Overview

Why Vacasa:
We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in the US. Today, we’re one of the fastest-growing vacation rental companies in the world—thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, entrepreneurial, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

What we’re looking for:
We are seeking a leader who is passionate about building a world class Data Science team in order to achieve Vacasa’s goal of providing a fantastic home base for any vacation. In addition to solving problems and removing roadblocks for your team, you’ll help define the vision, tools, and processes that help us take on challenges like:

Determining the potential rental value of any vacation rental home, and how to increase that potential
Pricing each of our unique units in real time given global market conditions to ensure we have homes available for potential guests while maximizing owner revenue
Optimally scheduling home cleaning while giving our employees scheduling certainty
Matching each guest’s expectations with a tailored experience
What you’ll do:
Manage and guide the careers of our growing Data Science team
Represent their work to the executive team and the rest of the organization
Guide the team’s research, discovery, and implementation
Stay curious about the field of Data Science, operate with empathy towards others, drive innovation, and remain accountable to yourself & team
Keep your tech skills (Python, R, Stata, Big Data, etc.) sharp by contributing to our code
Skills you’ll need:
Experience managing folks working on data science projects
Inquisitivity about statistics, systems engineering, algorithms, economics, operations research and related fields
Advanced proficiency with Git/GitHub, Python, SQL, cloud computing, and machine learning
Bonus points:
Stellar listening and communication skills
A Master’s or PhD with coursework focused on building data models
You have intriguing stories to tell about your work applying the right statistical techniques to the right circumstances, have lead folks in applying those techniques for a multitude of situations, and the prospect of more work in this arena genuinely excites you
What you’ll get:
Health/dental/vision insurance—100% coverage option
401K retirement savings plan with up to a 6% company match
Vacation time
Paid sick leave and holidays
Career advancement opportunities
Employee discounts
All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
Great colleagues and culture

Commitment to Diversity:

Our purpose is to foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be their authentic selves and all voices are heard—an environment that is aligned with our values and reflects our global community.