Principal Product Manager

Principal Product Manager



Full time

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About the team

At Zillow Group, our mission is to ‘give people the power to unlock life’s next chapter’ and the Product team is helping to craft the long-term vision for some of our most valuable assets – our employees and partners!

This role sits in our Data Engineering organization. We own the platforms, services, products, and processes that support customer oriented, data-driven models. On this team, you will have the opportunity to work with internal customers to drive data products and establish foundational data which serve AI Platform & Machine Learning Engineering stakeholders across all of Zillow.

About the role

Looking for an opportunity to redefine real estate? We are seeking an accomplished Principal Product Manager who is passionate about solving very complex customer (internal and external) problems, and building highly impactful data solutions. You display self awareness and awareness of others to expertly handle situations and relationships across organizations. You are recognized as a trusted mentor helping others grow. If you know what’s needed to make AI teams successful through platforms and data products, understand the big picture, and are able to achieve, come join us!

This role will be helping to establish Zillow’s suite of Data Products to enable AI. The scope includes travel=””>TRAVEL”>TRAVEL”>gathering requirements, prioritization and execution of Data Products – source aligned, aggregate or curated consumer aligned. The other aspect of this role is representing AI & ML Engineers in their platform needs and enabling them to self-serve their data production & consumption needs.

In this role, you will:

  • Prioritize backlogs with your data engineering team to deliver data products end-to-end
  • Work with AI PMs, Data Scientists and ML Engineering customers to understand their data needs.
  • Write requirements for data platform and tooling capabilities needed to serve Zillow’s AI teams.
  • Communicate and collaborate by articulating the “why” and “what” customer problem to solve, working with others, and balancing their point of view with solicited input of others
  • Deliver impact and results by defining success metrics, analyzing data for insights
  • Inform AI’s data strategy by understanding customer needs and technical designs of products to serve them
  • Mobilize your team to do their best work by providing clear direction, handling dependencies, removing blockers and applying effective operating rhythms

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice, which must be identified to the Company. U.S. employees may live in any of the 50 United States, with limited exceptions.

In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Washington state, and Washington DC the standard base pay range for this role is $170,200.00 – $271,800.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Washington state, and Washington DC and may not be applicable to other locations.

In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

  • 7+ years of experience in a product management role, with a focus on data products for Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers.
  • 2+ years of experience working directly with data modeling/warehouse teams to translate customer requirements into structured data.
  • 2+ years of working with Internal AI/ML teams to meet their data needs as a stakeholder.
  • Makes decisions to address widespread shifts in technology, impacting cross organization plans and is responsible for ensuring resources and processes are established for effective execution
  • Data Product decisions, solutions, and suggestions are accurate and successful when judged over time
  • Identifies when to apply a solution to specific problems and when a patterned solution can apply more broadly
  • Communication artifacts are exemplary examples for others to follow
  • Finds common ground, leads, inspires and mentors
  • Here at Zillow – we value the experience and perspective of candidates with non-traditional backgrounds. We encourage you to apply if you have transferable skills or related experiences.

Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with Databricks, and its capabilities for AI such as latency sensitive reads and feature store.

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you’re in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact your recruiter directly.

Applicants who receive job offers from Zillow Group will be asked to sign a Proprietary Rights Agreement which includes confidentiality, intellectual property assignment, customer and employee non-solicitation, and non-competition provisions. If you are contacted for a role at Zillow Group and wish to review a copy of the Proprietary Rights Agreement prior to receiving an offer, you may request a copy from your Recruiter.