Youre the person with a proven history of delivering robust financial software products to market. Youre an innovative thinker who can envision what software products can and should be, and yet youre practical and diligent in their layout and design. You are also a person who sweats the details, lives and breathes the customer experience, and values elegant simplicity. Youre the quintessential product person who wants to leave a mark.
In partnership with customers, senior management, and product teams, lead and develop product specification for our full product suite.
Evolve product strategy to deliver software products and platforms.
Identify primary business users, and elaborate value propositions, use cases and stories.
Develop product requirements for function, user experience, performance and data flows.
Actively lead team of Product Managers/Owners to get the details right, while not losing the big picture.
Work closely with VP, Software engineering to actively manage product development and phased release plans.
Must think in terms of markets, customers, business value, and products that win.
Build, maintain and leverage working relationships with both internal and external customers.
Effectively manage resources and budgets across organization to maximize performance and efficiency.
Define Service Level Agreements, systematically review and recommend initiatives. to improve SLAs; remove obstacles that limit our delivery and ability to exceed customer expectations.
Drive a high level of employee engagement by effectively communicating product vision.
Create and nourish an environment that drives continuous improvement and optimizes best practices.
High-energy, creatively-driven, hard-working, inspiring leadership of product innovation organization.
Key Results Areas:
Own product definition, requirements analysis, iteration planning, and competitive benchmarking and product representation in client / marketing activities.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Qualifications and Experience:
10+ years in financial software or high tech product management.
Currently in a leadership role, managing a team of product managers.
Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, business or equivalent; MBA preferred.
Passion for great products, and a desire to delight customers.
Ability to sift through details quickly, determine whats important and author clear requirements and product plans.
Ability to work in a fast paced exciting environment.
Superior verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to adeptly demonstrate products.
Ability to interact with co-workers at all levels of the company.
Strong and focused team player and a consensus builder.
Technical background with solid understanding of software architecture, key database, application server, and web technologies.
Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Experience leading product development teams with Agile methodologies.
Knowledge and experience with SaaS applications.
Enterprise software, BPM, financial services and/or the mortgage strongly preferre