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About the Role
We are looking for a Data Science Manager who is innovative, highly-motivated, and proactive.
For this role, you will have the opportunity to lead a team that builds cutting-edge trading products and guides sound data-driven decision making in the cryptocurrency industry. You will be responsible for overseeing the transformation of data and generation of actionable insights on customer behavior as well as measuring the performance of Kraken’s products. You also have a knack for understanding tech products and enhancing them through the power of ML.
In your day to day, you can easily go from coding, to coaching, to sharing the results of your team’s efforts with stakeholders at all company levels. You will collaborate and lead projects with product management, engineering, marketing, and growth teams.
Great benefits, amazing perks, remote work, stock incentives, and a flexible PTO policy make Kraken a great place to work. If you value having a seat at the table and want to make a big impact on guiding the direction of marketing and growth at one of the top crypto exchanges in the world, this role is for you.
- Develop, mentor and hire a world-class data science team that is a competitive advantage for our company
- Partner with product, engineering, marketing, finance and other relevant stakeholders to identify, prioritize, and execute on opportunities
- Lead the development of analytics, statistical and ML modeling with strong quantitative rigor to produce material impact for Kraken
- Work with engineers to evangelize data best practices and implement data analytics solutions
- Develop, train, and deploy ML models serving predictions and automating business processes
- Collaborate with business leaders, subject matter experts, and decision makers to develop success criteria and optimize new products, features, policies, and models
- Design experiments for product teams to test hypothesis and help with idea generation and refinement
- PhD or Masters degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Economics, Math or a related technical field
- 8+ years of experience in data science
- 2+ years of experience as a manager
- A consistent track record of developing and deploying analytics and data science solutions using Python, R, SQL, distributed data warehouses and computing platforms
- Experience using statistics and predictive analytics to solve complex business problems
- The versatility and willingness to learn new technologies on the job
- The ability to clearly communicate complex results to technical and non-technical audiences
- Familiarity with other data tools such as Druid, Hadoop, Tableau, Superset is a plus
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!
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