Product Manager, Data Capabilities

| Chicago

The Group: The Data and Research Product group is the central nervous system of consolidating, normalizing, adding value, and distributing Morningstar’s high quality data and capabilities around that data for internal and external consumers. The individuals in this group are the charged to ensure that we meet Morningstar’s data needs with high quality, high satisfaction, in a technologically sound manner. The group’s product managers work closely with product and technology leaders across Morningstar to clarify, communicate, and deliver on development roadmaps.

The Role: Morningstar is looking for a talented Product Manager to lead a cross functional squad. This squad is accountable to build the next generation of data feed product/platform. The Product Manager is responsible for providing business requirement, setting the development roadmap and executing on that roadmap. The Product Manager acts as both product expert and strategist to translate stakeholder needs, technology landscape (internal and external), and Morningstar intellectual property into innovative deliverables that solve customer problems. This role has indirect leadership of the squads in Morningstar’s Shenzhen development center. This role reports to the Director of Product Management, Data Services. The position is based in our Chicago office.

Responsibilities
• Own the product development roadmap, prioritization, value proposition, and product development lifecycle for client reporting.
• Work with commercial product managers and tech management to develop a product vision that supports and advances business goals.
• Develop business requirements refined and validated with customers, prioritize conflicting work, and work within an Agile software development framework.
• Produce user stories and acceptance criteria with non-functional requirement for development teams and design teams.
• Use data for development and testing of hypotheses, managing with KPIs and measurements of product success (e.g. customer satisfaction, quality, system performance and uptime, etc.), and guiding next steps.

Requirements
• A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, computer science or related field is required; a graduate degree is preferred.
• A minimum of five years of relevant and progressive experience in product management.
• Knowledge and experience with APIs, AWS technology.
• Knowledge and experience with Agile development, and good technical acumen are required.
• Knowledge of Morningstar data, especially in data feed business.
• A passion for building software users love.
• Excellent oral and written communication, planning, and analytical skills.
• Willingness to collaborate with offshore development teams during off-hours.
• Ability to motivate and grow a collaborative, cross-functional team with a track record for quality, on-time deliveries.

 

 

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22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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