Menlo Park, California, US
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 2 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas - making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world. We are looking for a Data Science Manager on the WhatsApp Business Messaging team. You will lead and mentor a team of high performing data scientists and directly shape the Business messaging strategy. Our ideal candidate is resourceful, analytically rigorous, with extensive experience leading data science teams, driving cross-functional initiatives and has a passion for solving early stage product problems.
Maintain a high bar in terms of product thinking and analytical depth for your team through selective hiring and mentorship.
Set goals and metrics to guide and prioritize growth product roadmaps.
Conduct analytics studies to identify new product opportunities and shape product strategy.
Size opportunities to ensure product teams are working on the most impactful projects.
Partner and heavily contribute to major analytical and product initiatives across the Facebook Family of Apps (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, etc.).
Own reporting of Business Messaging metrics and communication to the org and leadership team.
Bachelors in a quantitative field (Economics, Computer Science, Physics).
5+ years of experience in Product Data Science and/or Growth Analytics, including in depth experience with experimentation.
5+ years experience in building high-performing data science and analytics teams, including managing managers.
Working knowledge of predictive modeling, machine learning, and experimentation/causal inference methods.
Proven judgment in balancing practical business needs and scientific rigor.
Proven communication skills and experience connecting with and influencing a broad spectrum of audiences.
Proven experience forming partnerships with and influence cross-functional leaders in engineering, product, design, research, etc.
Masters or Ph.D. in a quantitative field (Economics, Computer Science, Physics).