Data Science Manager, Ads

San Francisco

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online advertising platforms and our success depends on mining data and insights that help us connect Pinners to highly relevant ads. Data scientists are deeply involved in driving decision making across all aspects of the product - from exploratory research to better understand our Pinners and Partners to building machine learning models that improve the quality of our Pinners and Partners experience. We’re looking for a data science manager to lead a team of talented data scientists. You'll partner closely with senior leadership across Engineering and Product to help shape the direction of Pinterest’s advertising product and business.

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What you will do :
  • Lead a team of data scientists solving a variety of mathematical problems
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members by developing their careers and assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals
  • Work with engineers and product managers to maintain a prioritized backlog of work and create short term and long term goals
  • Build teams that are collaborative, inclusive, and respectful of each other
  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members
What we are looking for :
  • Educational background in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields
  • 4+ years of hands-on technical or research experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of data scientists
  • A passion for solving ambiguous mathematical problems
     

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