Kin + Carta West, formerly Spire Digital, is seeking a Data Product Owner to help design and grow our rapidly expanding data science practice. Kin + Carta has offices worldwide and offers an inclusive, fast-paced, exciting culture of passionate individuals working together to build awesome software and digital products for the world’s most important organizations, tackling some of its greatest challenges.
People who enjoy contributing to innovation, sharing expertise in a continuous learning environment, and are excited about data and AI technologies will enjoy this opportunity.
We’re seeking a Data Product Owner to join our team full-time. The Data Product Owner will work directly with our VP of Data Science in a customer-facing role to ensure the conceptual and technical goals of the project are met. In this role, you’ll be responsible for managing functional requirements, execution, and performance for new data products, as well as assisting our clients to deploy new AI solutions, while building data-driven culture. You’ll work closely with the product team, product designers, data scientists, data engineers and QA. Applicants should have functional experience as a data scientist, and be looking to expand their career to a strategic/leadership role.
Your experience level
2-5 years experience in applied data science in industrial/commercial setting
Demonstrated creativity in problem solving, through data-driven solution
Project management experience in a scrum/agile environment
Demonstrated communication and persuasion skills, including contract negotiations and scoping
Impact and Core Responsibilities
Full ownership of the day-to-day development of a portfolio of projects, in various vertical industries
Work directly with VP of Data Science and Kin + Carta’s leadership team to develop long-term data product strategy
Develop relationships with Kin + Carta's enterprise stakeholders and customers
Hands-on tactical practitioner with explicit accountability for the quality of their work
Responsible for managing the tasks and output of an individual project
Manage time effectively and keeps the design and development team unblocked
Grow understanding of data science development and technical constraints
Work autonomously to define personal and team scope, priorities and delivery
Support the VP of Data Science to take on product for the data science capability
Must have has solid experience with Jira, R/RStudio, Python/Jupyter and SQL
Preferred skills: cloud platform certification(s) in GCP, Azure and AWS, Databricks, MLFlow, D3, LAMP development, MACH architecture, Tableau
PMP certification, scrum master experience
Has solid skills in research and competitive analysis
Communication and Culture
Lead client checkpoints and data product reviews
Can articulate the goals of their project as well as the rationale behind requirements during client demos
Prioritizes feedback and consistently responds and reacts productively and meaningfully
In the face of complexity, able to work with others to suggest productive first steps
Communicates proactively with clients. May require guidance on stakeholder management
Desire to learn and become a SME in a number of different industries
A demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
- Average salary expected for this role is $59,000-100,000, DOE. Benefits for full-time employees include unlimited PTO, three healthcare plans, vision, dental, 401K and Roth IRA plans, weekly yoga, annual education stipend and more.
- Candidates must be able to work in the US.
About Kin + Carta
Kin + Carta exists to make the world work better by delivering transformative digital growth for our clients. As a digital transformation firm, we apply creativity, data, and technology to help clients invent, market, and operate new digital products and services that turn prospects into customers, and customers into advocates. Kin + Carta seamlessly integrates the strategic consulting, software engineering, and marketing technology needed to help businesses 'Make It Happen'.
Consultants at Kin + Carta have the opportunity to: engage with the most cutting-edge emerging technologies, solve difficult problems for some of the world’s biggest companies, and work within a breadth of industries.
Kin + Carta is headquartered in Chicago and London with offices across four continents. Our culture and shared ways of working unite us globally, but it’s our diverse specialisms, our connections, and our courage that makes our firm a recognized best place to work.
We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.