Data Product Manager, Data Engineering

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Who We Are

The Farmer’s Dog was created to radically improve the $90 billion global pet food industry — starting with a subscription service that sends freshly-made food directly to customers’ doors. Long term, our aim is to simplify every part of pet care, bettering the lives of the animals who make our lives better. Backed by the early investors of Warby Parker, Dollar Shave Club, and Sweetgreen, we've raised over $100M in funding and seek to build a company as healthy as the dogs we feed.

Join The Farmer’s Dog team as we continue to figure out ways of bringing peace of mind to customers, health to their companions, and much-needed change to the way people feed and care for their pets. 

#LongLiveDogs

Where You'll Come In

The Farmer’s Dog is on a mission to help channel the unconditional love we all have for our pets into uncomplicated care. The Data Strategy and Insights (“DSI”) department supports the entirety of the company, ensuring that every decision at The Farmer’s Dog is made with optimal insights and minimal friction. As a Data Product Manager, you will work with our data engineering team to support data analytics and data science efforts in solving high-priority business problems. Your work will also have a strong influence on customer experience, and help to optimize various aspects of operations, experimental design and analysis, and you will get to interact with all corners of our business including Growth, Operations, Finance, and Customer Experience (“CX”). 

As a Data Product Manager to the Data Engineering team at The Farmer’s Dog, you will be a strong collaborator with the many amazing people throughout the company. Data Engineering at The Farmer’s Dog is 90% internal-facing, so you will work closely with our DSI team and business stakeholders to identify high-value work, with an eye towards the actions and decisions it enables. Within DSI, you will work with our team of data engineers, data analysts, and data scientists to accomplish business goals. This includes collaboratively brainstorming good/better/best solutions and orchestrating and conducting all the moving parts in order to drive projects to ultimate value.

This role is based in NYC and reports to the Head of Data Strategy and Insights.

How You'll Make an Impact
  • Empower the data engineering team in solving some of our hardest business problems
  • Set the vision and own the product-roadmap for our data engineering efforts, including what data to prioritize by understanding the larger company needs and goals
  • Help model and architect our larger data transformation needs
  • Oversee and document our ETL processes and helping to make the decisions on the build-vs-buy tradeoffs
  • Own the project-planning of larger initiatives that are heavily dependent on the migrating, transformation, and availability of data
  • Ensure the team maintains data quality; and help them measure data up-time
  • Enable strong business outcomes by having the team’s work be a conduit to more effective decision-making throughout the company
  • Protect the data engineering team from the “urgent” by prioritizing the important
  • Work closely with stakeholders across all business functions, including Retention, Acquisition, Finance, Operations, and CX.
  • Collaborate with your counterpart in data science to get our science models productionalized so that they are accessible to all internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with your counterpart in analytics to ensure our Business Intelligence needs are being and data is fully available for all BI efforts. 
We're Excited About You Because
  • You strategize and prioritize with a deep understanding of business problems and objectives
  • You are exceptionally strong at product management and project management
  • You are analytical and well versed in SQL (although this job is not an analytics role, being able to be hands-on with the data will lead you to be most effective)
  • You are a flexible and innovative thinker who can pull together the right resources and tools to tackle a problem
  • You have ample experience working with data, both hands-on and collaboratively with other data engineers, data analysts, and data scientists
  • In addition to your solid academics, you have at least 2 years of industry experience in a non-internship role, where your insights have influenced the decision-making
  • You have a natural curiosity, always asking the next question and seeking to understand concepts down to their core level
  • You prefer to work with a team rather than working alone
  • You love dogs
A Few of Our Best Benefits
  • Brand new dog-friendly office in Greenwich Village (upon a safe return-to-office!)
  • Market-competitive compensation and equity packages
  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, and Vision
  • Competitive 401k plan with company match
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Flexible PTO and (when in office) WFH policy
  • Discounted fresh food for your pup
  • Your pet interrupting video calls (and in person-meetings) is now a feature, not a bug
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Location

The Farmer's Dog is located in the heart of Greenwich Village right by Washington Square Park and NYU!

An Insider's view of The Farmer's Dog

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's so refreshing to be able to walk into my job knowing that I'm truly making a difference. Every person on our team believes in our product and mission, so motivation and passion comes organically. Did I mention that our office is full of dogs?

Matt

Customer Experience

What projects are you most excited about?

We are changing the way people think about pet food by delivering fresh, healthy meals for dogs in personalized meal plans. Supply chain is exciting because it's basically the key differentiating factor for how we can be the most cost efficient, really impact the consumer experience for the better, and always make sure the dogs get fed.

Sana

Head of Operations

How does the company support your career growth?

I feel a crazy opportunity to grow my career the way I want to at The Farmer's Dog. We are encouraged to take risks and are surrounded by genuine, loving, and compassionate people. The culture is supportive of both dog and human health and wellness, and I love that I get to help dogs live longer lives with my dog, Emmy, by my side.

Adrian

Growth Manager

What is your vision for the company?

The Farmer's Dog is on a mission to change the way people think about feeding their pets. Our goal is to educate & give people the tools to give their pets the healthiest diet. We believe that once the world is educated about fresh food, people will stop feeding their pets processed food and the life expectancy for the entire species will increase.

Brett

Co-Founder & Head of Community

What does your typical day look like?

As CEO, I spend my days making the hard decisions, hiring the best people, protecting the team, and making sure the company is financially sound. I also get to choose which dogs are allowed in the office (all of them).

Jonathan

Co-Founder & CEO

What are The Farmer's Dog Perks + Benefits

The Farmer's Dog Benefits Overview

Brand new dog-friendly office in Greenwich Village
Discount on TFD food for your pup!
Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, and Vision
401(k) with competitive company match
Unlimited vacation & sick days
Flexible work-from-home policy
Team outings, coffee always brewed fresh, and a strong breakfast and snack game

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We love partnering with rescue organizations, adoption centers, and other organizations who are as passionate about dogs and dog people as we are.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Whether we're ordering in, going out, or bringing our own, we take lunch seriously.
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
We love a good offsite and have regular all-hands meetings led by the co-founders.
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
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