Data Science Manager, Legal

Data Science Manager, Legal
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London, United Kingdom
Meta's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we are building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we are creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Meta are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us and we are just getting started. We are looking for a Data Scientist to work on our Legal team. You will enjoy working with one of the richest data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real world impact. The perfect candidate will have a background in a quantitative or technical field, a perfectionist mentality, and will have excellent communication skills. You are focused on accuracy, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive understanding and to influence business decisions. This position is based full time in our London office. Meta welcomes applications from the widest range of individuals eligible to apply and particularly encourages applications from those who would increase the diversity of the company.
Data Science Manager, Legal Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of data scientists to develop strategies for litigation and regulatory matters
  • Collect data from products across the company (Search, messages, Instagram, ads etc.) for use in legal matters
  • Automate analyses and author pipelines via SQL and Python based ETL framework
  • Build dashboards to bring your pipelines to life for non-technical partners
  • Stay up to date on new structured data sources within the Company as they are developed and help non-technical partners understand the use and content of these sources
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on pipelines, tools, data sets
  • This is a highly collaborative and cross-functional role:
    • Partner with lawyers across the Legal department to understand their data needs
    • Partner with economic consultants to develop product and financial models
    • Partner with data science teams to ensure accuracy of analyses
    • Partner with infrastructure and data engineers to manage large data sets effectively
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience with people management
  • 8+ years experience doing quantitative analysis
  • Bachelors Degree in a Quantitative or Technical field
  • SQL, Excel, and data analysis experience
  • Python/R scripting experience
  • Experience with distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)
  • Experience with Unix/Linux
  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience working cross-functionally and communicating technical content to general audiences
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or Masters in a technical discipline
  • PHP experience
  • Experience working with non-technical partners
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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