Sr Product Mgr

Location
North Hills, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 21, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Dealertrack, a Cox Automotive brand, is seeking a Sr. Product
Manager
 for a full-time position in North Hills, NY.

The Sr. Product Manager for Collateral Management Solutions (CMS) is responsible for working with various solution groups, departments, development teams, product readiness and other Product Managers to effectively manage product roadmaps, communicate, document, and execute on requirements in alignment with the Cox Automotive vision.

 


As a Sr. Product Manager, you are a key member of the Cox product team and are responsible for delivering customer value with each team sprint. You must
demonstrate experience managing a product lifecycle from inception through
implementation. The Sr. Product Manager will be responsible for delivering
value to the customer by defining & documenting client requirements,
appropriately managing priorities, and validating that customer expectations
are met.


A successful candidate will be passionate about expanding our product vison, working
with internal and external stakeholders, and be comfortable leading a scrum
team.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Principle Duties

 


Work closely and interact directly with stakeholders (internal and external), users, developers, and other business units to identify, interpret, and document business requirements

  • Identify market opportunities and evaluate the competitive landscape
  • Develop product roadmaps to communicate the vision of the products to internal stakeholders
  • Create opportunity assessments to gain buy-in, secure funding and communicate the product vision
  • Manage business stakeholder communication of key information, decisions, status, and timelines
  • Conduct analysis that identifies current state business process or system inadequacies
  • Responsible for day-to-day product scrum responsibilities including writing, sizing, prioritizing stories and attending team meetings
  • Construct and document user stories and acceptance criteria that clearly articulate the need and the business value according to our Cox Automotive Agile standards
  • Present ideas for process and systems improvement recommendations that assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives, while leveraging best practices and professional experiences
  • Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of CMS applications and customer needs, as well as other business units within Cox Automotive
  • Communicate any impacts or changes in project scope to team members and leadership
  • Work with team to proactively identify work, communicate, and resolve project issues and risks that interfere with project execution or success
  • Ensure appropriate product documentation is produced
  • Collaborate closely with development teams to ensure timely delivery of team deliverables
  • Manage individual work load and assist with defining and prioritizing tasks
  • Define acceptance criteria for development teams, and if needed, perform UAT activities to ensure accuracy
  • Assist other Product Managers, Agile Lead/Scrum Master, User Experience Designers, and Quality Analysts as needed or required
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple assignments, activities or projects
  • Assist in data analysis for product launch material
  • Assist in development/distribution of marketing materials around new products/changes
  • Assist with training activities for product launches
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where information must be readily digested and decisions made expeditiously
  • Must have excellent critical thinking skills - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent work experience required
  • 7+ years of relevant experience within a software development organization
  • Soft skills to quickly gain the confidence, trust and support of internal clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent written, presentation, communication and listening skills
  • Strong problem solving experience
  • Demonstrated success as a Product Manager in product lifecycle management including:
  • Developing and launching new products or features
  • Developing opportunity assessments and/or business
    cases
  • Developing concept and product definitions
  • Product monitoring and evaluation
  • Product optimization and extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Preferred Experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Automotive industry
  • Finance/Lending industry

 

 

 

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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