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Senior Product Manager - Data Management & Lineage

Company: Alation Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Due to its remote and hybrid culture, Alation conducts all of its interviewing and onboarding virtually.Big Data isn't a problem. It's an opportunity.At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data. So they not only excel in their work - they drive value for their enterprise, team, and role. In the words of one customer, "Alation makes me look like a rockstar."We help companies like Pfizer and Salesforce empower their people with the best data every day. As a platform for innovation, Alation helps customers create game-changing solutions (like a program for early-stage disease detection with Pfizer) and connect people to great data in less time (like Salesforce, whose analysts can now find data 35% faster). And we're just getting started.With more than $340M in funding - valued at over $1.7 billion and 450+ customers with household names - Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to for the third time, and our exceptional Glassdoor rating (4.7 out of 5!) reflects a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth, and recognizes your unique value?Join us!Alation is seeking a world-class Product Leader who shares our vision for a more curious and rational world and can evangelize our vision internally and externally. As a Senior Product Manager at Alation you will be working to unlock the value of the data: help people to find, understand, and trust data that they already have.In this role you will define and execute Alation's customer-facing strategy for data lineage, business lineage, metadata augmentation, impact analysis and beyond. You'll also play a key role in talking with partners and customers, as well as collaborating with engineering.What you'll be doing:

  • Perform market analysis in order to define strategic priorities for your product
  • Crisply articulate strategic direction and roadmap across many stakeholders including external customers, sales, marketing, customer success, engineering, and design.
  • Be data-driven, creating and monitoring product and customer value metrics to make objective prioritization decisions
  • Take new features you envision from ideation / exploration with customers to full launch and rollout, including marketing plan and field enablement
  • Build and maintain an effective and groomed backlog providing clear requirements
  • Work closely with engineering in the agile/scrum development process, managing cross-team dependencies as neededYou should have:
    • 5+ years of hands-on product management experience - both outbound and inbound - in a fast-paced agile development environment
    • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
    • A combination of deep technical knowledge and a customer-focused mindset
    • Engineering background or domain experience in one or more of analytics, business intelligence, database/warehouse systems, data transformation, data engineering, API design, SQL queries or principles of schema design
    • Self-starter with strong creative problem solving, facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Have delivered user experiences that are empowering, delightful and well-designed, preferably including data visualization
    • Strong ability to discuss technical details with engineers & product design while also clearly communicating at a high level with leadership, sales marketing, and customersYou'll be a great fit if:
      • You have product management experience in the data management space
      • You have prior in-depth experience with data lineage, data catalog, data quality or data exchange
      • You have exposure to cloud data platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), and modern data stack tools like DBT, fivetran or airflow
      • You're humble and thoughtful, but a vocal advocate for our users and customers able to fight for the course of action that the data and our values show is right
      • You are able to excite others about your ideas
      • You have a deeply analytical mindset, yet are able to combine quantitative analysis and logic with a human touchBase Salary Target: $137,037 - $185,000The base salary range is specific to the United States. The salary of the final candidate selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, work location, specialty, and training. If the final candidate has a different level of experience, the base salary target range may be lower or higher than what is published.#LI-BH1#LI-RemoteMore About AlationOur founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Why Alation?- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!

Keywords: Alation Inc, Redwood City , Senior Product Manager - Data Management & Lineage, Executive , Redwood City, California

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