Arity - Associate Product Manager III

Date Opened: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.
 

Job Description

The Product Manager Lead Consultant is responsible for contributing towards defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in Allstate’s growing Arity product portfolio. The Product Manager Lead Consultant assists with establishing strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product.  Successful Product Managers help to identify assumptions and validate those assumptions through the use of product discovery techniques.  The Product Manager Lead Consultant is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products. The Product Manager Lead Consultant are also responsible for actively participating in our learning culture; including coaching and mentoring staff, stakeholders and peers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards creating the product strategy for one or more products in our growing digital product portfolio.
  • Use customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to provide recommendations on decisions about product strategy.
  • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
  • Represent the “voice of the customer”; invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs and habits.
  • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
  • Provide input on decomposing complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
  • Assist with managing the product backlog, contribute towards creating an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
  • Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.

Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably with experience shipping software.
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
  • Ability to contribute towards data-driven decision making on complex and innovative concepts
  • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Understanding of and experience working in a development environment
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, marketing or related business degree, MBA/MIS/MS desired

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

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