Burning Glass

  • Product Manager, Knowledge Systems

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2018 1:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1045
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Product Management
  • Overview

    Burning Glass Technologies is a leading labor market analytics provider whose tools play a growing role in closing the skills gap and informing educational needs for the emerging workforce. We provide researchers, policy makers, educators, and employers with detailed insight into labor-market demand. Burning Glass proudly serves a global client base, including educational institutions, government workforce agencies, academic research centers, global recruitment and staffing agencies, major employers, and leading job boards.

     

    We seek a Product Manager to join our team to lead the development of our learning and knowledge applications.  Today, knowledge management systems are critical to enabling our analysts to deliver capabilities in learning, workforce development, and human capital management markets used to shape the future of the workforce. The Product Manager, Knowledge Systems will lead overall product strategy with full accountability for all aspects of knowledge systems development and product lifecycle.

    Responsibilities

    Product Managers at Burning Glass drive the product and market definition, technical and market requirements, product marketing, sales facilitation, and customer success of new and enhanced enterprise solutions in the learning and workforce and human capital management markets.  The Product Manager, Knowledge Systems is responsible for understanding of the core problems in these markets and the definition of, and execution to, the product roadmap.

     

    The Product Manager, Knowledge Systems owns and directs the development of Burning Glass’ information science assets.  This role works cross-functionally, and with a keen eye towards user experience, to deliver cutting-edge solutions using machine learning, statistical models, and algorithms to drive Burning Glass’ knowledge strategy.

     

    The successful candidate will be an effective manager of data science and technology projects and interacting with data science and agile development teams. Based in our Boston office, this position is responsible for working with analysts and other internal stakeholders and will guide cross-functional teams from design to continuous delivery. He or she will gather and synthesize customer and market insights to fuel the development of Burning Glass’ knowledge systems, define personas, and inform knowledge strategy. Position requirements include attention to detail and an enthusiasm for managing quantitatively.

    Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or a related field
    • 5+ years of experience in the development of technology solutions
    • An understanding of data analysis using statistical methods (e.g., correlation, linear regression)
    • An understanding of how to test and validate predictive and machine learning models
    • Exceptional ability to think analytically coupled with strong written communication skills
    • An understanding of user experience and user-centered design
    • Strong project management skills
    • Cross-functional team leadership with a collaborative work style and the ability to positively negotiate with and influence others
    • Presenting to management to establish support for and get approval of the product roadmap

    Preferred qualifications

    • An understanding of machine learning and big data development
    • Proficiency in data analysis using Python, R or another similar analysis tool
    • Background in or experience with labor market research and data
    • Pragmatic marketing certification

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