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Data Science Manager

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Data Science Manager

Full-time | Madrid | Community of Madrid | Spain

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite has a world-class data repository of live events, with our platform powering millions of events and hundreds of millions of ticket transactions each year across 170+ countries. We employ a data-driven approach to understanding the needs of event organizers and attendees in order to build the best platform to serve those needs. 


THE TEAM

The strategic decisions we make to advance our business and community are guided by careful analyses and compelling insights from the Data Insights team. This team serves as the core data science function. We partner with cross-functional teams including product, marketing, engineering, and sales to develop data assets, metrics, solutions, and insights to improve our operational efficiencies and build new data products to grow our competitive advantage. We work on a wide range of machine learning applications, from developing sophisticated customer value predictions to intelligent ticket price recommendations. 


THE ROLE

We are looking for a Data Science Manager to provide leadership, mentorship, and training in our Madrid office and help us build and grow our data science practice. As we believe that the best leaders are also practitioners, we are looking for a leader who exhibits exceptional technical know-how, thinks strategically, is able to make challenging tradeoffs, and strives for business impact.  You will lead and prioritize the exploration of our data to uncover product and business opportunities. You will report to the Director of Data Science and will work closely with cross-functional partners to achieve our business goals.

THE SKILL SET

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field
  • 5+ years of hands-on technical experience in a data science role or equivalent
  • 2+ years of management experience building and leading a data science team
  • Solid understanding of applied statistics, experimental design, and machine learning
  • Proficiency with one or more programming language
  • Collaborative leader and motivator who draws out the best in people
  • Track record of guiding teams through complex technical problems to deliver impact
  • Comfortable executing with little oversight and be able to adapt quickly to changes

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive or other distributed database architectures
  • Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries. Meet some of the Britelings that make it happen.


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Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

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