Data Product Manager

Job description

Community Tech Alliance is looking for a Data Product manager to work cross-functionally with team members of CTA's product, engineering, and partnerships teams to lead, coordinate, and oversee data solutions and data products for partners.  

Tasked with understanding the data needs of the progressive ecosystem, this role will serve as an internal subject matter expert on partners’ data needs related to voter files, voter contact, volunteer management, and other organizing activities. This role will serve as CTA’s lead on all things data: how to structure table materializations, designing QC processes, formatting rollup tables, and generally optimizing CTA’s environment to serve analysts. This role will drive user requirements gathering, in coordination with the Partnerships team, craft user stories and tickets for implementation, collaborate with the engineering team to oversee development, and assist with the design of documentation, communications, and trainings on use of CTA’s data products.

About Us

Community Tech Alliance is a group of progressive technologists and strategists formed to provide data infrastructure building blocks to the progressive ecosystem at a low cost. CTA seeks to uplevel program impact by unlocking the potential of data, using software and data engineering, and removing the barriers to entry. We are a small team of engineers, data practitioners, product managers, and strategists looking to create infrastructure for progressive change.

Community Tech Alliance believes strongly that:

  • Inclusive teams are strongest, and supportive work environments take investment, intentionality, and openness

  • Empathy is the cornerstone of building smart technology solutions

  • All team members should take ownership of the project and team’s development

  • Iteration is key, and smart solutions require action not perfection

  • Nothing great has been built without making mistakes and learning from them

Job requirements

As the Data Product Manager, you should have:

  • Excellent SQL skills, ideally using Google BigQuery, running both ad hoc and scheduled queries
  • Deep experience with data analytics—using spreadsheets, SQL, dashboards, and other reporting to derive insights and drive program goals
  • Experience with data pipelines, cloud platforms, APIs, ETL tools, and related products
  • Deep experience with political data and tooling, voter contact data, movement tech
  • Demonstrated experience in project and stakeholder management, with a proven track record of managing successful programs, projects, or products through their lifecycle
  • Skills working effectively with cross-functional teams, partnering with business, product, and technical teams to deliver solutions that meet organizational or client needs
  • The ability to work with, clarify, and find creative solutions for ambiguous and sometimes challenging requests from stakeholders
  • Strong communication, writing, presentation, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Act autonomously, thrive in a strong team environment, be excited to work in a fully remote role

It would be nice to have:

  • Experience with project management software - Jira, Asana, Monday, etc

  • Experience working with software engineers to build new pipelines and integrations using cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services

  • Experience in product management or user research, especially political- or data-related

  • Experience training and supporting users or experience creating training materials

Physical Demands

The physical demands here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Ability to sit at a computer monitor for extended periods of time

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience in a range starting at $100-150,000 annually. 

We are a remote-first organization, so we provide both equipment and coworking space reimbursement. We offer a competitive compensation salary and benefits package, including:

  • Generous healthcare, vision, & dental insurance for employees
  • Matching 401(k) contributions
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • Paid family leave

Community Tech Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.