Product Manager

Herrmann


3 weeks ago

08/27/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Category: Product


We're looking for an experienced, talented Product Manager to join our growing Product Team and help us shape our SaaS products. You’ll join an energetic, fast-paced team and work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Operations and Sales to map the direction of the product and roll-out features that drive business goals.

JOB SUMMARY

We're looking for an experienced, talented Product Manager to join our growing Product Team and help us shape our SaaS products. You’ll join an energetic, fast-paced team and work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Operations and Sales to map the direction of the product and roll-out features that drive business goals. 

In this role you will have ownership over our core digital experiences. As a product manager you care deeply about our customers, taking a user-centered approach to products. You are comfortable working across the entire product development cycle – customer research, UX discovery, hypothesis definition, wireframing, sprint planning and project management. You have experience defining the MVP for a product or feature, and you are able to ruthlessly prioritize to ensure that we’re always working on the right things. You are analytical and empathetic, using data as an essential part of prioritization and communicating directly with our customers and partners around the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define the strategy for your products, and contribute to the overall product strategy

  • Drive the vision and delivery of new features to keep the business relevant and competitive

  • Conduct market and customer research to identify potential features

  • Define and communicate product and feature strategy

  • Manage the roadmap, prioritize opportunities, refine feature ideas and maintain existing features to drive business goals.

  • Define and manage to goals and product metrics

  • Produce product requirements, iterate with design and engineering team

  • Develop functional specifications for assigned product features to include effective product and user interface design, rapid prototyping, product validation testing, and usability testing

  • Ensure that the product strategy is adhered to throughout the product life cycle

  • Manage and groom a product backlog

  • Work closely with the engineering team to maintain focus and delivery

  • Engage stakeholders in leadership, support, revenue and partners, and coordinate across teams to maintain product and strategy alignment

  • Coordinate go-to-market strategies when launching a new product or feature

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of experience in software product management

  • A proven track record of working with designers, engineers, and various stakeholders to coordinate, plan, execute, and track product releases from beginning to end.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, innovative attitude, flexible, proactive, service-minded and a strong team player

  • Outstanding organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines

  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to think outside the box and roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

  • Prior experience managing an enterprise or B2B SaaS product.

  • Flexibility to collaborate with teams and partners in time zones around the world

  • Experience with a virtual role

  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies; familiarity and experience with Jira and Confluence for stories and documentation is also a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/Google Docs Suite and web-based SaaS customer platforms

  • Experience in design and technical writing is a plus

  • You don’t need to be a senior software engineer, but a technical background is a plus

  • Experience in assessments, certification, or learning and development a plus

PREFERRED ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in related field (e.g., legal, organizational development or business/management)

  • Comfort working in a remote environment with stakeholders across different time zones

  • Experience and knowledge of SaaS business model

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