A Place for Mom

  • Product Manager

    Job Location(s) US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID
    2018-3201
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Product Manager helps own and drive the product strategy.

    Responsibilities

    • Own and manage the Company’s start-up technology roadmap
    • Have sufficient technical skills to understand high-level architecture
    • Strong communication skills to clearly describe strategy and drill into tactics
    • Run meetings with technology and design teams such as daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and backlog estimating
    • Drive project decisions and daily progress to deliver projects on time and within budget
    • Articulate product requirements to developers/assist with management of the development process
    • Find the best path forward for the business when confronted with competing requirements and priorities, balancing new business features as well as reducing technical debt and bug fixing
    • Take input and drive action from a diverse group of talented team members across functions.
    • Maniacal focus on “the details,” follow-up, process, audit, etc.
    • Develop and track success metrics, ensuring the team is clear on objectives each step of the way.
    • Work across functional teams to highlight and mitigate dependencies
    • Measure impact and fine-tune strategies on our product/feature roadmap
    • Develop/write compelling narratives regarding feature ideas for presentation to senior management
    • Conduct and/or utilize market research, competitive analysis, work with clients and internal stakeholders to help define new opportunities.

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years professional product management experience working on digital products
    • Excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail
    • Demonstrate contributions to a successful project or product previously
    • Experience working directly with stakeholders, engineering, design/UX teams in an agile environment
    • Experience with software development and documentation tools such as Confluence, JIRA and standard measurement platforms such as Google Analytics
    • Fundamental understanding of developing mobile applications
    • Strong user experience and technical sensibilities
    • Self-starter sensibilities and an enthusiasm for collaboration
    • Not afraid to challenge the status quo
    • actively seek data to drive sound decision making
    • Ability to roll up sleeves in a startup environment
    • Experience with International websites a plus

     

    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required

     

    Compensation

    • The position is a salaried, exempt position

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