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Xylem Data Science Manager in Morrisville, North Carolina

We’re Hiring for a Data Science Manager!

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today! Xylem , Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions. At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark !

T HE ROLE : Xylem seeks to hire a Data Science Manager to work with our data engineering and data science team. As a manager of the team, they will manage data scientists and full stack Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud developers. The team is responsible for management of a large-scale internal data lake and Data Science projects spanning cloud data lakes, on premise systems and on the edge microprocessors. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that high-quality projects are delivered within reasonable timelines. We offer a full benefits package to include Flexible Time Off (FTO) for salaried positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and additional miscellaneous benefits.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES : To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Managing a worldwide team of data scientists and full stack AWS cloud developers (Note: Position only needs to adhere to EST time zone work hours.)

  • Inspiring and growing junior engineers to enrich their career growth.

  • Work with business units to understand requirements and create plans to address them. Specifically possess the ability to translate requirements of non-technical stakeholders into actionable data science projects.

  • Develop and execute project plans and delivery commitments.

  • Contribute hands-on to the execution of project plans and architectural roadmaps.

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team with the help of a scrum master.

  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team.

  • Operations of the service as a mission-critical system.

  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach.

  • Be a hands-on technical leader and contributor.

  • Provide architectural and infrastructure direction

  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 3-5 years of experience managing software development teams

  • 3 years’ experience working with software engineering.

  • 5+ years data science experience

  • 1-3 years’ experience with AWS or other cloud-based deployment methodologies

  • Previously held a technical leadership role for complete large-scale projects.

  • Experience with Agile and mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues.


The working environment for this role is a standard office environment. Standard working hours are 40 hours per week. Limited travel is required for this role.

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG). Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace. Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.

Join the global Xylem team today! Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship. Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.