Product Manager

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Description

You live to design software that users want to live in. You are an analyst who dreams about transforming complex business needs into simple software. You can navigate users, stakeholders, engineers, QA, and UX. You are not just familiar with Agile - you are an evangelist. You are self-motivated and able to act with a high level of independence.

Responsibilities
- Convert vision and strategy into system requirements and wireframes that clearly detail product expectations for the entire team
- Work closely with Founders to understand the product solution - Work with UX to ensure the design is simple and elegant
- Help determine MVP and subsequent product releases
- Validate design feasibility with Engineering
- Provide just enough product detail for engineering to comfortably estimate effort
- Interview users to close gaps in requirements, validate design, etc.
- Manage sprints and releases to MVP
- Identify “must have” vs. optional use cases – determine priorities for features
- Work with QA on test cases
- Participate in UAT

Deliverables
- Requirements specifications and user stories
- Wireframes
- Business process diagrams
- Release notes
- User documentation

Required Skills
- 5+ years applicable experience in product management/product ownership
- Passion for using technology to implement easy-to-use solutions
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills
- Solid grounding in software technologies with proven ability to work closely with development teams
- Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to foster/maintain relationships internally and externally
- Superb project management and organizational skills with ability to gather business and functional requirements
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s or higher degree in relevant field


Posted

Apr 17, 2014

Company

Personal Data Reference, Inc.

Location

NYC

Keywords

Agile
Community
Consumer
Lean
Product Management