20 days old

IT Principal Product Manager - Data Management

Brighthouse Financial
Charlotte, NC 28277
  • Job Code
Req Id: 2373
Job location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.

At Brighthouse Financial, we're fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we're better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We're se eking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on.

How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Brighthouse Financial Senior Data Management Lead is responsible for the technical design, implementation, oversight and future strategic roadmap of technical solutions related to the quality of enterprise data in order to achieve strategic business objectives reporting to the Head of Solution Delivery. This includes technical leadership across multiple corporate solutions technology applications / platforms / assets, with primary focus on Data solutions. Oversees application landscape and how integration, data, infrastructure and security are implemented and managed for those solutions across the end-to-end IT architecture. Ensures the technical strategy is materialized, working with technology and business partners to ensure solutions are defined, prioritized, designed, delivered and maintained with a simple and 'best-in-cost' footprint.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establishes a technical vision for Data Management (this includes Data Quality, Metadata Management, Data Lineage, Master Data Management and Reference Data Management); ensuring the teams (development / configuration / engineering) turn the vision into reality. Sets and ensures alignment to technology strategy with Technology partners. Develops technical strategy, oversees architectural impact, designs solutions, and ensures delivery is consistent; aligning outputs to the highest strategic priorities. Assesses technical fit of solution suitably for business objectives, for now and for the future - balancing standardization and innovation.
  • Leads technical design, development, integration and delivery, responsible for the quality of the technical deliverables. Designs and implements technology capabilities to ensure benefit realization; managing relationships with partners to ensure that application delivery expectations are developed, met and managed. Responsible for solution strategy, design, development and implementation across scope, timeline and cost. Defines technical estimation model, review technical estimates provided by technology partners and delivery team to ensure optimization of change and delivery effort.
  • Monitors design / development for significant deviations; invokes contingency plans when necessary. Troubleshoots and leads resolution of technical issues. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews code / configuration deliverables. Works to identify improvements, while ensuring optimization of expenses. Leads technical reviews in partnership with Architecture, Delivery, Data & Analytics, Infrastructure, Security and Application Managed Service partners. Applies leadership and management in a technical context.
  • As a hands-on engineer, ensures how staff and contractors develop and maintain technology is aligned with Brighthouse's technology strategy and guiding principles. Leads technical solutioning to closure across partners, resolves technical challenges, understands and presents pros and cons when decisions are made - and is watchful of technical decisions that have long-term consequences.
  • Focuses primarily on Enterprise Information Management (EIM), solutions supporting corporate solutions and data and analytics; ensuring future state platforms are implemented to realize the business and technology architectures in a 'best-in-cost' manner.
  • Maintains knowledge of technology roadmaps, vendor application roadmaps, industry trends and shares knowledge of risks, opportunities and services available to build a competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the data management practice.
  • Leads, manages, motivates and develops staff and contractors in a matrixed environment; identifying and addressing technical training and development needs. Improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency and boost morale.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven track record for designing, developing and implementing large-scale technology solutions with extensive technical depth and breadth focused specifically in the Data Management space.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable software, data, infrastructure and security products / services. Experience in development tools / languages including Data Management products including REST and SOAP APIs.
  • Executive level technical experience with ability to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers and other senior leaders. Superior customer relationship, communications, negotiation and conflict resolutions skills; extensive experience with partnering with and managing vendors and consultants / contractors desired. Experience implementing Data Management and SaaS solutions in Cloud and / or working in Agile methodology.
  • Strong technical expert with demonstrated sound business judgment. Analytic and strategic thinker / problem-solver capable of translating senior-level direction into structured, practical, efficient and effective recommendations / solutions. Able to achieve results in a matrix setting through stewardship, influence, motivation and change leadership
  • 10+ years of broad and deep experience in technology roles (including application development, architecture, and engineering) with progressive responsibility, preferably within the financial services industry; experience managing geographically dispersed teams.
  • Bachelor's degree and related field experience required, MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

Leadership Competencies:
  • Drives Results - Delivers against aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved performance, driving change and adhering to high standards.
  • Creates Partnerships - Authentically builds trusted relationships and collaborates across diverse and multi-functional teams to successfully drive business objectives.
  • Seizes Opportunity - Seeks new opportunities and ways to create balanced business growth while improving operational capabilities.
  • Models our Values - Creates a culture that promotes the company's values and standards through role modeling, accountability and ownership of decisions.
  • Motivates People - Gains people commitment to achieve business objectives through clear communication of the company's vision and flexing leadership styles to inspire high performance.

Key Relationships :
  • Reports to: Head of Data Solution Delivery
  • Direct reports/team: Oversight (direct and / or matrixed management) of solution providers, business / system integration teams and pooled resources (Business System Analysts, Architects, Solution Owners, Quality Management)


Less than 10%



Posted: 2020-05-04 Expires: 2020-06-04

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

IT Principal Product Manager - Data Management

Brighthouse Financial
Charlotte, NC 28277

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast