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Principal Product Manager
Ref No.: 18-05187
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 150,000.00 - 170,000.00 /Year
Principal Product Manager
Financial Services Client
Downtown NYC
$150K-$170K base + bonus

This product manager position is responsible for setting the direction of Big Data focused platform and managing its capabilities.  The leader will have a strong command of big data platforms, an understanding of the overall direction that the industry is going, and the ability to break new ground within this environment. You must be able to translate what the customer wants into a general platform capability.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Provide Strategy for critical platform.  Work collaboratively across internal team and external partners to develop strategic direction
  • Prioritize and lead the execution of the portfolio.  Measure success by using a data driven approach
  • Work collaboratively with business partners in defining, developing, and implementing  solutions that have impact on improving the business.
  • Communicates outcomes in a timely and accurate manner to relevant parties.
  • Manage multiple priorities across a mix of ad-hoc and operational projects.
  • Ensure high quality delivery.  Interpret and improve results
  • Acts as an advocate for change management; encourages innovation and creativity in technology solutions.
  • Work with the Delivery team to ensure top platform performance
  • Provide internal client relationship management. Maintain overall accountability for results and client satisfaction
  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, business management, or other quantitative discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.
  • 10 or more (10+) years of experience in data services required.  Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • 5+ years of management experience required.  Previous management of offshore teams a plus.
  • Advanced-level Big Data Systems skills. Broad experience and solid theoretical foundation on Big Data Platforms
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate results and recommendations to a wide variety of audiences
  • Detail oriented, collaborative, and curious
  • Proficiency in JIRA and prior experience working with agile (SCRUM teams) desired