Senior Product Manager

Spartan Technologies, Inc. - Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

Planning:

  • Support Release Train and scrum team(s) via Product Increment (PI) planning, managing the product backlog and software development details, and maintaining velocity.
  • Prioritize and manage backlog and implementation, ensure product execution meets strategy and requirements and refine features into user stories and story acceptance criteria.
  • Partner with Product Managers to understand and influence product strategy and roadmaps, aggregate and conceive ideas for enhancing product performance and achieving product success/KPIs.

Development:

  • Lead multiple scrum teams to build, enhance and manage one or more products, capabilities or services.
  • Coordinate with other Agile Product Managers to deliver on a vision that crosses multiple delivery streams or release trains.

Sales & Client Engagement:

  • Engage with Clients as a Subject Matter Expert to understand performance and needs of the Client for in-market products.
  • Partner with sales, sales operations, client solutions, and client marketing teams to communicate product performance and value for in-market products.

Evaluation:

  • Assess product performance against KPIs and make corrections to improve performance and regularly communicate performance of the product/experience to stakeholders and the organization.

Technical/Funtional Skills:

  • Product Management – Manages the full product lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved. Acts as owner/champion for one or more products or services. Selects, adopts and adapts appropriate product development methods, tools, and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) apporaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Analyses market and/or user research, feedback, expert opinion and usage data to understand needs and opportunities. Develops product propositions and determines product positioning and variants for different customer and user segments. Prioritizes product requirements and owns the product backlog. Coordinates trials and product launches and supports communications and training. Anticipates changes in customer/user needs; adapts products, and creates product retirement and transitioning plans.
  • Requirements & Definition Mgmt – Contributes to the selection of the requirements approach for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Defines and manages scoping, requirements definition, and prioritization activities for initiatives of medium size and complexity. Facilitates input from stakeholders, provides constructive challenge and enables effective prioritization of requirements. Reviews requirements for errors and omissions. Establishes the requirement base-lines, obtains formal agreement to requirements, and ensures traceability to source. Investigates, manages, and applies authorized requests for changes to base-line requirements in line with change management policy.
  • Relationship Management – Identifies the communications and relationship needs of stakeholder groups. Translates communications/stakeholder engagement strategies into specific activities and deliverables. Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to stakeholder engagement strategies and placs. Provides informed feedback to assess and promote understanding. Facilitates business decision-making processes. Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
  • Innovation – Manages the innovation pipeline and executes innovation processes. Develops, evolves and adapts innovation tools, processes and infrastructures to drive the process of innovation. Encourages and motivates innovation communities, teams and individuals to share creative ideas and learns from failures. Manages and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.
  • Other duties as needed or required.
  • Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Communications, or a related field and minimum 5+ years experience OR MS w/ minimum 2+ years experience OR minimum 9+ years experience of equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Requires and applies a broad knowledge of business, product performance and industry principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Minimum 3+ years of working knowledge for SAFe Agile Methodology
  • Experience in working cross-functionally with a variety of different domains, including Engineering, Finance, and Business Development.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that can be applied across a diverse set of audiences.
  • High-level understanding of engineering architecture with experience working with engineering teams to deliver products.
  • Work experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.
  • Minimum 3+ years of working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
  • Working experience in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Workplace Environment:

  • The Cox companies have implemented a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for certain U.S.-based jobs effective Oct 18, 2021. For further information, please speak to a member of our team.
  • Candidate must be onsite in Atlanta GA or Irvine CA.


Posted On: Friday, September 24, 2021



Apply to this job
  • *
  • *