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Senior API Product Manager

Clear Point - Ames, IA, United States

Our client is a product leader in Environmental, Social, and Governance reporting platforms. As a Senior API Product Manager you will be responsible for running our client's Public API products ensuring API design meets customer needs, applying governance and guidelines, managing roadmaps, and cultivating a developer experience that will delight your customers. You will have the unique opportunity to work with teams across their platform as well as other parts of the business. Most importantly, you will serve as the customer advocate and help advance their open platform strategy. 

Summary

Senior Product Managers are responsible for leading decision making, product strategy, definition, and execution for one or more products or feature areas that impact multiple product development teams or business functions.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will define and drive the end-to-end product vision and strategy for your area. You will work closely with customers to understand their needs and pain points and prioritize and sequence feature development and releases leading to significant and tangible business value. You will develop your ideas into real products that our customers use and love every day.

You will build strong working relationships across multiple engineering, design, project management, and business teams, and work closely with senior leaders within product development and across the company. You will be an advocate for your customers throughout the organization and hold a very high bar for building a high quality product.

What You'll Do

Ownership & Responsibilities

  • Owns a significant and complex product or multiple products
  • Leverages product and customer discovery to inform product strategy
  • Contributes to organization's strategy
  • Demonstrates ability to navigate significantly complex / ambiguous situations
  • Regularly publishes product related content within the organization
  • Mentors Associate Product Managers and Product Managers

Influence

  • Partners with multiple product development teams, product managers and leaders, and functional leaders
  • Influences direction of cross-functional and cross-team dependencies
  • Builds working relationships with many engineering, product, and functional leaders at director level and above
  • Provides specialized technical guidance and domain knowledge to colleagues across the organization
  • Resolves most roadblocks on their own

Results

  • Leads teams to consistently and regularly ship cross-product features with high business value
  • Drives significant incremental improvements of key business metrics
  • Helps teams design and incorporate cross-team process improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Successfully champions and drives consistency across multiple products
  • Plays important role in selection process for new hires within product management

What You'll Need

Education  

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field. MBA preferred


Experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager over areas of increasing complexity and a proven track record of leading the development of product vision and strategy


Skills

  • A self-starter mindset to execute in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction
  • Strong leadership skills – the ability to influence and inspire across multiple teams and job functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and prioritization skills
  • An excellent understanding of product development and how web technologies work
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an environment that promotes constant team communication

How You'll Be Rewarded

  • Competitive base pay
  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
  • 401(k) match

Where You’ll Work

Our client’s values drive how they work and who they hire. You will see these values ingrained in how they support customers, work with team members, build products, and in the work environment they’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.


They believe their people are their greatest asset, and their unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact every day. They give employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by a culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. They hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At this company, you’ll enjoy:

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Casual Dress: this company has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company-wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. They encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

Our client is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. They believe that great minds think differently. They value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic. They are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.



Posted On: Monday, May 2, 2022



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Kristen Hurray
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