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Data Science Manager

| Austin

You're looking for a role where you can drive decisions, be challenged and make an impact. You want to mentor smart, creative, and energetic people. You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable. You look for projects where you can learn new technologies and techniques. You thrive in an environment based on autonomy and trust, and you’re excited to lead and mentor a team. If this sounds like you, you sound like someone we want on our team.

New Knowledge is a fast-growing technology company on a mission to defend public discourse. We use AI and machine learning to protect brands from disinformation attacks and are revolutionizing the way communities, companies, and industries respond to the spread of disinformation. We are led by successful entrepreneurs, NSA veterans and disinformation industry experts. Current clients include Fortune 100 customers across a number of industries and our investors include Moonshots Capital, GGV Capital and Capital Factory.

We're looking for a Data Science Manager with 7 or more years of experience. This role will be based out of our Austin office, will report to the CEO, and will lead a team of data scientists, research scientists, and machine learning engineers.

What You’ll Do:

This role will be responsible for how the company manages to do good science on a deadline. You'll establish a unique culture for the data science team, along with the communications structures and processes required for data science to repeatably and reliably improve our product.

Projects you’ll own include formalizing and implementing a research, test, and deployment workflow for new model development; formalizing the relationship between the data science, data infrastructure, and product engineering teams; and developing a six month research and development roadmap.

What You Have:

  • Experience with the end-to-end data science workflow, from problem definition, to model development, to deployment
  • Experience managing a team of two or more data scientists
  • Experience collaborating with engineering teams
  • Experience reporting to business stakeholders

What You’ll Get:

  • Chance to do purpose-driven work with smart, enthusiastic people
  • Competitive salary and healthcare
  • 401(k) with a 4% company match
  • A leadership team that trusts and embraces technology
  • Flexible work hours
  • Unlimited vacation that you’re encouraged to take
  • Stocked kitchen full of healthy snacks and Topo Chico
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Monthly team-wide events like Alamo Drafthouse movie screenings, escape rooms, and stand up paddleboarding
  • Many more benefits … apply and find out!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're located at the corner of 7th and Brazos downtown. There are 8 bars in a 1 block radius of our office, and we pay for parking. Mic drop.

An Insider's view of New Knowledge

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office is genuine and welcoming. Too many times tech companies try to contrive their culture, and tell people how they need to act. This couldn't be more different from New Knowledge. It's an environment that celebrates individuality, and welcomes new ideas.

Chelsey

Demand Generation Marketing Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

New Knowledge’s research division, NK Labs, is responsible for driving discoveries in emerging artificial intelligence and machine learning research through open-source DARPA programs — Data-Driven Discovery of Models (D3M) and Active Social Engineering Defense (ASED) — which we use internally to build tools to fight disinformation online.

Numa

Machine Learning Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

I have learned how to incorporate feedback from users to make models and statistics to answer multifaceted questions about communities on social media. I have also had the chance build APIs around my models in order to make them more accessible to users.

Becky

Head of Data Science

What is your vision for the company?

To bring authenticity to the Internet. Most people believe the Internet is a cocktail party at scale. In reality, the conversation online is driven by hyperactive mobs, or Internet Factions as we call them, that exploit platform dynamics to manipulate the narrative.

Jonathon

CEO

What's something quirky about your company?

A slightly unhealthy obsession with a futuristic cat that guides how we proactively pounce on this problem. Integrity, obsessive pursuit, nerdiness, collaboration, accountability, and teamwork are the DNA of our company. We are relentless in our pursuit, and IONCAT leads the charge.

Ryan

COO

What are New Knowledge Perks + Benefits

New Knowledge Benefits Overview

We are a startup company in a fun sense, we move quickly and get a lot done, but an established company when it comes to benefits. We have funding and revenue and we know the value of investing in our employees to grow New Knowledge. We offer Fortune 500 level health care benefits, equity, vision + dental, free parking, a 401(k) + matching, and professional development opportunities.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 14 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
New Knowledge sponsors family-oriented events quarterly.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Free parking in our downtown office
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
We host lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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