Product Manager

NYC, Richmond, McLean, or San Fransisco
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Posted By:
Kara Lyons

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a Product Manager for our Fortune 500 Financial client. This person can sit in New York City, Richmond or McLean, VA or San Fransisco, CA. This is full time, remote, 6+ months with potential to go permanent and full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. This team is chartered to redefine the Data Lake and Data Warehouse strategy and how data is produced and consumed from it. They are using cutting-edge data technologies while building custom experiences that humanize the creation and consumption of data. To succeed, you have to be passionate about building enterprise products and delivering amazing experiences for internal stakeholders. For this team, we are looking for product managers that demonstrate deep knowledge of big data technologies, Data Lake platforms while at the same time having a strong product management mindset.

The ideal candidate is comfortable with Big data technologies. You are familiar with ingestion patterns, storage and security of data. And, also familiar with SQL and NoSQL technologies in big data and consumption patterns. Experience with Presto, Athena and/or Databricks is preferred. You are entrepreneurial by nature and completely comfortable aligning strategies and objectives across a diverse organization. We look for people who obsess over removing friction from the overall consumer experience and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment driven by both analysis and creativity. You are a strong Product manager who is selfless and invests in the success of our customers with a deep understanding of products, analytics, technology and operations.

As a product manager working on the Data Lake and Warehouse consumption tools, you will be on point for:
Leading consumer research within our data consumption community and synthesizing it into new product ideas for Data processing and consumption to enable analytics and machine learning use cases
Building product cases for new features and product concepts
Defining, building towards, and launching MVPs
Establishing product testing plans and building roadmaps
Defining and owning the product backlog for the development teams
Understanding user needs as well as understanding the technical requirements and limitations when building platform services.
Managing cross dependencies across teams to insure alignment, as well as adjusting team directions when gaps exist
Defining product KPIs and success metrics
Setting a strategy vision for various platform components and related services to increase adoption and deliver business results
Working with business stakeholders LOBs to evaluate existing custom solutions and prioritize core platform features
Defining contribution frameworks business users will utilize to share knowledge across the enterprise
Defining intent for helping all application to produce data and enable data scientists, analysts, and modelers into using that data quickly

What you should bring to the table:
-Strong Product Management background
-A deep learning and understanding of technical fundamentals of big data technologies
-Unique combination of deep technical understanding of enterprise software development and product management expertise.
-Ability to understand all aspects of the data ecosystem, spanning from data governance, data quality to consumption of data, and becoming an expert on big data technologies.
-Ability to work independently across geographically diverse teams.
-Ability to intuitively identify impediments on the critical path and unblock them.
-Excellent communication skills in navigating a matrixed organization, tell compelling
stories with ease to senior executives, and inspire teams about things that should exist
that don’t exist yet
-Structured problem solving to help a team work through a wide range of issues.
-Strong analytical mindset and ability to use sound data and logic to make compelling business cases.
-A bias toward action and a proven track record of delivering minimum viable products
to market at rapid speed
-A structured problem-solving approach to help a team work through a wide range of
-Intellectual curiosity for emerging technologies and engineering challenges
-Ability to prioritize across different types of value dimensions
-Ability to actively seek out multiple opinions, yet make independent decisions and
influence positive outcomes

Basic Qualification:
-Bachelor’s Degree or military experience.
-At least 2 years of experience in building software solutions
- At least 2 years of experience with big data product management

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
-3+ years of experience in platform product management, developer services or enterprise data management.
-1+ year of experience in directly managing other product managers.
-1+ year experience using big data technologies AWS, Presto, Athena, Databricks, Snowflake.
-1+ year of experience working within the Scaled Agile framework.

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR