Product Owner, Enrichments Gnip
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At Gnip, we have a bold vision: we aspire to be the source of record for public social conversation online. Every day billions of people and thousands of businesses around the world engage in public, online, social interactions. By sustainably connecting our customers with the public social content they need, our team provides an essential resource that powers a range of established and emerging markets. We believe we're in the midst of a change in how business is done and this change is of the same magnitude as the impact the Internet had to begin with. Demand for our products is only increasing, and that has given us an opportunity to expand our team and our overall offering.
Fundamentally, we're a platform and infrastructure company. The products we provide serve as building blocks for many other applications and services. Working on the Product team at Gnip means working to understand the market and define the technology that enables a host of other businesses and applications.
A key element of our product strategy is our Enrichment tier?the data we add to social media streams to make the social content more useful and accessible for our customers. We are hiring a Product Owner who will help guide both technical and business details as we grow and expand our Enrichments offering. A successful candidate will develop a deep understanding of the Enrichments opportunity, and will make sure we solve customer problems with each new release.
Self-directed and independent, yet an exemplary team member and leader
5+ years of experience in a software development environment that delivers product on the web; experience with 'big data' applications a plus
Solid understanding of modern data access APIs (protocols, formats, best practices)
Firm grasp of how social media is created (from the end-user's perspective, as well as the Publisher's)
Strong interest and ability to clearly communicate complex technical ideas in simple language, both internally and to customers
Experience working in an Agile development environment highly preferred
Bonus Points: Demonstrated competency with any of the following ? Java, Ruby (or Rails), or other common scripting languages
Understand our customers. Knowing what our customers need and why is crucial to building good tools.
Work with the Product Manager as a seamless team to envision, launch, and grow our products.
Ensure the success of each iteration. We're an agile shop with weekly iterations and bi-weekly releases.
'See the gaps.' Coordinate with engineering to help scope new work and make sure we nail the details.
Write detailed user stories and functional tests to guide engineering efforts.
Communicate about new product features internally and to customers, however is best to do the job (writing, meetings, screencasts, etc.).
Engage with our Marketing, Sales and Accounts teams to help drive new business and learn about customer feedback.
Assist our Customer Success (aka 'Support') team with customer on-boarding and support issues related to your product area.
Some travel (10% or less).
Gnip is consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in Colorado, with a strong and fast-growing team that has more than doubled in the last 12 months. We work hard, with a community focus on driving the burgeoning social data ecosystem forward through innovation and thought leadership, but reward ourselves with many perks like a local coffee account, an office kegerator, and catered breakfasts every day.
Today Gnip is...
Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work
Serving 90% of the Fortune 500 brands
Delivering over 100 Billion activities every month
Pushing the boundaries of innovation in social data, given our core belief that social data has unlimited value and near limitless application
Building strong partnerships with many of the biggest Social Data Analytics / Business Intelligence organizations in the world
Commensurate with experience
Gnip is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
||1050 Walnut St. |
Boulder, CO 80302
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