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Senior Product Manager

Company: Devbridge
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

You love solving problems by creating powerful, beautiful, and intuitive digital products. You have a proven track record of delivering complex software products at scale in challenging client-facing environments.You've mastered the tools, technology, and techniques used to take products to market quickly. You understand what it takes to translate ambiguous vision into detailed, technically sound backlog, growing strategic accounts through successful delivery and new opportunity exploration.As a member of Devbridge, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most complex challenges in software development today. You will be part of a growing team of Product Designers and Engineers creating world-class digital products for some of the largest companies in the world.ResponsibilitiesDrive results for all aspects of digital product delivery for our clients from advising on product vision through ongoing production releasesProvide high-level leadership support on strategic, large-scale client engagementsDrive new business and promote mutually successful client engagements, renewals, and expansion of services:Lead strategic sales initiatives to grow existing clients and acquire new clientsRun requirements gathering workshops with strategic clientsWork with team members to produce estimates for client proposalAdvise clients on product direction and work directly with delivery teams on technical optionsIdentify opportunities for new workstreams and solutions within current engagementsContribute to growth of the Product Management practice:Participate in the interview process for Product Management candidatesParticipate in onboarding of new Product ManagersCoach, mentor, and train Product Managers on best practicesContribute to thought leadership by publishing articles, leading trainings, and speaking at internal/external eventsResponsible for the day-to-day aspects of client engagements (directly and through teams):Create and maintain a product backlog with epics and user storiesRun agile ceremonies and with globally distributed team membersFacilitate communication between client stakeholders and development team membersProvide product demos and presentations to clientsMonitor and proactively communicate project health through metricsMaintain balance of budget, scope, and schedule according to engagement termsCoordinate and run product launch activitiesFacilitate product usability testing sessionsRequirementsBS or BA degreeStrong experience and understanding of software development technologiesAbility to translate a client's potentially ambiguous vision all the way through into a detailed, technically sound product solutionAbility to tailor communication and set expectations effectively to multiple audiencesStrong Agile product management background with mastery of tools, technology, and techniques to implement products quickly (Kanban, Scrum)Experience delivering end-to-end custom software solutions in a technology consulting environmentLean requirements gathering and story mapping experienceAbility to pick up technical and business concepts quicklyStrong communication skills, both written and verbalExcellent organizational, time management, prioritization, and project management skillsDemonstrated problem-solving experience for complex business challengesAbility to lead by influenceExperience coaching and mentoring team membersWillingness to travel to client sites and other company office locations as deemed necessaryBonus PointsMBA degreePeople management experienceProven track record of growing new businessSoftware development experienceBenefitsA quickly scaling international company with a variety of challenging and compelling projectsGrowth opportunities in a matrixed management environmentCompetitive salary and performance-based bonusesHealth, dental, life, and vision insuranceFour weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays401(k) plan with company matchESPP benefitMaternity/Paternity benefitFlexible health and wellness benefitOpportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars, and educational coursesTeam building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchenEmployee referral bonus programThis position is based in Chicago, IL. We have a hybrid working model requiring 3 days per week in the office and allowing for 2 days per week remote. This position requires travel to client sites and other company office locations as determined by project need.Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Devbridge, Chicago , Senior Product Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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