Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise & changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel & jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making & selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online & offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) & more than 200 collegiate & professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless & timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
About the Team
Fanatics is first & foremost a technology company. We are powered by cutting-edge tech created by our small agile teams using the latest tools & technologies under our highly analytical, forward thinking, & open-minded leadership. As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, we challenge ourselves by improving our new fully responsive NodeJS cloud commerce platform, Elasticsearch engine, & deep data science capabilities while building the best-in-class retail manufacturing & supply chain technologies. Our tech teams work together to revolutionize data science & engineering initiatives, provide highly scalable real-time & streaming platforms, & create secure e-commerce & in-stadium fan experience products. Our own e-commerce platform transacts in over 190 countries, 17 languages, & 14 currencies. Our motto is #GSD-get stuff done-and we do just that. If you want to be at the nexus of sports, commerce, & technology, come be a part of our industry-leading team here at Fanatics Tech.
A top 50 Internet Retailer Company ($2B+ Revenue), Fanatics provides the broadest online assortment by offering millions of officially licensed items to over 300 online & in-venue sites. Our platform powers the Fanatics portfolio of brands (Fanatics, FansEdge, Kitbag, Majestic Athletic, Fanatics Authentic) & the largest leagues & teams in the world (NFL Shop, MLB Shop, NBA Store, NHL Shop, MLS, Manchester United, & Chelsea to name a few). Too deepen our commitment to fans, Fanatics is aggressively expanding our own Fanatics branded apparel line to address the needs of our fans directly through our sites, stores & into traditional retail via wholesale. In 2020, Fanatics will be launching an all new assortment of NFL & MLB fan gear in partnership with Nike. Fanatics continues to redefine the licensed sports merchandise industry with the ultimate goal of being the #1 Brand of the Fan.
Fanatics needs you! As Director, Product Management - Cloud Platforms, you are a seasoned technical PM leader who is passionate about AWS, modern architecture & design patterns & data streaming platforms. In this role, your customer is our 600 person global technology organization. Your team will own the delivery of secure, automated, scalable & easy-to-use platforms for our tech teams to leverage. You are able to understand the nuance of existing & emerging privacy regulations & translate that into platform requirements that are flexible, scalable & auditable. You have a strong track record of delivering end-to-end solutions that create value for your organization. You build a strong team culture through open-communication, truth-seeking, & professional development. Sound like a good fit? If so, Fanatics would love to have you join the team.
Partner with the engineering leadership to define long term strategy of our Cloud Platform portfolio
Document the long-term strategy & break down into iterative value creating backlog items for your team to execute
Build a small world class team of technical product managers & continually grow every individual on your team
Data centric & analytical approach to improving our developer experiences
Prioritizing your product & team's backlog of work
Ability to manage multiple complex priorities
Managing cross functional requirements & dependencies
Participate in sprint planning & other agile meetings
Scoping features & enhancements with development teams
Drive product strategy discussions
Evangelizing security, privacy & your team's work
9+ Years of product management/ownership experience
4+ Years of people management experience within a Product Management or Engineering team
In-depth technical understanding of AWS infrastructure components (storage, compute, networking) as well as AWS platform services (Lambda, RDS, etc)
Experience working with CI/CD pipelines such as GitLab, Circle CI, Jenkins, etc
Experience with data storage technologies such as Cassandra, ScyllaDB, & traditional relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)
Experience with event driven platforms such as Kafka, Rabbit MQ, Kinesis, etc
Experience with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes & Docker
Experience with compliance & global privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA or HIPAA
Strong track record of delivery in prior roles that deliver material benefit
Scrum or Agile Product Owner experience
Experience with mobile, data or marketing is a big plus
Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical, technical & problem solving skills
Ability to thrive in a fast paced & dynamic environment
MBA or equivalent work experience
Sense of humor, willingness to laugh at danger & an appreciation of the ironic are all pluses
We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.