Sr. Director, Data Science & BI

Sr. Director, Data Science & BI

Smartsheet is looking for an experienced Senior Director of Data Science and Business Intelligence to help guide our growth. With thousands of subscribing organizations and millions of users you will have a great opportunity to make a meaningful impact across Smartsheet's business.

You will report to our VP of Data Science and Business Intelligence located in our Bellevue, WA office, or you may work remotely from anywhere in the US where Smartsheet is a registered employer.

You will:

  • Lead teams of BI analysts and data scientists to enable data-driven discovery, data self-serve and data insights for Product/ Engineering and data science function. In particular, this role will drive product-led growth (PLG) analytics, drive experimentation and product embedded data science initiatives.
  • Understand Smartsheet's business model, identify strategic insights, inform leadership, and recommend execution plans against analytical insights
  • Ensure continued development of business intelligence foundation, including including standardized tools, report standardization, automation and decision-support capabilities
  • Work at the intersection of business and with the data platform team to ensure support for all Machine Learning initiatives across the lifecycle, from inception, conception to development and production. This includes scaling of best practices for data science work including ML Ops.
  • Develop cross-team relationships with senior stakeholders to ensure we are meeting existing analytics needs and prepared to meet the needs of the future
  • Lead strategic analytics initiatives and present insights to key stakeholders to drive actions and impact
  • Influence investment decisions by supporting the ongoing strategic planning process
  • Hire, develop and coach a team of talented data scientists, BI analysts professionals
  • Understanding and experience in product analytics tools (e.g., Amplitude)
  • Support leadership duties as needed

You have:

  • 10+ years of prior experience architecting Business Intelligence and Machine Learning analytics Solutions. Senior level candidates are encouraged to apply and adjustments to role/level will be made as appropriate
  • 7+ years of people management/management consulting experience or similar relevant industry experience including leading an analytics shop
  • Critical thinking with analytical & product acumen; strong sense for business success
  • Excellent problem structuring, identification and resolution; Ability to synthesize complex issues into easy to understand concepts
  • Experience structuring executive presentations with the appropriate level of storytelling, visuals and data analysis
  • Hands-on experience in statistics, machine learning languages (e.g., Python and R) and BI tools (e.g., Tableau)
  • Understanding and experience in product analytics tools (e.g., Amplitude)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations and across organizational boundaries

Perks & Benefits:

  • HSA, 100% employer-paid premiums, or buy-up medical/vision and dental coverage options for full-time employees
  • Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) for eligible roles
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • 401k Match to help you save for your future (50% of your contribution up to the first 6% of your eligible pay)
  • Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity
  • Flexible Time Away Program, plus Incidental Sick Leave
  • US employees are automatically covered under Smartsheet-sponsored life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability plans
  • US employees receive 12 paid holidays per year
  • Up to 24 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks, including a counseling membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account
  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific) 

Smartsheet provides a competitive base salary range for roles that may be hired in different geographic areas we are licensed to operate our business from. Actual compensation is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, level of professional, educational experience, skills, and specific candidate location. In addition, this role will be eligible for a market competitive incentive opportunity and some roles may be eligible for a RSU stock grant upon accepted offer.  California & New York:  $237,600 to $324,000 All other US States: $220,000 to $300,000

Get to Know Us:

At Smartsheet, we’ve created a place where everyone is welcome — people from all over the world, all backgrounds, all ages, all colors, and all beliefs working side by side. Here, everyone can make a difference and empower others to do the same. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match our job description—if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we empower everyone, everywhere to change the way the world works—join us

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, Costa Rica, and Germany. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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