Senior Product Manager - Data Science Platform - Pleasanton Hub

California - Pleasanton

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Veeva is a mission-driven organization that aspires to help our customers in Life Sciences and Regulated industries bring their products to market, faster. We are shaped by our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. Our teams develop transformative cloud software, services, consulting, and data to make our customers more efficient and effective in everything they do. Veeva is a work anywhere company. You can work at home, at a customer site, or in an office on any given day. As a Public Benefit Corporation, you will also work for a company focused on making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.
The Role
Nitro is a data science and analytics platform focused on the commercial life sciences industry. The Nitro team is seeking an experienced product person who will be responsible for designing and bringing to market new cutting-edge features focused on enabling Nitro’s growing data scientist user base. If you are a ‘Data Person’ who is passionate about technologies such as Big Data, analytical data modeling, SQL, Python, EMR, S3, Kafka, Arrow Flight, you’ll love this gig and we’d love to talk with you. As a member of the team, you will need to hit the ground running, be comfortable in front of customers and technical audiences. work closely with sales, consulting, and engineering to construct product roadmaps and define detailed product specifications. To be successful you must be able to go broad and go deep’ - think strategically to define your vision, and then craft detailed designs and effectively communicate with your Engineering, QA, and UX peers.

What You'll Do

  • Define and evolve the picture of success for Nitro Platform and all that it entails.
  • Bring together the right data and technology to build delightful platform features that enable data scientists and analysts to do their work efficiently
  • Own and advance the Nitro data pipeline framework in the areas of procedural data processing and machine learning.
  • Work in a cross-functional and collaborative role spanning Product, Design, Development, QA, Marketing, Sales, and Support.
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills – able to clearly and simply express complex ideas to business leaders, IT professionals, and engineering.
  • Manage customer preview programs and engage in frequent conversations with customers to understand their needs, listen to their feedback, and determine the usability of the product which will influence the product roadmap and feature design.


  • Be able to understand the breadth of the Veeva Nitro product line and how customers use it, as well as technical details especially in owned areas.
  • Experience in designing big data pipelines and enrichment strategies
  • Experience in platform design principles and columnar data technologies such as Apache Parquet, Arrow, Arrow Flight, Spark
  • Experience in designing API-level integrations with external, third-party applications and services
  • Embrace a fast-paced, dynamic environment that comes with being part of a new product team
  • Be comfortable with technical topics in the data warehousing space and be able to do productive research in areas that are unfamiliar
  • Keep user experience top of mind when designing features, while at the same time understand the technology stack so that features are aptly designed and well thought through.
  • Drive execution with a cross-functional team, ensuring that everyone is working towards the same goals and impact.
  • 4+ years of product management experience or relevant industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Nice to Have

  • Experience with best of breed business intelligence tools
  • Experience as a technical product manager or equivalent
  • An eye for visual design and user experience design
  • An understanding in the area of data management, Big Data analytics, data warehousing, and/or cloud technologies
  • Prior work in software development, or computer science degree

Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible PTO
  • Allocations for continuous learning & development
  • Health & wellness programs
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.
Job tags: Analytics Engineering Experience design Product management Python Research SQL User experience Visual design
Job region(s): North America
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