VP of Product, Data

Company: JobLeads
Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.SEP.2018


Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple's growing, global networ...


Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple's growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers' payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Sydney, Mumbai, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world. Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance. Ripple is seeking an experienced product director to lead our efforts in building data infrastructure to make better-informed business decisions and products. This role owns the strategy, planning, and execution of our product analytics framework. The ideal candidate will bring a depth of functional (product management) and subject matter (analytics frameworks, growth engineering) experience as well as a proven track record in organizations of varying sizes. The VP of Product, Data is responsible for tools, displays, and best practices to help the whole company make the best use of data about our product and business. The Data PM partners closely with the Finance, Legal, XRP markets and Data Infrastructure teams and interfaces with a wide variety of internal customers: e.g. Product teams, Business Development, Sales, Marketing & Communications, and Engineering. WHAT YOU'LL DO: * Provide data driven insights to help make more informed product decisions * Develop the strategy and roadmap for data/analytics tools and systems * Define requirements across Product, Sales, Business Development, Engineering for a suite of data tools and projects * Match the needs of internal customer groups, including the Ripple executive team, product teams, and business and operations teams, with intuitive and actionable data solutions * Evangelize the value of data/analytics and help drive a data-informed culture * Numbers are only as good as the way in which they are presented, and the person in this role should have a point of view on how to make our data intelligible and important to the rest of the company * 10+ years of overall experience (at least 5+ as a product manager) * Experience informing product through data driven decision making * Familiarity with SQL on Hadoop / Hbase (Hive, Impala, Phoenix) infrastructure and Python/bash scripting * Experience partnering with engineering and design teams to define, build, and maintain products which are critical to growth, engagement, and retention * Passion about Fintech, Ripple and the problem we are solving in global payments * Great track record of working with engineering and design teams: people want to work with you again * Preferred but not required: experience hiring data engineers * 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees; 65% paid for employee dependents * Generous Health & Wellness program * Industry-leading maternity & paternity leave policies * Flexible vacation policy- work with your manager to take time off when you need * Modern office in San Francisco's Financial District * Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages and coffee drinks * Bi-weekly lunches, breakfasts and optional gourmet dinners * Monthly team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more! * A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact

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