Senior Product Manager

Xignite

San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 02/09/2021
  • Website: xignite.com
  • Company Address: 1825 South Grant Street Suite 100, San Mateo, CA, 94402

About Xignite

Xignite is the leading provider of market data cloud solutions. The Xignite Market Data Cloud fulfills more than 15 billion requests per month and offers more than 40 financial web services APIs providing real-time, historical, and reference data across all asset classes.

Job Description

Xignite is building out the Product Management team to support our growing cloud-based market data APIs and enterprise platform.  You will be managing and prioritizing requirements and projects on our product roadmap. Attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate market demand into requirements is crucial. In your role as a Product Manager you will be the expert in suite of API products and underlying customer requirements, the target market segments and use cases for your products. You will use this knowledge to influence key stakeholders in the organization to put resources to work, influence the product roadmap, and drive commercial success for your products.

The Role

  • Define business goals, product specifications, and acceptance tests.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts across Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and Support for successful product launches that achieve those goals.
  • Competitive analysis to determine differentiators and product gaps.
  • Help drive closure on engineering design and implementation decisions.
  • Enable and support software engineering teams to deliver on time and on target.
  • Establish an effective feedback loop from the field to prioritize and continually improve existing products.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a technical field, preferably an advanced degree.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of product management experience
  • Financial services industry knowledge, preferably financial market data
  • Working knowledge of API technology strongly preferred (JSON, REST, XML)
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Proficiency with query language(s) such as SQL
  • Highly self-motivated, with a strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with application development languages such as Java, Python, HTML, etc.
  • Familiarity with APIs, Microservices, AWS

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