Director, Data Science at Chief (Washington DC or Remote)

| Washington DC +1 more | Remote
Sorry, this job was removed at 9:14 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Find out who's hiring in Washington DC.
See all Data + Analytics jobs in Washington DC
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
About Chief:

Chief is on a mission to change the face of leadership. Launched in 2019, Chief provides senior executive women with a vetted community of peers, a trusted support system, and business-critical insights to strengthen their leadership and magnify their influence. We have been named one of Fast Company's “Most Innovative Companies” — and you can read more about us in Inc. and Forbes.

Chief is a fast-growing, Series B stage start-up backed by CapitalG, General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures and other top-tier investors who believe in our vision to drive more women to the top and keep them there. We have members across the United States with flagship locations in NYC, LA, Chicago and SF.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are in our DNA, guiding everything we do and how we work. Knowing that our people are the most important driver of our success, we focus on building teams where the power of diverse voices, identities, perspectives, and experiences is celebrated.

We are tech-powered. Our members make meaningful connections, engage in compelling discussions, and view our unique content through our digital platform. Our Product and Technology teams are building the future of that platform, with data and insights at its heart.

About the Role  

Chief is seeking an experienced Director of Data Science. In this role, you will oversee the teams and tools for our advanced analytics and machine learning efforts. You will hire and lead a team of data scientists and develop the “playbook” for how Chief leverages these techniques. Your deep experience with tools like PyTorch and TensorFlow, ability to create and enhance relevance algorithms, and the incorporation of external and internal data is crucial to our success.


●  Lead the Data Science team at Chief and partner with our Software Engineering and Infrastructure teams on tool selection and data design.

●  Hire and mentor a rapidly expanding team of technologists to keep pace with the growth of Chief and its platform.

●  Collaborate with our product team to build end-to-end products leveraging predictive analytics and learning models across our Member experiences, everything from location-based recommendations to content relevance.

●  Derive insights on member behavior for internal use through techniques like NLP.

●  Develop the models that will allow Chief to use psychometric data and other signals to match members into Core groups.

●  Help engineer a high degree of personalization in the use of the Chief platform.

● Deliver timely insights to our internal Membership Sales, Member Experience, and Strategy teams.

What We're Looking For

●  Proven leadership abilities, including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness, and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness

●  Extensive experience with a large-scale data environment.

●  Extensive experience implementing ML, ideally in an eCommerce or real-time decision platform.

●  Excellent communicator and collaborator; able to work effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Why You'll Want to Work Here:

●  Competitive salary and equity

●  Flexible vacation policy and 4.5 day work weeks

●  20 weeks of paid gender-neutral parental leave

●  Full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)

●  Opportunity to work for a startup focused on driving real change for women in business

●  Opportunity to create and attend inspiring experiences and events with leaders of the


●  Access to our ongoing virtual Chief member exclusive content, including workshops, thought leadership, and iconic speakers

●  Wellness, Work from home and Learning Stipends


Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

What are Chief Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Inclusivity, diversity and representation are essential building blocks needed to create an inclusive and innovative work environment. This is why our leadership team is as diverse as our employee pop
Unconscious bias training
We offer multiple trainings for our employee population and People Leaders around how to mitigate bias in the workplace; from interviewing to performance reviews.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unbiased job descriptions, interview questions and processes Relationships with diversity focused hiring partnerships
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
All dental benefits are fully paid for by the company
Vision Benefits
All vision benefits are fully paid for by the company
Health Insurance Benefits
We have a variety of options that will provide comfort and security to our team members - and all plans are fully covered by the company!
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
We want to make sure that our team has any additional support that they need. We have a partnership with an online mental health platform to make it super easy to have access to support.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
We care about our team members' futures. Our team members are able to contribute into their 401k anytime throughout the year.
Company Equity
We want our team members to be all in. All team members are granted equity as part of their compensation package and have the opportunity to receive more equity throughout their time at the company.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We offer Dependent Care FSA, where parents are able to use these pre-tax funds for child care expenses.
Generous Parental Leave
12 weeks parental leave + 4 weeks of flexible re-onboarding
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We’ve adopted a virtual first model. Based on team, and location, team members may be eligible to work remotely.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

On top of all of this, Chief also invests in our employees through ongoing learning and development. All Chief employees have access to our ongoing virtual Chief member exclusive content, including workshops, thought leadership, and iconic speakers like Cynthia Nixon and Stacey Abrams. At Chief, your ongoing development will be supported by your manager and an employee experience team to make sure that you have avenues to progress.

More Jobs at Chief

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Chief's full profileSee more Chief jobs