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Director of Analytics

Simplex Austin, TX
  • Posted: April 10, 2019

You will be interested in this position if you:

  • Have a passion for data mining and analytics for large, complex multi-dimensional data sets
  • Are a people leader and have built and led high performing teams.  
  • Are interested in helping us build the analytics team, function, tools (dashboard / reporting software) and methodology from the ground up. 
  • Are passionate about enabling critical business decisions by analyzing diverse data sources and designing algorithms that uncover business value
  • Enjoy roles that require a strategic mindset with the ability to roll up your sleeves and dive into details when needed.  
  • Can quickly gain an understanding for how analytics will drive business value to various organizations internally.  
  • Have a proven ability to lead a team to focus and prioritize tasks based on business value and impact.  
  • Understand the "why" and can communicate a business case as well as results to the executive team clearly and concisely

Some of the key opportunities you will have:

  • Working with marketing to  build a mixed media model, understanding conversion rates cross channel and optimize marketing spend.  
  • Analyze offline/online customer behavior and journey and build out our multi-touch attribution model
  • Working with Operations / Supply chain to understand end to end product journey to better predict operational hot spots to put proactive plans in place.  Visualization of predictive analytics. 
  • Leading the definition and implementation of quantitative and qualitative metrics 
  • Leading the selection and implementation of analytics tools, software and technology. 

Though technical experience with SQL, R, Python and other skills specific to analytics and data science is preferred, it is not required.  What is required is the ability to lead a team of highly technical analysts and data scientists to guide dig into details when needed.  In addition, your ability to communicate clearly and articulate the analytics vision to your team and to the leadership team as a whole is what will truly set you apart.

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