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Sr. Director of Product, Data

Location
San Francisco, California, US
Department
Product
Job Type
Full Time
Focus

Our Mission:

Launched in 2012, Tinder® revolutionized how people meet, growing from 1 match to one billion matches in just two years. This rapid growth demonstrates its ability to fulfill a fundamental human need: real connection. Today, the app has been downloaded over 630 million times, leading to over 97 billion matches, serving approximately 50 million users per month in 190 countries and 45+ languages - a scale unmatched by any other app in the category. In 2024, Tinder won four Effie Awards for its first-ever global brand campaign, “It Starts with a Swipe”™

Our Values:

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One Team, One Dream

We work hand-in-hand, building Tinder for our members. We succeed together when we work collaboratively across functions, teams, and time zones, and think outside the box to achieve our company vision and mission.

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Own It

We take accountability and strive to make a positive impact in all aspects of our business, through ownership, innovation, and a commitment to excellence.

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Never Stop Learning

We cultivate a culture where it’s safe to take risks. We seek out input, share honest feedback, celebrate our wins, and learn from our mistakes in order to continue improving.

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Spark Solutions

We’re problem solvers, focusing on how to best move forward when faced with obstacles. We don’t dwell on the past or on the issues at hand, but instead look at how to stay agile and overcome hurdles to achieve our goals.

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Embrace Our Differences

We are intentional about building a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members. By leveraging different perspectives and other ways of thinking, we build better experiences for our members and our team.

The Role:

Tinder empowers users around the world to create new connections that otherwise might never have been possible! We build products that bring people together and are a small team focusing on individual responsibility and rapid development. We are looking for a Sr. Director of Product, Data to join our team.

As Sr. Director of Product, Data you will join an experienced team of product leaders within Tinder. Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer, you will be responsible for leading Tinder’s data systems, and ensuring their integrity, compliance and supporting tools and systems for our Analysts and Product Managers.

You will ensure compliance on our data practices and supporting infrastructure, while continuing to advance our analytics systems that enable our teams to improve member experiences through robust quantitative tooling. The team is a group of service oriented, low ego, and high functioning multi-functional team of Engineers, Product Managers, and Analysts that want to make an outsize impact by turbocharging the efforts of every other product team in the company.

Where you’ll work: This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration three days per week. This position is located in San Francisco, CA.

In this role, you will:

  • Learn the dynamics of the Tinder team and business, and develop a deep understanding of the needs of our consumers - both internal and external
  • Lead and develop the Product team that runs data and tools at Tinder, creating and leading performant data organizations, handling data delivery and analytics tools, data warehousing and data lakes
  • In this role, you will be responsible for all areas of the data lifecycle across the enterprise, including data strategy, data architecture, data supply chain management, data governance, business analytics and insights, and data science, by understanding compliance requirements and Tinder’s business needs
  • You will operate data platforms with consistent, reliable, quality data, in compliance with security and regulatory policies
  • Collaborate with Tinder feature teams to anticipate their needs, and help Tinder make strategic technology bets to position itself for world-class stability, agility and delivery. Partnering closely with Analytics, Product Managers, ML Engineers and Data Engineers
  • Develop a comprehensive roadmap to deliver on these bets with clearly prioritized results and achievements
  • Communicate your roadmap, strategic bets and results, as appropriate, to a spectrum of audiences, from team members, PM peers and executives
  • Deliver QoQ results from your roadmap, and orchestrate the adoption of new features, processes, and tools across the organization
  • Act as the liaison for Legal, Compliance, Engineering and Business Partners to ensure regulator requirements are met while enabling product capabilities and operability

You Are:

  • A self-starter: You have a bias towards action and are able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly evolving work environment
  • Analytical: You let data win arguments, and you’re equally comfortable answering your own questions using analytics tools or collaborating with data analytics
  • Steadfast: You roll up your sleeves and go above and beyond to make things successful
  • A problem solver: You can independently translate high-level goals into impactful plans
  • Influential: You can rally other teams to your cause, and optimally marshall the resources of the broader organization to complete important initiatives

You Have:

  • 10+ years of data leadership in a fast-growing consumer tech, full-stack SaaS, or consulting business
  • 8+ years proven experience leading large scale data systems and data sets
  • Experience implementing data protection and security policies and controls
  • 5 years leading, mentoring, and developing other PMs, and building structure for teams to improve their processes and outcomes
  • Master's or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Data Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics or Analytic, MBA preferred
  • Experience defining metrics and making product and strategic decisions based on A/B testing and/or qualitative feedback
  • The ability to assess the impact of a feature not only on end-users but also the platform it’s being built for

As a full-time employee, you’ll enjoy:

  • Unlimited PTO (with no waiting period), 10 annual Wellness Days
  • Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually 
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental coverage100%
  • 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents), family forming benefits, and Milk Stork, which provides access to breast milk shipping for business travel, surrogacy, and employee relocation
  • Investment in your development: mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development
  • Investment in your wellness: access to mental health support via Modern Health, BetterHelp, and Insight Timer; paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy
  • $500 work-from-home stipend to set you up for remote work
  • Free subscription to Tinder Gold

Salary Range:

$275,000
-
$295,000
a year

Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

We don’t just

accept

difference, we

celebrate

it

We strive to build a workplace that reflects the rich diversity of our members around the world, and we value unique perspectives and backgrounds. Even if you don’t meet all the listed qualifications, we invite you to apply and show us how your skills could transfer. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome people of all sexes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, disabilities, and other lived experiences.

Learn more about inclusion at Tinder
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If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.

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Parental Leave

100% paid parental leave (including for non-birthing parents) and family forming benefits

Plan for the Future

100% 401(k) employer match up to 10%, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Personal Growth

Mentorship through our MentorMatch program, access to 6,000+ online courses through Udemy, and an annual $3,000 stipend for your professional development

Give back

Time off to volunteer and charitable donations matched up to $15,000 annually

Investment in your wellness

Access to mental health support via Modern Health, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance, fitness membership subsidy, and commuter subsidy

Unlimited PTO

With no waiting period and 10 annual wellness days

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