Product Manager, Enigma Public

  • Enigma
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Sep 17, 2018
Full time Product Manager

Job Description

As a Product Manager for Enigma Public, you will be reenvisioning Enigma’s public mission and driving how the company can best connect people to data reflecting the world around them.

About You

You sincerely believe in data’s potential for good and are particularly excited about public data. You’re interested in a position representing varied challenges, from dreaming up public data exploration projects (see Enigma’s previous Labs projects), to working with the Public engineering team to  execute on new features for public.enigma.com, to finding new ways to spread the word about public data. You have prior experience in product, though the product(s) may have been very different from Enigma Public. You’re creative in dreaming up applications for data and have a sense of which features or data visualization projects might be most impactful. You’re a clear communicator, both in writing and speaking. You will be engaging with a wide range of actors within the company and outside of it: engineering, marketing and design teams within Enigma as well as government agencies publishing datasets, potential partners in the civic tech ecosystem.

  • Prior experience in a PM position
  • Familiarity with open data/public data landscape and opinions on its future
  • Creative mindset as to the power and possibilities of public data
  • Ability to keep a project moving apace
  • Aptitude for engaging with data scientists, data journalists and researchers

 

The Role

Enigma Public is a platform through which Enigma provides free, non-commercial access to public data to all, serving a community of data science students, journalists, data enthusiasts and more. More broadly, it is Enigma’s commitment to the mission of enabling people to discover data that reflects the world around them. This role will define the roadmap for Enigma Public and work closely with the Enigma Public engineering team to stay aligned and on track.  The opportunities for the product’s impact are many; the role will define which should be prioritized, pulling from user research executed alongside the design team, analysis of user data, and an understanding of the space. The role additionally has the possibility to be involved in developing partnerships with non-profits, government agencies and media outlets to work on large-scale data storytelling projects, such as the prior Enigma Labs. The role would sit within Enigma’s Product team.  We hope that you are excited to help do good with public data.

 

Responsibilities

  • Owning the feature roadmap for Enigma Public
  • Working closely with engineering and design to execute
  • Analyzing product metrics & KPIs
  • Facilitating user research
  • Engaging with users of Enigma Public
  • Uncovering partners in the world of public data
  • Thinking up new applications for public data for good

 

Qualities We Value

  • Collaborative outlook
  • Empathy for the hurdles and the promise of data
  • A strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial drive
  • Excited by the unknown
  • Well-spoken whether in print or in front of a potential partner

 

Our Story

Enigma is a rapidly growing enterprise technology company based in the Flatiron neighborhood of New York City. We are Series B funded, partnering with some of the best investors in the world: New Enterprise Associates, Two Sigma Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, American Express Ventures, and others.

Founded in 2012, Enigma was started based on the realization that there was tremendous potential in using public data to understand how the world works, but that it was untapped because the data is highly fragmented and disconnected.

Enigma set out to change that by building and organizing one of the largest collections of public data in the world, and our big coming out party was winning TechCrunch Disrupts Battlefield in 2013. Our vision has remained steadfast, we want to empower people to interpret, and improve, the world around them. However, we have expanded our ability to realize this vision by combining our massive public data repository with an ecosystem of software and tools designed to link, resolve, enhance and apply data to help global-scale companies take on some of their hardest problems, ranging from preventing money laundering to ensuring patient safety.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.