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Summary

Set Product Vision: Responsible for product vision and appropriate positioning with crucial team members across the organization. Develop Roadmap: Cultivate the development, acceptance and communication of roadmap. Define and track KPIs for measure of success.

Define the product: Responsible for multiple low to medium complexity products and product features from start to finish.

Maintain the awareness and ability to articulate the product story to a broader audience outside the internal team with additional experience and maturity in the domain. Design Partnership: Partner with design to ensure cohesive future state user visions and experiences that are aligned with a quarterly vision with an understanding of the total design process.

Author User Stories: Translate requirements to technical details to build and validate use cases and user stories around a product and communicate them effectively.

Data & Customer Research: Inform product decisions with both qualitative and quantitative data on behavior and experimentation.

Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain multiple prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or return on investment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 4-5 Years of professional experience with at least 4 working in a Product Management Role, with agile team experience.
  • Have data and analytics experience with a minimum of 3 years of working within a department with Analytics as a primary focus.
  • Be familiar with foundational analytical platform concepts such as: data ingestion, transformation & consumption/usage, privacy, and governance standards.
  • Knowledge Preferred: formal business analyst, engineering or testing experience, knowledge of the financial services industry, familiar with BI tools, certification or experience with Product Owner or Scrum Master role.
  • Experience with multitasking and cross functional work in previous experience along with strong communication skills, time management, project management skills, eye for business and high self-awareness/EQ.
  • Validated previous research experience, influence skills, initial leadership exposure, ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements, and work in ambiguity and solutioning.
  • Solves sophisticated problems; take a new point of vi on existing solutions; exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

Preferred Skills-Proficiency Level:

  • Adobe Analytics - Intermediate
  • Agile Methodologies - Intermediate
  • Atlassian JIRA - Intermediate
  • Backlog Management - Intermediate
  • Cases - Basic
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) - Basic
  • Daily Scrum - Intermediate
  • Data Analysis - Intermediate
  • Industry Benchmarking - Intermediate
  • Microsoft Power BI - Intermediate
  • Product Demonstrations - Intermediate
  • Product Management - Intermediate
  • Product Road-mapping - Intermediate
  • Requirements Capturing - Intermediate
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) - Intermediate
  • Storytelling - Basic
  • Technical Writing - Intermediate
  • User Research - Intermediate

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