Director, Recommendation System Analytics

Credit Karma is working to make financial progress possible for everyone. Data and analytics play a pivotal role in this mission and every part of our business – informing product design, driving marketing efficiency, and powering the recommendations of financial products to 80+ million members.

We’re looking for a highly quantitative leader to lead a world-class team of data scientists and analysts and drive continuous improvement of our product recommendations. In this high-impact, high-visibility role, you will work closely with senior leaders across the company to tackle tough challenges on a complex, large-scale ecosystem. And you will have the opportunity to make a real difference for the 80+ million members in their financial lives. If that sounds exciting to you, keep reading!

What you’ll do:

  • Develop a rigorous methodology to evaluate our recommendations on an ongoing basis
  • Develop deep understanding of the entire ecosystem, including supply-demand dynamics, system risk and key performance drivers
  • Articulate the insight and finding to key stakeholders about how to achieve system optimality
  • Drive product and engineering decisions to get to best-in-class recommendation
  • Build and grow a high performing analytics team
  • Execute and enforce partner stability needs, budget constraint and system anomaly detection

What’s great about it:

  • High impact, high visibility
  • You’ll get to solve some of the most challenging problems in the world
  • Highly cross-functional role, meaning you’ll work with teams from finance, product, business development, and data science and engineering
  • Unique opportunity to improve the financial life of millions of people

What we expect:

  • Degree in quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering) and/or 7-10 years relevant work experience required
  • Strong leader who has built and mentored high-performing marketing analytics teams
  • Experience with building statistical models highly preferred
  • Experience partnering with data science and analysis of very large, complex sets of data
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a startup environment, moving quickly and handling changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with business leaders

Meet Some of Credit Karma's Employees

Kyle G.


Kyle works behind the scenes as a revenue analyst to provide Credit Karma’s members with personalized offers that help them optimize their finances.

Maria P.


As a full-stack engineer, Maria does everything from back end to front end testing. She works hard to build scalable, testable, and maintainable products that Credit Karma’s members find easy to use.

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