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Description

Job ID: 47138


Product Manager
Our client is seeking a Product Manager to join their team. The Product Manager - Digital Data Strategy role represents the voice of the customer and is accountable for ensuring that a technology team delivers value to the business. The Product Owner is the person responsible for managing both the daily and strategic delivery of the technical solutions throughout and is the key day-to-day interface between the Product and Engineering teams. A Product Owner’s key responsibility is to convey the vision of the product to the engineering teams, to prioritize the teams backlog and to set direction for product releases and sprints.

Responsibilities 
Own and drive the roadmap for consumer data to enable meaningful campaign personalization through targeting, segmentation and predictive modeling.
Be the subject matter expert for data sources and data pipelines for Digital campaigns.
Execute strategies to derive, test, and operationalize new data elements and sources for digital marketing.
Establish and improve ROI driven metrics for digital campaigns and engagement
Partner with data and digital analytics teams to expand self-service analytics and automated dashboards.
Champion digital data business goals and priorities with stakeholders and partners; participate in cross-functional initiatives to drive scalable digital data solutions.
Experience with marketing technology and marketing data stores desired.
Experience/knowledge of cloud and cloud databases desired.
Experience with SQL, Tableau and/or Alteryx a strong plus.
Ability to communicate with architectural abstractions and technical design patterns - including strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite specifically Excel, Visio and PowerPoint . Bonus for SharePoint;
Excel Services, WorkFlow and other advanced features.
Knowledge of Agile methodology, project and product management best practices
Demonstrated excellent attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in parallel.
Ability to learn new technology concepts quickly.
Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.
Advanced experience in managing complex development efforts involving multiple engineering teams. Ability to prioritize work across teams and manage the interdependencies.
Experience with agile project management of large, cross functional initiatives.
Ability to work within and lead cross-functional teams.
Ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse and/or complex projects and deadlines.
Strong sense of market priorities and ability to appropriately push back against group think that will negatively impact company position in market place or marketability of the portfolio.
Experience working with a cross-functional team across design, marketing, and engineering team to meet aggressive goals.
Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, business, and market trends (including the competitive landscape.
Ability to mentor other junior team members and work across teams in a matrixed organization.
General Functions and Outcomes:

Represents the voice of the customer and is accountable for ensuring that a development team
delivers value to the business.
Leads technology/development efforts by describing vision, outlining work in the team backlog, and prioritizing it based on business value. The team itself has the cross- functional skills to do the actual work (analysis, design, develop, test, technical communication, document, etc.).
Determines which features of a product are most important, when they are developed, etc. using information from leadership stakeholders responsible for any and all functions.
Analyzes and/or creates requirements for improving or replacing manual or computerized systems and procedures to meet user needs and to achieve greater corporate operating efficiency.
Reads and creates complex structured specifications such as Use Cases, Story Boards, Cucumber scenarios and any other formal methods.
Reads, understands, and creates complex technical documents including logical data models. Uses multiple methodologies appropriately (RUP and Agile) for complex size work efforts and can contribute to the maturity and growth of the Solutions Lifecycle.
Sets objectives and goals, breaks down concepts into manageable achievable steps, and assesses risks and problems.
Provides estimates for large and complex size work efforts increasing accuracy of the estimate as work effort progresses.
Negotiates with team on technical debt and evaluates solution to meet the need of the business.
Participates in projects as a team member, and/or makes significant contributions to team effectiveness by improving the methodology, tools, and/or internal processes.
Is responsible for accepting user stories and confirming completeness.
Involved in high priority projects by managing projects from inception to execution within agreed upon time frames.
Manages the backlogs for multiple products or delivery teams.
Maintains a release roadmap.
Anticipates bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
Identifies, assesses, tracks and mitigates issues and risks at multiple levels.
Has additional skills in business analysis and/or business architecture.
Mentors more junior staff.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field plus 6+ years of progressively responsibly industry experience or business analysis experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have solid data experience; predictive analytics experience strongly preferred.

