Product Manager, Data Products

San Francisco, CA /
Product – Product /
US Full-time Salaried
At Samba TV, we are on a mission to fundamentally change television viewing for everyone. We are doing this by leveraging our data to enable advertisers to engage and measure TV viewers across all their devices. We have an amazing story with a unique perspective formed by innovative technology.

We are looking for a seasoned Product Manager reporting to the Senior Director of Product to drive Samba TV’s Data platform and product portfolio. You’ll generate ideas and translate them into strategy and roadmap. You’ll own product development from start to finish. You enjoy talking to customers and learning about their needs and challenges. Your persuasiveness, deep technical savvy, inclusiveness, resilience, and passion enable you to swiftly meet the needs of the thousands of internal and external customers depending on Samba TV’s viewership data to make decisions.


    • Own the product roadmap
    • Develop and execute the product strategy, go-to-market plans, positioning, messaging, metrics, and all elements related to the business case
    • Create preliminary requirements and design concepts, and work with engineering and design to implement and iterate
    • Manage the entire product lifecycle, from conception to launch, including ideation, scope, specification, prioritization, design, implementation, quality assurance, launch, and iteration
    • Define and analyze metrics that inform and ensure the success of your product(s)
    • Understand and analyze user needs. Integrate usability studies, A/B testing, usage data, research, and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction
    • Grow product usage, retention, engagement, and revenue


    • BA/BS or MS in Computer Science, Math or related technical field or equivalent practical experience (or 4 years of professional experience in lieu of degree)
    • 3+ years of Product Management experience with a focus on technical data products, API development, and data feed management:
    • Demonstrated technical acumen; ability to influence and debate solutions with technical team members, to understand technology solutions and potential tradeoffs and to represent technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders 
    • Customer-centric thinking and incorporate customer feedback and customer experience in every stage of the product life cycle
    • Ability to develop product strategy and tactics based on research, data and industry trends
    • Strong cross-functional leadership; ability to influence and align other teams to achieve goals
    • Knowledgeable across multiple functional areas such as product management, engineering, UI, sales, customer success, finance and marketing

Preferred Qualifications

    • You code
    • Experience with statistics
    • Experience designing, developing and implementing API products, ideally for data firehouse or other reporting-centric technologies at scale
    • Experience in the TV, Media, Entertainment, or Advertising Spaces
    • Understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable web applications
    • Experience working with Databrick notebooks, or other coding environments for data analysis/validation/verification
Help us transform the TV viewing experience for everyone!