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Data Scientist I, Marketing Analytics



Marketing & Communications, Data Science
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
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”™
The Team
The Marketing Analytics team powers data-informed decision-making for the business leaders at Tinder. We are looking to add a creative Data Scientist to our growing Analytics team!
You will use comprehensive datasets to analyze metrics, develop automated reports, and generate exploratory insights to guide our business solutions. You will collaborate with other members of our team, to surface important insights - exploratory analysis, experiment results, collaborations with other teams (Marketing/Finance/consumer insights/strategy/etc) - to our partner teams and across the company. These insights influence both the performance of our business and the experience of our members.
Where you’ll work:
This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration twice per week. This position is located in West Hollywood, CA.

In this role, you will:

  • Drive rigorous testing to validate hypotheses and guide business decisions.
  • Find the “story” in the data and readily share insights with product, engineering, and design as well as at a company level.
  • Be an authority with a point of view for the organization, using data to constantly challenge and reshape our current understanding of customer behavior and business performance.
  • Derive and communicate data-driven recommendations regarding both the prioritization of potential product/marketing initiatives and performance of current initiatives.
  • Define and operationalize the detailed tracking of company-wide, team-specific, and product-specific performance metrics via rollout tables, dashboards, and automated reporting.

You’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a quantitative field, Master’s degree or PhD with a social science background preferred.
  • 1-2 years of professional working experience in Data Science and/or analytics preferred.
  • Skilled in SQL and deep understanding of statistical modeling, causal inference, and experimentation.
  • Ability to develop a nuanced business understanding, testable hypotheses, and significant findings from data.
  • Eagerness to identify and explore new product opportunities, member insights, and potential improvements to our data infrastructure.
  • Curiosity of how things work, from a business, member, and technical perspective.
  • A desire to collaborate and work with other data scientists as well as other cross functional teams.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Python/R and visualization tools like Tableau or Mode is a plus.
  • Marketing (Digital of traditional) experience is a plus.

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 coverage
  • 100% 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
  • Free subscription to Tinder Gold
Commitment to Inclusion
At Tinder, 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 here: https://www.lifeattinder.com/dei
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.