Grindr is hiring a

Data Scientist, Analytics


What’s so interesting about this role?

As a Data Scientist, Analytics at Grindr, you will partner with Product, Finance, Engineering, and Marketing to help improve our core features and grow our user base and subscription revenue. You will have the opportunity to solve challenging problems, collaborate with a cross-functional  team, and contribute meaningfully to the world's best app for queer dating.

What’s the job? 

  • Define metrics of success for monetization and product-related initiatives
  • Find actionable insights through product funnels, cohort analyses, user segmentation, retention analyses, etc. to help grow our user base and revenue
  • Design and analyze experiments to measure the effects of new features on subscription and user engagement metrics
  • Measure business performance by building dashboards and reports to track and make impactful decisions 
  • Support different business squads at Grindr in understanding the drivers of user engagement by collecting, cleaning, and maintaining data pipelines from numerous sources

What we'll love about you 

  • 4+ years of proven experience in an analytics role
  • Ability to communicate the results of your analyses clearly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience working with relational databases and advanced SQL
  • Experience in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Experience with a data visualization tool (e.g. Looker, Tableau)
  • Applied statistics and experimentation (i.e. A/B testing) in an industry setting
  • Preferred M.S. in statistics, engineering, applied math, economics, decision science, operations research, or a related quantitative field

We’ll really swoon if you have 

  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn new subject matters
  • Strong problem-solving mindset and skills
  • Experience in a dating/social networking/mobile tech company

What you'll love about us

  • Global impact: Grindr is the world-leading LGTBQ+ social networking service. Your role will impact the lives of millions of LGTBQ+ people around the world.
  • High Growth: Like the company itself, this role offers significant room for growth and development
  • Remote First: We have offices in LA, NYC, SF, Chicago, Toronto, and Taipei, though the company is set up not just as remote-friendly, but remote-first. More than 30% of our employees work outside the cities where we have offices. Today, we are set up to hire easily in the US, Canada, and Taiwan. If you live outside one of these countries, just let us know so we can make sure we can support you.
  • Comp: Industry competitive compensation, including equity for all employees
  • Benefits: Unlimited vacation policy
  • Family insurance: We provide great insurance coverage for health, dental, and vision for you and your family.
  • Retirement Savings: Generous 401(k) plan
  • Other Perks: Home-office stipend and many company-sponsored events

About Grindr

Since launching in 2009, Grindr has grown into the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. We have millions of daily users who use our location-based technology in almost every country in every corner of the planet.

Today, Grindr proudly represents a modern LGBTQ+ lifestyle that expands into new platforms. From social issues to original content, we continue to blaze innovative paths with a meaningful impact on our community. At Grindr, we create a safe space where you can discover, navigate, and get zero feet away from the queer world around you.

As of June 2020, Grindr has new owners with a track record of multiple successful Bay Area start-ups. The new leadership is demonstrating a renewed commitment to creating an experience for users that is safe, fun, and productive, as well as a positive & uplifting company culture in which everyone can be their best selves. At the heart of Grindr’s mission in this new chapter is a shared set of core values including transparency, accountability, experimentation (failing fast), and strong allegiance to the LGBTQ+ community.

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer


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