Managing Director, Data Science at Sia Partners (Charlotte, NC)

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Company Description

Sia Partners is a next-generation consulting firm focused on delivering superior value and tangible results to its clients as they navigate the digital revolution. Our global footprint and expertise in more than 40 sectors and services allow us to enhance our clients’ businesses worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science.

Why join the Sia Village? 

Excellence | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Teamwork | Care & Support | Employee Wellbeing

These are the six core values that guide all our actions. As an expression of our values, our Sia Village concept describes our commitment to fostering a sense of community within and among our offices. We believe that knowledge sharing is the key, not only to innovation, but to the growth and development of our people.

Job Description

Our AI, Data & Quantitative Business Line operates globally, worldwide and seamlessly through 6 Centers of Excellence based in the US, Canada, France, UK / Ireland, Netherlands / Belgium, Dubai and Hong Kong, to make AI valuable and accessible for our clients and for Sia Partners management consultants. Our team of 250 Data experts (80% data scientists, actuaries and ML Ops, 15% Data Engineers and DevOps Engineers) develop new AI algorithms to support our clients in their technological transformation to forecast needs, optimize productivity, improve data quality, assist in decision-making, and improve customer knowledge.

We help our clients get the most value out of their data, on their own platform, using best-in class AI techniques. We deliver services from strategy, AI roadmap definition, organization set up, proof of concept realization, to product industrialization. We increase our value-added and accelerate delivery with our pre-built packages from our R&D Labs.

We developed heka.core, a proprietary DevSecOps platform that hosts our solutions, enabling code best practices and the security of our applications. Depending on the use case, our clients can use heka.core directly or make it interop with their own platform.

We build AI-powered SaaS solutions to cover different use cases, for which AI provides an answer to our client’s needs.

As a Managing Director, you will support Sia Partners growth by building new business and/or expanding current business development, sales, account management and providing Data Science expertise. You will be working together with a highly motivated team of Directors and Partners all over the world as well as consultants across the US.

  • Develop the US Data Science Center of Excellence with a focus on sales and people management
  • Lead sales at existing clients but also develop sales with new clients
  • Lead Commercial proposals
  • Lead business delivery and team management at new and existing clients
  • Attain both sales and delivery targets
  • Provide technical leadership to a team of data science, data engineers and data strategists
  • Provide industry guidance, strategies and implementation of best practices
  • Recruit new talents with the support of Talent Acquisition and develop our Center of Excellence’s team to reach the expectations of a rapidly growing Business Line
  • Build and lead our team on missions but also in commercial endeavors
  • Contribute to support or lead internal projects, our accelerator for Data Science projects


  • Master’s Degree or PhD required. Degree should be in applicable field: computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning
  • At least 12 years experience within a consultancy company
  • Relevant experience providing data science and advanced analytics solutions
  • Proven track record in selling data science solutions to various industries
  • Ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment and to mentor team members
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Dynamic and able to achieve results with an entrepreneurial mindset

Additional Information

Please be aware that Sia Partners requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. “Fully vaccinated” means that the individual can provide acceptable proof that the individual has received, at least fourteen (14) days prior to the individual’s start date, either the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA. Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption during the recruiting process. The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate.


  • Entrepreneurial journey
  • Career advocacy program that supports achieving professional development goals through guidance, and real-time feedback
  • Continuous learning & development opportunities
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs with an ever-growing list of global affinity initiatives
  • Healthcare coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance policies
  • College save-up plan & college loan repayment plan
  • Generous vacation, sick, floating, and holidays, including parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Annual seminar, an in-person value-add experience that allows you to network with colleagues throughout North and South America 

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are part of Sia Partners’ DNA. Thanks to our expertise in several sectors and our international growth, our teams include a variety of experiences and cultures. We’re confident that promoting DEIB creates an environment in which everyone can reach their full potential.

Our global network, [email protected] Partners, brings together our people worldwide to facilitate local and global progress, focused on the following areas:

  • Gender equality (global Gender Equality Index score of 91/100 for FY19-20)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Working Parents
  • Disabilities

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.
To learn more about our mission, values, and business sectors, please visit our website.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs. 

More Information on Sia Partners
Sia Partners operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Bellevue, WA, San Francisco, CA, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, Chicago, IL, Charlotte, NC and New York, NY. Sia Partners was founded in 1999. It has 2397 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K). To see all 55 open jobs at Sia Partners, click here.
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