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Sr. Manager, Content Data Science

3+ months agoMountain View, CA

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.


The Product team uses creativity, insights, and operational excellence to steer our product vision across Snap Inc. This team of designers, scientists, and product managers work in a highly collaborative environment to build the products and experiences that bring our community together in new and special ways.


We’re looking for a Sr. Manager, Content Data Science to join Team Snapchat! 


What you’ll do

  • Deliver analytics and insights to advance our understanding of customer engagement and content performance across our new Spotlight products. Partner with the business and product leads to understand creators, customers, content and performance. 

  • Help build and manage a team of high performing data scientists and help them execute along the most important priorities and deliver world-class products 

  • Deliver clear data and dashboards on what is happening in the product, metric regressions and understanding of ML performance

  • Deliver insightful analysis and recommendations that can be acted upon by the organization at all levels

  • Clearly articulate the approach and the findings of interpretable analytical models and drive the continuous refinement of what should be tracking and reporting

  • Lead a team of analysts and data specialists 

  • Build out in-depth knowledge of the business success drivers (including determining the KPIs that will help meet our goals) and deliver value added solutions that have a measurable impact on the business

  • Drive pragmatic approaches to solving key complex business problems through data creation, analysis, predictive modeling 

  • Work cross-functionally across multiple teams on different projects, ensuring timeliness and successful completion


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages, such as R, MATLAB, Stata, etc.

  • Working knowledge of predictive modeling, machine learning, and experimentation/ causal inference methods

  • Expertise in the data workflow and pipeline and lead a team responsible for data capture, measurement, and optimization capability management.

  • Expertise in SQL and familiarity with Python

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail

  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • Ability to balance practical business needs and scientific rigor


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as math, statistics, and computer science, or equivalent years of experience

  • 10+ years of experience in measurement and insights; ideally in a direct to consumer business

  • 5+ years experience in building, managing, and leading a high-performing data analytics team

Preferred qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or a quantitative discipline

  • Ability to bring the right data technique to solve the problem in an explainable manner to the business

  • Consultative nature, with a proven track record of using data to provide actionable results

  • Experience in Modeling, Forecasting, Data Management

  • Strong vision to building out functional area within a fast moving environment

  • Proven ability to dig into metrics and understand underlying reasons for movement

  • Successful track record in hiring, managing and developing talent

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Client-provided location(s): Mountain View, CA, USA
Job ID: 252912fef25897d522688d01751caa97a9c814b8bcd34a746dec1809636d9a3f
Employment Type: Other