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Senior Manager Of Product Data Science

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Mateo, CA 7 days ago
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Job Description
Senior Manager of Product Data Science

San Mateo, CA

As a Senior Manager on the Product Data Science (PDS) team, you will serve a meaningful role as a leader in the communication arm of our team, helping teams throughout the company use data to build better experiences. You will work closely with a diverse team of data scientists on key product initiatives in order to improve customer experience, increase customer engagement, and determine next-best-action across critical journeys on the global PlayStation platform.

Responsibilities:
• Manage a small team of model validators and data journalists who are responsible for building trust in PDS output and identifying and explaining complex insights
• Coordinate with the model development half of the team and team director to prioritize work to best serve the emergent needs of both the team and the company
• Monitor competitive activity and uncover key user behaviors to help identify high-value data related problems and areas of opportunity in order to help drive the strategic direction of the larger PDS team
• Develop and nurture relationships with various internal partners and use them to establish and sustain strong cross-functional partnerships throughout the company
• Determine the feasibility and importance of proposed projects and prioritize work to optimize impact and support innovation
• Build and implement processes and develop and execute business plans and roadmaps to support our partners and help them use data science output and insights
• Track progress of PDS projects and the reach, impact, and perception of the team
• Clearly communicate output and insights to technical and non-technical partners
• Challenge assumptions and be a vocal advocate for meaningful, responsible, ethical data use in order to generate trust in the team and drive data usage forward throughout the company

Qualifications:
• Extensive experience managing complex projects involving multiple partners
• Experience working on data-driven, cutting edge, innovative projects or initiatives
• Significant knowledge of business strategy and proven ability to get consensus from internal partners, including those in senior leadership
• Experience leading and collaborating with others in diverse, cross-functional teams
• Ability to operate effectively under ambiguous, rapidly changing circumstances
• Ability and desire to surface, flag, and problem-solve potential issues before they arise
• Passionate about accelerating the abilities of others and growing their potential
• Excited to help the company use data science assets to drive personalized user experiences and make data-informed strategic decisions
• Exposure to statistics, machine learning, and data science concepts is a plus

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6p1kq-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.