About the role
Our mission in Merchant Services, Retail is to help retailers everywhere thrive in an e-commerce reality.
As e-commerce becomes more and more crucial to an overall retail strategy, retailers must adapt and Shopify is uniquely positioned to help. We have developed world class retail Point-of-Sale (POS) products that have the power to transform retailers’ physical stores and businesses from offline to omnichannel. We’re looking for someone to help us get these products in the hands of merchants everywhere. Together, we’ll make commerce work for local communities and make commerce better for everyone.
For the Senior Data Science Manager, Retail Growth role, we’re looking for someone who will:
- Help drive customer acquisition, growth and activation to help us help merchants around the world
Use data to gain insights and drive decisions in growing a customer base
Lead a large team across multiple time zones and work cohesively to achieve shared goals
Partner closely with product growth leaders in Product, Engineering, UX and marketing to define growth strategy for Shopify retail
Identify, implement and measure new growth levers and product features through data analysis, product ideation, and experimentation to optimize product experiences
Lead a culture of understanding and experimentation defined by quantitative acumen, deep user empathy and rigorous A/B testing
Define and drive implementation of best practices in Data Engineering, Product Analytics and Machine Learning in alignment with business goals
Leverage deep industry knowledge to create broad awareness of the possibilities using data
You will need to have:
5+ years managing highly-technical teams of Data Scientists, Engineers and Analysts
Strong track record of driving successful product growth strategy through a combination of data analysis, product ideation, and experimentation
Gifted communicator with strong focus on communicating in clear and compelling ways to audiences of many non-technical backgrounds
Applied experience working with large datasets both as an individual contributor and a leader
Familiarity with design and analysis of controlled experiments (A/B testing)
Hands-on experience with data querying languages (e.g. SQL)
Experience leading managers and senior individual contributors
Deep understanding of the Python programming language (strongly preferred)
This is a world class product that has demonstrated product-market fit and a tremendous amount of potential to grow. With this role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a massive impact in a short amount of time and be a part of an incredible Shopify success story.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce at Shopify, click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application. Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. Make sure to tell us how you think you can make an impact at Shopify, and what drew you to the role.
Shopify is now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design. That location you see above? Consider it merely an example of hundreds of potential locations Shopify is hiring. Learn more here: https://www.shopify.com/careers/work-anywhere
Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.
At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.