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Meta Data Science Director, Social Impact in Boston, Massachusetts


Within Social Impact Products, we set up vertical teams to partner across product and business teams to make progress on key social issues for Meta. Our vision for verticals is to become the industry leader in each of these areas. In addition, we also set up the Giving team to empower people to make the world better through giving money, time, talent, and goods. Within Giving product portfolio, we have our flagship product Fundraising, as well as 0→1 products such as Drives, Volunteering and Nonprofit Home.The Social Impact team builds products that empowers everyone to make the world a better place through Meta, such as charitable giving Facebook Social Impact that raised $6 Billon to date for causes, civic tools that registered 4.5M people to vote, and COVID efforts that are helping 50 Million people to get one step closer to vaccination.We are looking for an experienced Data Science leader to lead and grow the Data Science function in the Social Impact Product area.As a member of the product leadership team, this person will partner with fellow product leaders across Product Management, Software Engineering, Data Engineering, and other cross-functional teams to set the vision and strategy. As the leader of a data science team, they will advance the data culture by working with their team to drive the development of new measurements to improve our understanding of the problem landscape, spear-head exploratory analyses to identify new opportunities to make impact, and collaborate cross-functionally to establish quality data and data infrastructure to empower the organization to make better decisions with better data.

Required Skills:

Data Science Director, Social Impact Responsibilities:

  1. Partner with Product, Engineering, and cross-functional teams to inform, influence, support, and execute product strategy and investment decisions.

  2. Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our core products.

  3. Build and manage a team of the very top talent, with the ability to not only keep up with, but also pioneer, in this space.

  4. Be proactive with asking questions, ensuring that the right questions are being answered with appropriate level of rigor and that analyses lead to clear and actionable recommendations and impactful product changes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience in managing other team members in a formal or informal capacity

  2. 5+ years of experience doing quantitative analysis at a technology company, consulting, investment banking, or product management including experience with SQL or other programming languages

  3. Experience initiating and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

  4. Experience communicating and presenting results of analysis to senior leadership

  5. 5+ years of experience with applied statistics or experimentation (i.e. A/B testing) in an industry setting

  6. 5+ years of experience communicating the results of analyses to leadership teams to influence the strategy

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related quantitative field.

  2. Understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages, such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc.

  3. Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop).

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at