Vice President of Data Science


Position at is seeking an entrepreneurial and seasoned Data Scientist to lead the Data Science team based in our New York City office., a division of Bankrate Inc. (NYSE: RATE) provides consumers with comprehensive and objective information, tools and resources to help solve their life’s financial journey. Bankrate aggregates audiences of in-market consumers at scale and then connects them with providers that pay us based on the value created.

As Vice President – Data Science, you will be responsible for leading a wide spectrum of strategic initiatives at ranging from Personalization and Relationship marketing to Pricing the leads we send to our advertisers. Specifically, the responsibilities will include:

  • Create Data Science Vision and roadmap for based on a thorough understanding of our strategy, consumer and advertiser needs, market trends and the competitive landscape.
  • Collaborate with leadership to define and prioritize the development of data-centric features and products
  • Engage deeply with Data Engineering, Product Development, Sales and Marketing teams on various initiatives.
  • Communicate strategy and recommendations effectively to diverse audience including executive management, internal and external business partners.
  • Provide technical oversight and mentorship to direct report


  • 5+ years experience as a Data Scientist in internet focused businesses.
  • Solid hands-on experience in practical predictive modelling and in building recommendation engines.
  • Advanced degree in computer science, math, statistics or a related quantitative field
  • Able to tell compelling stories with data and a deep appreciation for both the power and limits of data
  • Outstanding intellect, drive and interpersonal skills and the drive to challenge the status quo
  • Proven ability to guide cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management.

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