Vice President - Data Science

Vice President - Data Science

Job Title: Vice President - Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco, California
Salary: US$200000.00 - US$210000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00062712_1506693846
Contact Name: Matt Behar
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 29, 2017 15:04

Job Description

Vice President - Data Science, Roaming
Location: Ideally - Bay Area, Dallas or Seattle but Flexible for the right candidate
Reporting Structure: Reports to Head of Data Science, CTO Office

I have an exciting opportunity for a VP Data Science to work for the number 1 company in their space with 70% market share. My client are the Google of Mobile roaming with access to data from over 600 providers.

Job Description:

Vice President, Data Science, Roaming will work with both the Head of Data Science and the Line of Business Leader for the Roaming business. Will work with a highly skilled and motivated group of Data Engineers and Data Scientists in a matrix environment and deliver disruptive solutions in the field of Telco analytics for Roaming leveraging Telco Data, state of the art AI/Data science tools and Big Data solutions.

Key Responsibilities

Work with business and customer stakeholders (both external and internal) to define product objectives and requirements applying Data Science principles to products and solutions in Roaming Analytics.

Consult with stakeholders to initiate projects aligned to business needs. Manage the project pipeline to ensure prioritization and resourcing. Influence appropriate analytic approaches to provide optimal solutions to customers.

Support the sales organization with relevant product and solution insights.

Accountable for on time product and project delivery, product and project objectives and overall costs.

Work closely with other teams in design & integration stages. Influence decisions on tools, technologies and approaches to be taken in implementing solutions.

Build and manage high performance teams in a matrix environment and make an objective assessment of the performance of the team and identify opportunity areas to enhance performance.

Act as a change leader, coach and mentor senior team members of the group.

Provide reports to the Head of Data Science and Leadership on both product and project functions, allocation of resources and key activities that are being undertaken within the group.

Educational Qualification:
Bachelors or equivalent degree/diploma in EE, CS, Telecom or other related fields of study. Plus higher degree MS, MBA or equivalent from Premier Institute. PhD preferred.

Work Experience:
18 to 20 years of total experience out of which at least 6-8 years in Analytics domain with a focus on Roaming Analytics, preferably in the Telecom domain.
Should have an extensive working experience and familiarity with Telco datasets and the application of advanced data science techniques (predictive analytics, AI, deep-learning) in the Telecom domain.
Comfortable in a commercial environment working closely with a diverse set of stakeholders including customers, investors, business and technology professionals with excellent written and verbal presentation and communication skills.

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