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Principal Product Manager

Data Platform

Posted on 6/27/2024

Cars Commerce

Cars Commerce

1,001-5,000 employees

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$170.8k - $213.5kAnnually

+ 401(k) with company match + Employee Stock Purchase Program


Remote in USA

Product Management
Product Analytics
Product Strategy
Required Skills
Data Science
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or economics, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 10 years of experience as a product manager in a SaaS environment, with an extensive track record of product managing data products and platforms.
  • Understanding of data management principles and methodologies. Hands-on experience with data governance, analytics, and machine learning product development.
  • Technical skills in SQL, ETL processes, Tableau, and/or other relational databases or data visualization tools.
  • Experience working with senior product leaders to contribute to and execute high-level product strategy.
  • Strong analytical skills and a commitment to data-driven decision making.
  • Experience working across the entire product process (strategy through delivery) and an exceptional grasp of the fundamental principles of product management, lean product development, and agile practices.
  • Experience defining KPIs and product metrics and using them to drive decisions, and pairing that with a sense for how and when to balance data with intuition.
  • Define and prioritize a data platform roadmap that aligns with customer needs, organization key results, product vision, and strategy.
  • Inform and help build data strategy by collecting feedback from internal and external customers, performing market and competitive analysis, and balancing stakeholder requests with long-term strategic direction.
  • Partner with customers, stakeholders, data architecture, and data engineering teams to define functional and nonfunctional requirements for the data platform.
  • Maintain close partnership with the data architecture, data engineering, data science, and business intelligence teams.
  • Consistently deliver high value and impactful work, on schedule.
  • Drive real customer and business value that shows up internally and externally, regularly, and predictably.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teammates to improve processes and ensure team alignment towards goals.
  • Refine and contribute to team-level goals (KPIs/OKRs) through the delivery of world-class products. Measure and communicate successes and opportunities at all organizational levels.
  • Establish effective, trusting relationships with key internal and external partners, including senior leadership.
  • Establish yourself as an expert and thought leader across the full Cars Commerce product space.
  • Communicate roadmaps, updates, and key accomplishments effectively and broadly throughout the organization, including to senior leadership.
  • Work across other internal teams to establish clear interconnected roadmaps to align on intersection points.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois