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Job ID :
96761
Location :
Charlotte, NC US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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<span style="color: black; font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">The Technical Product Manager is responsible for defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in Allstate’s growing technology product portfolio, specifically for the Allstate Roadside Services Digital Platform. The Product Manager manages the strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product.  Successful Product Managers help to identify assumptions and validate those assumptions through the use of product discovery techniques.  The Product Manager is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and functional partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products. Product Managers are also responsible for actively participating in our learning culture; including coaching and mentoring staff, stakeholders and peers.


Job Description

 

The Technical Product Manager is responsible for defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in Allstate’s growing technology product portfolio, specifically for the Allstate Roadside Services Digital Platform. The Product Manager manages the strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product.  Successful Product Managers help to identify assumptions and validate those assumptions through the use of product discovery techniques.  The Product Manager is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and functional partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products. Product Managers are also responsible for actively participating in our learning culture; including coaching and mentoring staff, stakeholders and peers.

Key Responsibilities

 

 

• Create, drive and execute product strategy for one or more products in our technical integration portfolio.
• Collaborate with Solution Architects to make decisions about product strategy.
• Define and manage KPIs to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
• Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
• Decompose complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
• Manage the product backlog, create an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
• Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.
• Develop and execute both an internal and external communications strategy for marketing your products.
• Coach and mentor members of the team as well as members of the cross-functional development organization on how to collaborate and conduct idea generation, consumer research, test design and execution, measurement, product implementation, customer interactions and roll out.

Job Qualifications

  •  7-10 years relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably  experience with shipping software
  • Experience managing complex integrations utilizing Java web services both SOAP and REST and technical expertise to be able to direct product teams in successful builds
  • Understanding of data integration strategies and managing multiple stakeholders and coordinating multiple product teams
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
  • Ability to communicate complex and innovative concepts to a new product development team with proven experience in data-driven decision making
  • Clear passion for topics of technology products and an ability to identify possibilities to innovate in our product space
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Understanding of and experience working in an development environment
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, marketing or related business degree, MBA/MIS/MS desired


Key Responsibilities

• Create, drive and execute product strategy for one or more products in our technical integration portfolio.
• Collaborate with Solution Architects to make decisions about product strategy.
• Define and manage KPIs to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
• Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
• Decompose complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
• Manage the product backlog, create an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
• Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.
• Develop and execute both an internal and external communications strategy for marketing your products.
• Coach and mentor members of the team as well as members of the cross-functional development organization on how to collaborate and conduct idea generation, consumer research, test design and execution, measurement, product implementation, customer interactions and roll out.

 

Job Qualifications

  •  7-10 years relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably with experience shipping software
  • Experience managing complex integrations utilizing Java web services both SOAP and REST and technical expertise to be able to direct product teams in successful builds
  • Understanding of data integration strategies and managing multiple stakeholders and coordinating multiple product teams
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
  • Ability to communicate complex and innovative concepts to a new product development team with proven experience in data-driven decision making
  • Clear passion for topics of technology products and an ability to identify possibilities to innovate in our product space
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Understanding of and experience working in an development environment
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, marketing or related business degree, MBA/MIS/MS desired


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