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  • Conversation: Urgent Hiring: Product Manager - 28779

    • October 4, 2018 10:55 PM BST
    • Urgent Hiring: Product Manager - 28779

      Overview:
      Product Manager in Durham, NC
      5 month contract to hire
      Responsibilities:
      Oversee product roadmap prioritization and execution
      Collaborate with product team, engineering and end-users to define and document product requirements and feature prioritization
      Develop user research plans in collaboration with the UX team to uncover product priorities and product trends
      Collaborate with Marketing team to define marketing communications and strategy
      Collaborate with sales and strategy teams to identify new market opportunities and define product vision
      Define and analyze metrics that ensure the success of products
      Triage product requests and bug reports and prioritize development accordingly for the engineering team
      Monitor status of ongoing work and articulate progress, dependencies, and risks to product team, engineering and other stakeholders
      Help support all phases of product development, including sprint planning, retrospectives, etc. and managing tickets in Jira, as needed
      Act as an ambassador for the product
      Required Skills
      3+ years of experience in online and software product management and development
      Demonstrated experience managing execution of product roadmaps, gathering and documenting product requirements for development teams inclusive of business rationale, user needs, and creating functional specifications
      Experience working with vendors and customers, and across cross-functional teams is required
      Exceptional organizational and communication skills, both in person and written
      Positive and strong team player with a good work ethic
      Comfortable working in an environment where priorities may shift due to industry, product, or user needs
      Thrives on brainstorming and building innovative solutions that consistently challenges the status quo
      Comfortable with technical concepts and equipped to brainstorm with Engineers
      Ability to work autonomously, while also being able to work within a team
      An understanding of core web technologies, and how they come together to form a consumer product
      Desired Skills
      Experience working within an agile framework and using tools such as Jira
      Experience participating in sprint planning, retrospectives, daily standups, etc
      Up to date with latest trends in product management tools and frameworks
      Previous experience doing customer research and participating in usability studies a plus
      Education/Certifications
      BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Marketing, Digital or Graphic Design, Media Studies or related field preferred or a similar amount of product experience

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