tronc, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRNC) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. tronc operates newsrooms in nine markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, Newport News, Virginia’s Daily Press, Allentown, Pennsylvania's The Morning Call, Hartford Courant, and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Our legacy of brands has earned a combined 94 Pulitzer Prizes and is committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities.

Our brands create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities.

Senior Machine Learning Product Manager at tronc

 At tronc we are growing the product team in our Los Angeles offices to help power the future of digital news and promote award-winning, culture-impacting journalism. We’re looking for a smart and talented product owner, an expert in their field who can come in and teach us a thing or two while ambitiously learning from a stellar team. 

 

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Machine Learning Product Manager to help us build and optimize the tools that will transform hard analytics data into actionable and monetizable fuel for personalized experiences that drive increased engagement on our mobile app and website properties.  

The role works in the trenches with our data science and analytics teams to craft and iterate on a system that unifies information for internal stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a systems thinker, able to grasp how data moves behind the scenes and document clear requirements accordingly. Conversations about databases, cloud computing, reporting suites, and AI will all be part and parcel with project work.

 

Engineers and marketers are the primary partners for this role, so we’re looking for someone who can adeptly transition (and translate) between tech talk and layperson speech. This is a fast-paced team of good people, so the best fit will be someone who can power through the tough stuff with us and laugh along when we’re blowing off steam.

 Qualifications:

  • B.S / B.A degree with a strong academic record
  • 3+ years working in Product Management with a data science team OR a data science and engineering background 
  • Experience writing detailed product requirements
  • Bilingual in tech and layperson, and able to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environments
  • A/B testing and metrics analysis
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Why work with us
tronc is transforming the media landscape by using technology to more effectively monetize the vast content our world-class journalists produce every single day. For over 250 years, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and our other leading publications have been the number one source of trusted news and information in the communities they serve. Poised on the edge of artificial intelligence and machine learning, we’re designing and building powerful digital experiences that engage people in innovative and impactful ways. Working side-by-side with the newsroom, new team members will be on the forefront of this movement and will help shape the future of how we deliver our stories. Our team is comprised of innovative leaders, with strong technology backgrounds and deep roots in driving transformational change. With a track record across multiple industries, you will be inspired by their relentless enthusiasm, boundless energy, and nonstop creativity for the future of our business.
Culture
While focused on producing quality results, tronc fosters an open, collaborative environment. You will be challenged to solve tough problems, but we also recognize the importance of a healthy work-life balance where employees can pursue personal interests and share time with friends and family. tronc provides opportunities to interact with other employees and to help make a difference in our community. By supporting various outreach partners and their programs, employees can develop valuable skill sets in the areas of leadership, teamwork, organization, decision-making and project management. We offer interactive lunchtime series to give our employees opportunities to learn more about how we gather and present the news, and to showcase our collaborations and successes, including in departments on the business side that help bring these stories to our community. Our offices are located in an exciting part of downtown L.A. The most-talked-about restaurants and hottest bars abound, which makes it easy for colleagues to get together and socialize. And there are plenty of public transportation options within walking distance as well.
Perks & Benefits
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
A flexible approach to time off that empowers a work/life balance
Onsite gym
401k retirement plans with matching contribution
Learning & Development Resources
Transportation Subsidy Program
Ergonomic desks available

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