Technical Product Manager at Velocity Works (Pittsburgh, PA)

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We are looking for a REMOTE Technical Product Manager to help people in the financial world! This position comes with a generous vacation policy, as well as great benefits!

As a Product Manager you will play a key role in driving vision, strategy, design, and execution of digital solutions in the consumer finance space. You will align teams towards coherent technology and business strategies. You will bring clarity to complexity, probe assumptions, illuminate pitfalls, and foster shared understanding. Your main activities will focus on understanding the customers’ and stakeholder’s needs, facilitating unity around creating solutions, crafting requirements, and prioritizing delivery of features. You will use your strong technical background and judgment to evaluate solutions, assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide critical issue management, and make trade-offs, and help balance the business needs versus technical constraints

WHAT YOU’LL WORK ON:

  • Understand and synthesize customer business needs from customer feedback, market insights, research, analytics, and business data
  • Partner effectively with stakeholders from engineering, analytics, finance, and other cross-functional teams, influencing their roadmap priorities and reaching consensus on approach/prioritization.
  • Craft high-quality product requirements, document user journeys, manage schedules, remove roadblocks, and reduce risk, enabling the engineering team to continuously deliver features on time with high quality
  • Work closely with P&L leaders to define and execute strategic priorities.
  • Proactively find opportunities to improve our products by using data to drive creativity and innovation and analyzing the impact of new and existing features on key performance indicators
  • Drive the culture of data informed decision making by leveraging available customer and marketplace data as well as focused experimentation and iterative delivery
  • Manage communications and expectations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitor overall portfolio health, complete product value deliver analyses, and make recommendations to drive ROI. Develop a strong understanding of the value your portfolio is delivering.
  • Immerse yourself in the latest technology solutions and serve as a key resource on all topics related to your portfolio

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Passion for the craft of product management and discovery of opportunities for product innovation through the application of technology or processes
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and integrate complex information, understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate new ideas with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to quickly develop deep knowledge about a subject area and apply it to building and improving products and services
  • Data, analytics, and business acumen and instinct with strong analytical, technical, and quantitative skills
  • Creativity, strategic thinking, problem solving, comfort with ambiguity, and leadership without authority
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to own, drive, and implement ideas in a flexible, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Drive for results with the ability to prioritize well, communicate effectively, and thrive in a group of talented, opinionated, highly focused individuals.
  • A proactive approach to simplify complex problems, find opportunities for improvement while balancing user and business needs
  • A commitment to building positive relationships to support the strength of our team
  • A high bar for quality and attention to detail
  • An agile and highly collaborative mindset

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of work experience in technology product management with a proven record of successfully delivering complex technology products or services
  • Strong technical foundation with a solid understanding of how today’s cloud-based software and services are built
  • Strong technical acumen with the ability to understand code, data schemas, SQL, as well as familiarity with user interface design principles
  • A combination of technical and business degrees or a relevant work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with experience negotiating, influencing, planning, and executing across distributed teams
  • Added bonus
  • Experience in consumer-facing digital products and services
  • Experience in the financial industry, such as banking, lending, credit cards, etc.
  • Experience as a professional software engineer
More Information on Velocity Works
Velocity Works operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA. Velocity Works was founded in 2018. It has 22 total employees. To see all 12 open jobs at Velocity Works, click here.
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