, 2021

San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Company Description
Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.
Job Description

Who We Are:
We are a team of data scientists that partner closely with engineering, product management, design, & research to drive Twitter ads products and modelling forward. We prioritize impact, routinely deliver material improvements to our revenue, and work across the entire ads ecosystem.
Who You Are: You are a data science manager with a strong background in data science and product thinking. You are principled and are looking to play a critical role at a very public company operating a multi-billion dollar business. You have a track record of growing and empowering data scientists to drive business value through product recommendations, opportunity sizing, experimentation, & modelling. You lead, manage and mentor contributors on your team. You’re skilled at communicating the results of technical work to executives, as well as proactively changing priorities and tactics for your team in response to strategic changes at the executive level.

  • Establish the vision and mission of your DS team
  • Be responsible for hiring and headcount planning
  • Mentor the professional development of each direct report through personal and performance management.
  • Give data scientists the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to business impact
  • Facilitate the use of data and evangelize data-driven practices across that ads organization.
  • Be responsible for the team’s technical strategy and roadmap – creating success metrics in close collaboration with Engineering and Product Managers.

  • Previously managed a team of 3+ contributors and has 1+ years of management experience. Experience with building products, taking them to the market, and iterating and improving them over time.
  • Previous experience as a data science individual contributor or manager of data scientists.
  • Familiarity with basic fundamentals of probability theory, statistics, & experimentation
  • BS in computer science, machine learning, statistics, mathematics, natural science, or related fields

Bonus Points:
  • Past experience in ad tech
  • PhD or MS in computer science, mathematics, machine learning, or related quantitative field.

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.