Data Science Manager in Portland, OR

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Vacasa   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


Not Specified years

Posted 55 days ago

We are seeking a leader who is passionate about building a world class Data Science team in order to achieve Vacasa's goal of providing a fantastic home base for any vacation. In addition to solving problems and removing roadblocks for your team, you'll help define the vision, tools, and processes that help us take on challenges like:

  • Determining the potential rental value of any vacation rental home, and how to increase that potential
  • Pricing each of our unique units in real time given global market conditions to ensure we have homes available for potential guests while maximizing owner revenue
  • Optimally scheduling home cleaning while giving our employees scheduling certainty
  • Matching each guest's expectations with a tailored experience

What you'll do:

  • Manage and guide the careers of our growing Data Science team
  • Represent their work to the executive team and the rest of the organization
  • Guide the team's research, discovery, and implementation
  • Stay curious about the field of Data Science, operate with empathy towards others, drive innovation, and remain accountable to yourself & team
  • Keep your tech skills (Python, R, Stata, Big Data, etc.) sharp by contributing to our code

Skills you'll need:

  • Experience managing folks working on data science projects
  • Inquisitivity about statistics, systems engineering, algorithms, economics, operations research and related fields
  • Advanced proficiency with Git/GitHub, Python, SQL, cloud computing, and machine learning

Valid Through: 2019-10-22