Arity - Associate Product Manager - Trip Insights Team

Date Opened: May 22, 2019


Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Arity is a technology company founded by The Allstate Corporation focused on making transportation safer, smarter and more useful for everyone. We collect and analyze massive amounts of data to help our partners better predict risk and understand how people move. The Arity Platform is built on billions of miles of historical driving data with more than one million active telematics connections and 10+ years of data directly from cars.

Job Description

Associate Product Manager, Platform Trip Insights

At Arity, we believe the transportation system is broken and there is an opportunity to fundamentally make it safer, smarter and more usable.  Arity teams use telematics, data, and analytics to help their customers address mobility challenges. Proprietary algorithms analyze billions of driving miles and activity streams and distill the flood of information into actionable insights.

The Platform team is intentionally designed to contribute horizontally in solving common sensor data collection, ingestion, transformation, and enrichment problems within Arity.  As an Associate Product Manager for Platform Trip Insights, you will join an ambitious team that is seeking ways to understand the increasingly dynamic nature of mobility. You will have the opportunity to identify and define customer pain points, ultimately being responsible for delivering the data and services that help customers achieve success. This includes managing the strategic product vision, gaining empathy for your customers and their needs, and executing on your product strategy. 

Generally, Platform Trip Insights team is a steward for trip-related information and accountable for defining and maintaining availability for the repository Arity depends upon to express how people move over time.  You will work in a team of teams product arrangement as such will be expected to collaborate with other Platform teams in delivering a complete solution for Arity.  Specifically, the Platform Trip Insights team is a collection of software engineers, big data engineers, and data scientists who interact with market-facing Product teams to evaluate the sensor information and create valuable enrichments or insights our customers demand.  The Platform Insights team builds mechanisms to return these insights through either a speed or batch path to interested applications.

Given the vast number of challenges that Arity could seek to try and fix, the Platform team is looking for an associate product manager to lead continuous discovery efforts and help prioritize opportunities across a potential suite of Cities products

Job Description

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

Knowledge / Skills

  • 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
  • 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.

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