Job Description :
Job Title:  Product Manager



Location: Irvine, CA

Duration: Longterm





Responsibilities:

             Leads product definition and prioritization by working with business stakeholders, developers, and internal/external customers

Responsible for developing, defining and owning the product vision and strategy with knowledge of B2B EDI.

             Identify and propose enhancements to improve the manual process .

             Effectively collaborate and communicate product roadmap, project status, sprint reviews, and issues to accounting operations, executive management, and other stakeholders as necessary.

             Participates/facilitates agile ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Demonstrations and Retrospectives

             Engages the development teams on agile values, principles and practices

             Maintains feature backlog and life cycle of features from inception to completion

             Assists with risk, change and dependency management

             Delivers business requirements via artifacts such as epics, features, stories, acceptance criteria, wireframe diagrams, interaction diagrams, mockups/demos, etc

             Assist with developing/clarifying the business case and prioritization of features and enhancements

             Manages User Requirements sets

             Authors User level requirements

             Prioritize Requirements

             Build upon requirements models

             Grooms and prioritizes User Story backlog

             Understanding of roles and responsibilities in the agile software development environments

             Understanding of web application and web service product architectures and basic features

Qualifications:

             Facilitation skills: Ability to facilitate meetings and requirements definition and be a liaison between internal/external customers, developers and stakeholders

             Analytical skills: Detail oriented with ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.

             Organizational skills: Ability to work with the vast array of information gathered during requirements analysis and to exercise flexibility with changing business priorities

             Interpersonal skills: Ability to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among representatives from various business and development teams

             Team skills: Works well with others; delivers positive energy to their team

             Time Management skills: Ability to work in a fast paced team environment and consistently meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision

             Modeling skills: Ability to represent requirements in graphical forms that clarify and augment written requirements

Requirements:

             Bachelor’s degree or related experience preferred

             At least five years of Product Manager experience

Knowledge that’s a Plus:

             Experience working with globally distributed scrum teams

             Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or other Agile/Scrum certifications

             Requires general business skills, industry knowledge on distribution, logistics, and planning skills, long-term vision, and executive presence

             Experienced in Agile tools like TFS or Jira