11 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Product Manager

San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    582587
  • Payrate
    $80,000 To $95,000

Who You Are:



  • A Creative Problem Solver who has experience working across multiple teams in order to deliver tools and products that have a significant impact on the business and that our users will love.
  • A "translator" who can act as the conduit between customers, business stakeholders and technical teams, ensuring common understanding of product needs.
  • Naturally cooperative and capable of inspiring great ideas in technical and non-technical teammates.
  • Comfortable leading feature discussions, prioritizing competing requirements, and consolidating them into a detailed, actionable plan.
  • Capable of identifying and mitigating risks and using your knowledge to define core questions, efficiencies, and processes within the context of our clients strategic and competitive position.
  • Unfazed by the pace and performance expectations of a successful digital agency
  • Expertly honed project management skills and a power user of tools like JIRA, Trello and Basecamp.
  • Competitive with yourself but collaborative with a team.
  • Curious, hungry and driven towards mastery of the evolving eCommerce industry.
  • Passionate about working for and able to help us realize our mission of becoming the leading Online Marketing Agency for Retailers.
  • A bright, genuine, and empathetic individual who is fun to be around.


What You'll Do:



  • Develop a deep understanding of user types and their respective experiences
  • .Identify and fill product gaps by generating new ideas that improve user experience and drive growth.
  • Perform user research to better understand user needs and desires.
  • Translate product requirements and strategy into detailed technical documentation and prototypes to guide software development teams.
  • Focus on internal user workflows, optimizing systems for accuracy, efficiency and automation wherever possible.
  • Effectively gather requirements from stakeholders and drive feature prioritization with software development teams based on business and customer impact
  • Collaborate across business and technology teams, providing sound business analysis, process and change leadership within an Agile framework.
  • Define and manage a technical product roadmap for product implementations, upgrades and enhancements for existing/new products.
  • Prioritize problems and develop a road map that offers alternate methods of solving them
  • Adapt to change within a complex and evolving environment, usually with limited direction.
  • Support off-shore development teams in understanding user/customer requirements and establish delivery timelines
  • Work closely with off-shore development teams to ship products with fast time-to-market with optimal resources.
  • Certify that the scope of work scheduled in releases will achieve the benefit and value expected by users and stakeholders.
  • Hold regular stakeholder meetings to provide status updates, track milestones and gather feedback.
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and prototypes.
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding..


Preferred:



  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.
  • Experience in working with agile life-cycle and/or tracking and process management tools, e.g. JIRA
  • Familiarity with agile/SCRUM development methodologies and software development life-cycle principles.
  • Familiarity with reporting/data mining methodologies.
  • Experience producing technical documentation (user guides, API specs, integration guides, FAQs)
  • Human factors and/or formal Usability enhancement experience.
  • Experience in reviewing technical solution design and evaluation to ensure it meets business requirements and long term product goals..
  • Experience negotiating technical scope and dependencies.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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