Senior Director, Data & Insights

  • Splice
  • United States
  • Mar 05, 2024

Job Description

WHO WE ARE:  

We are a producers playground, delivering music creators the tools they need to bring their ideas to life. With a massive, industry-leading catalog of licensed samples, paired with powerful AI, and access to affordable plugins and DAWS, Splice kicks sound discovery, inspiration, and creative output into overdrive. 

HOW WE WORK:  

At Splice, DISCO is a rallying cry for collaboration, accountability and unity within our organization; Direct, Inclusive, Splice Together, Creator Centric and Optimistic. Our shared success depends on our ability to support one another, work well together and communicate directly. By embracing flexibility and a unified approach, we can navigate anything that’s thrown at us. 

Splice embraces a culture of remote work. You’ll see your colleagues showing up from across the US and the UK. In order to keep us working well as a team, we have regular communication, including Town Halls, departmental All Hands and get-togethers.

When you join Splice, you join a network of colleagues, peers, and collaborators. Are you ready?

JOB TITLE: Senior Director, Data & Insights
LOCATION: REMOTE


THE ROLE: As Senior Director, Data Insights, you’ll be responsible for our cross-functional data insights team, supporting departments including Marketing, Product, Content, and Finance. You will set a high standard for excellence for what great data insights look like, as well as build competency at the company for a high level of rigor on what great experimentation looks like, and how to drive data-based decision-making. Being able to nurture strong cross-functional relationships built on trust and collaboration is critical to this role. This role will report directly to the CEO.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Lead, coach, and grow Splice’s data science and insights team, spanning various departments and functions.
  • Create and foster a culture of measurement, developing insights, and learning throughout the company – supporting key leaders across Product, Marketing, Content & Finance.
  • Partner closely with our Data Engineering organization to build best-in-class infrastructure in an increasingly data-driven organization cross-functionally.
  • Maintain high standards for your team and cross-functional partners and a high bar in terms of experimentation rigor, data analysis, and insights.
  • Show curiosity about our customer outcomes and our business, identifying higher-level insights and opportunities across departments to elevate Splice to the next level of performance and growth.
  • Build strong relationships of trust across departments and with your peers so your department continues to be seen as a reliable source of learning and “truth” about our business.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience building data and analytics infrastructure and reporting tools.
  • 4+ years of experience growing, managing, and mentoring data science teams.
  • A track record of setting a clear vision for data and inspiring other leaders and team members to achieve collective goals.
  • Experience working with, and supporting cross-functional leaders in product and marketing functions.
  • Technical mastery of query/scripting languages and analytics tools (SQL, Python/R, Looker preferred), and ETL languages and tools (dbt, Airflow, SQLMesh).
  • Proven experience translating raw data sources into trusted, maintainable, and interpretable data models that drive impactful decision-making.
  • Understanding of a broad spectrum of methods and disciplines in data science and analytics, with deeper skills in at least one of these fields: machine learning, data analytics, decision science, operations research, data modeling, business intelligence, or data engineering.
  • Proficiency with infrastructure and/or backend engineering, evolving and scaling back-end services, data models, and storage.
  • Effective communication skills to convey data-driven analyses and methodologies to diverse audiences.
  • Strong sense of curiosity, combined with a love for data; You’re detail-oriented and are driven to discover actionable insights in a large pool of structured and unstructured data.

NICE TO HAVES: 

  • You care about music and have a love for creator culture.
  • You have experience working at high-growth organizations.
  • Team player with a sense of ownership and "get things done" attitude.
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced and self-directed environment.

The national pay range for this role is $220,000 - $290,000. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience.

Splice is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
Splice provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.