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Product Manager, Data

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Button

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New York City, NY, US

Description

Button’s mission is to give consumers what they want at the tap of a button. We’re building a better way to do business in mobile, for consumers, publishers, merchants and brands. We work with some of the largest and most innovative businesses in the world, connecting customers through higher-quality, better-performing commerce experiences. 
 
We build with the consumer experience in mind, and we have a reputation for paving the future of mobile and enjoying the road to get there. We need the best entrepreneurs to help us craft this future. Buttonians are builders at heart. Our tightly collaborating teams are constantly iterating and solving problems to innovate on behalf of our customers. 
 
With hundreds of millions of consumers navigating from intent to purchase through our products, our partners’ businesses are growing rapidly, and at this scale we need the best data systems to build the best products for our customers. As a Data Product Manager, you will work with engineers, designers and data scientists to build a richer understanding of users, context and intent across the Button ecosystem, and apply this understanding to solve some of our most complex problems including showing users more relevant offers, keeping our users and customers safe on our platform, and providing actionable insights for our business partners to design better mobile shopping experiences.

AS A PRODUCT MANAGER YOU WILL:

    • Lead the creation of our data strategy and vision, deciding on large bets Button should invest in to drive step change impact for our products
    • Shape the direction of Button’s core products by applying the best machine learning innovations and technologies to power our personalization initiatives
    • Define how the organization will gather and use data and analytics to deliver great customer experiences
    • Build new ML models, services and platforms to operate at the scale of the world’s largest data sets
    • Accelerate the learning and executing of all our product teams through experimentation and prototyping
    • Establish a high bar in running conclusive experiments quickly to validate hypotheses
    • Lead and help mentor a team of engineers, data scientists, data analysts and designers

WE LOOK FOR TEAMMATES WHO HAVE:

    • BS in Engineering, Mathematics or other technical field
    • 5+ years of experience in data science, engineering or product management, preferably for a web or mobile company
    • Experience applying ML technologies to search, pricing, matching or personalization engines
    • Experience running conclusive experiments to validate hypotheses
    • Experience defining and tracking success metrics
    • Experience communicating technical topics and insights to audiences technical and non-technical
    • Experience building new AI/ML technologies, a plus
    • Experience building pricing, search, matching, personalization engines, a plus
    • Experience with two- (or three-) sided marketplaces, a plus

YOU WILL WORK WITH:

      • Guillaume Orain, Director of Product Management: Prior to Button, Guillaume built the programmatic platform at FreeWheel from zero to powering hundreds of millions of ad views through billions of decisions a day for the world’s largest video companies. Out of college, Guillaume co-founded a mobile video recognition startup that was later acquired to join some of the original Google Goggles team members in building a browser for the physical world.
 
      • Brad Groff, Director of Data: Brad is the head of the Data team at Button. Before joining us, he ran data science and data engineering at Ordergroove, and managed data science teams at Capital One and Booz Allen Hamilton. In his free time, he can be found engaging in lengthy discussions with his daughter on topics such as which colors are his favorite colors and why, how some monsters can be nice and others can be mean (but sometimes just because they're hungry), and which things are the silliest things.
 
      • Jonathan Shottan, Chief Product Officer: Prior to Button Jonathan lead various product divisions at Pinterest, Facebook and a few smaller startups. All of which led him to Button. Jonathan served in the Peace Corps right out of college and lived in The Gambia, Africa.
 
      • Rachel Rodden, Product Designer: Rachel joined Button in August 2018 as a product designer. She loves user research, design thinking and most importantly simple design. Less IS more. When not working, she can be found desperately wanting a dog, doing yoga, trying new restaurants and doing crafty diy projects .. (ask her what she’s currently working on).
 
      • James (or Jimmy) McGill, VP of Engineering: Hailing formerly from both Australia and Google, he spends his weekends hiking, surfing and designing and building furniture. See James for all of your Vegemite needs.
 
    • Daniel Lee, Product Manager: Prior to Button, Dan led Ads & Monetization at Tumblr and has worked at smaller startups such as Vroom and Ampush. Dan loves all things data (particularly anything that has to do with ML), basketball, biking, skiing, and building furniture.

MORE ABOUT US:

    • Button was founded in 2014. We believe and invest in individual and organizational growth, and we’ve got the results to back it up. We’ve raised over $64 million in venture capital and have been recognized year after year as one of the best places to work by FortuneInc.Entrepreneur, and Crain’s.

    • We value diversity and come from all sorts of different backgrounds. Some of our teammates hail from big tech companies like Google and Uber, other tech startups, and big finance companies. And for several folks on our team, Button is their first tech job. Regardless of where you're from, we look for teammates excited to grow with one of our core team values: "We are all students and we are all teachers".
Button is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
 
Button is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation.

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