Director of Data Science & Engineering

Perfect Day

Perfect Day is close to commercializing its first animal-free dairy protein products. We are a team of scientists and engineers, committed to the mission of delivering an environmentally and animal-friendly alternative to dairy products, without sacrificing the flavor or nutritional value. We are seeking an intelligent, motivated, enthusiastic Director of Data Science & Engineering to join our team. The ideal candidate will be comfortable leading and developing a long-term vision for a team of data scientists, data engineers, and software engineers.

Your Contributions:

- Lead our software engineering team to create the data platform that powers and improves our R&D pipeline by using the power of automation.

- Develop and grow our data science program.

- Develop and define long-term vision for our software engineering team in context of company goals and best practices across the industry.

- Collaborate and communicate effectively with members of other teams to define and organize cross-functional projects.

- Grow the teams and attract talent to accomplish team goals and meet the needs of our growing organization.


- 5+ years of experience in a technical leadership role.

- 10+ years of data science, data engineering, software engineering and/or lab automation experience.

- Understanding of data architecture principles and ability to work with IT and software engineers to plan and deliver scalable systems and infrastructure.

- Experience using Agile/Scrum and tools such as Jira to track velocity.

- Demonstrated ability to grow a diverse team, create career paths, effectively coach and mentor direct reports.

- Experience working with remote teams and collaborators.

- Background or experience in Biotech, Computational Biology or Bioinformatics.

- Prior experience working with real-life, noisy data produced by R&D teams and/or scientists.

It's a Perfect Day to change the world! Won't you join us!

Sounds interesting?