VP, Product Management, Data and Analytics
Company: Verizon Media (former Oath)
Posted on: June 8, 2021
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners
with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media
employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve
that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the
servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to
help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will
have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As
Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more
help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and
transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to
connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G,
we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and
coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content,
advertising and technology.
Verizon Media is seeking an energetic, passionate, and
entrepreneurial leader of its Data and Analytics products and
platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working
collaboratively, across teams & timezones, and helping us define
our data culture. Verizon Media has one of the industry's most
advanced data technology stacks that power our many businesses.
These platforms need to continue their evolution and scale to
support future opportunities, 5G being one of them.
Lead and Guide the team responsible for the underlying
technology and visualizations that power the Digital Analytics for
Define and be a visionary for the data and analytics
capabilities that extend horizontally across all our
Lead integrated requirements and build of a system of record for
our analytics including the VMG solutions, Adobe Analytics, Google
Analytics, Data Visualization implementations.
With constantly evolving Ad, Consumer and Commerce solutions,
ensure all properties are properly tracked and reporting is
reliable, easy to comprehend, and supports stakeholders who rely on
our data consistency.
Work collaboratively with our supported business lines (i.e.
Yahoo Mail, TechCrunch, Ads, Search, etc) to ensure our data and
analytics objectives and roadmaps are aligned to support their
roadmaps and growth pillars.
Manage all phases of development and delivery, including
concept, testing, and launch, serving as the main point of contact
across the operations and technical teams.
Deliver an ambitious but achievable product roadmap with weekly,
monthly, and quarterly milestones; hold teams and partners
accountable for timely execution.
Aggressively execute against product delivery via strong
technical acumen, operational rigor, and a relentless drive to
powering our businesses.
Drive for continued process improvement by building strong
relationships across the businesses and corporate functions.
Optimize the analytics solution design to account for new and
Working with cross-functional partners to pool data from various
sources to enable stories to be told using data.
Build visualizations of disparate data sets via data
Identify analytics software that builds on the team's
capabilities and drives for greater understanding of
Perform quality control of tagging and analytics implementation
Recruit, lead, inspire and engage a high-performing team,
fostering a dynamic of collaboration, growth, risk-taking, and
Develop the next generation of Product leaders.
Serve as an industry thought leader and represent Verizon Media
and its portfolio of brands at industry events.
Work with the Business Development teams to identify means of
monetization of our core products.
- Be a key influencer of the company's culture.
What We Want
World class data and analytics vision driven by insatiable
curiosity and the desire to elevate the game and redefine
A player / coach - not one to sit in the ivory tower - who will
balance depth of experience with the eagerness to get stuff
A tireless advocate of the customer ecosystem (consumers,
advertisers, publishers), who will stop at nothing to deliver best
in class data and analytics.
A humble leader who can listen and learn as much as s/he can
articulate a vision and lead through to execution
The ability to apply out of the box thinking and discipline of
process to a large-scale matrixed organization in a period of
- Knowledge of and adherence to global brand safety and privacy
principles and regulations
What You Bring
A minimum of 10+ years of hands on product development and
product management experience, building scaled data and analytics
platforms and products to support high growth enterprises.
5+ years experience leading data product teams.
Management by numbers with demonstrable abilities in data-driven
Action-oriented mindset with a proven track record of delivering
quick wins and driving growth while refining and translating a
Value in building trusting relationships with a range of
leaders, teams, and stakeholders.
Technical credibility and the ability to "do" not "say" when it
comes to bringing new products and services to market in agile
- Entrepreneurial spirit that seeks to try new approaches and
lead conversation changing initiatives that influence internal
stakeholders and customers alike.
Driven to succeed. Agile, with a high comfort level with
ambiguity and fluidity, and the ability to make decisions in a
rapidly changing environment while achieving quality results.
Exceptional analytical, strategic and critical thinking
An authentic belief in the company's vision, business model, and
ability to succeed.
Self-aware with the ability to form and foster organizational
harmony and correct existing pain points and gaps.
Ability to effectively lead critical conversations /
presentations and build efficacy amongst Senior / Executive team
Relationship driven, builds trusting relationships in a dynamic
environment with a broad range of colleagues, executive
stakeholders and business partners.
- Inspirational, energetic, collaborative, and
Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on
age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any
other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing
an accessible environment for all candidates during the application
process and for employees during their employment. If you need
accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request
or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for
non-disability related issues, such as following up on an
application, will not receive a response.
At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are
committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages
authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for
everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their
potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and
page to learn more.
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