February 4, 2021
Los Angeles Area OR Remote
Job Type


Why Join?
Captiv8 is the largest AI-Powered Branded Content Platform, connecting brands to digital influencers and creators to tell powerful stories. Marketers leverage the platform to discover influencers, create buzz-worthy content, manage their campaigns, and measure results. At the core of the platform is Insights, a social listening tool with real-time audience data across Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook. For more information, visit

Your Mission
You will lead Captiv8’s efforts to improve their products and services by making the most out of data. Classification, Prediction, and Fraud Detection are all pillars of Captiv8’s product offering and rely on Enterprise-worthy Data and AI. You’ll be managing the data science team, planning projects, and building analytics models to achieve the results needed to drive our business. You will work closely with the Head of Engineering to design strategies around achieving these goals.

You can expect to:

  • Manage a team of data scientists, machine learning engineers and big data specialists
  • Lead data mining and collection procedures
  • Ensure data quality and integrity
  • Interpret and analyze data problems
  • Conceive, plan and prioritize data projects
  • Build analytic systems and predictive models
  • Test performance of data-driven products
  • Visualize data and create reports
  • Experiment with new models and techniques
  • Align data projects with organizational goals

Is this you?

  • 5+ years experience as a Data Scientist or similar role, including experience at a Lead-level with proven success aligning data products with business goals
  • Experience working with a geo-distributed team (a huge plus)
  • Solid understanding of machine learning
  • Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques
  • A knack for statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Good knowledge of R, Python, and MATLAB
  • Familiarity with Amazon Sagemaker, Rekognition, and Fraud Detector (also a plus!)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A business mindset
  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics or similar field

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation & stock options
  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision coverage
  • All tech equipment you need to be successful
  • Fully Supported by a Rockstar SDR, Operations & Planning Team
  • Flexible Vacation & PTO
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