Product Manager- Software Development

    • Job Tracking ID: 512770-573803
    • Job Location: Spokane, WA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 22, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Overview:

etailz is looking to hire a bright, self-motivated, curious and creative Product Manager to join our Spokane team. We are a leading e-commerce marketplace retailer spanning a variety of general merchandise product categories. Etailz leverages a variety of proprietary software applications to drive key business decisions and is driving innovation daily through developments in our technology.

As a Product Manager on our team you will be responsible for building key customer-facing and internal products and services. You will work side by side with a team of IT professionals, software engineers, business leaders, and the etailz management team to deliver industry-leading products and services to drive further growth for the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Own the strategic roadmap for business-critical services, including internal operational systems and external customer facing software applications.
  • Lead the product discovery process, including the definition of business, technology and functional requirements
  • Collaborate with business, design, user experience and engineering colleagues to assess value, usability and feasibility of product features
  • Draft use cases and requirements documents that clearly and thoroughly define customer and business needs and ensure delivery of customer value, business success and operational efficiency
  • Lead the collection, evaluation and prioritization of new product and feature ideas from other associates, management, partners and customers
  • Act as the Product Owner within agile methodology for key etailz products and applications.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Team to translate requirements into brand, platform and channel appropriate designs and experiences
  • Evaluate vendors from a business and technical perspective
  • Assist with quality assurance testing
  • Conduct post-launch validation and analysis to measure product success against stated goals

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of digital and/or technical product management experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrated ability to define, build, and release products and services that have had measurable market success
  • Experience working in an agile environment. Ability to write user stories that are appropriate in size for iterative development and include clear and specific acceptance criteria
  • Proven ability to understand technology solutions and potential tradeoffs
  • Basic technical skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical documentation, e.g., you can read API documentation and understand what data is returned and if it meets product requirements
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with Creative, Marketing, IT and other departments
  • Experience with leading analytics and business intelligence platforms (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner to business users and executives
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized