Head of Data Science

Head of Data Science

The Mom Project is a venture-backed startup based in Chicago, and we’re adding a dynamic Head of Data Science to our Executive Team. We are backed by some of the best investors in the world and are lucky to be surrounded by an incredible team of advisors, including Serena Williams. The Mom Project is a marketplace and community leading a movement that matches companies with diverse talent. This critical match drives businesses forward, while expanding professional opportunities for women.

Our team is growing as we push to rewrite the narrative for working women at every life stage. As the Head of Data Science, you will develop and implement analytical methods to improve decision making and drive measurable business impact.

We believe women should be able to choose both a successful family life AND career aspirations without sacrificing one over the other. Our commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us and our mission forward every day. We strive towards inclusion and that means everyone is comfortable bringing their authentic and best self to work every day.

Why you?
You are looking for something more from your job. Maybe a bigger problem to solve with both immediate and long term impact, or perhaps you just need a mission you can believe in every day. You are scrappy and collaborative while looking to join an inclusive and supportive culture with a bias for action. You are motivated by startup pace and can wrestle challenges with grace. You love big, interesting problems and bringing solutions to the masses while making sure it feels personal, authentic and connected. If this sounds like you, we'd like to talk.

Why us?
The Mom Project is the leading diversity marketplace for women, connecting over 300k moms with jobs at some of the best companies in the world. We are newly funded ($25M Series B) by some of the country's leading investors and female role models, including Serena Williams. We are on a mission to build a better workplace.

The immediate focus of the data science team is our match recommendation engine and AI roadmap. The Mom Project is growing quickly and this role has an enormous impact on our trajectory.

Key responsibilities and expectations:
Lead and build our data science team
Owns match algorithms and neural network AI roadmap
Owns machine learning roadmap, improving our user experience, quality and equity of match
Direct and collaborate with engineering, research and product leaders to solve our most critical business challenges
Help mine our transactional data to produce industry/workplace trends and insights to help educate companies and propose solutions to create a more inclusive, productive and engaged workplace

Skills and qualities needed for the role:
5+ years experience in data science
2+ years experience in team management
Help mine our transactional data to produce industry/workplace trends and insights to help educate companies and propose solutions to create a more inclusive, productive and engaged workplace

Why you’ll love working for TMP:

Immediately impact - work with a mission and purpose
Opportunity to work with leaders in their respective fields to solve large problems
Comprehensive benefits for you and your loved ones
Full medical, dental, vision and more
Comprehensive PTO
Parental leave with best in class on-off ramping and support
Bereavement leave benefits
Mental health benefits
401K match
Learning and WFM stipends
An incredible team that will support and champion your work
Casual Culture: because work should be a place you want to be

We're just getting started. Join us in building the future of work. We need all hands on deck, your journey starts now....

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