Head of Data Science
Want to develop a cutting-edge data science team the world's biggest brands? Want to influence the next wave of products found in every household, nationwide?
Burtch Works has been retained to find the Data Science Leader for a well-known and respected CPG firm to lead data science on the R&D side of the business. They need someone with the technical knowhow and vision to be a driving force behind revolutionary and high-tech product design and a strong leader able to shape strategy and manage and grow a top-notch team.
- Graduate degree (PhD strongly preferred) in a quantitative discipline
- Established leader with experience managing and leading data science teams
- Hands-on data scientist. Must be experienced in writing algorithms, working with large, unstructured data sets, expertise with data science tools (R, Python, Hadoop, Shiny, Spark, etc.)
- Experience working on the product development side (IoT product experience a bonus)
Prior experience in the CPG industry a bonus
Keywords: data science, data scientist, research & development, R&D, product development, Internet of Things, IoT, consumer packaged goods, CPG, retail, Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce, Python, R, algorithm development, unstructured data, streaming data.