Product Manager

Location
North Hills, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jun 24, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time
Dealertrack, is currently
looking for a Product Manager to join our Product team in North Hills, New York.



 

The Product Manager (PM) in the Dealertrack.com team works
closely with the Director of Product Management (DPM) to define product
strategies supporting Administration, Authentication and Authorization products
and systems for Dealertrack.com. This role will be responsible for leading the execution
of these products throughout the delivery life cycle.  The PM 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 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 development
  • 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 Enablement 
  • 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       


  • What We Look For:             
          



  • Experience with Authorization and Authentication components
    working in conjunction with User Access Management Systems
  • Experience in Single Sign On and
    Multifactor Authentication capabilities
  • 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 expeditiously
  • Proactive problem-solving
    skills and the ability to balance multiple complex initiatives and tasks
  • Strong
    understanding of development processes, quality assurance, and project
    management methodologies
  • 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.

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    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, Dealer.com®, 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. www.coxautoinc.com

    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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