Dow Jones Technical Product Manager in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Role

We are looking for technologists who are passionate about launching new innovative software and data products with great user experience.

Within the Dow Jones Professional Information Business, you will work with fellow Technology Product Managers to lead complex, multi-disciplinary technology projects using your engineering and business domain expertise for multiple areas of the PIB group. You will own the product vision, identify new applications of technology to improve customer experiences and Dow Jones internal workflows, champion and develop product roadmaps, plan requirements for services, software and datasets for current and future customers and markets, and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle.

Key aspects of the role include acting as the voice of the customer to the Technology teams, developing a deep understanding of our world-leading premium content businesses and structured data products, leading project funding requests, ensuring alignment of development priorities with your partners in business, and managing engagement with all project stakeholders. You're equally at home explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.

You will be immersed in leading edge technologies; drive adoption in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence; have access to one of the largest datasets of premium news content in the world; and get to work with engineering teams in Europe, the USA and Asia-Pacific.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Dow Jones Professional Information Business teams to design, develop, implement, launch, document and support new data and software services and enhancements to existing services for Risk & Compliance and Data Strategy business units and their related products.

  • Work with technology development teams to scope, size, and cost product development efforts, and co-ordinate product roadmaps and deliverables for multiple software and data-centric projects

  • Develop and execute plans under a set of implementation and delivery time constraints, optimizing for a complex blend of product cost, service opportunity cost and ongoing support costs.

  • Facilitate broad collaboration with clear communications and documentation.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related fields, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience managing technology projects

  • Industry-recognised project management certification (e.g. Agile, Scrum, PMP, or Prince2)

  • Experience building and delivering technology programs in the Financial, insurance and banking industries

  • Technology vendor engagement or management experience

  • Distributed technology team management experience, including onshore/offshore and distributed team management experience

Posting date: 1st November, 2018

Closing date: 28th November, 2018

Salary: Competitive

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG

Job Category: IT Development Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Talent Management team for Application Help at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com

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