Technical Product Manager - Data Engineering

Posted 24 August 2021
Salary£450 - £550 per day
LocationLondon, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
DisciplineTechnology Recruitment
Contact NameHannah Lancaster

Job description

Technical Product Manager - Data Engineering

Working for a leading digital insurance company on an initial 6 month contract (outside IR35), can be based remote with 1-2 days a week in London. Looking for customer-first, data driven product leaders. You'll be directly involved in activities from strategy, through ideation to delivery.

The key responsibilities & skills that will help you succeed in this product management role are:
*Being part of a multi-disciplinary team that may include engineers, designers, data specialists, marketeers and other to create technical products that provide the best route to a positive customer outcome
*Managing a product roadmap, creating and managing a backlog of work aligned to that product with up to date, high quality stories that are prioritized in line with product and stakeholder objectives
*Analysing and breaking down requirements, communicating these clearly to engineering teams and working with the Engineering Managers to ensure tasks are appropriate for development
*Applying the relevant lean approaches to experience development, through research, prototyping and experimentation, ensuring that our products deliver value and can be iterated upon to deliver further value
*Supporting engineering teams in trade-off decisions between conflicting dynamics, e.g., scalability vs running costs, caching and latency vs accuracy of data, tech debt vs speed to value
*Pro-actively identifying and managing risk, issues and dependencies relating to the delivery of change
*Ensure that technical documentation and implementation details are accurately communicated throughout the relevant teams and that whatever tools and sandboxes are available to support the consumers of our products

Essential Skills
*Highly influential. Lead through empowering others, influence and trust
*Understanding of modern, customer centric product and experience development approaches and techniques
*Understanding how to collect and use data that can drive effective decision making
*Worked in a software engineering environment or has relevant prior experience to the domain. Has deep understanding of software development practices
*Practical experience of working in an agile fashion, recognising that agile is about continuous improvement