Head of Growth Data Science

  • Full-time
  • $100k+/mo
  • 2 months ago
Data Analyst
Working at Atlassian
Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. We can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.
Does the challenge of scaling a fast-growing company by powering it with data and analytics excite you? Atlassian is seeking a world-class analytics and data science leader. You will work remotely and report to our Head of GTM and Growth Data Science.
You will be part of a world-class Data Science team that leverages data to lead insights about our products and customers. Our team works with Product Managers, GTM Teams, Engineers, Data Engineers, Privacy teams and Executive teams across Atlassian to lead broad influence. Our team uncovers data-driven insights and brings data-centric perspectives to strategic decisions.
What you'll do
  • Lead collaboration across a variety of product and business problems with a diverse set of partners
  • Be a trusted strategic partner to executive leadership
  • Build, structure, and grow a talented team of Data Scientists to identify and help solve the business' biggest challenges through analysis
  • Work with complex data sets to solve a wide array of challenging problems using different analytical and statistical approaches
  • Apply technical expertise with quantitative analysis, experimentation, and the presentation of data to develop strategies for our products
  • Define, understand, and test opportunities to improve the product, and guide roadmaps through recommendations
Your background
  • 15+ Years of Experience in Data Science or related fields
  • 8+ years of experience managing teams, including as a manager of managers
  • Experience scaling and developing a team of data scientists, with individual contributor to director-level direct reports
  • Prior demonstrated experience working in and reviewing code in SQL and at least one other data science programming language (i.e. Python, R)
  • Expertise in applying a broad variety of statistical concepts (e.g. regressions, A/B tests, clustering) to business problems and a sense of when to adapt/combine approaches to suit the problem at hand.
  • Experience influencing business strategy and driving change across organizational boundaries through clear and compelling communication of data-driven insights and analyses
It's great, but not required if you have:
  • Experience building trusted advisor relationships with senior executives.
  • Comfort with structuring and coaching others to work through open-ended business questions through analytics
  • Experience partnering in Product Growth and building product led growth capabilities
  • Experience working in a business that focused on SaaS and Enterprise products
  • Experience in building and scaling an experimentation culture
At Atlassian, we strive to design equitable and explainable compensation programs. To support this goal, the baseline of our range is higher than that of the typical market range, but in turn we expect to hire most candidates near this baseline. Base pay within the range is ultimately determined by a candidate's skills, expertise, or experience.
In the United States, we have three geographic pay zones. For this role, our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:
Zone A: 355,000
Zone B: 319,500
Zone C: 294,700
This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and equity.
Please visit for more information on which locations are included in each of our geographic pay zones. However, please confirm the zone for your specific location with your recruiter.
Our perks & benefits
Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit to learn more.