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Head of Data (Remote)

Company: Virtually Human
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Want To Work For a Cutting Edge Tech Start-Up Within Blockchain and NFT's?
Are you a motivated, results-oriented team player?
Do You Appreciate the Flexibility of Working From Home?

Join Us

Virtually Human Studios (VHS) in exploring the fringes of entertainment delivery for the next generation. Founded in 2019, Virtually Human is a gaming and entertainment blockchain startup and proud creators of the viral NFT gaming platform of its time ZED RUN. VHS has partnered with some of the most innovative and leading gaming and sports giants around the world, including Unikn and Atari just to name a few.

See what we have planned this year - Virtually Human Studio Product Roadmap 2022

Requirements

We are looking for a Head of Data to contribute to the delivery and drive innovation of our Blockchain entertainment product. You will be reporting directly to the CPO and leading a small team of data engineers, analysts and scientists.

About You

You have at least 6 years of experience working in the field. You are a team player who can get up to speed quickly, and can influence and motivate them for alignment with key business objectives.

Surfacing insights and analytics across marketing, product and finance functions. Ability to lead the build of the foundational data platforms and processes that ensure data integrity, accuracy and timeliness. Enabling innovation through business intelligence and experimentation.

You have the flexibility required to work with a globally distributed development team across multiple time zones along with a good internet connection at all times to allow for easy facilitation of group video calls. You can write and speak fluent English.

Selection Criteria
Ability to lead and grow a team of data engineers, analysts and scientists;
Experience in supporting your team in developing their skills through performance reviews, coaching and 1 on 1s;
Understand the business vision & goals, ensuring that the team is aligned;
Strong experience in a ML or data scientist role
Experience with process improvement initiatives regarding data modernisation and automation;
Expert knowledge in the areas of data science, machine learning and statistics;
Demonstrated ability to turn raw data into analysis with actionable insights;
Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse range of people and stakeholders;
Strong experience in programming in R, Python, Scala or similar languages
Experience with building data pipelines and MLOps

Desirable
Experience working with sports or gaming industries
An understanding of blockchain technology

Benefits

Why Work For VHS?
Attractive and competitive salary;
Flexible work from home arrangement;
A supportive friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
Exposure to the new aged world of Blockchain and NFT's;
Make the role your own!

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