Job Description

It’s not easy being stuck in a job. Join a company that cares about you. We’re listed on multiple "Best Places to Work" awards including Forbes, and Glassdoor. We’re an S&P 500 company that hasn’t stopped growing since our founding in 1977. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Grow with us.

The Data Science team at Extra Space specializes in using analytical techniques to optimize pricing and promotion strategy, to develop keyword bidding strategies, and to determine optimal marketing mix. Over the last 10 years this team has played an important role in Extra Space producing sector leading top line performance. The team is looking to expand data science practice in the areas of property acquisition and HR analytics.

We are looking for a leader with strong technical depth and experience in fields such as Machine Learning and Decision Systems. We expect the leader to drive data science partnerships with business and technical leaders across the company. We will rely on your leadership to expand our methodologies and to drive the data science practice at Extra Space forward. The Sr Director of Data Science will oversee the development and implementation of the data science and advanced tools and processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Mentor and inspire talented data scientists, data engineers, and machine learning engineers to find and implement creative and innovative analytical solutions

  • Develop and implement new methodologies and processes that will answer difficult analytical questions in pricing, marketing, and acquisitions

  • Communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including executives.

  • Successfully partner with teams with varying backgrounds - property acquisitions, HR, pricing, marketing, call center

  • Facilitate data-driven and informed decision making

Job Specifications

  • Experience building advanced analytical systems;

  • Excellent communicator of data driven decisions.

  • Ability to mentor analysts to analyze large data sets, synthesize and communicate findings

  • SQL programming skills. Python or R programming skills

  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills

  • Highly motivated and high level of energy and enthusiasm

  • Domain expertise in Revenue Management or Digital Marketing a plus

Education and Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in quantitative degree such as operations research, computer science, mathematics , statistics; Requires 7 - 10 years' experience in applying advanced analytics to drive business outcomes

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In  2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.

The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!

Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary

Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.

Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction

Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs! 

An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.



Posted 17 Days Ago

Full time

R-23791

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