MassMutual Financial Group Product Manager (Advanced Analytics & Data Science) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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THE TEAM:

The Advanced Analytics & Data Science team works to build capabilities around data exploration and visualization, process refinement and evolution, predictive analytics, and advanced statistical analysis. We do this with product based work in small, high caliber teams utilizing cutting edge technologies. The team is comprised of a combination of data scientists, data engineers, data analytics consultants, project managers, and product managers. Culturally, we look for individuals with a strong inclination for learning and from a variety of backgrounds who challenge each other openly, regardless of level or role on the team. We operate using conceptual thinking, logic and data driven analysis. We embrace diversity in all of its forms, require respect, expect consistent delivery of high quality products and look to have fun.

THE JOB:

Within the Advanced Analytics & Data Science team, the Product Manager builds relationships with business partners to understand their needs and identify where data products stand to address problems and unlock value. This role is responsible for establishing partnerships, identifying impactful opportunities for the application of data science and analytics capabilities, and setting the vision and strategy for implementing these capabilities as a data product. The individual will scope, prioritize and lead product delivery; including managing feature definition, changes and enhancements, identifying new implementation opportunities and handling incident management and escalation. This involves working with subject matter experts to gain a comprehensive understanding of business priorities and needs, documenting current state processes, developing roadmaps that align to strategic objectives and developing measurable ways to use the product(s) and data to drive business decision making. We require analytical minds to craft and analyze key performance indicators to track value and usage to drive development strategy and prioritization. The expectation of the Product Manager includes being comfortable navigating ambiguity, adept at problem solving, effective at communicating, and strong at critical and analytical thinking.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

•Lead a cross-functional product team with a long-term focus on creating and measuring value, setting strategy, vision, prioritizing work and aligning resources

•Dive deep into unknown business processes with the goal of improvement and driving change with data

•Engage with all levels across the enterprise

•Serve as a conduit of knowledge between functional and technical teams

•Communicate regularly with individuals both within and outside of our team

•Navigate ambiguity to deliver results

•Define metrics to quantify value and ideate to find new ways of delivering value with the product

•Productize models, platforms, dashboards, etc and influence their utilization throughout the enterprise

•Develop plans for continuous service to support implementation of products

•Act as a champion for our capabilities by communicating their benefits and how they can be implemented

•Take ownership of resolving any outages, including communication with stakeholders, management of resources, ensuring resolution and continuous improvement

WHAT YOU (LIKELY) WON’T DO:

•Large amounts of computer programming

•Manipulation of large data sets

•Sit in solitude at your desk

WHAT YOU NEED:

•Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree Preferred), preferably in Business/Finance or an analytical field such as Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science

•5 years of product management experience or complex, cross functional, strategic based project experience

•Experience in/working in partnership with a technical role, such as an engineer, developer, data scientist, etc. a plus

•Experience leading cross functional product/ project teams to execute and achieve success on complex, high value deliverables

•Outstanding communication skills, including handling executive communication

•Ability to influence others

•Experience in working in an agile work environment and with Jira and Confluence preferred

•For this position, candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)