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Senior Data Product Manager for Data Platform

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Date: Feb 11, 2021

City: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 269467
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


At SAP SuccessFactors we have started a Human Revolution.  Using the latest technology, we are unlocking human potential and transforming our customer’s workforces in ways they never imagined.  We are digitally transforming their businesses into the next generation of intelligent enterprises.  Because people are at the heart of every business transformation and people are the heart of our business.  The SAP SuccessFactors product suite spans core human resources and payroll, analytics-based hiring and customized onboarding, continuous performance management, intelligent succession and more.  We operate the largest HCM Cloud in the world, supporting over 120 million users with over a billion transactions for customers across 26 industries in over 90 countries.  Our co-located agile teams have end-to-end ownership of product, design, development, release, user assistance, and cloud operations capabilities.  We are looking for the best talent to join our team and deliver continuous innovations in the cloud, while bringing purpose to their lives and more meaning to their work.  Join us today and become a part of the Human Revolution.


Senior Product Managers at SAP SuccessFactors lead the design and development of our industry-leading, cloud-based, human capital management software suite. They work with a wide variety of internal stakeholders—including marketing, sales, services, support, UI designers, and engineers—in the full range of the product development cycle. At SAP SuccessFactors our Human Experience Management (HXM) vision is to have meaningful, individualized, end-to-end experiences that are designed completely around the needs of end users. You will be an evangelist of data development mindset and will help build out the data platform capabilities that will power HXM AI driven experiences across all SAP SuccessFactors products. 


How you Might Contribute

  • Lead and drive the short- and long-term vision, strategy and development of SuccessFactors core data platform
  • Define and implement strategies for managing the data assets including data quality, security and access
  • Be the “voice of” and “Evangelize” the data platform and capabilities across Product management and Engineering teams
  • Promote master data principals and data quality standards
  • Define, track and grade OKRs (objectives and key results)
  • Define and articulate epics and features as well as priorities and align the efforts of your agile product teams
  • Ensure that the scrum team delivery is aligned to the overall solution architecture and committed timelines
  • Collaborate to align on prioritization and timing of product capabilities enabling business solutions serving the specific customer segment(s)
  • Create partnerships with Solutions product management and solution architects to drive product success


A Successful Candidate Should

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a data analysis field including: Information Technology, Engineering, Management Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience.
  • 5-8+ years of data related experience in Data Analytics, Data Mapping and/or Data Quality
  • Background in software engineering/technical product management, data systems and/or data management.
  • Present or prior experience working with data or big data technology projects
  • Experience with data platforms and machine learning
  • Strong execution orientation – you get stuff done
  • Knowledge of Product Development, business processes, systems and data
  • Strategic data platform vision and planning experience
  • Research or experience in data analysis where problems are poorly defined, complex and cross functional and possess uncertainties and multiple objectives
  • Excellent team player and communicator with strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with project teams, management, customers and subject matter experts
  • Detailed oriented, able to deliver high quality results under tight project deadlines
  • Willingness and ability to contribute on multiple levels, including data management, business data architecture, customer value proposition
  • Open to recent graduates with prior PM experience; internships included
  • Looking for someone who can work in Palo Alto, CA, local candidates preferred, not able to consider candidate who don’t already reside in the US


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Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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