PrizePicks
Atlanta, GA, USA
Remote

Data Science Manager - Behavioral

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At PrizePicks, we are the fastest growing sports company in North America, as recognized by Inc. 5000. As the leading platform for Daily Fantasy Sports, we cover a diverse range of sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, and Esports titles like League of Legends and Counter-Strike. Our team of over 450 employees thrives in an inclusive culture that values individuals from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their level of sports fandom. Ready to reimagine the DFS industry together? 


What you’ll do:

  • Lead the development of production-grade behavioral machine learning models and algorithms, focusing on projects such as Customer Lifetime Value (LTV), churn prediction, personalization, and segmentation and delivering these engines directly to product.
  • Manage projects centered around behavioral data analysis and mentor junior team members, ensuring deadlines and objectives are met effectively.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to align behavioral data science effort with overall company, product and marketing goals.
  • Provide project, product and delivery management in the behavioral and econometrics data science domain.
  • Grow and scale a team of data scientists to tackle the toughest behavioral and econometrics modeling problems.

What you have:

  • Proven experience (5+ years) in a leadership role, managing and growing a team of data scientists in a behavior sciences / econometrics function.
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, data science, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience  in building machine learning models, performing data analysis, and statistical modeling with a focus on predictive behavioral data (CLV, Churn, Personalization, Segmentation).
  • Proficiency in statistics and statistical software (e.g., Python, R).
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering large-scale behavior data science projects on time and within budget.

Where you’ll live:

  • This is a remote position with occasional travel to our HQ in Atlanta, GA

Benefits you’ll receive:

In addition to your great compensation package, we’ll shower you with perks including: 

  • Company-subsidized medical, dental, & vision plans 
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Stock options and bi-annual bonus
  • Uncapped PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance (2-week MINIMUM required!)
  • Generous paid leave programs, including 16-week paid parental leave and disability benefits
  • Workplace flexibility and modern work schedules focused on getting the job done, not hours clocked
  • Company-wide in-person events and team outings
  • Lifestyle enhancement program
  • Company equipment provided (Windows & Mac options)
  • Annual performance reviews with opportunities for growth and career development



You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. 

PrizePicks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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What are PrizePicks Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Paid industry certifications

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