Director of Data Science, Metaverse

Job description

The Reality Labs division at Meta brings together a world-class team of researchers, developers, & engineers to build the future of connection within virtual and augmented reality. We target product categories with high potential for sustaining human connection at population scale. Our strategy is to build products that gain enough market share to establish broad consumer expectations around communication, acceptability, and privacy for their entire category.Metaverse is the newest product group that we created within Reality Labs. This is one of the company’s highest priorities and represents our vision for the future of social interactions.  Metaverse is the embodied form of the Internet and the successor of today’s mobile web. It offers the feeling of presence, or truly being together, even when you’re not. This group will be key to delivering the next phase in Meta’s vision to bring the world together by enabling a true sense of presence across digital spaces. We are looking for a Director of Data Science who can shape the direction of the Metaverse by helping develop product and go-to-market strategies and laying out the analytic vision and roadmap to help the integrated team establish and deliver its goals. She/he will bring robust end-to-end analytics leadership experience that includes data science and data engineering, and work closely with other Metaverse leaders including product, engineering, product marketing, marcom, etc. to establish a world-class culture of data analytics within the org. This leadership role will be pivotal in shaping the future direction of our Metaverse efforts and is a unique opportunity to join the team at its inception.

Director of Data Science, Metaverse Responsibilities

  • Partner with Product, Engineering, and cross-functional teams to inform, influence, support, and execute product strategy and investment decisions.
  • Inspire, lead, and grow a team of 90+ data science directors, managers, and analysts.
  • Apply expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data in developing data-informed strategies for growing and improving our product offerings.
  • Influence leadership (VPs & Directors) across the entire company including in Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Privacy, Infrastructure.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15+ years of work experience leading analytics teams, working collaboratively with Product, Engineering and cross-functional partners, and guiding data-influenced product planning, prioritization, and strategy development.
  • Demonstrated experience in hiring, retaining and scaling geographically dispersed, high-performing teams.
  • Demonstrated experience influencing product strategy and drive change across organizational boundaries through clear and compelling communication of data-driven insights and analyses.
  • 10+ years of experience with SQL, SAS, Python, R, or other programming languages.
  • 10+ years of experience in an analytical leadership role in technology, consulting, e-commerce, gaming, or retail industries.

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