Senior Manager, Data Science and Analytics



Data Science
Salt Lake City, UT, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for:

We are looking for a seasoned data science and analytics manager to guide the data analysts and data scientists working on Circle’s developer products pillar and our marketing efforts. This manager will manage a team of between five and ten people across these areas. You will manage data analysts who are working to report results and explain phenomena to eager product and marketing teams. You will work with data scientists to help understand the developer ecosystem and measure the impact of our marketing efforts. The team has a mix of senior contributors and people who are earlier in their career. We would expect the ideal candidate to have a variety of management skills and be able to help people along a variety of career paths grow. This manager would also have cross functional partners who are eager to partner with data to make sure that we make the best decisions possible. You would have the opportunity to inform and influence our product and marketing strategy and we would expect you to help drive business decisions in partnership with them.

What you'll work on:

  • Own the data analytics and data science efforts for our developer pillar and our marketing efforts.
  • Ensure that the work your team produces is technically sound, impactful, and can have an impact on Circle’s business. This includes going deep when necessary and working with your team to effectively communicate results.
  • Providing the feedback that will help improve your team’s work and help members of the team grow.
  • Be a trusted partner to our product, engineering, business development, and marketing teams and work with them to make the best decisions possible for Circle.
  • Build the appropriate rituals and structures to run a smooth running, organized, and impactful team.
  • Partner with other data leaders to build a world class data team

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle:

  • 7+ years of experience in data analysis or data science, with 3+ years managing both reporting functions and analytics/data science functions.
  • Proficiency in SQL and at least one programming language, such as R or Python, for data manipulation and analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Uses data to speak the truth, even if that truth is inconvenient.
  • Ability to effectively partner cross functionally
  • Gives team timely and direct feedback to help them improve

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $205,000 - $265,000

Annual Bonus Target: 17.5%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.