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Business Intelligence-Product Manager

BI-Product Owner

Location: Minnesota, United States

Start date: ASAP

We are seeking a Business Intelligence – Product Manager to be located at our customers office in MN. The Product Owner brings a disciplined, business-oriented approach to product planning and management of technology applications in support of key business partners to achieve business performance objectives. This extends from improving existing technology applications to launching new technology applications in support of the strategic goals of the functional areas of Business Intelligence Capability. You will build products from existing ideas and help to develop new ideas, based on your industry experience and your regular interaction with the internal customers you serve. You will work with development counterparts to define product release requirements and communicate this information to your customers, helping them understand the key components and benefits of each release. You will serve as the internal evangelist for the technology applications that you manage and be a key strategic business partner for the internal customers that you support. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time with your customers and analyzing industry information to understand their problems and then finding innovative solutions to meet their needs. You must be able to communicate effectively with all areas of the company, including executives.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Determine and communicate customer-driven requirements for current and future BI technology applications by conducting industry research and engaging in regular interaction with your internal customers
  • Manage and prioritize the product backlog of ideas and requests to best drive business value
  • Regularly partner with development teams to deliver on the user stories or requirements that best meet the needs of the customer
  • Work closely with your internal customers to develop and manage a strategic roadmap for your BI technology applications, or products, that drive business value and financial results
  • Partner with your internal customers to create business plans that help define and justify product investment and ROI Analyze “build vs. buy” alternatives and potential external partner solutions, as well as manage partner relationships
  • Build, maintain, and communicate the product and technology roadmap for the Business Intelligence Capability


  • 3+ years of technical product management experience with business intelligence technologies such as: Redshift, Hadoop (Cloudera/Hortonworks), MicroStrategy, SAS, SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, Microsoft BI, etc. Preferably AWS BI Cloud Technologies
  • 1 year of hands on SQL or BI Tool (MicroStrategy, Microsoft BI etc.) experience
  • Preferred 2+ years JIRA agile/scrum team experience
  • Preferred 2+ years working with Data Science and Big Data user communities
  • Demonstrated results establishing a BI product vision and roadmaps that was intuitive for end users and led to a successful business value
  • Strong technical aptitude to evaluate requirements and coordinate with business analysts and technical engineers
  • Proven track record demonstrating a deep understanding of product life cycle management to take a product idea from conception to market release, including new product line introduction, upgrades, enhancements, etc.
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills with outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, influence and coordinate activities in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment to deliver technology applications or technical products
  • Demonstrated results showing ability to thrive in a high-growth and fast-paced organization
  • Ability to work with reporting and analytics tools and query database systems to support