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Platform Product Manager

Monitor 360

Job Description

About Monitor 360

Monitor 360 is the Narrative Analytics™ and strategy company. Our A-list clients include Charles Schwab, HP, Pfizer, PG&E, Salesforce, VMWare, The White House, Harvard Business School, and the Gates Foundation. Monitor 360 is a revenue-generating start-up, backed by respected investors. We are building upon our success in providing strategic counsel to government agencies by growing our staff and bringing the Narrative Analytics™ approach to solving complex business problems to new markets. We are looking for high-energy collaborators who embody our values of clarity, generosity, exploration, and integrity.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Product Management, the Platform Product Manager, is responsible for building the Narrative Analytics™ technology platform. The Platform Product Manager will work on refining the platform strategy to align with overall organizational goals, and drive the specification, definition, and execution of the platform with team of engineers. The role will require the person to understand various technology choices to create underlying data management platform, pipeline architecture for extensibility, and search and storage techniques using NoSQL and distributed technologies. This position is based in our San Francisco office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Own the definition, specification, and delivery (along with technical teams) of data management platform components
  • Define the business needs and specifications, in creation of the pipeline architecture and drive the development of that effort
  • Develop and manage the roadmap for the narrative platform and ensure adherence to the roadmap objectives
  • Prioritize the development work, keeping overall platform goals in mind
  • Interact and collaborate with analysts and client engagement teams, to understand the business needs and customers’ issues
  • Lead the requirements prioritization process across all business stakeholders
  • Measure and communicate the development progress to the executive and leadership teams
  • Work closely with the engineering team on implementation, to ensure that the product meets the specified requirements and create success metrics
  • Drive the Agile scrum process for the platform teams, as a product owner
  • Perform platform capability enhancement demos for internal teams
  • Devise creative approaches to business challenges


  • 6+ years of product management experience, with 2+ years experience building data pipelines, data storage, and search platforms
  • Understand the tradeoffs between various technology choices, to build highly scalable data processing pipeline and information retrieval system
  • Familiarity with NoSQL DB’s and search engines, such as Elastic Search
  • Experience driving Agile scrum or kanban-based product development, as the product owner
  • Collaborative team player, with empathy for clients and colleagues
  • Self-starter, who can proactively identify and solve problems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams 
  • Skilled in balancing risk with time-to-market objectives

Application Process

Qualified candidates must submit a resume, in Word or PDF format, along with a compelling cover letter that describes your interest in the position and why you think you would be a good fit for the job. Applications should be sent to: recruiting@monitor-360.com. You must be eligible to work in the U.S., without employer sponsorship.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity

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Job Location
444 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary range:
$100,000 – $150,000
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