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Dir, Product Management

Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

remote, MA, US, remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

Position Overview 

Product Manager for Data Platform

Product Management (PM) is currently seeking a technically oriented, Director of Product Management to assist with building out our next generation data platform. This platform will process billions of transaction and article types of data every month and make it accessible to downstream consumers. You will make a significant contribution to improving our ability to enrich, protect and deliver data that supports a mix of internal and external customer needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop a group of high-performing product managers and product owners
  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap that enhances platform capabilities while aligning to business objectives
  • Participate in all pertinent SAFe ceremonies for the Data Platform ART
  • Prioritize all work across all teams on the ART ensuring that highest business value is being achieved
  • Use, modify, create, and maintain tools, analytics, and reporting to summarize and highlight data platform key performance indicators (KPI) which include utilization, platform health and platform costs.
  • Apply data driven, Pragmatic approach to understand how changes in data platform features impact customers and business outcomes.
  • Understand data policies related to various compliance/regulations and drive audits to ensure we are complying where applicable. Where not, create plan and prioritize work to ensure we comply.
  • Investigate data/content issues reported by customers, communicate root cause of issues, and ensure backlogs have work to address issues.
  • Maintain models and related artifacts of data contexts, behaviors, system components.

 

Skills 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in systems/business analysis, software engineering or related field.
  • 5-8 years of content processing domain experience
  • 5+ years of working as an individual contributor in a technical role (QA, software engineer, architect, etc.)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate findings and recommendations to non-technical audiences.
  • 3+ years for supervisor and/or management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tableau experience
  • Kibana/Grafana experience
  • Apache Airflow or similar technology
  • AWS
  • Experience with large scale ETL
  • SAFe Practitioner

 

 

30 Day Objectives

  • Become acquainted with Business Intelligence portion of data platform capabilities, tooling and teams.
  • Craft requirements for data platform KPI that we should be tracking and informs our priorities
  • Meet individually with program team and direct reports from the ART. Establish recurring 1-1 meetings and team syncs.
  • Able to access existing SI data sources relevant to data platform systems and capture aggregate statistics about data platform related SI

 

 

60 Day Objective

  • Become acquainted with content portion of data platform capabilities, tooling and teams.
  • Participate and contribute to feature and capability refinement sessions, especially in areas of acceptance criteria
  • Assisting with build-out of data platform model in LeanIX
  • Active participant in all SAFe ceremonies and assisting with prioritizing work on the ART

 

 

90 Day Objective

  • Become full-time BO for the Data Platform ART
  • Detailed KPI tracking progress/impact of data platform features as they are delivered to customers
  • Create Data Platform strategic roadmap and present to executive stakeholders

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly-hired EIS employees in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by their date of hire.
We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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