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MassMutual Data Science Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Product Manager - Data Science

THE TEAM:

The Data Science team within the Enterprise Technology Experience organization builds capabilities around data exploration and visualization, process refinement and evolution, predictive analytics, and advanced statistical analysis. We do this with product based work in small, high caliber teams utilizing cutting edge technologies. The team is comprised of a combination of data scientists, data engineers, project managers, and product managers. Culturally, we look for individuals with a strong inclination for learning and from a variety of backgrounds who challenge each other openly, regardless of level or role on the team. We operate using conceptual thinking, logic and data driven analysis. We embrace diversity in all of its forms, require respect, expect consistent delivery of high quality products and look to have fun.

THE JOB:

Within the Data Science team, the Product Manager builds relationships with business partners to understand their needs and identify where data products stand to address problems and unlock value. This role is responsible for establishing partnerships, identifying impactful opportunities for the application of data science capabilities, and setting the vision and strategy for implementing these capabilities as a data product. The individual will scope, prioritize and lead product delivery; including managing feature definition, changes and enhancements, identifying new implementation opportunities and handling incident management and escalation. This involves working with subject matter experts to gain a comprehensive understanding of business priorities and needs, documenting current state processes, developing roadmaps that align to strategic objectives and developing measurable ways to use the product(s) and data to drive business decision making. We require analytical minds to craft and analyze key performance indicators to track value and usage to drive development strategy and prioritization. The expectation of the Product Manager includes being comfortable navigating ambiguity, adept at problem solving, effective at communicating, and strong at critical and analytical thinking.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Lead a cross-functional product team with a long-term focus on creating and measuring value, setting strategy, vision, prioritizing work, and aligning resources

  • Dive deep into business processes with the goal of improvement and driving change with data

  • Engage with all levels across the enterprise

  • Serve as a conduit of knowledge between functional and technical teams

  • Communicate regularly with individuals both within and outside of our team

  • Navigate ambiguity to deliver results

  • Define metrics to quantify value and ideate to find new ways of delivering value with the product

  • Productize models, platforms, dashboards etc., and influence their utilization throughout the enterprise

  • Develop plans for continuous service to support implementation of products

  • Act as a champion for our capabilities by communicating their benefits and how they can be implemented

  • Take ownership of resolving any outages, including communication with stakeholders, management of resources, ensuring resolution, and continuous improvement.

WHAT YOU (LIKELY) WON’T DO:

  • Large amounts of computer programming

  • Manipulation of large data sets

  • Sit in solitude at your desk

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree Preferred), preferably in Business/Finance or an analytical field such as Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science

  • 5 years of product management experience or complex, cross functional, strategic based project experience

  • Experience in working in partnership with a technical role, such as an engineer, developer, data scientist, etc.a plus

  • Experience leading cross functional product/ project teams to execute and achieve success in complex and high value deliverables

  • Outstanding communication skills, including handling executive communication

  • Ability to influence others

  • Experience in working in an agile work environment and with Jira and Confluence preferred

  • Experience in the cyber security and fraud space preferred

  • Experience building, utilizing, or maintaining an enterprise data asset preferred

  • For this position, candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship

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