Data Science Manager

Full time

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You will apply your people leadership, project management, analytical, and technical skills, creativity, and product intuition to one of the largest data sets in the world. You will collaborate on a wide array of product and business problems with a diverse set of cross-functional partners across Product, Engineering, Research, Data Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Finance and others. You will influence product strategy and investment decisions with data, be focused on impact, and lead and grow a high-performing team. By joining Meta, you will become part of a world-class analytics community dedicated to skill development and career growth in analytics and beyond.

About the role:

Product leadership: You will use data to understand the product and business ecosystem, quantify new opportunities, identify upcoming challenges, and shape product development to bring value to people, businesses, and Meta. You will help develop strategy and support leadership in prioritizing what to build and setting goals for execution.

Analytics: You will guide Ads product teams using data and insights. You will focus on developing hypotheses and employ a diverse toolkit of rigorous analytical approaches, different methodologies, frameworks, and technical approaches to test them.

Communication and influence: You won’t simply present data, but tell data-driven stories. You will convince and influence leaders using clear insights and recommendations. You will build credibility through structure and clarity, and be a trusted strategic partner.

People leadership: You will inspire, lead and grow a world-class team of data scientists and data science leaders.

Data Science Manager, Monetization Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of data scientists to develop strategies for Meta ads products ($150B/yr) that serve billions of people and hundreds of millions of businesses, creators, and partners around the world.
  • Drive analytics projects end-to-end in partnership with Product, Engineering, and cross-functional teams to inform, influence, support, and execute product strategy and investment decisions.
  • Influence product direction through clear and compelling presentations to leadership.
  • Work with large and complex data sets to solve a wide array of challenging problems using different analytical and statistical approaches.
  • Identify and measure success of ads product efforts through goal setting, measurements, and understanding of key product metrics to inform product teams on strategies and next steps
  • Define, understand, and test opportunities and levers to improve the product, and drive roadmaps through your insights and recommendations.
  • Contribute towards advancing the Data Science discipline at Meta, including but not limited to driving data best practices (e.g. analysis, goaling, experimentation), improving analytical processes, scaling knowledge and tools, and mentoring other data scientists.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years of work experience (2+ years with a Ph.D.) in applied analytics, including a minimum of 2 years of experience managing analytics teams.
  • Experience with data querying languages (e.g. SQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python), and/or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or another quantitative field.
  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or another quantitative field.
  • Proven track record of leading high-performing analytics teams.
  • Experience initiating and completing analytical projects with minimal guidance.
  • Experience communicating results of analysis to senior leadership.

About Meta

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics. Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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