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SVP/VP, Data @Axacraft
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[Hiring] SVP/VP, Data @Axacraft

May 18, 2023 - Axacraft is hiring a remote SVP/VP, Data. 📍Location: USA.

About this position

Axacraft* is recruiting on behalf of the client.

The final hiring company is confidential and will be disclosed to qualified candidates.

Final hiring company details

B2C, fast-paced, rapidly growing eCommerce.

Privately held, 200-500 employees, remote.

The company is recently venture-funded to “unicorn” status.


Axacraft is driven to challenge traditional digital transformation approaches. We're the first global digital transformation agency that wants to transform traditional consulting approaches while preparing our clients for an increasingly digital future. We are product people who speak business. We are strategists who believe in winning in the weeds and doing the work. And we are looking for product people to expand the team and help grow high-caliber Product Departments for our clients.


We're looking for an experienced Senior VP of Data to join the Data team and lead the expansion of our first, second, and third-party data-driven product personalization and marketing initiatives. This role will play a key part in building the data platform and intelligent data products and services that support product personalization and efficient scaling of spend across marketing channels. An experienced Data Leader will guide a team to extract valuable business insights, translate those insights into real-world benefits and product improvements, and communicate the results to the executive team.


  • Minimum - Ph.D./Masters in Computer Science and Engineering or Applied Math equivalent; 10+ years of industry experience; 7+ years of engineering leadership & management experience leading orgs (in size 50+).
  • Experience building large-scale data platforms, distributed systems, high-performance, scalable real-time processing architecture, analytics infrastructure, visualizations, data platforms, advanced analytics management, and implementation.
  • Experience delivering global programs in the following areas: Integrated Data, Advanced Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Web Solutions.
  • Exceptional track record of senior management-level experience in digital, B2C, and eCommerce.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with best-in-class data strategy design to advise and execute complex, innovative digital strategies.
  • Results-oriented leader with a proven track record of leading data transformation initiatives.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-moving environment and deal with the complexity of multiple priorities and stakeholders.
  • Outstanding strategic business, interpersonal, project management, and organizational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are needed, with the ability to balance technical and product knowledge to collaborate, negotiate and influence all stakeholders effectively.
  • Understand business strategy and impact when evaluating and implementing data solutions.
  • Experience growing and scaling, multi-disciplined data organization, and engaging internal partners across the company.
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills with a proven track record of building, leading, and growing teams to meet or exceed targets.
  • Proven experience as a Senior or Principal Data Scientist.
  • More than seven years of experience leading teams of data scientists.


  • In this role, you will be responsible for defining the vision, strategy, architecture, and execution of the data platform.
  • Oversee our Data efforts, ensuring that we have the data governance, data platform, tooling and dashboards, reporting, and visualization capabilities necessary to support the business.
  • Develop and own the Data strategy, with the primary goal of ensuring that the data infrastructure can support the growth of the business.
  • Collaborate with business domain subject matter experts in various departments to understand the problem and the objectives
  • Partner with business stakeholders across strategy, marketing, finance, accounting, and more, to scope and build out the necessary data requirements and infrastructure to deliver on the business needs.
  • Work closely with the engineering and product organization to deliver the data platform that meets our technology and product needs.
  • Implement a single data governance framework that supports the collective needs of the company.
  • Harmonize across the multiple data platform efforts across the company that has come together in this organization to build the next-generation shared data platform, tools & services.
  • Work with the functional leaders to understand data requirements, build a data platform, and identify reporting and self-service tools that support these needs.
  • Grow internal experimentation, machine learning, and data science capabilities to support business growth.
  • Leverage expertise around data to inform insights and provide direction on strategic business decisions for all areas across the various functions.
  • Partner with business, product, content, and marketing leaders to understand critical needs, use cases, and requirements and deliver data solutions and insights to enhance and accelerate customer experience.
  • Lead the innovation and thought leadership in leveraging data-driven algorithms and techniques to improve the customer experience.
  • Led team to build standard reports, centralized reports, dashboards, and insights.
  • Drive a culture of objective, data-driven decision-making across DTC.
  • Increase operational efficiency to enable data usability, availability, and efficiency.
  • Be a great leader of people who empowers and inspires; a consensus builder; and able to work across the business seamlessly to achieve shared business goals.


  • A 100% remote working environment.
  • An immensely strong company culture.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave allows you to spend time with your new family.
  • Top market salary and performance incentive structure with "blue sky" upside potential.
  • A monthly fitness class credit.
  • Annual company-wide retreats and quarterly department-wide meet-ups (COVID permitting).
  • A 401k plan with company matching.
  • Paid holidays and an unlimited vacation policy ensure you have a healthy work-life balance.
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, high-growth, business-minded colleagues.
  • A brand new company laptop and a generous home-office budget so you can work your best.
About The Company

Axacraft is driven to challenge traditional digital transformation approaches.

We'll tell you straight. Many digital strategy recommendations aren't agile and are barely actionable. After twenty years of working with big consulting we knew something had to change. We didn't see alignment between expensive strategy presentations and the way high-performance product teams work. Most digital strategy recommendations aren't agile and are only barely actionable. That's where we come in.

We are indeed a team of top-flight technologists, but Axacraft team members aspire to the same business outcomes as our clients. Every strategist, developer, designer, and product manager is here because they are business focused. We are a new breed of digital transformation builders. And we are on a mission to help companies become digital-first.

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