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Software Product Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Job ID
2018-1196
# of Openings
1
Category
Production

Overview

Our client, Ampion, provides an asset and customer management system for renewable energy providers. They specialize in complex and high volume back-office operations, real-time monitoring, and support renewable energy markets and programs across the country. On the whole, they are dedicated to an energy future that is affordable, sustainable, and universal.

 

We are looking for an experienced Software Product Manager who is passionate about building products.  You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

 

In this role, you will champion activities related to the definition, development, and lifecycle of the company’s main product.

 

The Software Product Manager must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, has big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.  You must enjoy spending time researching the market to better understand the problems, and finding innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the entire vision and delivery of innovative new products to keep the business relevant and competitive
  • Clearly communicate vision and goals of existing and new products
  • Collaborate with customers, team members, and outside influencers to ensure a solid and well-rounded understanding of products and developing needs
  • Scope and prioritize product activities based on business and customer impact
  • Establish requirements and specifications for existing and new products
  • Lead and participate in planning meetings and provide advice and guidance on direction of products
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Manage cross-functional teams in business, product, design, and engineering
  • Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders
  • Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of products, solutions, and company offerings
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • Drive product launches
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
  • Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of proven product management experience working with cloud-based software
  • MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field preferred
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Experience with Jira or other project tracking software strongly preferred
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Experience working directly with software and hardware developers to design and iterate on products
  • Ability to be creative, strategic, analytical, and think outside the box to solve problems
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills with keen ability to explain complex concepts across the organization and to large audiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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