Web3 Data Science Team Lead

Job at CoinFlip

Chicago, IL

Full time

We are looking for a seasoned Data Scientist and manager to lead the data science team that uses big data to drive business optimization and decision-making at the center of customer behavior, pricing, marketing, and risk management across various crypto products and services.  This role requires hands-on leadership necessary to grow a team through the start-up phase into a mature organization. 


  • Work with the head of Data Organization to develop, own and drive the vision & strategy for the company’s data science/AI initiatives. 
  • Be the technical leader in developing data science and machine learning solutions to drive business growth and operational efficiencies.
  • Build, develop, and manage a high-performing data science team through direct coaching and mentorship.
  • Perform as a hands-on coach in leading the full ML/AI development cycle: design/experiment, develop, validate, deploy, and analyze.
  • Collaborate with all functions of the company to ensure that data science efforts are translated to positive business impacts. 
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Data driven mindset with a graduate degree in Computer Science, Data Science, AI/ML, Mathematics/Statistics, Engineering, or an equivalent technical field.
  • A proven track record of demonstrated leadership in complex areas, through critical thinking, thought leadership, technical skills, and relentless drive for progress.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in software development, data science, or data analytics.
  • 4+ years of experience in pricing, marketing, product and risk analytics would be highly valued. 
  • Experience with experimental design, A/B testing, statistical inference/causal analysis is highly preferred. 
  • Deep understanding of predictive modeling process from data exploration, methodology (statistical models, unsupervised and supervised ML models) to model validation, deployment and performance monitoring.
  • Professional experience with a programming language such as R or Python, and advanced SQL, Excel, and visualization tools such as Tableau/Looker.
  • Experience with data science modeling toolsets such as Pandas, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Scikit-learn.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbal and written, to influence cross-functional stakeholders.

Nice to Have:

  • While not a hard requirement, experience with crypto based products and services is a plus.
  • Experience working for a rapidly growing startup, and managing change

Working at CoinFlip means collaborating with experienced and innovative leaders who share a clear vision and a track record of success. We offer a collaborative and positive working environment where we encourage employees to balance productivity with time to recharge.

Compensation is above and beyond a typical “startup” — we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and competitive benefits for full-time employees.CoinFlip values diversity in the workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and accessible work environment. We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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Company: CoinFlip

Website: Company's website

Skills: analystlead

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