Senior Director, Product Management - Data Products



Product, Sales & Business Development
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

About Foursquare

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology and data cloud platform dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, and achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquare’s location tech stack is being utilized by the world’s largest enterprises and most recognizable brands.

About the Position

Foursquare is looking for a highly experienced, dynamic, and technical Senior Director, Product Management for Data Products to join our team!

About the role:

The ideal candidate will have a strong product management background, a proven track record in leading teams, and a deep understanding of product management disciplines. This role requires an individual with experience working with large data sets, ideally geospatial in nature, and capable of leading efforts in driving scale, efficiency, and value out of large data sets.

In this role, you’ll

  • Lead and scale the product management team, fostering a creative and productive environment
  • Oversee large data products' design, development, and launch, ensuring they meet quality and performance standards
  • Bring experience dealing with massive data sets built from 1st and 3rd-party data sources
  • Demonstrate familiarity with big data technologies, including but not limited to Hadoop/MapReduce, Spark, Kafka, and various NoSQL Databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Stay updated and ensure the utilization of the latest industry developments to enhance our data products
  • Exhibit a proven track record of building and implementing machine learning models that add value to our products
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering team to define product requirements and roadmaps, advocating for technical excellence
  • Work with sales and go-to-market teams to align the value proposition of products and improve their market positioning
  • Make impactful decisions that enhance the products we sell and position to customers
  • Show a keen interest in creating new products and exploring new product offerings

What you’ll need

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in product management with a focus on data products
  • Demonstrable experience leading productive teams
  • Proven technical skills, including knowledge of SQL and the ability to work closely with engineering teams
  • Experience working with large data sets and creating machine learning models
  • Exceptional ability to connect and harmonize customer data
  • Practical experience working with sales and go-to-market teams
  • Strong bias towards making impactful decisions and creating valuable products
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!

Benefits and Perks

  • Fully Flexible Workplace - work from home, one of our offices or a combination of the two!
  • Unlimited PTO - rest and recharge when you need it!
  • Industry Leading Healthcare - comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Savings and Investments - 401(k) with company match
  • Home Office Setup - you get all necessary hardware and internet reimbursement
  • Family Planning and Fertility Programs - programs via Carrot and Maven
  • Employee Resource Groups - to help you stay connected

Things to know…

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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At Foursquare, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry and market standards. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, and specific office location.

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