Senior Data Product Manager for Ciklum Digital

Remote, Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, Vinnytsia, Dnipro, Odessa

Apply

Ciklum is a Software Engineering and Solutions Company. Our 3,000+ IT professionals are located in the offices and delivery centres in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Spain.

As Ciklum employee, you'll have the unique possibility to communicate directly with the client when working in Extended Teams. Besides, Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible. The Vital Signs Monitor for the Children’s Cardiac Center as well as Smart Defibrillator, the winner of the US IoT World Hackathon, are among the cool things Ciklumers have developed.

Ciklum is a technology partner for Google, Intel, Micron, and hundreds of world-known companies. We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

Read more about the client

Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Senior Data Product Manager for Data project to join our team on a full-time basis.

Project description:

Our client is a leading global provider of first-rate products in the areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. With these as its base, our client aims to help enhance the productivity and competitiveness of its customers in various industries throughout the world. We define their challenges and deliver sustainable products and solutions that meet their requirements – mainly in energy, the environment, food and the marine industry.

The company’s equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol.

Responsibilities

  • Support ideation, vision, strategy and roadmap for Defender for IoT capabilities, for all IoT related components
  • Define and drive feature specification, work closely with engineering teams to deliver against the roadmap for your own area
  • Develop feature roadmap and backlogs, drive execution to results, and manage outcomes
  • Regularly present new product plans, status updates, and more to the product team, leadership teams and customers
  • Analyze capability gaps within client organization or pain points for the target market. Suggest improvement methods and appropriate solution options
  • Identify and define business needs and goals. Clearly outline stakeholders’ impact and their outlook on the project and teams
  • Collaborate proactively with business stakeholders, product managers, and teams to reach a common understanding of the solution to address the needs. Manage requirements communication considering the project’s specifics and stakeholders’ preferences. Moderate meetings and workshops
  • Manage solution scope, detect and track changes. Manage requirements related conflicts and issues up to resolution
  • Prioritize requirements and manage their allocation. Define quality attributes (non-functional requirements) including external interfaces and constraints
  • Interact with product manager on product strategy definition and target market segments
  • Evaluate business analysis processes and continuously improve them. Establish and follow requirements lifecycle processes
  • Mentor other analysts on request. Organize knowledge sharing and training sessions for other analysts. Contribute to the corporate knowledge base
  • Monitor solution implementation and conduct internal and external solution acceptance. Manage solution acceptance criteria
  • Care about continuous improvement of customer satisfaction

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as BA
  • 2+ years of experience in Product Management or other managerial position
  • 2+ years of experience in Business Intelligence or Data Science
  • 2+ years of experience in Cloud projects
  • Strong understanding of BI and Data Science
  • Good experience in SQL
  • Hands on experience with PowerBI or Tableau
  • Very strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Clear understanding of principles and specifics of software development methodologies
  • Extensive knowledge of business analysis activities and techniques
  • Awareness of latest IT industry and digitalization trends
  • Knowledge of business process optimization and modeling approaches
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools (at least JIRA & Confluence)
  • Knowledge of prototyping tools.IT industry experience: 3 years or more, including collaboration with clients abroad
  • Experience in business analysis or product management: 3 years or more, including defining solutions from idea to production
  • Experience in Agile methodologies: 1 year or more
  • Proven experience in communication to large audiences and top management

Desirable

  • Master degree or higher (in Computer Science or similar)
  • Experience in IoT, Cloud IoT Integration and Cloud Big Data Analytics
  • Business education
  • Good knowledge in at least one Business Domain: finance, accounting, media, travel, logistics
  • Knowledge in product management best practices
  • Experience in training development and conduction
  • One of the following: IIBA CCBA or CBAP, OMG UML, OMG BPMN, PMI-PBA, Pragmatic Marketing

Personal skills

  • Systems thinking and functional decomposition skills
  • Strong analytical skills to make a critical assessment of the information from numerous sources
  • Modeling skills to represent requirements information in graphical form
  • Setting clear goals and priorities. Time-management, ability to handle multi-tasking activities and prioritization
  • High flexibility. Ability to modify approach as per changing stakeholders, conditions, circumstances and feedback. Quick learning
  • Good communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Self-confidence. Ability to accept criticism for continuous improvement

What's in it for you

  • Ability to work on challenging projects, deal with complex solutions
  • Nicely designed, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere that creates good working conditions
  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client