Teamshares is a mission-driven startup that buys small businesses from retiring owners and transitions them into enduring, employee-owned businesses through our software, education, and community products. There wasn’t an easy way for small businesses—which make up 98% of firms in the US economy—to become employee-owned before Teamshares!

About the role

Teamshares is looking for a manager to lead our data science and analytics efforts. This person will have a critical role in how we leverage our data to improve our business and be a leader in the tech org at Teamshares.

What you’ll do

  • Be an advocate for how data can give Teamshares a competitive advantage by forming a vision for how we can use data science methodologies to improve our business
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff and peers in the Data Science & Analytics function more broadly, fostering an environment of excellence, innovation, and collaboration
  • Lead the team to design and optimize data pipelines, ensuring data quality and accessibility, and preparing the foundation for advanced data analytics
  • Build predictive models using statistical and machine learning techniques used for classification and regression. Assess model performance and communicate with stakeholders
  • Foster a data driven culture by proactively elevating metrics reporting and understanding
  • Guide development of new and more sophisticated applications of data
  • Collaborate with partners in product and finance to translate business needs into suitable technical solutions with the appropriate level of detail
  • Derive insights from data to improve our understanding of our network companies, their journey, and the effectiveness of our tactics to improve financial performance

Who you are

  • 2+ years experience as a people manager
  • Strong experience in developing and implementing an analytic vision to solve business-relevant problems, as well as motivating and leading teams to successful implementation.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and the capacity to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Prior experience in delivering impact using statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical partners as well as senior leadership
  • Effective storytelling ability with experience leading business conversations with senior leadership.
  • Experience at a high-growth company that has undertaken an IPO.

Why should you join us?

Teamshares believes in supporting every team member with a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including: equity for all employees, exceptional medical/dental/vision benefits plans for employees and their families, and paid parental leave.

We recognize and facilitate the tangible impacts each employee has on our mission, while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance culture that emphasizes unplugging at the end of the work day. Our team values time off and actually takes vacation. We embody a growth mindset and provide the support you need to grow in your career.