Product Manager II

Product Management Blacksburg, Virginia


Description

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Ensures achievement of strategic revenue objectives for a specific product or product family. Researches market trends and needs. Articulates results in the form of product requirements. Plays proactive role in product planning and design to ensure the product is differentiated from competitors in the marketplace. Develops content for marketing collateral and sales training to ensure successful product launches. Involved throughout the entire lifecycle of the product, working closely with development teams from product initiation to delivery to eventual product retirement. Plays proactive role for a given system domain and is involved in connecting systems. Carris out vision to all stakeholders and assists in product impacting decisions and rollout plans. Supports the product backlog/roadmap (not sprint backlog).

 

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: Requires General knowledge of two of the following domains: IT industry, overall technology, and product management area and business operations. Experienced in participating in projects to induce change. Proven problem-solving capabilities. Aware of principles of strategy. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

  • JOB COMPLEXITY: Requires General knowledge of two of the following domains: IT industry, overall technology, and product management area and business operations. Experienced in participating in projects to induce change. Proven problem-solving capabilities. Aware of principles of strategy. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required, plus 1 year related experience (technology and/or product management). BS in Technology or Business preferred. MBA preferred.


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