Kensho Technologies
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Associate Product Manager - Desktop Enhancements (Remote)

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Kensho is a 100-person AI and machine learning FinTech company, centered around providing cutting-edge solutions to meet the challenges of some of the largest and most successful businesses and institutions. Our toolkit illuminates insights by helping the world better understand, process, and leverage messy data. Specifically, our solutions allow customers to unlock insights faster using artificial intelligence, including voice-to-text transcription, data extraction from documents and natural language processing that gives computers the ability to comprehend and analyze human language.

We're looking for an efficient and strategic Associate Product Manager to own Kensho’s suite of products enhancing S&P Global Market Intelligence’s integrated desktop solution Capital IQ Pro. This includes continuing development on the next-generation document intelligence platform Document Viewer, which leverages AI to let users discover deep insights within documents, navigate across that content, and easily extract information— among other multi-faceted AI-enabled product features and capabilities. The goal for this role is to drive our strategic vision for this highly valuable collaboration, managing key stakeholders at S&P and Kensho, streamlining communication between business and engineering, and prioritizing the most valuable and impactful work.

At Kensho, we believe in flexibility-first, and give our employees the opportunity to work from where they feel most productive and engaged (within the United States). We also value in-person collaboration, so there will be times when travel to one of our Kensho hubs (NY/DC/MA) is required for team meetings and company events.

What You'll Do:

  • Own the product roadmap for Desktop Enhancements, defining problems and working with counterparts at S&P Global, as well as Kensho engineers and designers, to devise solutions and improvements to help Capital IQ Pro
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders across business and engineering to effectively prioritize work against value to the business generated, and select projects that optimize for Kensho’s technological strengths
  • Work with Product and Commercial counterparts at S&P and Kensho to form an informed opinion of user and customer personas in order to best understand their needs
  • Define and track appropriate metrics to measure product success in collaboration with S&P
  • Understand and be able to communicate about technical and architectural decisions as they relate to adjacent systems and infrastructure
  • Keep your skills up to date by attending professional development events and learning about best practices in product management

What You'll Need:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 1-3 years experience in Product Management-related role, preferably at a technology company (prior experience in a finance-related industry or in a desktop platforms is a plus)
  • Demonstrated experience leading complicated cross-functional projects with stakeholders across different levels and teams, including design, engineering, marketing, sales, and analytics
  • Comfortable navigating two distinct organizations, inspiring a shared vision and building consensus among groups with different perspectives and incentives 
  • A self-motivated style of working: You aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done, and you understand that you may be the one responsible for answering the questions that you find yourself asking
  • Enthusiasm for thriving in a highly collaborative hybrid work environment
  • Solid organizational skills, with great attention to detail and efficient context-switching
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

What Really Gets Our Attention:

  • Experience executing against strategic priorities by delivering solutions in collaboration with development teams 
  • A story with a happy ending about asking for forgiveness instead of permission
  • Project management experience, especially familiarity with Jira
  • Passion for AI/ML-related work

At Kensho, we pride ourselves on providing top-of-market benefits, including:
 
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 
- 100% company paid premiums
- Unlimited Paid Time Off
- 26 weeks of 100% paid Parental Leave (paternity and maternity)
- 401(k) plan with 6% employer matching
- Generous company matching on donations to non-profit charities
- Up to $20,000 tuition assistance toward degree programs, plus up to $4,000/year for ongoing professional education such as industry conferences
- Plentiful snacks, drinks, and regularly catered lunches
- Dog-friendly office (CAM office)
- In-office gyms and showers (CAM, DC)
- Bike sharing program memberships
- Compassion leave and elder care leave
- Mentoring and additional learning opportunities
- Opportunity to expand professional network and participate in conferences and events 
 
About Kensho
Kensho uses machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing and data visualization techniques to solve some of the hardest analytical problems and create breakthrough financial intelligence solutions for our parent company, S&P Global. 
 
Kensho was founded in 2013 by Harvard & MIT alums and was acquired by S&P Global in 2018. Kensho continues to operate as a startup in order to maintain our distinct, independent brand and to promote our breakthrough, innovative culture. Our team of Kenshins enjoy a dynamic and collaborative work environment that runs autonomously from S&P, while leveraging the unparalleled breadth and depth of data and resources available as part of S&P Global. As Kenshins, we pride ourselves on maintaining an innovative culture that depends on diversity and inclusion.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes future Kenshins with all experiences and perspectives. Kensho is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, with offices in New York City, and Washington D.C. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
 

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Kensho Technologies Benefits Overview

Kensho provides an extremely comprehensive and generous benefits package to employees. Unlimited time off, 100% benefits premiums paid for, paid parental leave and 401k match just to name a few. Kensho wants the best for its employees and the benefits package reflects that 10 fold.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Kensho pays 100% of premiums and with the only cost to employees being deductibles and co-pays.
Vision Benefits
Kensho pays 100% of premiums and with the only cost to employees being deductibles and co-pays.
Health Insurance Benefits
Kensho pays 100% of premiums and with the only cost to employees being deductibles and co-pays.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Kensho provides weekly lunch on Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Kensho provides weekly happy hours on Friday afternoons.
Pet Friendly
Kensho employees can bring their dogs to work on the second floor.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
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An Insider's view of Kensho Technologies

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Kensho has a super friendly office vibe. People are genuinely happy to work here and it shows. I recently joined Kensho and as a "newbie" I have never felt more welcome at a company in my life. People go out of their way to talk to you, sit with you at lunch and get to know you. It's an amazing place!

Jaclyn Hallion

Head of Talent Acquisition

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