About the Role
Software and Data Science Leader
The Software and Data Science Leader will run FirstParty’s technical teams with the following primary objectives:
Design and implement best in class software solutions aimed to automate and scale the most difficult and historically manual aspects of data preparation, transformation, and insight generation.
Build an industry leading team by attracting and developing engineering and data professionals.
Partner cross-functionally with FirstParty leaders to identify opportunities for software, tools, and technical expertise to augment key growth initiatives
Clients look to FirstParty to provide guidance on best practices related to data monetization and utilization. In addition to managing FirstParty’s Software and Data Science teams, you will support client engagements by providing direction and expertise to our clients around key technical initiatives.
Architect, scope, and lead software and data science initiatives that expand on FirstParty’s technical capabilities
Own the maintenance, expansion, and performance of FirstParty’s proprietary suite of Software tools and microservices
Guide the technical roadmap against market/customer needs through understanding of buyer requirements
Assess, build, lead, and mentor our Software and Data Science teams
Design and lead a scalable technical recruiting process
Identify and deliver on opportunities for automation and increased efficiency within our client engagements by working with FirstParty client-facing data experts to identify pain points
Implement and maintain cloud and automation tools leveraged by our Data Science, Data Engineer, and Product teams
Comanage external technical resources on key client initiatives relating to data best practices
You will be a flag bearer for FirstParty’s data-first culture, championing software and data science initiatives that drive analytical best practice across the organization.
Prior success building, developing, and leading highly technical teams
Demonstrated individual expertise in Software and Data Science
Experience working with cloud platforms
Success building Scalable Data Products / Pipelines
Experience in high growth team, product, and company environments
Experience with cross-functional collaboration and C-suite communication
Experience dealing with clients directly
Existing network of technical talent to hire from
Appetite to engage internally and externally in a thought leadership capacity
About the Company
At FirstParty, we believe all companies have aspirations to derive more value from their data - but most lack the ability. FirstParty is the market leading data, technology and professional services firm that specializes in providing businesses with the capabilities to successfully organize, utilize and monetize their data assets. We identify value in data and help businesses unlock its full potential leveraging decades of acquired domain expertise, proven techniques and extensible suite of data tools. Led by proven founders of high-growth industry leading companies, our clients range from some of the most recognized Fortune 500 companies to growth-stage and private-equity backed organizations where we aim to “change the relationship” each has with their data.