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Lead Data Scientist
Waltham, MA

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Job Description

Driven by Curiosity.

At Vistaprint,we believethat everything we do has a lastingimpacton our customers and on each other. It begins and endswith a passion for helpingour customers succeed. To give them our best, we empower our team with the autonomy they need to make smarter decisions and pursue higher value. Wethrive onexploration,collaboration, and helping every customer grow their business beyond imagination. Fueled by technologyand innovation,we areso much more than business cards.

About Our Team:

As the Lead Data Scientist,you willbe a "go-to" domain expert in data science and machine learning, leading the charge oninnovativework, mentoring more junior data scientists, and guidingthe organizationon methodology and best practices. You will also guide high-profile projects - not just delivering solutions, but identifying opportunities and determining the work. Your statistical, computer science and business domain expertise will have asignificantinfluenceon our business.

You willjoin acoreteam of Data Scientists, working with Marketers, Analysts, Engineers and Product Owners to forge new paths and revolutionize how data is utilized todelivervalue. You'll seek ways to improve, communicate openly, and be an activeproblem-solver. Throughout thedesign, development, and deliverystagesyou willsurprise yourself with new levels ofprofessionalandpersonal growth.

WhatYou WillDo:

* Engage with partners to advise on analytical project requirements, discuss methodologies and negotiate deliverables.
* Learn, practice, and lead others to use new tools in an inspiring technical environment that combines both coding skills, web technologies and real-time data.
* Analyze pre-existing models and algorithms; suggest how to improve theefficiency and effectiveness, todrivevalue tothe organization
* Deliver a range of custom Data Science projects that may include Recommendation Systems, Price Optimization; Time Series Modeling; Customer Lifetime Value Customer, Propensity Modeling); Image Recognition; The list goes on.
* Bea thought leaderwithin the Data Science team, staying current with trends and technologies

You Have:

* Extensivemachine learning and modeling experience, and have delivered multiple projects as a lead scientist or in a similar capacity
* MSc in Statistics, Mathematics, Operational Research or similar field
* Strongprogramming skills in Python and R
* Hands-on experience using "big data technologies"
* Experience of software engineering techniques including version control, continuous integration, unit testing.
* Stakeholdermanagement; ability toindependentlycommunicate technical and statistical concepts to non-practitioners, andinfluencethe application.

Considered as a plus:

* Spark, Java, Scala
* PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Operational Research or similar field
* Bayesian Statistics
* Experience using standard libraries (scikit-learn, MLlib, TensorFlow, MXNet, PyMC3)
* Agile working methodology
* Relevantwork in an e-commerce environment

What's In It for You:

* Competitive salary+ comprehensive benefits
* Flexible working hours with paid time off
* Continuous development opportunities such as onsite training and conferences
* Onsite game room (foosball, ping pong, xbox, pinball)
* Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit
* And more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases westriveto do more than the law requires.

Nearest Major Market: Waltham

Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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