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Senior Manager, Analytics & Data Science



Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Teaching kids to think critically and communicate effectively has never been more important, and NoRedInk helps students become better writers in more than 60% of U.S. school districts. We're looking for a Manager, Data Science and Analytics to lead a team of data professionals in solving customer, product, and business problems through advanced analytics, machine learning models, and data infrastructure improvements.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage and lead the data team, including data analytics, data science, and data engineering
  • Oversee effective data management and deliverables across 4 areas of focus:
    • Product: Data available to users and other data within the application
    • BI: Data available to company leaders and other company stakeholders
    • Customers: Data available to enterprise customers
    • ML: Data management for machine learning applications
  • ​​Partner across Product and Engineering to advance our AI/ML capabilities and incorporate AI into our product by assisting in model selection, implementation, and optimization
  • Build, manage, and mentor a high-performing data team made up of data analysts, data engineers and data scientists
  • Utilize your strong project management skills to ensure the team’s efficient and effective delivery of data-related projects for cross-functional stakeholders
  • Effectively leverage our data warehouse and tools like Snowflake, Sigma, Mixpanel, and Google Analytics
  • Advise product and engineering leadership as a member of the management team, continually improving the company as a whole while simultaneously learning and growing as a leader

About You:

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of data professionals whom you’ve helped to grow and develop while maintaining their focus on project delivery and business outcomes
  • 5+ years experience in a data science or analytics role for a B2B SaaS product company
  • Experience building and training predictive models that leverage AI/ML
  • A degree or equivalent experience in statistics, mathematics, analytics, or any related quantitative field
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and presentation skills with the ability to move fluently between metrics and business outcomes, reinforcing and ultimately championing those connections for others
  • Strong proficiency with data visualization and data-driven storytelling
  • Proficient with the use of BI and data analysis tools, data warehousing, various analysis methods, and higher level data concepts
  • Fluency with SQL and Python
  • Familiarity with data architecture, process design, and building ETL pipelines using vendor solutions like Stitch
  • An interest in and an awareness of data privacy and compliance considerations
  • Open to working with a team spanning US-Pacific to US-East time

What NoRedInk Offers:

  • A competitive salary and equity package in a well-funded startup with strong product-market fit
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental benefits (U.S. Only)
  • 100% remote work environment
  • Flexible PTO and paid parental leave
  • 401(k) (U.S. Only)
  • LinkedIn Learning subscription with unlimited access to thousands of expert-led online courses
  • Team retreats and events to connect with fun, talented coworkers
  • The ability to help millions of students and teachers and address a critical societal need

About NoRedInk:

NoRedInk helps students in over 60% of US school districts become better writers. Our deeply engaging, adaptive curriculum personalizes exercises to kids' interests, guides them through the writing process with instructional support, and boosts their skills through targeted practice. Students have completed over 10 billion exercises on our site, and our mission is to help all students harness the power of the written word.

Check out our press page, including our 2-minute pitch on NBC and articles in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

NoRedInk believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. At NoRedInk, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Compensation at NoRedInk is robust and includes a full range of benefits, unlimited PTO, monthly co-working stipends, an initial home-office set up stipend, and generous equity. Our salary ranges are based on factors such as expectations as laid out in the job description, location-specific market data, internal parity, and the experience and skills of individual candidates. Therefore, the compensation range is $150,000 - $200,000. and accounts for a variety of locations and skills/experience. Please know that if you are invited to speak with a recruiter at NoRedInk, they will have an open discussion about compensation during your first call to ensure alignment.

*Note: Agencies or other third-party recruiters may not submit unsolicited candidate resumes or their information to any NoRedInk employee, including a NoRedInk Recruiter, unless a contract is signed and you are given permission by the Talent Acquisition team to work on a job opening.