The Claire Data repository team is a high growth, entrepreneurial innovation group within Informatica, a leading enterprise data management company. This team’s stake holders consist of data scientists, data engineers and is dedicated to deliver automated AI based solutions across Informatica’s product portfolio. As a fast-paced start up with Informatica, we are on an ambitious mission to discover, analyze, monitor and catalog all data assets in the Enterprise. The perimeter is dead; we are carving out and creating a new category of intelligent data management requirements to meet the modern enterprise demands of self-service analytics and data governance. The team will play a significant role in expanding Informatica offerings to support the latest market and technology tends around the data management.
We need people who carve their own niche, quickly understand priorities and know what needs to be done to get things moving. We expect our people to adapt to an informal atmosphere and appreciate the tremendous advantage of being surrounded by dedicated experts. In return, we offer the unique opportunity to join one of the most visionary, exciting and fastest growing software companies in the world, working with advanced technology and great products that are truly changing and improving the way our customers do business.
The Product Manager will join a team that owns the build, delivery, and success of Informatica’s Claire Data Repository and Core Metadata group. Claire data repository team is a team focused on delivering smart solutions driven by AI across the purview of Informatica solutions. Informatica Core Metadata products have been recognized as a leader by Gartner and boasts many Fortune 500 customers among its base of customers. In this role, you will shape the direction of Informatica’s product portfolio that enables us to deliver Intelligent solutions across data cataloging, connectivity, data discovery and metadata platform requirements.
You will focus on the current and future smart data management capabilities, connectivity, product strategy, cloud deployments and data discovery. You will work with other Product Managers for integration points to deliver a comprehensive AI solution and synergies with other Informatica products and business units. You will also be looking at the latest trends in connectivity, digital transformation to cloud and define forward looking strategies and initiatives to expand into new markets and capitalize on the latest vertical industry trends.
Our Ideal Candidate
You have prior product management experience and a deep technical understanding of metadata management, data analytics, data cataloging, data profiling, data engineering and/or data governance solutions along with Machine learning. You have experience in expanding a product into new market segments. You feel comfortable being hands-on with complex technology, have a keen understanding of how it can bring value to a diverse customer base, and can expand adoption across different channels and partner ecosystems. You are a cross-functional leader who will work collaboratively with architecture and product engineering teams, Informatica’s marketing, sales and services staff, and product marketing to drive sales success and results for the Core Metadata products and other Infor. You will also work with product managers in other product lines to ensure their products work seamlessly in self-service analytics, data cataloging and data governance use cases. You enjoy working with customers, partners, sales people, engineers, and anyone else you need in order to achieve business success. You are awesome at creating compelling software offerings and a vibrant user community to drive product awareness, adoption, revenue, reference, and success.
The Product Manager – Claire Data repository team will:
Work closely with various stake holders and data science/engineering team to help collect datasets, govern, train/produce models, and publish models for general consumption.
Work closely with key customers and strategic partners to understand the use cases for data-governance, gaining a deep understanding of their goals and requirements
Work closely with R&D to drive product priorities and ensure the right set of functionalities for enterprise class, industry leading products
Clearly communicate the value proposition and differentiation of Claire’s offerings both internally and externally
Keep up to date with the rapidly evolving technologies in the data cataloging space to develop market expansion strategies and specific product requirements to serve Informatica’s products within the Core Metadata Group and impact other areas such as Big Data, Cloud, and Data Governance
Author detailed “whole” product requirements and go to market plan
Serve as the voice of the customer in building product functionality that is fit for purpose
Collaborate with other product managers to ensure seamless operation between products, components and technologies
Identify needs and develop materials for rapid and effective field enablement
Provide content for product collateral, technical white papers and other material needed to ensure fast and successful adoption of the product by customers
Perform competitive analysis, market, and industry research and leverage your broad industry experience to help develop new ideas and solutions
Develop and own the product strategy, product roadmap, and business plan for your products supported by thorough analysis and competitive positioning
Evaluate feasibility of strategic partnerships; recommend build, buy, partner decisions
Travel (approximately 15-25% both domestic and international) for customer visits, industry conferences, providing thought leadership and evangelism, supporting marketing activities at trade shows, as well as visiting Informatica offices worldwide
2 or more years of relevant professional experience in software development, product management, and/or as a sales consultant/engineer
5 or more years in enterprise software product management or equivalent roles in the data management space with activity spanning participation in conducting competitive analysis, writing detailed requirement specifications, gathering and prioritizing customer requirements, defining the product roadmap and strategy, authoring technical white papers, delivering customer presentations, and working with product marketing on market requirements, segmentation, and product packaging and licensing
Experience in metadata, data profiling/quality, data privacy, data protection, big data, and data governance markets
Proven track record of successfully releasing enterprise-level software product and entering new, emerging markets
Ability to gather and prioritize requirements, develop detailed requirements, review functional specifications, participate in functional reviews
Strong grasp of/focus on usability
Strong technical background with the ability to quickly develop deep product knowledge and communicate the business values to the field and customers
Proven organizational skills; detail oriented; strong project management skills; ability to multi-task and work on several assignments concurrently; able to coordinate people and processes to deliver a product
Ability to contribute to defining a strategic vision and to articulate it in front of a variety of audiences
Excellent communication (written and oral) and presentation skills
Self-motivated and team-oriented; able to work both autonomously and effectively as part of a geographically dispersed team
Excellent interpersonal skills, proven track record of building strong relationships and establishing credibility with customers, prospects, analysts, sales, R&D, and the management team
Knowledge of data profiling, metadata management, data lineage and impact analysis, data discovery, connectivity, and cataloging requirements is a plus
Familiarity developing products leveraging big data and cloud platforms, microservices, AI/machine learning is a plus
Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science (or equivalent experience); advanced degree (MBA) a plus;
Willing to travel (approximately 15-25%) for customer visits, industry conferences and trade shows, as well as visit Informatica offices worldwide