Product Owner (Remote) - Private Markets

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S&P Global Market Intelligence
The Private Markets group, within the S&P Global Market Intelligence Software Solutions division, is redefining portfolio monitoring for investment managers of various alternative strategies: private equity, private credit, venture capital, limited partner, and real estate. In today's business environment the ability to leverage data when making an investment and holding decisions is no longer optional. Our products and data services enable these firms to aggregate information from disparate sources, interact with it, analyze the results, and share those insights to drive decisions both internally and externally.
This is an excellent opportunity for a product owner to join the Private Markets product team in a leadership role on Day 1, and build his or her career within a fast-growing, global financial technology organization.
What's in it for you:
You will be working with a team of individuals who are curious, collaborative, and critical thinkers. You'll get to work as the lead of a team consisting of product analysts, engineers, designers and client-facing teams who are all working to redefine how private capital market participants receive and analyze information about their investments. You'll have plenty of opportunity to identify and define problems, take ownership over solutions, and solve complex problems from both qualitative and
quantitative perspectives.
The Private Markets product team has a start-up mentality. You will be given an opportunity to execute on a vision and make a noticeable contribution to the business's success. You will work on modern technologies: cloud-based data platforms, machine learning algorithms, AI-powered systems and automated workflows.
What you'll work on:
As a Product Owner, you will align yourself to know what delivers value to our clients and users when they access the software and data that the Private Markets group offers. You'll understand the end-users' needs inside and out, the comparative importance of those needs, and the dependencies that exist between those needs. Using this knowledge, you will:
  • Own a roadmap. Define a vision 6-12 months out based on a deep understanding of the vision, client data and the marketplace
  • Define and prioritize work. Collaborate with senior business leaders and other internal stakeholders to balance the art and the science of feature prioritization. Use a data-driven approach to make decisions and fail fast when necessary
  • Support cross-functional teams. Work closely with Engineering, Testing, User Experience, Marketing, Implementation, and Sales to advise, guide, and support these teams, to drive maximum business impact
  • Lead and coach an agile development team. Oversee one or more scrum teams, driving the team and yourself to continuously inspect, adapt, and improve in your collective ability to meet a high standard of delivery and quality

Who you are:
  • A leader. You have a bias toward action and you act on your great ideas. You are someone who sees solutions in problems and you do something about it without being asked. You can coach others and bring the most out of junior colleagues
  • Quick learner. You understand that success comes from asking the right questions and coming prepared
  • Great communicator. You understand the difference between high and low-touch communication methods and when to use both. You can place yourself in our client's shoes and relay their needs. You are someone who can communicate clearly and effectively to get your ideas across (both on a video call and in writing). You are someone who can inspire a team to turn your ideas into reality
  • Creative. You are an out-of-the-box thinker to drive new ideas and ways of solving problems
  • Independent Thinker. You have a willingness to defend your ideas and the wisdom to recognize a better one; someone who is not affected by strong opinions, only swayed by good ideas
  • Enthusiastic. You are a team player who brings a sense of positive energy and inspiration to everything you do

What we look for:
  • 3-5 years of total experience; at least some experience specifically in product ownership or technical product management roles alongside technical teams
  • Experience working with or analyzing large data sets and technologies that analyze, deliver and master data
  • Evidence of thriving in a challenging, fast-paced, client-facing environment
  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree required
  • Some familiarity with financial services industry or finance and accounting

Flexible Working (optional)
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.
Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.
Grade/Level (relevant for internal applicants only): 6.
The Location: Remote
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $39,600-$90,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.
About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: [email protected] and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.
US Candidates Only:
The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
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Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

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Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

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Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

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What are IHS Markit Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportunities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
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Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
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Unconscious bias training
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Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Team workouts
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Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
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Generous Parental Leave
Parental leave up to 26 weeks.
Flexible Work Schedule
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Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
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Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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