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About Faire

Faire is an online wholesale marketplace built on the belief that the future is local ?" there are over 2 million independent retailers in North America and Europe doing more than $2 trillion in revenue. At Faire, we're using the power of tech, data, and machine learning to connect this thriving community of entrepreneurs across the globe. Picture your favorite boutique in town - we help them discover the best products from around the world to sell in their stores. With the right tools and insights, we believe that we can level the playing field so that small businesses everywhere can compete with these big box and e-commerce giants.

By supporting the growth of independent businesses, Faire is driving positive economic impact in local communities, globally. We're looking for smart, resourceful and passionate people to join us as we power the shop local movement. If you believe in community, come join ours.

About this role

We are looking for a Staff Technical Program Manager to join the rapidly growing Data department at Faire. Technical Program Managers at Faire play a key role in a wide range of high-impact programs, improving the efficiency and productivity of the company, streamlining business initiatives, driving program management and delivering cross-functional objectives.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Technical Program Management you will be the founding member of the Data TPM team at Faire which has impact across all of Faire's Data Science, Machine Learning and Data Infrastructure efforts, and will play a critical role in defining the strategy and charter for the team. You will drive critical programs across the company and entire technical ecosystem aligned with our business priorities. You will set out goals for the organization and drive the programs to achieve them.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized and creative problem solver, who thrives in ambiguous environments with bias to action and a drive for business impact.

What you'll do

  • Lead complex, cross-functional multi-stage projects from inception to completion
  • Work with Data, Engineering, Product, Design, and other department leaders to develop detailed project plans and timelines
  • Coordinate cross-team project execution, identifying issues and risks, coordinating deliverables and dependencies, and tracking and communicating project status to multiple stakeholders
  • Contribute to annual and quarterly planning by providing inputs regarding program timelines and resource requirements to improve the quality and accuracy of the planning process
  • Work with Data and Engineering leadership to develop and implement a best-in-class Program Management framework that will allow the organization to scale its ability to deliver complex cross-functional projects


  • 5+ years of project and program management experience, in a complex SaaS-based product development environment
  • Demonstrate end-to-end ownership and thought leadership for planning and managing cross-functional data projects and Machine Learning (ML) Platform development that supports Faire's product.
  • Establish best-in-class processes/framework from intake to delivery for delivering quality data to various business organizations, developers and the Data Science teams for ML models development
  • Responsible for development/improving of our data governance program with a focus on ensuring our infrastructure and products meets compliance requirements and adapts to future regulatory needs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to develop policies & processes for data retention and storage and translate those requirements into technical asks
  • Define and own what success looks like, metrics & measurement, rollout, cost-effective, scalable and sustainable operational plan & execution
  • Technical background in software development, with the ability to understand and contribute to technical Engineering discussions, as well as appropriately identify scope and timeline risks within software development projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders, both technical and non-technical individuals

Salary Range

California / New York: the pay range for this role is $190,000 to $285,000 per year.

Colorado / Washington / New Jersey: the pay range for this role is $171,000 to $257,000 per year.

Actual base pay will be determined based on permissible factors such as transferable skills, work experience, market demands, and primary work location. The base pay range provided is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for equity and benefits.

Faire's flexible work model aims to meet the needs of our diverse employee community by making work more flexible, connected, and inclusive. Depending on the role and needs of the team, Faire employees have the flexibility to choose how they work - whether that's mainly in the office, remotely, or a mix of both.

Roles that list only a country in the location are eligible for fully remote work in that country or in- office work at a Faire office in that country, provided employees are located in the registered country/province/state. Roles with only a city location are eligible for in-office or hybrid office work in that city. Our talent team will work with candidates to determine what locations and roles are eligible for each option.

Why you'll love working at Faire

  • We are entrepreneurs: Faire is being built for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurship is a calling and our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to chase their dreams. Every member of our team is an owner of the business and taking part in the founding process.
  • We are using technology and data to level the playing field: We are leveraging the power of product innovation and machine learning to connect brands and boutiques from all over the world, building a growing community of more than 350,000 small business owners.
  • We build products our customers love: Everything we do is ultimately in the service of helping our customers grow their business because our goal is to grow the pie - not steal a piece from it. Running a small business is hard work, but using Faire makes it easy.
  • We are curious and resourceful: Inquisitive by default, we explore every possibility, test every assumption, and develop creative solutions to the challenges at hand. We lead with curiosity and data in our decision making, and reason from a first principles mentality.

Faire was founded in 2017 by a team of early product and engineering leads from Square. We're backed by some of the top investors in retail and tech including: Y Combinator, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Forerunner Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, and DST Global. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Kitchener-Waterloo, and a global employee presence across offices in Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Toronto, London, New York, LA, and Sao Paulo. To learn more about Faire and our customers, you can read more on our blog.

Faire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Faire is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please fill out our Accommodation Request Form (

Company name: Faire Wholesale, Inc.
Remote job title: Staff Technical Program Manager Data
Job tags: Thought Leadership, Project and Program Management, Software as a Service
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    $171,000 - 285,000
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    497 days ago

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