Director of Data

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


Smile is the largest provider of rewards programs in the world. We reward tens of millions of people every year, and power programs for tens of thousands of businesses around the world.

We’re looking for a talented Director of Data to help us better understand our users and build the most effective rewards programs possible. You’ll be reporting directly to the CEO and supporting all business functions at Smile.

You’ll jump right in to analyze our current data needs and deliver quick solutions, working closely with other functional groups to support business growth. You’ll set the direction and strategy for the architecture and future use of data at Smile, and guide the data engineering efforts to build it. You will work closely with our Recruiter to find and hire excellent talent to build out the Data team at Smile!

If you are data-obsessed, excited about deriving insights from data, and motivated by having an impact on tens of thousands of businesses around the world, we want to hear from you!

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What’s it like to work at

We are a team of smart self-starters who build efficient and unique solutions to problems. You’ll be working with some amazing talent and you'll constantly be pushed to challenge yourself and improve your skills. This starts in the interview process, where you’ll be asked to show us your skills in real-time. It’s not an easy process, but we think you’ll find it rewarding and a great preview to what working here is really like.

As a team, we’re driven by these core values:

  1. Be Humble - think of the team before thinking of yourself. We have no room for massive egos.
  2. Be Hungry - set hard goals, ask lots of questions and learn every day.
  3. Be Human - show empathy towards others, consider the impact of your decisions on other teams.

We collaborate on everything. Our communication tools and our space are designed with this in mind - from physical areas to connect in comfort to Slack channels of all sorts, we enable you to reach out to those around you to make sure you have the information you need to make great decisions.

We know that as a business is in constant evolution - the same is true of our people. We’re here to support each other in our growth, so we talk openly about our career goals, hopes & dreams. With such a diverse team of people, we know we can offer you the mentorship, tools and encouragement you need to grow.

We believe that diverse teams perform better and that fostering an inclusive work environment is a key part of growing a successful business. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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