Product Manager

AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions and staffing company, is hiring a Product Manager to support a long-term project located in New York City or Irving, TX. The candidate must have strong Product Management experience and required experience working in a Big Data environment with AWS and ideally has had exposure to connected vehicles.

The Product Manager will support our client's Enterprise Data & Analytics department and will be responsible for developing products, tools, apps and/or APIs that deliver actionable insights to help shape strategic thinking and drive business outcomes. The right candidate would be technically strong with data, analytics, business intelligence and cognitive technologies, along with an understanding of software development life cycles.

The ideal candidate will work with and listen to business leaders, peers and industry thought leaders to distill, design and develop data products and solutions based on opportunities, challenges and ideas. They will contribute thought leadership in a fast-changing market and expand our client's data & analytics capabilities, delivering results while accelerating the pace of innovation. They are passionate about the adoption of data products & services, and will manage the vision, roadmaps, release planning, communication plans, branding and UX to provide world-class data & analytics services to the Enterprise.

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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the planning, adoption and the user experience management of data & analytic products across the enterprise
  • Oversee the development and delivery of new data products, from inception to launch
  • Become an expert in your domain of the company's data (internal and external) to quickly determine the best way to put information together and provide guidance to the various teams
  • Act as a mediator between consumers and the development teams, communicating the user needs and translating those needs into new product features for the team to build
  • Work cross-functionally with your domain lines of business, along with vendors, consultants, designers, developers, and our IT peers to determine product and feature roadmaps, implementation plans, training, communication, change management and support
  • Manage and continue to build on our value proposition, driving new features and capabilities as part of your product strategy
  • Implement industry standards and industry best practices for standard data consumption but think outside the box and innovate new ways of data delivery, advanced analytics & insights delivery
  • Develop and manage a measurement strategy to ensure optimal product usability and utility
  • Measure and improve through key performance indicators, service level agreements, risk and exposure, success rates, financial impact and benefits, and timelines
  • Develop and manage a measurement strategy to ensure optimal product utility
  • Drive continuous improvement through the strengthening of tools, skills, infrastructure, and process improvements required to achieve business objectives
  • Contribute directly to development of analytics data management
  • Interface across the organization to answer challenging analytical questions related to the business data definitions in your domain
  • Participate actively in data representation, data standards and policy as it pertains to Business Intelligence and Analytic products and solutions in your domain
  • Prepare, maintain, and monitor respective product budget(s) for maintenance, enhancements and growth initiatives

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Provide direction to multiple teams and indirect reports on direction, requirements, product & business needs while inspiring high-performance delivery

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree in relevant field of study strongly desirable
  • 3 or more years as an individual contributor in a development role or software engineering role
  • 3 or more years of experience in managing and delivering data products, business intelligence, business analytics and/or advanced analytics solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex, strategic, and operational initiatives; Capability to think strategically, balancing a broad range of internal and external factors when identifying problems, proposing solutions, and making decisions
  • An extensive track record that demonstrates effectiveness in driving business results through data and analytics
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, proactive problem-solver that can meet set strategic goals in a dynamic environment
  • Experience working closely with development teams to ensure milestones and features are met on time, as committed; Able to pivot and prioritize as needed
  • Demonstrated project management experience managing key performance metrics and understanding their respective impact to business strategy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to interact appropriately with all levels of the organization, including business users, technical staff, senior level colleagues, vendors, and partners
  • A proven ability to hire, develop, and effectively lead deeply technical resources

Technical Skills:
  • Exceptional communication, documentation and presentation skills
  • Understanding of cloud concepts (IaaS / SaaS / PaaS / on-demand software services)
  • Understanding of modern data management including big data, including Business Intellegience tools, MDM / Reference Data, RDBMS, NoSQL and/or NewSQL
  • Understanding of software development life cycles
  • High comfort level with various database systems and analytical tools, including a basic ability to perform data extraction, manipulation and transformation
  • Knowledge of Scrum and Kanban methodologies and agile frameworks
  • Jira and/or equivalent agile management tools
  • Knowledge of machine learning and model deployment in a production environment a plus
  • Scrum Master certification a plus


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