Product Manager

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Software Guidance & Assistance
Software, Manager, Engineering
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2, Contract Independent

Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Product Manager for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Salt Lake City, UT.

Responsibilities :
  • Reviews current internal systems and platforms and makes recommendations to the backlog to implement feature updates or bug fixes
  • Researches market trends and creates product requirements documents, which capture business reasons for new ITS products or services
  • Establishes core knowledge of industry norms and stays abreast of latest developments
  • Understands key technologies and platforms, integration best practices and incorporation of third party APIs and open source/reusable components
  • Develops internal relationships with Product Owners to facilitate product implementation throughout other divisions
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to establish initial product buy-in and with quality assurance and project management to facilitate acceptance testing of releases
  • Works with communications to develop user guides, training and training schedules for different stakeholder groups
  • Participates in the planning for future changes to products and services
  • Analyzes product metrics post release to proactively identify and optimize to user experience and product performance
  • Responsible for product development of internal systems, tools and platforms supporting operational capabilities within ITS
  • Ensures customer-driven design, considering user pain points and usability test results, while using market & industry knowledge to deliver a well-positioned product
  • Drives product requirements and feature roadmaps from concept through delivery
  • Identifies key opportunities for improvement, as well as development of technical or process enhancements to increase operational efficiencies, or reduce costs associated with the use of internal tools
  • Anticipates industry and product trends, capability prioritization and tradeoffs, balancing business needs versus technical and resource constraints
  • Communicates portfolio and project updates to managers and stakeholders
  • Develops content for marketing collateral and supports training to ensure successful product launch
  • May own product portfolio and drives product strategy and direction for ITS-led initiatives
  • Occasionally leads the analysis of feasibility, cost ramifications, economies, or other aspects of the product portfolio
  • Occasionally develops and manages the process for communication and partnership with all stakeholders through interactive sessions or technology tools
  • Occasionally launch planning and implementation, including beta and acceptance testing, pilot programs and user training
  • May provide feedback, support and coaching in sprint and release plans
  • Occasionally works on highly-complex technology solutions or manages product portfolio that require in-depth knowledge across multiple business or system-wide
  • May be viewed as an expert and provides knowledge and counsel to others
  • Serves as a project team member

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Engineering, Information Technology or similar
  • Typically has 5 - 8 years in developing innovative, technical products
  • Possesses project management skillsets and experience, ability to gain consensus, make decisions and escalate in a timely and clear fashion
  • Working knowledge of software development processes including the ability to evaluate and prioritize enhancement requests for software products, set software product release schedules and create software product forecasts
  • Knowledge of several software development life cycle methodologies; Agile SCRUM is desirable
Preferred Skills:
  • Certified Product Manager is desirable

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com .


Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 20-02682
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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