Associate Product Owner - Data Practice

The Paylocity Data Practice is a cross-functional category comprised of Data Engineering and Data Warehousing, Data Science, Reporting and Data Insights. As an Associate Product Owner, you will help provide input into and execute on the vision and strategy for this portfolio of products, based on an outside-in market point-of-view anchored in the customer.

Associate Product Owners are emerging leaders within the Product and Technology Department and work with dedicated teams to ensure that our products deliver against our customers' unmet needs. They are responsible for collecting and analyzing a variety of data to help the product team determine what needs to be built and in what priority. They execute against the team product vision and strategy, which includes conducting feature research, running discovery sessions, writing user stories, and owning the product backlog. They monitor the utilization of released functionality. They should have an enthusiasm for creating vital functionality and for innovating and expanding our market-leading product suite. This position requires a commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement, and the ability to build strong relationships with a multi-discipline team.

Who you are:
Collaborative, Innovative and Humble
Starts with the customer unmet need (both short and long term)
Brings a point-of-view supported by a variety of data
Relentlessly curious about the customer experience and current market and technology trends, able to adapt accordingly
Passionate about quality and controls
A strong communicator with an affinity for change management
Unflinching in your desire for production stability During the first six months at Paylocity, you will:

Develop a strong knowledge of our customers, our business, our competition, and the industry
Regularly communicate with customers (with support from Product Manager) and internal stakeholders to get feedback on their wants and needs
Collect and analyze a variety of data (e.g. industry, competitive, customer and stakeholder feedback) and with guidance, identify key themes and validate assumptions regarding product features
Provide input into product vision and strategy
Use data to validate product roadmap priorities
Conduct roadmap feature research with product designers
Help set up customer validation testing of designs and run discovery sessions
Write user stories in a manner clearly understandable to product teams
Present data and decisions to Product Manager to help them prepare for product briefing and deep dives
Participate in all agile ceremonies
Work with Product Manager to define vision and strategy for product's marketing launch plan and own assigned components of the plan
Regularly monitor utilization of released functionality, looking for trends and share utilization data and trends with Product Manager to identify areas of opportunity and recommend ideas
Own product backlogs and provide impact analysis of client issues to determine priority Required Experience:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a quantitative discipline such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, or statistics
1-3 years of professional experience doing quantitative analysis in data science, business intelligence, or other data-driven position.
Data-driven, with solid problem framing and analytical skills including Intermediate SQL and Intermediate Python skills
Strong interpersonal skills; you will need to develop strong relationships with software and software test engineers, operations, sales, marketing, and other internal key partners
Superior attention to detail with strong communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills

Self-directed, self-motivated Preferred Experience:
1-3 years of Machine Learning experience
Google Analytics or other web analytics tools
Advanced Python
Advanced SQL
Tableau or other BI tools
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