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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Data Governance Director



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

Making data-driven decisions to enhance the customer experience and drive business outcomes is at the heart of everything FanDuel does, the Director of Data Governance will be responsible for defining the strategy for our data governance vertical in providing well defined, quality, consistent and compliant data available to all stakeholder groups throughout FanDuel. We are looking for a passionate, hands-on Data Governance professional to join our team.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Define, communicate and execute the data governance strategy to meet the needs of the business as it scales over the next 2-3 years
  • Evaluate data quality, data profiling, data lineage and metadata management
  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders within the organization
  • Interpret and enforce data requirements for data governance initiatives
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with legal and security policies and standards for access to data
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with data governance policies and standards
  • Use data governance tools to access data quality, integrity and completeness
  • Provide guidance and support to teams on data governance best practices
  • Put in place the right organizational structure to support the strategy and ensure teams can deliver predictably, at pace and to high quality
  • Identify opportunities for new approaches and new technologies that can deliver relevant data, faster to the organization
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners in product, engineering, Business units, marketing, finance and legal to define and build data definitions and data stewardship
  • Manage 6-8 team members across multiple office locations and continents. Expectation will be to increase the team in size quickly while not sacrificing quality or pace of output.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Must be able to lead a team with a diverse set of skill sets including product manager, analysts and engineers.
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience of leadership positions in data governance within a technical organization
  • Demonstrable experience in creating a culture of inclusion, ownership and accountability through role modelling company principles
  • Track record in being able to inspire people and teams by creating compelling visions for the future
  • Accomplished in scaling teams, managing multiple geographic locations and inspiring a team to deliver high quality projects at startup pace
  • Deep technical domain knowledge and have the ability to roll up sleeves to teach and develop team members
  • Experience with data governance tools such as Alation, Collibra, Databricks Unity catalog, Informatica etc. High familiarity with data platform and applications such as S3, Tableau, Databricks, Redshift and Airflow
  • Experience in supporting your managers to identify, develop and grow talent.
  • Be a thought leader and evangelist of data governance practices to drive adoption and knowledge at all levels of the organization

We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $194,000 - $255,000 which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.