US Contractor - Technical Product Manager

| Greater Boulder Area

Description

 

The Contractor - Technical Product Manager (TPM) partners with the Product Managers, Market Managers and other internal stakeholders to gain a thorough understanding of the market and consumer needs to help drive the product roadmap from idea to concept and pro-typing through development and delivery.  This role requires gathering product feedback, prioritizing work and ensuring alignment.  The successful candidate will create detailed product requirements and work closely with the Development/Domain teams on a regular basis to track progress, build and deliver the product.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands and contributes to the product vision and roadmap
  • Partners with Product Managers and the Market Managers to understand and set the correct customer expectations regarding product/solution delivery.
  • Supports business cases to assess the relative benefits of product enhancements or new products
  • Serves as the internal representation for voice of the customer on new or already existing products
  • Functions as the Product Owner in the agile development process
  • Works cross-functionally with the GHX product management and domain teams to translate market needs into well-defined, clear, and concise user stories.  Specifies scope and requirements as well as define acceptance criteria for those features
  • Collaborates with Development/Domain teams to prioritize development items to align with the product roadmap
  • Acts as a liaison between the delivery team and business groups by communicating product and business vision, translating market needs into clear, well defined user stories.
  • Works with the domain team to specify and scope and prioritize features, as well as define acceptance criteria for those features.
  • Manages and develops product backlog, as well as user stories backlog for implementation
  • Works with Product Management to determine ongoing priorities and business values for functionality and stories.
  • Works with Product Managers to develop high-level requirements for functionality.
  • Coordinates alignment of development, testing, infrastructure, support and implementation teams for successful introduction of products to market.
  • Manages releases to ensure delivery, coordinating milestones across teams
  • Tracks and reports on product status to ensure delivery dates are met
  • Monitors product performance and proactively identifies opportunities for product improvements
  • Identifies risks, issues, and problems and escalates as appropriate, proposing mitigation plans to overcome obstacles
  • Coordinates with Product Management and the Market Managers to support analysis of profitability and competitive gaps
  • Serves as a subject matter expert within the organization for support escalations and organizational education
  • Builds and maintains relationships across the organizations, with teams and individuals
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or related discipline/experience, or a combination of education and related work experience
  • 2+ years in a technical product management/Product Owner role within an agile environment
  • Experience working within an Agile methodology and demonstrated ability to effectively operate within an Agile team environment
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well with others and resolve any conflicts that may arise between different viewpoints
  • Ability to assess risks, dependencies, and identify mitigation strategies
  • Sound project management skills, with well-developed organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Skilled in leading meetings, setting agendas, driving decisions, and negotiating
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Technology we use

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Location

GHX is based in Louisville, CO and our office boasts a fitness center overlooking breathtaking Davidson Mesa open space and the Front Range Mountains!

What are GHX Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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