Data Strategy Product Manager

Canada; USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 69K - 128K *


Kinaxis supply chain planning software revolutionizes planning by delivering the agility to make fast, confident decisions for your integrated business planning and digital supply chain.

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At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Data Strategy Product Manager

Job location:  Ottawa, Ontario, CA- Hybrid; Other North American locations - Remote

Product Managers at Kinaxis are responsible for guiding the success of one or more product areas. They provide the deep product expertise needed to lead the organization and make strategic product decisions for their given product areas. They are responsible for driving the market analysis, product strategy, business cases, competitive analysis and managing their products through all phases of the product life cycle, including concept, definition, planning, development and implementation.

This Data Strategy Product Manager role will be responsible for the vision and execution of our overall platform data strategy.  This includes all elements of in-bound/out-bound integration, data storage, quality, movement, governance.  The data strategy must serve the interests of our customers, partners, services and our internal operations. 

The Data Strategy Product Manager will have strong data and integration expertise, experience building software platforms and cloud-native solutions.

At Kinaxis, Product Managers work with every functional group in the company from guiding the implementation with R&D to enabling sales, aligning leadership, technical sales, professional service, cloud operations, the support organization and more.  

What We Are Looking For

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Product Manager with technical and customer facing experience
  • Experience in driving the strategy and delivery of a product, from market validation to launch
  • Experience with SaaS (Software as a Service) or Cloud software architecture
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with data platforms, data strategies and best practices related to data management
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing concepts and considerations such as cost, performance, security and scale
  • Experience with the definition, specification, and delivery of data management platform components
  • Aware of infrastructure technology trends, and the current public cloud ecosystem
  • Detailed knowledge of different styles of integration – batch, real-time, streaming, APIs etc
  • Experience with SAP Integration would be an asset
  • Self-starter able to thrive in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Structured problem-solving and analytical skills, able to simplify complexity
  • Prior experience with data-intensive products or services
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at or the company’s blog at

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. We strive to make our website and application process accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at This contact information is for accessibility requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: APIs Data management Data strategy R R&D Security Streaming

Perks/benefits: Flex vacation

Region: North America
Countries: Canada United States
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Category: Leadership Jobs
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