Data Scientist

Los Angeles, California /
Tinder – Finance & Analytics /
Tinder brings people together. With tens of millions of users and a presence in every country on earth, our reach is expansive and rapidly growing. Tinder’s Analytics Team is looking for a Data Scientist with expertise in Analytics.

Our analytics team takes ownership of the decisions being made from our data – we develop a deep understanding of both the business and its data and establish close working relationships with all teams - including Product, Marketing, Engineering, and Finance – so that we can provide recommendations and make proposals regarding prioritization of initiatives, product launches, A/B tests, and company performance.

As a data scientist in this role, you will be a partner to the Analytics team, providing support for A/B test design and analysis as well as data-driven insights through ad-hoc analyses, presentations, and automated reports and dashboards. This role will require extensive experience with SQL, data wrangling, statistics, and A/B testing as well as the ability to work in cross-functional teams to drive actionable insights.  Experience with user growth and acquisition across consumer products is a plus.


    • Master and own the analytical understanding of customer behavior and business performance 
    • Build models to better understand the value and churn behavior of our users
    • Find the “story” in the data and communicate insights and opportunities with executive and other internal teams
    • Perform ongoing ad-hoc analyses to evaluate the efficiency of our marketing spend, building reporting infrastructure, and assisting in making budgeting recommendations to optimize growth
    • Integrate captured event data with other sources of customer data, such as surveys, ad publishers and app store data
    • Support reporting and business intelligence needs of the entire Marketing team

Skills Required:

    • 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
    • Ability to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
    • Ability to execute on complex analytics projects where you have to determine salient questions in a complex ecosystem and present action-oriented conclusions
    • Proficiency with SQL required
    • Scripting skills, preferably in Python. Strong Python/NumPy/PANDAS skills a plus
    • Knowledge of statistics, specifically experimental design and analysis
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Familiarity with common KPIs, metrics, and growth experiments

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

· The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business
· Tremendous opportunity to seek some of the industry’s most exciting problems
·  Working with an outstanding team of creative, fun and highly motivated people
· Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, and 401(k) match

At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.