Sr. Product Manager Job
The Active Network - Avon, CO

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Job ID: 238
City: Avon
State: CO
Country: US
Job Category: Product Development

Product Manager-- Data Architecture

The Active Network is seeking an innovative Data Product Manager to manage the successful delivery of a new data architecture to support the integration and delivery of assets , like marathons, 5Ks, and summer camps on The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

The successful candidate will operate in a matrix environment, working closely with the General Manager, the Market Product Managers, Product team, and the data development team. The GM will define the business strategy and vision while the Market Product Managers will work to export their data according to the models that you establish with them. As the Data Product Manager, you will work with the Product team to understand the data needs and find innovative solutions to meet their requirements, while aligning to the overall business strategy.

Utilizing agile development techniques, the Data Product Manager will be at the center of the product development process, coordinating design and development teams to produce a world class product with substantial enhancements with each new release. You will think strategically about product roadmaps, use data-driven analysis, and roll up your sleeves to manage the details of the product and releases.

o Closely align with Market Product Managers and Product Team to create data models for every market.

o Ensure Market Product Mangers are delivering asset changes in their source applications to deliver a more robust data solution.

o Work with the development team to determine the best way to integrate source applications into the new data architecture.

o Develop a QA process to ensure a “best-in-class” activity directory on, measured by market breadth. Asset depth, and accuracy.

o Determine the best way to deliver into the new data architecture.

o Convey the vision to the delivery team and what the desired outcome should be.

o Create and maintain product definition, with input from business stakeholders, develop business and product specification documents, diagrams, prioritize needs, manage prioritization milestones and product roadmap.

o Drive the execution at a detailed level, working closely with the delivery team to define and implement the business requirements.

o Encourage the delivery team to deliver creative, innovative, and risk-taking solutions.

o Make tough product decisions before they become roadblocks.

o Collect and prioritize new development requests from stakeholder to continuously improve the data architecture.

o Establish evaluation criteria to determine product success

Experience and Skills Required:
o 7+ years of Product Management experience in a highly-trafficked Web 2.0 Internet company.

o Experience integrating social media and knowledge of current web trends.

o Ability to assess risk, manage conflict, and demonstrate good business judgment.

o Strategic thinker with the ability to balance customer concerns with company initiatives.

o Strong technical skills/ability to communicate effectively with the delivery team and business stakeholders.

o Outstanding leadership qualities; ability to motivate team and help team members reach peak performance

o Knowledge of web analytics tools.

o Excellent analytical, written and presentation skills

o Detail oriented with high personal standards

o Strong work ethic, commitment, persistence and determination