Technical Data Program Manager

Remote / San Francisco

CircleUp harnesses the power of machine learning and predictive analytics to discover and evaluate some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs to thrive by giving them the capital and resources they need, while empowering investors to transition away from a reliance on gut, toward data-driven decisions. Our data platform, Helio, is leveraged by investors to discover, evaluate, and understand the drivers behind successful CPG companies. We are seeking a Technical Program Manager to lead our data acquisition work stream. This role is responsible for ensuring that CircleUp is maintaining its information advantage to achieve its mission in helping entrepreneurs thrive. 

This individual will partner closely with Product Managers, Data Science and Engineering to identify data gaps, build business relationships with data vendors, evaluate, prioritize, and implement new data sources with the Data Acquisition team. This is a highly collaborative role where communication is critical and keen interest in working on complex business and technical challenges is a must. The ideal candidate will have the creativity and resiliency to deliver results, solve ambiguous problems, and help drive product decisions.This role reports into the Product and Technology organization. 

CircleUp was recently honored as one of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Data Science and has been named a CB Insights FinTech 250, a Top 5 Most Disruptive Company in Finance by CNBC, and to the Forbes FinTech 50. Founded in 2012, CircleUp is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Union Square Ventures, GV, Canaan Partners, QED Advisors, and others

Requirements:

  • Experienced managing third party data relationships, procuring new data sources for testing and product integration.
  • Experience creating prioritization frameworks and evaluation criteria to effectively test and validate new data sources.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams in Product, Engineering and Data Science, Business Development
  • Action and detail-oriented with the ability to work fluently with large and diverse datasets
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and to derive workable actions
  • Ability to constructively challenge requirements and current state to increase overall value to the firm
  • Excellent relationship building skills

If you got to this point, we hope you’re feeling excited about the job description you just read! Even if you feel that you don't meet all of the requirements and qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. We’re eager to speak with those who share our passion to help entrepreneurs thrive - not just those who match every bullet point in our job descriptions. 

CircleUp is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex and gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity and gender expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), age, sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status and any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. We encourage those who really want to make an impact to apply for our open positions.

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