Product Manager

Niche

Date: 09/03/2020

Location: Pittsburgh

We’re looking for a highly motivated Product Manager to join our team. You’ll work closely with the Product Development Organization and other key stakeholders to understand our users and inform prioritization of backlogs.  Additionally, you will act as the product owner on product teams working closely with the team’s scrum master, designers, and developers to build and regularly release using agile methodology. Lastly, you will be responsible for analysis and reporting to validate and inform development and strategic initiatives.

During the 1st Month:

  • Collaborate with various team members to learn about the company
  • Work with members of the Product Management team to begin to understand our users and current product offerings
  • Attend product team meetings to begin to understand the workflow and build relationships across the product development organization
  • Collaborate with product managers and project managers across the Product department to learn about our tools, workflow, and analytical process
  • Shadow product management team members to learn more about how we collaborate with other areas of the business and how your role fits with external stakeholders and teams.
  • Within 3 Months:

  • Assume the role of Product Owner on a product team; this includes communicating and gathering requirements from stakeholders, maintaining and prioritizing a product backlog, and running bi-weekly sprint planning meetings
  • Begin to analyze key user and business metrics and monitor results of various releases
  • Collaborate with members of the UX team to gain expertise in our users and ensure work stays aligned to the product vision
  • Within 6 Months:

  • Begin to fully own a product backlog; this includes research and development of new features/initiatives and aligning to product and business strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for analyzing and reporting on team metrics across the company; turn analysis into actionable next steps and enhancements
  • Have an understanding of the tech stack and an ability to work and communicate effectively with developers on the team
  • Work closely with product marketing to introduce new features and drive engagement