Director, Product Management : 19-02494

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Posted: 07/12/2019 Job Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture Job Number: 12254659

Akraya is looking for a Director, Product Management for one of our leading clients. To be considered, please apply directly. To follow up with any questions, please contact Harleen at
408-816-2474.

Akraya is the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. In fact, we were recently named "Best Staffing Firm to Work For" by Staffing Industry Analysts. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.


Primary Skills: Product Manager, Software Development
Duration: 6+ Months (Possible Extension)
Contract Type: W2/ C2C


Note: Hiring Manager is looking for a Group Product Manager or a Director level PM.

Job Description:
As Product Manager, you will guide a group chartered to successfully develop, define and deliver a product line for Walmart eCommerce. This extends from increasing the viability of existing products to developing new products for the company. You must possess a unique blend of technical and business understanding; strategic planning, and the drive to deliver. You must be able to effectively communicate and build collaboration at all areas and levels of the business and engineering. The product manager will own the product line, build strong cross-functional relationships, and communicate both internally and externally.
 
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Gather input from a variety of internal and external sources to define product concepts.
  • Work in close collaboration with our engineers and business owners to manage product/project related tasks.
  • Respond to the needs of customers throughout the development process.
  • Develop detailed requirements, feature definitions and implementation plans.
  • Compose clear, succinct user stories that capture user empathy as part of an Agile project framework. Manage product backlog and user story priorities.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams during the entire lifecycle of product development. Proactively identify problems that arise, outline options, recommend solutions, and escalate as needed.
  • Champion the needs of business teams and stakeholders throughout the development process, ensuring that what is delivered meets the original goals and objectives of the project.
  • Hands on experience in converting business requirements into actionable requirement for engineering teams. Gather business requirements, Write BRDs, functional Specification, User flows, System flows, Technical Specification including API specifications .
  • Define the metrics that measure product success, and use data to drive decisions.
  • The Product Manager will be heavily involved with business and marketing teams in customer research activities including market research, usability testing, live on-site experiments, and analysis of site analytics.
  • Aid in leading a team of highly technical developers & testers as part of an agile scrum team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience preferably in an agile development environment or 4 years hands-on software development experience.
  • 2 years experience in product management with proven track record of delivering top notch products that delight users.
  • Domain knowledge in e-commerce, retail, online advertising and/or analytics.
  • Strong execution skills and ability to drive throughout the product lifecycle, from concept to launch.
  • Ability to develop and implement a business strategy and make dynamic adjustments as landscapes shift.
  • Strong technical knowledge and an ability to influence engineering decisions.
  • Strong presentation and written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to draw insights from data.
    Please apply directly with your update resume or call Harleen at 408-816-2474

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