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Director, Data Science & Engineering

at Wunderman Thompson
Louisville, Colorado, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Intelligent, experienced, inquisitive, self-driven Director, Data Science Engineering who will take ownership of the Data Science Engineering function and capabilities for Wunderman Thompson Data (WTD) - working directly with top-level business leaders (partners, colleagues and clients) to utilize their complex data to the fullest to solve business problems. You will leverage your creative and critical thinking skills to develop data and machine learning strategies that will have a meaningful, game-changing impact to our team.

The foundations of this role will be around delivering scalable data science engineering solutions across Wunderman Thompson Data group for Wunderman Thompson office and clients. This will be achieved by taking solutions that provide value across a wide variety of clients in the WTD portfolio and turning them into truly scaled and generalized solutions that can be rolled out by deployment teams. The role will also be responsible for building the infrastructure to scale such an operation; from the data science environment, to the cloud services architecture, to deployment.

In addition, you will be leading and driving true growth of data science engineering innovation across the wider group. This innovation can be methodology based, data usage based (finding new ways of combining data or harnessing new data types) and deployment innovation via technology solutions. There is a requirement for evidence of impact across the entire group leading to both internal and external quantitative value.

If you are genuinely excited about the data, how to structure it, how to make warehousing and data creation dynamic, this is the opportunity for you.

 What you’ll do:

  • Data Science | Deliver scalable data science engineering solutions across Wunderman Thompson Data group for Wunderman Thompson office and clients. This will be achieved by taking solutions that provide value across a wide variety of clients in the WTD portfolio and turning them into truly scaled and generalized solutions that can be rolled out by deployment teams. The role will also be responsible for building the infrastructure to scale such an operation; from the data science environment, to the cloud services architecture, to deployment.
  • Innovate l Own the ideation and oversight of building scalable data science products for Wunderman Thompson Data to develop and deliver a modern-day scalable approach to deploying data science services on the cloud while establishing data science strategies, analysis methods, and tool selection for WTD.
  • Build l Responsible for building end-to-end solutions and tools that utilize data science principles to meet business needs at scale. Build a team of exceptionally talented and passionate engineers and scientists. Drive real change in the underlying data science methodologies delivered across the Wunderman Thompson Data network.
  • Collaborate | You will be an active participant in the Wunderman Thompson data science community where best practices are shared, innovations are hatched, and cross-vertical collaboration with the product, data science and delivery teams.

Who you are:

  • Curious | With an inquisitive mindset you embrace the unknown and see as an opportunity to explore and innovate.
  • Ambitious | Willing to take calculated risks, stretch yourself and your team to do new things vs. plugging into existing solutions.
  • Passionate | You take great pride in your work. You approach our own and our clients’ business challenges with enthusiasm and a commitment to getting it right.  You love working in health.  You see data science as a way of expressing creativity.
  • Humble | Wear any hat that needs to be worn, and you know you do not know everything. You want to learn from others. 

What you’ll need:

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Operations Research, Analytics, Computer Science or Statistics preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in advanced analytics, as well as a focus in applied research with expertise in pattern mining, anomaly detection, predictive modeling, classification, and optimization.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with machine learning and at least 3 years supervising a team and managing client relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying machine learning algorithms at scale across a wide variety of frameworks.
  • Deep level knowledge of machine learning algorithms, supervised, unsupervised, deep learning, Bayesian and reinforcement learning.
  • Production level Python, Required. Scala, SQL and R advantageous.
  • Strong experience handling unstructured data using NLP (Natural Language Processing) and Machine Vision.
  • Experience with different databases solutions for structured and unstructured data including NoSQL. Cloud based is preferred; Hive, Presto, Redshift, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Elastic search.
  • Knowledge in deployment of AI/ML frameworks in the AWS cloud/GCP/Azure using tools such as Kubernetes, Kubeflow, and/or Snowflake is useful, but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of scaling machine learning workflows with Apache Spark.
  • Proven track record architecting and building cloud-based infrastructure for enterprise level data science teams.
  • Experience in Kafka, Storm, Hadoop and plus, with specific knowledge of streaming.
  • Experience designing rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas and insights to company leaders.
  • Proven ability and experience to conceptualize new research ideas while building prototypes and proof-of-concepts both individually and in collaboration with other data scientists.
  • Provide technical leadership of data platform design and implementations while framing our data/analytic capabilities to describe our future strategic vision.
  • Excellent team leadership skills in working with business owners from ideation to development.
  • Stellar written, verbal and presentation communications.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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