Manager – Data Science

Posted on 4/30/2024



501-1,000 employees

Location technology platform providing geospatial data

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$152,000 - $251,750Annually

+ Flexible PTO + Equipment setup + Professional development stipend + Family planning programs + Hybrid work schedule


Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
  • 7+ years of industry experience with a Masters, or 4+ years with a PhD
  • 2+ years of direct people management experience
  • Strong domain knowledge of machine learning, causal inference, forecasting
  • Degree in quantitative field of study (computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Python and SQL
  • Strong problem solving and data-driven decision making skills
  • Proven track record of delivering on large scale products and/or complex practical research endeavors
  • Ability to solve business problems using appropriate methods and models
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to influence cross functional partners of varying technical levels and drive impact
  • PhD in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or related field preferred
  • Manage and grow a high performing team with both junior and senior data scientists to deliver business impact on time and with quality
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders to ensure that model development and quality measurements are informed by customer requirements
  • Coach the team to leverage data sources at scale, machine learning, observational causal inference, time series forecasting and bias corrections, to design, prototype, implement, evaluate and monitor the next generation of our Movements engine and normalization methodology
  • Drive projects across multiple products and areas, provide thought leadership to the team both strategically and technically, drive a roadmap and provide mentorship efficiently, drive the data science culture such as experimentation
  • Comfortable coaching the team to dive deep for descriptive analyses to generate insights from our data and to design and analyze experiments to measure the effectiveness of our solutions
  • Think proactively and strategically about opportunities to improve and scale our user modeling solutions

Foursquare, renowned for its precise and dependable location technology platform, is an excellent workplace due to its leadership in offering over 200M Points of Interest (POI) and advanced geospatial data visualization. The company cultivates a culture geared towards continuous improvement in data enrichment and analytics, positioning it as a key player for location-based services and products. This focus ensures that employees are part of an environment that encourages meticulous innovation and industry-specific advancements.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Learning and development programs from individual contributors to managers

Individual, professional coaching for all full-time employees

Flexible time off - rest and recharge when you need it!

Comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance

401(k) with company match

Home office setup: you get all necessary hardware and internet reimbursement

Family planning programs via Carrot and Maven

Employee Resource Groups to help you stay connected