Senior Manager Data Science

Company: Overstock
Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 08.FEB.2019


Who We Are: We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five nation...


Who We Are:

We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five national parks. Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology like our award-winning retail app (with amazing AR functionality) and leading blockchain and machine learning technologies. Our team embodies unique values and diverse perspectives, making Overstock a hidden treasure in the tech industry.

Our Mission:

Overstock's mission is to use, build, and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality.

Senior Manager Data Science

In this key role you will lead a team of engineers to architect and build scalable machine learning systems. Successful candidates will display an eagerness to collaborate, and to learn and experiment with new technologies. They will have an analytical mindset and be comfortable with hypothesis testing and data-driven design and product development.

What You Will Do :

  • Lead a team working on significant and critical projects. These will include redesign of existing systems as well as green field systems.
  • Work closely with product to understand Overstock's customers and their needs.
  • Own the technical direction for the team, from concept to execution and maintenance.
  • Collaborate to build strong working relationships within the team, with business partners, and with other teams throughout the organization.
  • Analyze and evaluate technical risks within the scope of a project and make judicious recommendations.
  • Demonstrate industry leadership in technology, consortiums, or open source standards.
  • Present technical information to a range of audiences including non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experiment with and evangelize new technologies and create proofs of concept.
  • Act as product manager or business owner when necessary.

  • What You Should Have:

  • Previous demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Strong coding skills, including proficiency in Java, Python, or Scala.
  • Experience with data processing and storage frameworks like Google Cloud Dataflow, Hadoop, Scalding, Spark, Storm, Cassandra, Kafka, etc.
  • Ability to design and build highly performant and scalable systems.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Basic familiarity with techniques in machine learning, deep learning, NLP, computer vision and/or related fields.
  • Excellent collaborator and communicator and are eager to learn and contribute!
  • Open source contributions to share with us.
  • Tech we use:

  • Java, Python, Scala
  • Google Cloud Platform, Databricks, AWS, on-prem
  • Hadoop, Oozie, Spark, Pig
  • Kafka, Beam
  • Tensorflow, Keras, Torch
  • Kubernetes, Docker, Airflow, continuous integration
  • Linux, bash
  • Redis, Cassandra, RDBMS, Bigtable, HBase, Solr
  • Performance testing and troubleshooting tools
  • Education:

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent experience

    What We Offer:

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ
  • Onsite Daycare Center
  • 401k (6% match)
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
  • Indoor Bike Storage
  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park
  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg and Jason Mraz)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services
  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • *Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

    What We Value:

  • Wellness & Balance
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.
  • Physical Requirements:

    This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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