Not required, but highly valued:
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) via Scrum Alliance.
Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) via Scrum.org
SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification.
IEEE Computer Society Scrum Product Owner Certification.
Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification by the International Scrum Institute.

Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

Responsibilities & Requirements

• Own and drive the roadmap for consumer data to enable meaningful campaign personalization through targeting, segmentation and predictive modeling
• Be the subject matter expert for data sources and data pipelines for Digital campaigns
• Execute strategies to derive, test, and operationalize new data elements and sources for digital marketing
• Establish and improve ROI driven metrics for digital campaigns and engagement
• Partner with data and digital analytics teams to expand self-service analytics and automated dashboards
• Champion digital data business goals and priorities with stakeholders and partners; participate in cross-functional initiatives to drive scalable digital data solutions
• Experience with marketing technology and marketing data stores desired
• Experience/knowledge of cloud and cloud databases desired
• Experience with SQL, Tableau and/or Alteryx a strong plus
• Ability to communicate with architectural abstractions and technical design patterns - including strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite specifically Excel, Visio and PowerPoint . Bonus for SharePoint;
• Excel Services, WorkFlow and other advanced features.
• Knowledge of Agile methodology, project and product management best practices
• Demonstrated excellent attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in parallel.
• Ability to learn new technology concepts quickly.
• Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.
• Advanced experience in managing complex development efforts involving multiple engineering teams. Ability to prioritize work across teams and manage the interdependencies.
• Experience with agile project management of large, cross functional initiatives.
• Ability to work within and lead cross-functional teams.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse and/or complex projects and deadlines.
• Strong sense of market priorities and ability to appropriately push back against group think that will negatively impact company position in market place or marketability of the portfolio.
• Experience working with a cross-functional team across design, marketing, and engineering team to meet aggressive goals.
• Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, business, and market trends (including the competitive landscape
• Ability to mentor other junior team members and work across teams in a matrixed organization.

 

• The Product Manager - Digital Data Strategy would have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field plus 6+ years of progressively responsibly industry experience or business analysis experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Must have solid data experience; predictive analytics experience strongly preferred.

Not required, but highly valued:

 

• Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) via Scrum Alliance

• Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) via Scrum.org

• SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner with PMPO Certification

• IEEE Computer Society Scrum Product Owner Certification

• Scrum Product Owner Accredited Certification by the International Scrum Institute

 

General Functions and Outcomes:

 

• Represents the voice of the customer and is accountable for ensuring that a development team

• delivers value to the business.

• Leads technology/development efforts by describing vision, outlining work in the team backlog, and prioritizing it based on business value. The team itself has the cross- functional skills to do the actual work (analysis, design, develop, test, technical communication, document, etc.).

• Determines which features of a product are most important, when they are developed, etc. using information from leadership stakeholders responsible for any and all functions.

• Analyzes and/or creates requirements for improving or replacing manual or computerized systems and procedures to meet user needs and to achieve greater corporate operating efficiency.

• Reads and creates complex structured specifications such as Use Cases, Story Boards, Cucumber scenarios and any other formal methods.

• Reads, understands, and creates complex technical documents including logical data models. Uses multiple methodologies appropriately (RUP and Agile) for complex size work efforts and can contribute to the maturity and growth of the Cambia Solutions Lifecycle.

• Sets objectives and goals, breaks down concepts into manageable achievable steps, and assesses risks and problems.

• Provides estimates for large and complex size work efforts increasing accuracy of the estimate as work effort progresses.

• Negotiates with team on technical debt and evaluates solution to meet the need of the business.

• Participates in projects as a team member, and/or makes significant contributions to team effectiveness by improving the methodology, tools, and/or internal processes.

• Is responsible for accepting user stories and confirming completeness.

• Involved in high priority projects by managing projects from inception to execution within agreed upon time frames.

• Manages the backlogs for multiple products or delivery teams.

• Maintains a release roadmap.

• Anticipates bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

• Identifies, assesses, tracks and mitigates issues and risks at multiple levels.

• Has additional skills in business analysis and/or business architecture.

• Mentors more junior staff

 

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