Director of Business Analytics - stealth mode consumer tech startup in NYC

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 08-25-2018
We are excited to reveal the initiation of a pioneering new company that will solve a fundamental need of a global target market, through innovations using state of the art technologies from multiple domains, computer vision and AI.  This early-stage startup is positioned to make a major impact thanks to a novel approach, strong funding and a leadership team of veteran entrepreneurs with a proven track record of founding and establishing successful high-tech enterprises that have created outstanding value for shareholders (both team- members and investors) as well as for customers.


1. Build TG-17’s foundational analytics platform that provides users self-service access to all enterprise data
and reporting. The mission of the foundational analytics platform is to enable speed to insight and action
through intuitive, flexible, fast analysis tools and visualizations that are fresh and accurate.
2. Build and manage TG-17’s split testing platform that manages the full lifecycle of experimentation across all
external and internal customer facing components
3. Build relationships and evaluate needs across all TG-17’s functional units (e.g., Marketing, Field Operations,
Product Management, Finance and others) to prioritize short-term and long-term objectives
4. Recruit and develop a team of business analysts
5. Build predictive and prescriptive analytics applications into our foundational analytics platforms, including:
forecasting, anomaly detection, programmatic root cause analysis, smart alerting and recommendation
engines, and scenario planning tools.
6. Identify the most impactful problems to solve, develop innovative solutions, and successfully launch the
solutions to key stakeholders, ensuring end-user adoption and satisfaction
7. Develop the business analytics product roadmap (epics, stories, and sprints) to deliver prioritized content
and capabilities to meet validated customer use cases. Articulate the value proposition for the solutions.
8. Maintain a product roadmap/vision that will take analytics tools from inception to MVP to polished product
and beyond
9. Be the technical details expert on how analytics products work
10. Ensure quality of data products, including timeliness, performance, accuracy and integrity


1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, data science, management information systems
business or related field
2. MBA highly preferred


1. You love data and have a deep background in enterprise BI, advanced analytics, and/or machine learning
2. You are a creative problem solver who is interested in a highly visible role working with senior stakeholders
across the organization
3. 4 - 6 years of experience developing analytics solutions with a proven track record of delivering meaningful
business value
4. At least 3 years of experience as a manager of a team of business analysts
5. Technical software understanding beyond buzzwords. Experience with analytics programming languages such as SQL, SAS, R, and/or Python preferred
6. Experience with analysis, data science, and experimentation tools preferred
7. Excellent critical thinking and strategic analysis for future-thinking and planning
8. Able to react and respond quickly in a fast-paced environment where requirements may change
9. Obsessive attention to detail that makes your analytics product stand out to its users
10. Cultivate senior presences and be the leader of the business analytics function
11. You have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt to your audience
12. Positive, people-oriented, and energetic

Personal Attributes

1. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills at the senior leadership level
2. Candidate must be highly motivated, customer-focused, and set high standards
3. Willingness to travel internationally frequently as required
4. Strong project management skills
5. Comfort working in a high paced, ambiguous start up environment
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