Director, Product Management - Cloud Platforms at Fanatics
Greater Boulder Area
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Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
About the Team
Fanatics is first and foremost a technology company. We are powered by cutting-edge tech created by our small agile teams using the latest tools and technologies under our highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded leadership. As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, we challenge ourselves by improving our new fully responsive NodeJS cloud commerce platform, Elasticsearch engine, and deep data science capabilities while building the best-in-class retail manufacturing and supply chain technologies. Our tech teams work together to revolutionize data science and engineering initiatives, provide highly scalable real-time and streaming platforms, and create secure e-commerce and in-stadium fan experience products. Our own e-commerce platform transacts in over 190 countries, 17 languages, and 14 currencies. Our motto is “#GSD”—get stuff done—and we do just that. If you want to be at the nexus of sports, commerce, and technology, come be a part of our industry-leading team here at Fanatics Tech.
A top 50 Internet Retailer Company ($2B+ Revenue), Fanatics provides the broadest online assortment by offering millions of officially licensed items to over 300 online and in-venue sites. Our platform powers the Fanatics portfolio of brands (Fanatics, FansEdge, Kitbag, Majestic Athletic, Fanatics Authentic) and the largest leagues and teams in the world (NFL Shop, MLB Shop, NBA Store, NHL Shop, MLS, Manchester United, and Chelsea to name a few). Too deepen our commitment to fans, Fanatics is aggressively expanding our own Fanatics branded apparel line to address the needs of our fans directly through our sites, stores and into traditional retail via wholesale. In 2020, Fanatics will be launching an all new assortment of NFL and MLB fan gear in partnership with Nike. Fanatics continues to redefine the licensed sports merchandise industry with the ultimate goal of being the #1 Brand of the Fan.
Fanatics needs you! As Director, Product Management – Cloud Platforms, you are a seasoned technical PM leader who is passionate about AWS, modern architecture and design patterns and data streaming platforms. In this role, your customer is our 600 person global technology organization. Your team will own the delivery of secure, automated, scalable and easy-to-use platforms for our tech teams to leverage. You are able to understand the nuance of existing and emerging privacy regulations and translate that into platform requirements that are flexible, scalable and auditable. You have a strong track record of delivering end-to-end solutions that create value for your organization. You build a strong team culture through open-communication, truth-seeking, and professional development. Sound like a good fit? If so, Fanatics would love to have you join the team.
•Partner with the engineering leadership to define long term strategy of our Cloud Platform portfolio
•Document the long-term strategy and break down into iterative value creating backlog items for your team to execute
•Build a small world class team of technical product managers and continually grow every individual on your team
•Data centric and analytical approach to improving our developer experiences
•Prioritizing your product and team’s backlog of work
•Ability to manage multiple complex priorities
•Managing cross functional requirements and dependencies
•Participate in sprint planning and other agile meetings
•Scoping features and enhancements with development teams
•Drive product strategy discussions
•Evangelizing security, privacy and your team’s work
•9+ Years of product management/ownership experience
•4+ Years of people management experience within a Product Management or Engineering team
•In-depth technical understanding of AWS infrastructure components (storage, compute, networking) as well as AWS platform services (Lambda, RDS, etc…)
•Experience working with CI/CD pipelines such as GitLab, Circle CI, Jenkins, etc…
•Experience with data storage technologies such as Cassandra, ScyllaDB, and traditional relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc…)
•Experience with event driven platforms such as Kafka, Rabbit MQ, Kinesis, etc…
•Experience with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker
•Experience with compliance and global privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA or HIPAA
•Strong track record of delivery in prior roles that deliver material benefit
•Scrum or Agile Product Owner experience
•Experience with mobile, data or marketing is a big plus
•Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
•Ability to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment
•MBA or equivalent work experience
•Sense of humor, willingness to laugh at danger and an appreciation of the ironic are all pluses
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
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