We are seeking a Product Manager who will provide technical oversight and be a liaison between Business Owners and Engineering to facilitate product development, technical issue escalation and prioritization of engineering resources.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the planning and definition of software product requirements.
Responsible for the continued development of Synacors core software platform designed to support content aggression and delivery of value added services.
Develop product requirements that meet business objectives.
Coordinate and communicate with business, technical, and operations groups to understand objectives and limitations of each group and incorporate feedback into thorough, well-written product requirements.
Translate business requirements into product specifications, and work closely with an engineering team to translate these into technical specifications.
Oversee projects through the product development lifecycle from inception through production handling all coordination between cross-functional teams.
Work with development team during the product design and development phases to ensure requirements are being met and key design input is being incorporated.
Develop supporting documentation and training materials for support of release, marketing and sales efforts.
Work closely with marketing team to deliver collaterals and promotional elements to meet objectives for lead generation/awareness and client deployment.
Identify and plan the key requirements for the software product that will deliver capability across multiple, consumer branded websites.
Proactively identify process improvements and work to achieve consensus and drive implementation
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Three to five years Product Management experience in the Internet industry
Bachelors Degree, preferably a technical and or marketing degree
Proven ability to effectively multi-task
Ability to lead a cross-functional team and show progress on every task
Good judgment in key issue identification and resolution spanning multiple departments throughout the customer deployment lifecycle
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work within a team and to make a plan and then execute it
Understanding of product lifecycle from inception through delivery and post-delivery support.
Knowledge of the web portal and content space a plus
Multi-product, highly complex, interconnected software environment and an understanding of the full software development life-cycle is desired.
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