Data Science Manager - (Remote Possible) at Red Ventures

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As a Data Science Manager, you will enable your team to solve business problems through the development of software solutions driven by machine learning, statistical modeling, and optimization techniques. You will act as a player-coach to solve business critical problems inside a company that has a strong culture of measurement, testing, and optimization across all facets of its marketing, publishing, and customer acquisition activities. You will see your contributions make a material impact to a business’s bottom line. We welcome candidates from different backgrounds and believe that diverse, inclusive teams are better teams. Think of the bullets below as guidelines: if you only partially meet the qualifications on this posting, we encourage you to apply anyway.

What You'll Do
  • Lead a team of data scientists and data analysts by defining technology strategy, creating and managing a project portfolio, tracking key performance indicators, and driving daily execution to achieve desired business outcomes.
  • Provide necessary coaching and assistance to team members on technology development, project execution, and personal development.
  • Collaborate effectively with other functions to set team priorities, influence work approaches, and solve operational/organizational challenges.
  • Contribute to the organizational strategy as a member of the leadership team in the functional, product, or industry groups.
  • Help create and promote an inclusive environment where team members feel comfortable and empowered.
What We Are Looking For
  • 4+ years of professional experience in a data science role with an MS or PhD in STEM with a focus in ML, statistical modeling, or optimization
  • 2+ years of relevant experience managing a team of data scientists.
  • Our core problems to solve are: 
    • website personalization - using contextual multi-armed bandits and other reinforcement learning approaches.

    • SEO optimization - using natural language processing and generation, deep learning, and explainable supervised learning.

    • marketplace optimization - using forecasting, multi-level modelling, linear programming, and other constraint-based optimization approaches.

Candidates with specific expertise in any of these areas will be highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of end-to-end software development, deployment, and monitoring workflows.
  • Ability to develop a team of varied levels of seniority and expertise through direct leadership, training, and feedback.
  • Ability to aggregate and assess impact of the team’s work, staff projects accordingly based on technical skills, career goals, and priority.
  • Strong business acumen, project management, and priority setting skills.
  • Ability to both tactically execute data science priorities and develop capabilities of the team. Ability to create and implement changes when necessary based on efficiency and effectiveness of the team.
  • Experience expanding the knowledge of a DS team on topics where one has special expertise.
  • Experience effectively scaling leadership and subsequent impact to a larger team or a larger scope of responsibility.
  • Experience leveraging technical expertise to identify the feasibility of potential DS projects, ensuring the team is delivering value on problems that are feasible.
  • Experience working with direct reports to create development plans and then actively making available opportunities for growth that align with goals, including the preparation and delivery of reviews.
  • Experience contributing to the development of the broader DS team culture and identity.

A Red Ventures Brand:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and

For more information, visit and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected]

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
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    • D3JSLibraries
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    • ApolloLibraries
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    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


Our office is conveniently located in the high-tech corridor of northwest Austin, with easy access to the Domain.

What are Red Ventures Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Red Ventures will contribute up to $260 per month for transit expenses (train passes, subway passes, van pools, and bus passes) as well as $260 per month for parking expenses.
Company Outings
Red Ventures hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Relocation assistance is offered where relevant.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Red Ventures offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses, and ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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