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Northbrook, IL US
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Data Science & Analytics
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Job Description

Data, Discovery, and Decision Science (D3) is the research and analytics organization at Allstate.  We are solving some of today’s most complicated analytics problems, making the lives of our of Allstate colleagues easier and more productive, and driving our mission to deliver perfect insurance solutions to our customers.  We are avid about learning new ways to get the most value from our massive data resources.  As a Big Data Engineer in D3 you will get 10% of your time to innovate, learn, collaborate, and teach.  We are partnering to incorporate analytics into every aspect of the enterprise.  Developing ourselves and others is key to our success.


The Data Strategy team within D3 is looking for a talented Customer Data Strategy Product Owner to deliver the customer and data insights capabilities that support our ongoing transformation into a analytics-driven, customer-centric, best in class organization.


The Customer Data Strategy Product Owner is responsible for leading execution and day-to-day activities related to building innovative software products.  The role works with an agile team to deliver product vision from inception to delivery and product support.  You get to shape and design data software products contributing to Allstate’s competitive advantage in the customer data space. You will work with some of the brightest minds in agency distribution, data scientists, operations, architecture, and engineering.



  • Oversees and manages product within the Customer Data Strategy domain and will be measured on the success of the customer data and insights product.
  • Product Owner responsibilities  include:
    • Leads and executes day to day delivery of customer data software product capabilities
    • Develops a product vision by engaging with internal stakeholders, customers, and the broader community, then breaks that vision down into actionable backlog of user stories for the engineering team
    • Serves as primary point of contact within the department and across supporting business units on product scope, requirements, and backlog priorities. Demos the product.
    • Works hands-on with the development team by serving as the product owner to prioritize, plan, and deliver a software product that meets customer requirements in an agile development approach and fast paced environment
    • Collaborates with Waterfall, SCRUM & XP teams & products

Job Qualifications

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related data experience; minimum of 2+ years of software product development experience or program management experience
    • Data Experience examples:
      •  Customer and Household Data, Search, External and Internal Data Sourcing, Matching, Customer Data Insights and Analytics, Activities Mgmt, Data Quality
    • Software Product Development examples:
      • Roadmap Planning, User Stories, Backlog Mgmt, Continuous Integration, User Experience Design, Web services, Cloud Platform, Mongo DB, Solr, Hadoop
  • Strong technical and business acumen and experience working in an agile methodology
  • Ability to develop, analyze and interpret concepts
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and quickly adapt to dynamic and fast pace environment
  • Demonstrated clear, concise and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong collaborative skills to lead and collaborate across boundaries to implement decisions and / or initiatives in an integrated manner; mentor others as needed
  • Create, facilitate (instructing, leading) and deliver formal presentations and demos to stakeholders

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Please note, to be fully considered for this opportunity you must attach an updated resume to your profile when you apply, and if applicable, include:

  • Your updated Allstate position(s) and titles, specific experiences and skills developed
  • Committee/subgroup work
  • Talent Share opportunities
  • Certifications/Awards
  • Completed programs/coursework

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