Manager, Decision Science & Analytics

| Greater NYC Area

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the cloud?

Based in New York, DigitalOcean is a dynamic, high-growth technology company that serves a robust and passionate community of developers, teams, and businesses around the world. We believe that today’s entrepreneurs are changing the world through software. Our mission is to empower these entrepreneurs by bringing modern app development within reach for any developer, anywhere in the world.

We want people who are passionate about creating experiences that our customers will love.

As the Manager of our Decision Science & Analytics team, you will join a growing Data & Analytics organization that partners with decision-makers across the organization to catalyze business growth by providing insightful and actionable analysis, insights and data products. The D&A team is hands-on with a wide variety of datasets, including user data, product behavior data, financial/payment data, upper-funnel marketing data, trust and safety data, and operational/infrastructure data.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Provide team leadership and management for Analysts and Business Partners on our Decision Science & Analytics team, which partners with every other part of DigitalOcean to provide reporting, measurement, and insights, as well as quantitative support for long-term strategic projects
  • Manage curation and expansion of our centralized business intelligence platform (Looker), ensuring a standard analytical lens, unified data modeling layer, and experience optimized for self-service of end users with basic data retrieval needs
  • Manage and align team and individual priorities, in order to most effectively support quarterly business objectives, while also maintaining bandwidth for interrupt-driven requests as well as proactive insight generation
  • Maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across the organization to drive consistent process for inbound requests, and a higher degree of actionability and impact resulting from reactive work
  • Manage working relationship with the Data Engineering team, ensuring short-term needs are met while helping craft long-term information design and data warehousing objectives
  • Empower individual team members to both deepen and broaden their skills through growth opportunities that align with their goals

What We'll Expect from You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field; MBA a plus
  • Experience in a quantitative analytics role, preferably in a high-growth environment, working across multiple stakeholders, teams or businesses
  • Experience managing business intelligence / analytics teams, preferably structured as a centralized or consulting resource
  • Experience facilitating efficient partnerships between analysts and business decision-makers across different functions
  • Hands-on experience analyzing, managing and modeling high volumes of data spanning multiple systems for multiple purposes in a dynamic environment
  • Experience managing effective relationships between business intelligence / analytics teams with related data engineering teams / resources
  • Track record of effectively evangelizing a data-driven culture across business units, focused on actionability and impact
  • Ability to simultaneously manage longer-term projects as well as delivery of interrupt-driven reactive analysis across team members
  • Proactive communication skills and track record of setting and executing on clear, realistic deliverable timelines
  • Experience managing a portfolio of easily digestible data visualizations, dashboards and reports
  • Advanced experience querying data (SQL), and ad hoc analysis (Excel)
  • Experience integrating and managing data modeling in Looker or other BI tool (e.g. Tableau) spanning multiple groups of end users
  • Bonus: Prior experience with Python and/or statistical modeling tools such as R or Matlab

Why You’ll Like Working for DigitalOcean:

  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard but we always have fun doing it. We care deeply about each other and take our “no jerks” rule very seriously.
  • We value development. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better.
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, a monthly gym reimbursement to support your physical health, and a monthly commute allowance to make your trips to and from work easier.
  • We invest in your future. We offer competitive compensation and a 401k plan with up to a 4% employer match. We also provide all employees with Kindles and reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.
  • We want you to love where you work. We have a great office space located in the heart of SoHo NYC and offer daily catered lunches to keep your hunger at bay. We’re also very remote-friendly—we use Slack to communicate across the company—and all remote employees have the opportunity to take an all-expense-paid trip to our HQ to get quality in-person time with the team at least once a year. We also allow employees to customize their workstations to meet their needs—whether remote or in HQ.
  • We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Department: Data & Analytics

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Location

Easy to access for employees both in and outside of NYC, we're located in the heart of SoHo.

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What are some social events your company does?

We host an annual Shark Week where the entire company comes together for a week of learning, team time, opportunities to network cross-functionally, social activities, and more. We also host internal Hackathons (or Shark-a-hacks, as we call them) twice a year!

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What are DigitalOcean Perks + Benefits

DigitalOcean Benefits Overview

DigitalOcean benefits offerings vary by region. You can expect to enjoy things like:
- Full Health Coverage: Fully paid health benefits for all our employees. Nobody gets sick on our watch
- Commuter Benefits: Local employees receive a monthly metrocard or equivalent reimbursement for remotees
- 401k Plan: It's never too early to start saving. DigitalOcean matches up to 4% of every employee's salary
- Education Support: All employees receive a Kindle and reimbursement for conferences, training or education
- Gym Reimbursement: Up to $100 per month to support your physical health
- Custom Workstations: Mac? PC? Linux? We’ll hook up your rig with your preferred equipment
- Free Meals Every Day: Food tastes better when you’re eating together
- Flexible Vacation Time: Take the time you need to live a balanced and fulfilling personal life
- Headphones: Up to $100 for headphones of your choosing
- Teambuilding & Social Events: Hackathons, Shark Week (our annual company retreat), team offsites, anniversary parties and more

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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