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Data Product Manager
Ref No.: 18-05415
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 135,000.00 /Year
Seeking an experienced Data Product Manager to join an established global company downtown. The ideal Data Product Manager should have a strong focus on data and a background in building data products for the end user. You will be joining a team that will be contributing to the strategic vision of developing advanced analytics capabilities in support of the business. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be collaborating with diverse internal teams and will be responsible for driving the product forward. Agile experience is required. The Data Product Manager should have a passion for using technology to solve problems in a user-centric way. Experience taking at least one product from conception to launch is required.

Proactively work with business units and teams to understand and translate data-driven initiatives and potential ideas into fully developed data products and services
Create, manage, communicate & present data analytics strategy, vision and roadmap
Synthesize ideas and suggestions from stakeholders and users to determine what to build based on business priorities, strategy and vision
Advise business units on how to leverage our existing enterprise wide analytics technologies, platforms and data assets in the most effective and efficient manner
Work alongside Data Scientists, analysts and data engineers to develop data products and services

BS degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience. MS degree is plus
6+ years of experience as a Product Manager developing Data and Analytics products or services
Enterprise level experience is highly desired.
Experience in working with cross-functional teams to develop data products and services. Proven ability to build cross functional relationships
Experience with all things data – exploration, analysis, blending and identification/mitigation of data quality issues
1+ years programming in SQL, R and/or Python.
Experience with R and/or Python is strongly desired
Experience with Alteryx or similar analytics tool is preferred
Experience with Tableau, D3 or other data visualization tools is desired
Familiarity with various database technologies—Graph, OLAP, Relational, etc.
Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Ability to dig into the fine details of projects but also articulate product strategy and vision at higher level
Experience in working with mobile, web and transactional systems
Experience with user-centric research and design programs.
Experience with Scrum and working in an Agile environment.
Technology start-up experience, where the need to innovate and execute fast was imperative for success, is a plus.
Excellent communication skills and can confidently communicate to all levels of the business from operational to executive