Data Science Manager, FB Creators Presence & Platform

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary

Facebook's Creators team is the main driver of the FB App strategy for one of the company's top 3 priorities. Facebook has laid out a positive vision for our economy where people get to do creative work that they enjoy. Our platforms play a critical role in building out the creative and monetization tools to allow people to make a living doing what they love. We are a brand new, 0 → 1 team focusing on building world class creative and monetization tools for the tens of millions of creators on our platform (including public figure, video creators, gamers, individual-led small businesses, and aspiring new creators). We believe this strategic investment will be critical to the overall company's mission of giving people the power to build community and bringing the world closer together.In this role, you'll lead a team of high-performing data scientists within the Presence & Platform (P&P) pillar. This pillar houses a team of ~70+ engineers working on fundamental step-changes in the main presence products and tools used by millions of Creators and SMBs.

Required Skills

  • Drive product strategy and unlock wins across a large suite of new and existing products
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and partners across the company on one of the top priority teams at FB Inc.
  • Partner with Product, Engineering and other cross-functional teams to inform product strategy and investment decisions
  • Be proactive with asking strategic data questions, ensuring that the right questions are being answered with appropriate level of rigor and that analyses lead to clear and actionable recommendations and impactful product changes.
  • Communicate and represent results of analyses to leadership
  • Manage and grow a team of 6+ Data Scientists


Minimum Qualification

  • 4+ years of experience in managing other team members in a formal or informal capacity
  • 4+ years of experience communicating the results of analyses to leadership teams to influence the strategy
  • 4+ years of experience with applied statistics or experimentation (i.e. A/B testing) in an industry setting
  • Experience communicating and representing results of analysis to senior leadership
  • Experience initiating and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • 5+ years of experience doing quantitative analysis at a technology company, consulting, investment banking, or product management including experience with SQL or other programming languages


Preferred Qualification

  • 5+ years of experience managing high performance data science teams. A proven track record of managing and mentoring people managers
  • Strong business acumen and commercial sense
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related quantitative field
  • Understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages, such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc.


EOE

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.