Agile Product / Project Manager

Exposure to Agile software methodology and process, Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience shipping successful products, including defining vision strategy, outcome-driven product roadmaps and creating and managing backlogs, Lean/Lean Startup thinking
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Title:   Agile Product / Project Manager

Description: STG is a SEI CMMi Level 5 company with several Fortune 500 and State Government clients. STG has an opening for Agile Product / Project Manager. Please note that this project assignment is with our own direct clients.  We do not go through any vendors.  STG only does business with direct end-clients. This is expected to be a long-term position. STG will provide immigration and permanent residency sponsorship assistance to those candidates who need it.

Position Responsibilities:

Works closely with Product Owners to establish product strategy and convey that strategy to the development team while adhering to Agile software processes, culture, best practices, and techniques. The Product Manager is responsible for developing product features, prioritizing the backlog, and managing risks while ensuring the iterations and releases are meeting the business objectives.  The Product Manager also defines analytics and collects feedback in order to assess the product health and drive improvement.  The team is working on providing performance monitoring and support tools for Connected Vehicle solutions. 

  • Client is looking for Product Managers that embrace Lean, Agile and Human Centered Design practices to deliver innovative software products.
  • Product Managers will work in small, cross-functional, and co-located teams.
  • The Product Manager will collaborate directly and continuously with Software Engineers, Designers and Product Owners to build, validate and release software products early.

 Main responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a balance between business viability, user desirability and technical feasibility while delivering software products with a team
  • Work closely with Business Partners to understand their product vision, and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team.
  • Work hands-on with the development team to prioritize, plan, and deliver software that delivers business value.
  • Help Business Partners understand our iterative development approach and focus on delivering a Minimum Viable Product through careful and deliberate prioritization.
  • Conduct product experiments, user interviews and other validation techniques to gather feedback and product insights
  • Help innovate and iterate on agile PM processes and share our learning.

Skills Required:

  • Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making.
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and business partners.

Skills Preferred:

  • Practiced in Lean/Lean Startup thinking

Resume Submittal Instructions:  Interested/qualified candidates should email their word formatted resumes to Ms. Vasavi at vasavi.konda@stgit.com  or contact at 248.712.6725. In the subject line of the email please include:  First and Last Name – Agile Product / Project Manager.

Corporate Overview of STG: Established in 1985, Systems Technology Group (STG) is a fast-growing IT and Engineering consulting and systems integration services firm. STG is proud that clients like Ford Motor Company, American Axle, Sears Corporation, Chrysler, LLC, Mercedes Benz, United Health, General Motors, State of Texas, State of Michigan, State of Minnesota, State of Georgia, and others trust their IT services needs to STG. STG has offices in North America, Europe and India to service our client’s global IT and Engineering needs.

Posted By

Vasavi Konda

3001 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 500 Troy, MI, 48084

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Dice Id : 10124418
Position Id : 6206110
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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