Full-Time

Director of Data

Posted on 5/9/2024

Tailscale

Tailscale

51-200 employees

WireGuard-based secure remote VPN service

Compensation Overview

$297.5k - $372.5kAnnually

+ Equity Incentive Plan + Variable Commission

Senior

Remote in Canada

Required Skills
Sales
NoSQL
Data Science
SQL
Marketing
Looker
Data Analysis
Snowflake
Requirements
  • Exceptional leadership skills with a track record of building and mentoring high-performing data teams.
  • Experience in a variety of data and product management roles, with material experience in a leadership position overseeing data teams and initiatives.
  • Deep understanding of data architecture, data modeling, and database technologies (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, dbt, Fivetran).
  • Proven experience in setting up and managing data warehouses, lakes, and data analytics platforms (e.g. Snowflake).
  • Strong knowledge of data governance, data quality management, and data protection laws and regulations (e.g. GDPR, CCPA).
  • Experience with data analytics and visualization tools (e.g. Looker, Grafana) and familiarity with machine learning frameworks.
  • An advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, capable of conveying complex data concepts in simple terms.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute the company's data strategy, optimizing data collection, storage, analysis, and governance processes to drive business growth.
  • Build, mentor, and empower a high-performing team of data professionals, including analysts, engineers, operations roles, and data scientists, to drive innovation and deliver impactful results.
  • Engineer and implement robust data infrastructure and pipelines, ensuring seamless and secure data flow throughout the organization to support critical business operations.
  • Establish and uphold stringent data governance and quality standards, ensuring regulatory compliance (e.g., GDPR, CCPA) and safeguarding sensitive information.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to understand and address departmental data requirements, aligning data initiatives with overarching business objectives to maximize value.
  • Champion the adoption of advanced analytics, machine learning models, and data visualization tools to drive informed decision-making and fuel product innovation.
  • Coordinate, connect, and align the sales and marketing systems that support go-to-market motions.
  • Effectively communicate data-driven insights and narratives to stakeholders at all levels, fostering a culture of data literacy and informed decision-making across the organization.

Tailscale provides a secure remote access VPN service that enables easy connectivity to shared resources, utilizing WireGuard®-based VPN technology and zero-config deployment for minimal latency and seamless access from anywhere in the world.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$117.3M

Headquarters

Toronto, Canada

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

33%

2 year growth

142%
INACTIVE