Director, Data Science and Business Intelligence

Bellevue, WA, USA

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Smartsheet is looking for an experienced Sr. Director / 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. You also have the option to work remotely from any Smartsheet registered location within the U.S.

You will:

  • Lead teams of BI analysts and data scientists to enable data-driven discovery, data self-serve and data insights for Sales, Customer Success, Finance, Product teams and other relevant functions
  • 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
  • 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, BI and analytics professionals
  • Support other 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 & financial skills; 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)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations and across organizational boundaries
  • MBA or equivalent experience

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) with all offers
  • 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
  • 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, primary care membership, local retail discounts, and your own personal Smartsheet account
  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the U.S. (role specific) 

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, 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.

At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members who also represent the diverse needs of our customers. We’re looking for people who are driven, authentic, supportive, effective, and honest. 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 welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren’t afraid to be innovative—join us!



Tags: Business Intelligence Consulting Data analysis Finance Machine Learning Python R Statistics Tableau

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Equity Health care Medical leave Parental leave

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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