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Practice Lead - Decision Science

Decision Science | Saint Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Just as the 1904 World’s Fair brought innovation to St. Louis, 1904labs inspires innovation in new and exciting ways by bridging gaps between the talent community and clients who have cutting edge needs.

We provide our team members with challenging and rewarding work, competitive compensation and the opportunity to openly pursue their own individual startup ideas during the work day. We challenge the conventional norms by encouraging our employees to innovate their own product ideas during collaboration times, separate from our client work.

At 1904labs, we are agile and innovative technologists. Cutting edge technologies don’t scare us, they fuel our fire.

The Practice

The Decision Science practice is focused on developing best in class methods and algorithms, to enable our customers to use data to make the right decisions.  We have a deep passion for data architecture, modeling, and service design in an environment of cutting edge analytics.

The Role

The Practice Lead provides leadership within 1904labs for Decision Science.  In addition, the Practice Leader works with our Business Development and Marketing teams to promote their service offerings and generate new client relationships and related revenue.      


  • Creating and maintaining thought capital in the forms of service offerings and/or process model definitions

  • Providing thought leadership for Decision Science methods including Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics.  

  • Assisting in the acquisition of new clients and growth of existing clients

  • Recruiting Data Scientists into your practice and mentoring them in best practices and technology usage within the Decision Science ecosystem

  • Providing career mentoring and advice to members of your practice   

  • Modeling and nurturing 1904labs culture within your practice

  • Working with other practice leaders and team leaders to facilitate knowledge sharing across the company

  • Creating marketing materials to enable promotion of service offerings

Desired Skills

  • Deep understanding of the techniques employed in Decision Science domain including areas such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Prescriptive and Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.  

  • A passion for turning data insights into reusable algorithms that can power real time decision making. 

  • Understanding of agile development best practices

  • Experience serving as the technical leader in client relationships in a consulting environment

  • Comfortable presenting technical information to diverse audiences, from board level to interns

  • Experience hiring, leading and inspiring technical personnel

  • Experience presenting Decision Science topics to technical and non technical audiences.


  • All the standard perks (Medical, Dental, 401k, allowances, vision...)

  • We also offer innovation time for you to work on what is important to your development and passions

  • Dress code - we don't have one


This role is located in St. Louis, MO.  While we would prefer local candidates your current location is not the most important factor; please help us understand why you would like to call St. Louis home if you would be relocating