Associate Director, Data Visualization

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Job Description

The Role: Associate Director, Data Visualization

S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking an Associate Director of Product Management to drive the growth and execution of our data visualization and advanced Charting and Mapping capabilities on the Market Intelligence and S&P Capital IQ platforms. This role is responsible for providing direction, managing and support execution to drive the development of new visualization capabilities and the innovation of existing capabilities on the platform as it relates to the visual display, analysis, and consumption of our data.

The Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, Colorado & New York

The Grade: 12 (Internal Use Only)

The Career Opportunity: The position plays a key role on the S&P Global Market Intelligence Desktop Product Management team and for the organization. The Product Manager role offers exposure to all groups and opens doors for tremendous career opportunities with S&P Global. In this role, you will be responsible for enhancing and innovating on the portrayal of data, improving our existing charting and mapping tools, and improving our integration with more advanced analytical and business intelligence platforms across the S&P Global Market Intelligence Platform. You will also be responsible for interfacing with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that what we build allows clients to better understand and analyze S&P Global data in support of more impactful decisions.

Our Hiring Manager says: "Successful candidates will combine an understanding of financial data with experience building and working with financial data visualization to refine and execute on the data visualization strategy for the Market Intelligence platform. The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a user of financial data and have a deep understanding of both the client needs and trends in the overall data visualization market. They will be great at influencing up, down and across groups and have the ability to design effective operations and processes that keep a fellow consumer of the data via Desktop and Mobile platforms firmly in mind. In addition, candidates should be able to work well in a team and be highly self-motivated with the ability to execute independently".

About You:
  • You have a passion for data visualization and for working at the intersection of financial data and technology systems
  • You have an entrepreneurial work ethic and are able to work with initiative across teams to accomplish goals.
  • You are comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams with ability to frame problems out of ambiguity and unstructured information.
  • You are naturally curious with a passion for discovering and implementing modern/innovative technology
  • Experience with a broad range of common visualization and analytical tools (Python, R, VBA, Tableau, PowerBI common JavaScript charting libraries, etc.)
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
The Desktop Product Management team works in close collaboration with our clients and internal teams and divisions -Sales, Marketing, Account Management and Client Services, Content, and Technology- to refine and deliver the roadmap for platform data visualization capabilities. Your job is to create the best possible product for our client, including:
  • Establish strategy and roadmap for data and business intelligence products
  • Perform discovery, exploration, vendor analysis and competitive analysis of key business intelligence tools (open sources and market leading best of class BI systems) for POC, procurement and implementation.
  • Lead engagements with key stakeholders with a focus on driving measurable commercial value via innovative BI solutions to business problems and business complexity
  • Serve as product or project owner on several high profile, high impact deliverables for broad platform deliverables, from concept through launch.
  • Work with experts across the organization to conceptualize, design, and develop interactive data visualizations that make complex data sets accessible, understandable, and actionable for our clients
  • Develop and roll-out standards, practices, processes and operations for data visualization to be used throughout S&P Global Platts across markets and analytics
  • Challenge existing thought processes and actively work in cross disciplinary groups to digitize the commodity markets
  • Build a culture of innovation, collaboration, transparency and entrepreneurial mindset. Insist on breaking silos for effective partnership across a cross-functional, global team.
What we're looking for à Qualifications:
  • 6+ years' experience as a Product Manager in system design, product management and agile software development in FinTech, Tech
  • Hands-on experience with Python, R, Tableau or similar tools to mine, transform and visualize data.
  • Familiarity with data science techniques and their applicability to financial workflows.
  • A genuine passion for customer centric development, representing the voice of the customer with emphatic listening skills, strong diagnosis skills and transforming qualitative customer feedback into quantitative business intelligence dashboards
  • Known for curiosity with the innate, genuine desire to stay ahead, stay up to date on latest visualization market trends, techniques, software packages, including early adopter options and open source evolutions
  • An expert in creating compelling customer journeys, paired with the technical and strategic knowledge that helps bring them to life.
  • An understanding of data in a complex enterprise system landscape, including data governance and quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive execution of large-scale data delivery initiatives within a complex organizational structure
  • Proven track record of executive level presentations and ability to communicate effectively and concisely across multiple audiences and partners
  • A confident leader with a decisive nature and the ability to influence, negotiate and challenge
  • Ability to deal with a rapidly changing environment and able to lead change where necessary; can-do attitude and strong execution skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple projects at the same time is essential
  • Management experience, ability to lead and develop a global team of Product Managers.
S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit .

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Job ID: 259435
Posted On: 2021-02-16
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States