iRobot is looking for a Sr. Manager of Data Analytics to lead strategic
analytical initiatives. This role will lead and manage highly skilled data
analysts to deliver data-driven solutions in support of our products. The
ideal candidate is a hands-on data analytics leader, experienced team manager,
and great communicator, who is intellectually curious, detail oriented, highly
collaborative, and comfortable working closely with individuals across many
teams and functions, technology partners, and vendors. You will become a
trusted advisor to Product and R&D leadership on product roadmap, performance,
and customer experiences.
Major Roles and Responsibilities
Manage a team of data analysts working on projects across Product and R&D
Lead all aspects of product analytics and data strategy, including
identifying data requirements, defining KPIs, dashboarding, launch
planning, testing, and measurement frameworks.
Define best-in-class measurement strategies to evaluate product success
and identify improvements.
Enable data-driven decision making by building reporting capabilities and
by generating actionable insights through advanced analytics solutions to
enhance product strategy and improve customer experiences.
Collaborate with senior leadership to understand key business questions
and plan analytic solutions.
Coach and mentor a large team of highly skilled data analyst (currently 8
FTEs and 2 contractors)
Set team vision and optimize team working processes to deliver against
Partner with Product Data Science team on scientific and analytical
methods, projects, and processes.
Partner with R&D Data Engineering team on data lifecycle management, data
modeling, and data governance processes
Occasionally assist with KPIs, research, or analytics.
To Be Successful You Will Have:
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Math, Statistics, Engineering, or
a related degree; MBA or Masters in a related field is preferred
5+ years team management experience
3-5 years years first-hand experience with product research and analysis
Graduate-level understanding of foundational concepts in data analytics
Well-versed in SQL and have experience with Python, and BI technologies
(Mode Analytics experience desired)
Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
Strong leadership skills and ability to execute quality work within tight
Experience leading in fast-paced environments and creating processes that
resolve technical challenges
Experience driving projects and creating impact through pragmatic problem-