Director, Data Acquisition & Strategy 

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy. More than 3,000 businesses trust Checkr for their background screenings including Uber, Instacart, Handy, Zenefits, GrubHub, Caviar, and more. Checkr is featured on Business Insider as one of the top startups to watch in 2016  ( A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people.

The Director, Data Acquisition & Strategy will be responsible for developing and managing partnerships with data providers and research companies who are fundamental to our background check processes. As an innovative and entrepreneurial leader, the Director of Product Data Partnerships will play a critical role in delivering on-going operational excellence and building new partnerships.


  • Manage a small team of analysts and operations specialists to assure the highest quality and reliability of data coming from third-party partners
  • Strategically identify, cultivate and contract with new third party data partners to enable new product offers and help our business grow profitably
  • Develop monitoring processes, tools and metrics to maintain high quality and timeliness of data delivery
  • Develop and implement SLA agreements with our vendors to ensure operational excellence
  • Guide the team to build comprehensive understanding of nuances in federal, state, and county record keeping, processes and technologies that should inform operational processes
  • Work cross-functionally with product, engineering, operations, finance and sales to build new operational tools to support communication and integration with third parties


  • 8 years of overall business experience; 3-5 years direct management experience
  • Functional experience in Business Development, Product Management, and/or Operations
  • Experience managing vendor and/or partner relationships at a strategic and operational level
  • Analytic and/or operational experience delivering data-based products
  • Comfortable operating high level of autonomy and self-direction
  • Strong attention to detail and great communication skills


  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Gym membership and transportation reimbursements
  • Catered meals

Diversity at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talent from diverse groups and fostering a culture that honors gender and ethnicity in tech, non-tech, and leadership roles.  We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

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