Data Science Manager at Poshmark

Posted 6 months ago
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Data Science Manager


Are you a Data Scientist who is passionate about using Machine Learning to create and deliver value using data? Poshmark is looking for a Data Science Manager who can independently lead and deliver Data Science initiatives.

As a market leader in Social Commerce, Poshmark faces a unique opportunity to utilize our massive multi-platform social and commerce data to shape social commerce and create value for our users. With 500+ MM events per day and 40+ terabytes of exponentially growing data, Poshmark presents a unique opportunity to innovate cutting edge data science and machine learning products. This person will work on all Data Science initiatives across product, marketing, operations and community and help solve some of the most challenging problems in social commerce like pricing, search ranking, product and people recommendation, feed ranking, fraud prevention and many more.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop business case, modeling spec and operational project plans for end-to-end… ML solution
• In partnership with data leaders and ML engineering team, lead the development of data science/machine learning models for high business impact opportunities across all business areas
• Independently own project and stakeholder management for short and long term data science / ML projects
• Manage, mentor and empower a team of data scientists
• Work on all stages of a data science / ML project – exploration and conceptualization, POC (proof of concept), data preparation, model development and testing, deployment, monitoring and debugging, continuous improvement
• Proactively partner with product, data engineering and ML engineering teams to ensure seamless productionzation of developed algorithm and management of full model cycle for business application
• Develop and follow best practices for developing, managing, maintaining and documenting machine learning models and all related work
• Define and abstract standard building blocks for usage across multiple ML algorithms
• Innovate new solutions for unique challenges facing Poshmark. Publish academic papers, white papers, blog posts and present in leading conferences.

Qualifications And Skills
• 7+ years of experience in delivering scalable Machine Learning based solutions in a Big Data environment
• 2+ years of experience in people management
• Fluency in all steps of data science solution development cycle from business problem identification to business value delivery
• Ability to design insightful data analysis both pre and post ML model development to estimate impact, establish feasibility, understand model performance, validate hypothesis and answer questions from stakeholders
• Excellent project and stakeholder management skills
• Expert level knowledge of Python, SQL and Spark (Scala or Pyspark) and key machine learning algorithms
• Extensive Experience partnering with ML engineering teams in deploying ML models to production
• Strong business / product sense and excellent verbal and written communication skills for a variety of audiences: executive teams, product managers, engineers, and business leaders
• PhD or MS in a relevant quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Computer Science is a huge plus

About Us

Poshmark is a leading social marketplace for new and secondhand style for women, men, kids, pets, home, and more. By combining the human connection of physical shopping with the scale, ease, and selection benefits of ecommerce, Poshmark makes buying and selling simple, social, and sustainable. Its community of more than 80 million registered users across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and India, is driving the future of commerce while promoting more sustainable consumption. For more information, please visit, and for company news and announcements, please visit You can also find Poshmark on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube.

Why Poshmark?

At Poshmark, we’re constantly challenging the status quo and are looking for innovative and passionate people to help shape the future of Poshmark. We’re disrupting the industry by combining social connections with e-commerce through data-driven solutions and the latest technology to optimize our platform. We’re nothing without our amazing team who deliver an unparalleled social shopping experience to the millions of people we connect each day.

We built Poshmark around four core values: 1) focus on people to create empowered communities that drive success; 2) together we grow to support each other to strive for our dreams; 3) lead with love to foster genuine connections built upon a foundation of respect; and 4) embrace your weirdness to accept and empower one another on their own unique journey. We’re invested in our team and community, working together to build an entirely new way to shop. That way, when we win, we all win together. Come help us build the most connected shopping experience ever.

Here’s What We’ll Set You Up With
• A team that is invested in your career growth and training
• Competitive salary and equity, based on experience
• Company sponsors up to 100% cost for your health, dental and vision plans and up to 90% for your dependents
• Work alongside world-class talent
• Flexible vacation / paid time off policy
• Parental leave
• Personal style encouraged (or not, whatever you’re in to)

Poshmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees