Product Manager
Job Opportunity at Fowler Placement Services, Inc.

Posted on Oct 5    614-717-9872

Location: Norwood, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143860

Our client is a software company that has become a leader in their field. Their offerings have enabled companies to increase their efficiency and financial savings.  Due to their ongoing expansion we are seeking a talented candidate with application software product management experience for this exciting opportunity to grow with this company and join their team:  
Position title: Product Manager
Location: Norwood, Mass. area
Our client is seeking a Product Manager candidate with application software experience to joining their team. In this role the Product Manager will be instrumental in setting the strategic direction of the company’s development efforts. This person will work collaboratively with leaders in the sales, professional services and support organizations to understand requirements from the field, present concepts for evolving the company’s offerings, and put together design documents to be consumed by the development organization. The Product Manager will work with the Director of Development and QA Manager to communicate written requirements and detailed design specifications.



Position responsibilities:

·         Perform the role of a business analyst and a product owner in a SCRUM based software development organization
·         Work collaboratively with clients, the entire implementation team, product managers and the product development team
·         Gather, understand and document both functional and technical requirements
·         Create detailed functional specifications, user stories, acceptance criteria for product and process enhancements
·         Work together with scrum master and technical leads to groom backlog and plan sprints
·         Drive ongoing improvements and efficiencies in product health, operational practices, tools and processes
·         Clearly communicate development objectives, needs and status of projects to internal stakeholders
·         Coordinate and participate in front-end testing when required and the testing of custom configurations
·         Will act as product subject matter expert for the software application to conduct live training sessions and provide internal knowledge transfer and support
·         Develop on-going messaging and communications strategy for customers and partners that differentiates the company’s product from the competition


Required Skills:

·         5+ years of relevant product management experience in an application software development environment. Some understanding of any type of financial software is a big plus
·         Recent experience using an Agile/Scrum methodology to build world class software
·         Demonstrated business analysis skills and experience
·         Ability to work independently and function as an integral part of the team
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills both technical and business focused
·         Working knowledge of SQL a huge plus
·         Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and problem solve under pressure
·         Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical or business field
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