Tamr: Product Manager

Company description

Tamr, Inc., connects and enriches the vast reserves of underutilized internal and external data, so enterprises can use all their data for analytics and downstream applications. Tamrs data-unification platform combines machine learning algorithms with collective human insight to identify sources, understand relationships and curate the massive variety of silo-ed data. The Tamr platform is deployed in production at information services providers, pharmaceutical firms, manufacturers and other customers. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Tamr was founded in 2013 by database industry veterans Andy Palmer, Mike Stonebraker and Ihab Ilyas with George Beskales, Daniel Bruckner and Alex Pagan. Tamr was named in Boston Globe's Top 10 Places to work in 2015.

Job description

The product team at Tamr is responsible for setting the long-term product vision as well as the more tactical road map and working with all parts of the company to collect feedback and execute on that plan. As a data company, we believe in making data-driven decisions, but we recognize that sometimes its also important to listen to your instincts.

As a product manager at Tamr, you will work with the rest of the product team on the road map, and then you, a designer, and a team of developers will take on a portion of that work. You will be responsible for talking to field engineers and customers to define the features, write user stories so that those features are clear for designers and developers, work with the team to build those features, and then iterate on them collecting feedback from field engineers and customers and ensuring that the approach weve taken solves the problem they were having. You will have a major impact on our product and are expected to be opinionated, decisive, and have good product sense.

Were looking for someone with previous product experience who works well on a team and can communicate well with customers. We want you to be opinionated, decisive, passionate about product and have good product sense. Most importantly we want you to excited about the value of the data we work with and the insights that we can provide as well as a role where you can be a key contributor to a fast-growing startup.

Challenges that make the job interesting

The problem were addressing is hard and requires a novel approach/product

Enterprise data is messy, but has huge potential. In very short periods of time weve been able to provide meaningful insight and save our customers hundreds of millions of dollars

Every customer is different - while there are similar use-cases that we see repeatedly, every account presents new challenges and we need a product that can adapt quickly to each new situation


Technical background (BS, MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or similarly quantitative/technical field)

Experience working within an agile software development organization

Excellent interpersonal skills, within the company and with customers

2 to 10 years of industry experience. Including experience in a product manager or product owner role; or experience in a sales engineering, solution architecture, or similar customer-facing technical role

Experience in enterprise software, preferably in data management software

Additional Information

This position is available in Cambridge MA. Tamr does sponsor employees requiring a visa.

Tamr provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Why We Work Here

Rashi Verma
DataOps Engineer

What I enjoy most at Tamr is the ability to work in a supportive environment with extremely talented and friendly people on challenging problems that are fun and fulfilling to solve.

Sharon Roth
Senior Product Designer

I have never been surrounded by so many smart people who aren't afraid to laugh at themselves. That mix of passion and humility is hard to find.

Emma Wheeler
People Operations Associate

Even though I have only been at Tamr for 5 months, I see everyday how deeply and passionately each team member cares and believes in our mission. Each person here is extremely mission-driven and willing to do whatever it takes to make Tamr successful. It's an honor getting to work with such kind, dedicated, and intelligent people on a daily basis!

Larry Simmons
Chief Customer Officer

The team at Tamr is incredible, they hold me to a higher standard as much I do them. We do things that have never been done before, and that isn't something I have said many places in my career.

Sohaiyla Khalili
Product Marketing Manager

I enjoy being challenged every day while thoroughly enjoying the kind and intelligent people I work with.

Mingo Sanchez
Sales Engineer

It's often said that when you're the smartest person in the room, you're probably in the wrong room. Luckily, that's never a problem for me at Tamr! I'm surrounded by brilliant people who are always looking for ways to help me grow. Everyone here is so capable and willing to share their knowledge and experience with others.

Nik Bates-Haus
Lead Architect

For me, the most telling thing is that when I've been out of the office for a few days, whether for business travel or PTO, I miss the interaction with my coworkers and want to come back.

Lisa Skinner
Head of Growth

I love the fact that we are helping large brands solve age old problems in a new way. Everyone is super excited to be part of this journey - the energy in the office is very motivating!