Director - Product Management (Core Infrastructure / Platforms)

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Atlanta, GA
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
  • Job Tracking ID: 512446-609479

Job Description:

Founded in 2006, GreenSky is one of the fastest growing Financial Technology companies in America. We make it easy for businesses of all sizes to offer credit to their customers with a fast and paperless solution. With billions of dollars in loans and hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers, GreenSky is quickly changing the consumer credit marketplace. We have a great team, are growing quickly, and are backed by some of the leading investors in the world.

Our corporate headquarters is located in the financial technology hub of Atlanta, GA.

Looking for great talent to help us continue our rapid growth!

Job Duties: As a key leader of the GreenSky product development ecosystem, the Director - Product Management maintains portfolio ownership and responsibility for the development, feature functionality, and user experience of both new products and releases of existing products geared toward creating an unrivaled user experience that allow GreenSky customers to increase sales and delight their customers. This position will also have responsibility for key platforms that support market facing products. You will serve as the leader of a typical ecosystem of product delivery resources across multiple functions as well as collaborating with vertical industry Senior Management, IT leadership, Subject Matter Experts, merchants and consumers in translating market needs into product innovation and maintenance.

The Director - Product Management must lead the product development process by helping to define business process, user experience and providing necessary documentation for assigned products and platforms, including wireframes, process maps and functional design/requirement documents. The Director - Product Management will lead the product delivery process which will include attending periodic stand-ups and coordinating operational and business readiness activities in support of release planning events. Additionally, you will lead ongoing meetings to report on results and align key stakeholders to the future roadmap for the product line.

Detailed responsibilities include:

*Partner with the Business Unit Leader or executive sponsor to create complete needs analysis that combine business, market, and customer needs;

*Create, design and develop business process and workflow and feature/functionality/user experience that achieves the business objective while balancing future use/scale capability to technical/operational effort;

* Partner with Operations throughout product lifecycle to ensure successful product launch execution and support;

* Develop product/initiative business cases that capture feature requirements; manages scope of release; acts as product owner in development process;

*Identify and manage cross-portfolio & cross-project dependencies in conjunction with Project Management;

*Define product scalability, availability and manageability requirements;

* Assist with creating roadmaps and strategies focused on enhancing the long term scalability of GreenSky’s core systems and minimizing technical debt.

*Work across various application groups to ensure an integrated Technical Product launch, including comprehensive solution technical documentation, pre-launch demos, and integrated user acceptance test plans;

*Manage product lines backlog and story prioritization in collaboration with the IT development team;

*Responsible for ensuring best-in-class User Experience;

*Partner with Sales and Marketing to produce sales demo and training materials;

*Manage and develop detailed product road maps, user experience mock ups, release notes, and user documentation

*Administering day to day technical oversight for the products

*This position requires occasional travel to customer and non-customer sites in the US.

The Director - Product Management must possess a unique blend of business, project management, and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

*8+ years of experience and proven success in translating business strategy and analysis into successful products and platforms

*At least 5 years of Product Management or Development in the digital industry
* At least 3 years of experience leading product teams

* Previous experience delivering large scale technology platforms

Proven leadership and collaboration skills required, along with outstanding written and verbal communication skills, ability to analyze complex financial information, strong analytical skills, and the ability to use various product development and management software packages (ie Microsoft Project).

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