Data Science Manager

| Austin

You're looking for a role where you can drive decisions, be challenged and make an impact. You want to collaborate with 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
  • Annual stipend to purchase the gadgets, books, subscriptions, and other tools you need
  • 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
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

Austin, TX 78701

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 Associate

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Weaponized narrative and disinformation campaigns are storming into our lives over the Internet. It is incredibly rewarding to have a career where you can detect these activities and protect our institutions and the communities and discourse around them.

Dakota

Software 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

Data Scientist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

What we do requires creativity from everyone in the company. The space is large and the problem unsolved - this isn't something anyone's built before. Our success depends on everyone looking for being resourceful and creative. We give people the tools they need, the problems we're facing and the guidance they may need to discover the right tools.

Sandeep

CTO

What makes someone successful on your team?

A slightly unhealthy obsession with protecting people, people who are driven to solve problems by relentless curiosity, and a technical ability to explore various data sets and persuasively present discoveries.

Ryan

COO

What are New Knowledge Perks + Benefits

New Knowledge Benefits Overview

We are a startup company in the 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, vision + dental, free parking, a 401(k) and professional development opportunities.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Free parking in our downtown office
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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