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Director Data Science and Analytics



Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

About Us

We Make Knowledge Worth More.

Kajabi is an incredible place to work (if we do say so ourselves). We call our customers our Heroes because they are. We celebrate and support every one of them working to create a thriving business based on what they know and share with the world.With our robust product features, Heroes have a single ecosystem in which they can publish, market, and sell online courses, membership sites, communities, and other digital products. Tens of thousands of entrepreneurs rely on Kajabi to build and manage their online businesses, and we are proud to have enabled these entrepreneurs to generate over $4.1 billion in sales from nearly 50 million customers to date. Kajabi is at another inflection point. With over $100 million in revenue and a significant round of funding that values the company at more than $2 billion, we are writing the next chapter in our journey to build a great, enduring company that redefines the knowledge economy. Learn more at www.kajabi.com.

Director, Data Science & Analytics

Our Data Science & Analytics team is tasked with developing and leveraging our data platform to unlock business insights that improve the businesses of both Kajabi and our customers. The Director of Data Science & Analytics will be both a leader and a contributor. The ideal candidate for this position has at least 3 years of experience recruiting, developing, and retaining teams of Data Analysts, Analytics Engineers, and Data Scientists in addition to at least 5 years of hands-on data science & analytics engineering experience.

We strongly believe that the most impactful work emerges from a team that has diverse backgrounds and interests, and we’ve found that the best Data Science & Analytics leaders possess broad curiosities – from business management topics to software design & engineering to human psychology and sociology. If you aren’t sure if your background is a fit for the job, ask us! We especially love hearing from applicants with backgrounds completely unlike those of our existing team!

The Impact you will make

  • Recruit and develop a high-performing Data Science & Analytics team
  • Set clear expectations and goals for team members
  • Provide clear, actionable feedback and support to your team and colleagues
  • Personally initiate and execute analytics and applied-data-science projects
  • Regularly sync with your primary stakeholders and leaders across the company to understand their priorities and align your team’s project roadmap accordingly
  • Actively contribute to the development of a strong, data-informed culture at Kajabi

Attributes for Success

  • 8+ years of work experience, 5 years of hands-on data science & analytics engineering experience including at least 3 years in a people-leadership role
  • Outstanding problem framing, strategic thinking, and communication skills. You are adept at surfacing insights to a variety of stakeholders
  • A broad technical background that spans multiple areas such as analytics engineering, data products, experimentation, data visualization, statistics, and machine learning
  • Experience hiring, developing, and retaining a high-performing and diverse team
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills with the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
  • Strong grasp of analytical data modeling, data visualization, and data analysis
  • Experience working with dbt, Snowflake, Looker, and Python
  • Self-Starter - ability to execute and implement change
  • Passion – for Kajabi’s mission
  • Critical Thinking – strategic and highly analytical
  • Leadership – easily move others to action by planning, motivating, organizing and controlling work being done
  • Goal Oriented – naturally motivated to reach goals
  • Interpersonal/Communication Skills – an innate ability to channel different points of view; Able to establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly; Create team atmosphere with internal staff while achieving key objectives; Excellent consulting skills as well as technical writing and public speaking
  • Professional – provide a good balance of risk taking and judgment; Is aggressive and confident; Able to operate independently of a large staff

Bonus if you have

  • (i.e. MBA; previous experience in an SaaS environment,

Kajabi Team Benefits Package

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental and vision insurance for self and family
  • Company sponsored HSA account
  • Company 401K, 100% match up-to 6% of employee contributions
  • Equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Telecommuting
  • Educational Allowances
  • Fitness incentives package
  • Company funded mental health resources
  • Wellness perks
  • Casual Dress

How To Apply

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  • Remote and local applicants welcome!
  • Links - Send along any links that best showcase your experience, i.e. your portfolio, LinkedIn, blog posts, other writing samples, etc.

The salary range for this US-based role is $169,000-$225,000 + bonus + equity + benefits (health, welfare, retirement, and paid leave). Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, education, certain degrees, training, certifications, geographic location, travel requirements, and business needs.

Kajabi LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. #LI-Remote