A wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger, 84.51° knows customers, and we know how to connect you.

Using a sophisticated, proprietary suite of tools and technology, we turn customer data into actionable knowledge. With unparalleled customer data and predictive analytics capabilities, we deliver personalized marketing strategies and ensure the best experience for customers of Kroger and more than 300 consumer-packaged-goods companies. We put the customer at the center of everything we do, resulting in a more dynamic, informed, and personal approach to driving customer loyalty.


The Lead Technical Product Manager will support enterprise capabilities and combine research science, technology and design to solve real customer problems in a way that meets the needs of the business. You will work with your key stakeholders and partners to build the right things for our customers that deliver value to our business.  This role will assist in leading the development as well as championing and evangelizing of a product vision, strategy and roadmap, based on value, viability and the needs of the business.


  • Value – ensuring solutions are distinctly valuable to our customers
  • Viability – ensuring solutions are viable for various aspects of our business
  • Stakeholder management – effective in building and managing stakeholder relationships to influence and drive change
  • Intermediate level knowledge in the development and use of product data to inform product decisions – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Deep understanding of customers/users problems, how they think and operate and the platforms/technology they use
  • Deep understanding of the business domain, stakeholders, business processes and constraints in which your product(s) play
  • Effective in making priority decisions based on measurable value, given the usability, feasibility and viability
  • Understand organization objectives, strategies and solution needs and how you and the team can contribute to those results (where collaborative/as colleague)
  • Effective in leading Discovery Process sessions with key stakeholders
  • Clearly communicate the value of the of work being delivered
  • Manage work with a product mindset – focus on outcomes (over outputs), problems to solve, the goals of your product and key metrics of success; give teams the freedom and responsibility to think of a strategy they believe will result in the best product for our clients; facilitate teams in setting up a process that supports them in building these products


  • Minimum 5+ years relevant experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with data scientists
  • Strong technical acumen – thoroughly grasps the technical details to lead a team and/or product
  • Effective managing cross-functional software development teams in an agile environment
  • Effective managing business priorities against design/user needs while delivering against product roadmaps
  • Effective managing end-to-end software product development and releases
  • Stakeholder management skills – effective in building and managing stakeholder relationships to influence and drive change
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity – remains confident, positive and resourceful in the face of ambiguity and unexpected results; recovers quickly from setbacks
  • Exhibits qualities of and have proven to be a great teammate
  • Verbal and written communication skills, ability to translate between business and technical



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At 84.51°, we believe a diverse and inclusive work environment is essential to the work we do as a data science company. Just as no two Kroger customers are alike, no two 84.51° associates are alike. We understand the importance of fostering an inclusive culture: to encourage our associates to bring their authentic selves to work – embracing who they are and celebrating what they can become.

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