Senior Product Manager

North Hills, New York
Jun 11, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time
Dealertrack, a Cox Automotive brand, is
looking to add a Senior Product Manager
to our Product team in North Hills, NY.


The Job:


Senior Product Manager (SPM) in the team works closely with the
Director of Product Management (DPM) to define product strategies supporting Administration,
Authentication and Authorization products and systems for This
role will be responsible for leading the execution of these products throughout
the delivery life cycle.  The SPM will also be responsible for analyzing
existing and new technologies as well as staying in tune with current market
developments and conducting competitive analysis. 


As a
function of this role you will gather and prioritize product and customer
requirements while working closely with the product manager / product owner to
develop specifications according to current needs and support the product’s
ongoing maintenance and enhancements. As a Sr. Product Manager, you will also
partner with the software engineering development team in overseeing and
approving product designs, enhancements, and quality.  Additionally, you
will interface with customers, sales and marketing to drive product direction
and confirm capabilities meet market needs, to ensure revenue and customer
satisfaction goals are exceeded.


Your Role:

  • Product Strategy   
  • In conjunction with the DPM, contributes
    to product vision, strategy and product planning and execution for entire
    assigned products throughout the product life cycle
  • Deliver Project goals, release
    goals/acceptance criteria and desired business outcomes and prioritized
    features and products to be worked on to Product Mangers / Product Owners
    and Scrum Managers to enable successful functional design and product
  • Responsible for working
    closely with all stakeholders (to ensure their interests are included in
    the release) and the team (to make sure the release is developed by the
    deadline and within budget).
  • Contribute to new product
    concepts or product enhancements to existing products to deliver on
    product revenue goals
  • Confirms the new product
    business case and vision with stakeholders
  • Assists and leads enabling the
    requirements definition by Product Owners
  • Measures and assesses client
    satisfaction with new product/project introductions
  • Maintain a product roadmap for
    owned products
  • Product Performance 
  • Monitor product financial,
    sales, and marketing metrics, interpret the data for trends, and
    formulate any corrective action
  • Collects and analyzes customer
    preferences and needs to identify potential markets and factors affecting
    product demand. Conducts market research that will assist in driving
    feature prioritization. 
  • Analyze existing and new
    technologies as well as market developments and competition and work with
    SPM to develop product technical specifications and requirements
    according to needs
  • Identify improvements and
    changes in process, packaging, positioning, messaging, and targeting to
    enhance product revenues and direct cost attributed to product
  • Manage enhancement requests to
    current product lineup to affect product fit in the current year
  • Sales and Marketing Enablement
  • Assists and leads getting key
    product information out to Sales and Marketing teams to enable marketing
    and sales activities around the assigned product
  • May lead creating and giving
    sales and training presentations necessary to run campaigns and support
    customer visits
  • Provides Support and Services
    organization with product knowledge for owned products
  • Act as an advocate for his/her
    own products
  • Recommend any process
    improvements and content necessary to enable Sales and Marketing of the
    owned products
  • Product Support and Services
  • Act as the subject matter
    expert for the owned products and provides or facilitates getting key
    information out to enable supporting and implementing the owned products
  • Conduct product training,
    presentations and briefs as needed

  • Qualifications:Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree desired
  • 3+ Years Product Management
    experience a must.  Automotive, lending, or financial services
    industry strongly desired             
  • Experience with Authorization and
    Authentication components working in conjunction with User Access Management
  • Experience in Single Sign On
    and Multifactor Authentication capabilities

  • What We Look For:

  • Development, or consulting
    environment in a technology-focused role
  • Advanced interpersonal
    communication skills and ability to relate with and understand business
    audience and develop technology solutions
  • Knowledgeable of or experience
    with UI and UX/user-centric design
  • Possess ability to relate with
    and understand business audience and develop technology solutions (a blend
    of both business and technical skills)
  • Experienced working with
    software engineering teams on complex products and working through all
    phases of development cycle in order to deliver product to market
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced
    environment where information must be readily digested, and decisions made
  • Proactive problem-solving
    skills and the ability to balance multiple complex initiatives and tasks
  • Strong understanding of
    development processes, quality assurance, and project management
  • Must have excellent critical
    thinking skills - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
    weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Excellent verbal, written,
    presentation, analytical, and listening skills.




    About Cox Automotive

    Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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