Product Manager - Software

SunGard Public Sector   •  

Lake Mary, FL

Industry: Technology

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Less than 5 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding what great product looks like, create a product roadmap to support our business strategy, leverage strong process and project management abilities to envision and manage product lifecycle from idea inception, support go-to-market plans, and lead with a customer first mindset.

  • Become an expert within Superion on the Public Sector market segment, current and future. Provide SaaS thought leadership and direction as new SaaS applications are created and for the re-engineering of existing capabilities.
  • Develop the requirements for highly differentiated Public Sector solutions, products, and / or services, including strategy definition, requirements analysis, and delineation of the market opportunity.

  • Provide timely and effective reports of product performance – specifically for development and product release plans.
  • Collaborate with team to get feedback from the field on new feature requirements and enhancements - in efforts to drive product utilization.
  • Conduct market research, monitor competitive activity, and identify customer targets and their needs; apply learnings to current products and in ideation sessions for the development of new products or solutions.
  • Participate in sales, business development, and existing customer calls as or meetings as appropriate to hear and understand first-hand the needs and requirements of prospects and customers.
  • Ensure product development processes adhere to Agile (or similar) principles and align with company resource planning and allocation efforts.
  • Articulate new product features and benefits to internal groups, including marketing and sales.
  • Stewardship of products from Concept to Launch.
  • Manage the P&L of the product line and demonstrated success in expanding into adjacencies. 

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications

  • Passion for and ability to understand customer needs and deliver great solutions. A track-record for building software that is both efficient and effective with exceptional user experience.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and prioritization skills. Ability to create a winning roadmap to achieve business goals while making difficult trade-off decisions
  • Demonstrable organizational and project management skills are required.
  • Must be able to know how to do research, mine data and apply strategic thinking to executive-level pitches and presentations.
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communications and presentation skills required.
  • Facility with basic business software, including the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps, is required. Facility with project management applications such as Jira, BaseCamp or MS Project is also required.
  • Experience with defining, designing, implementing, and managing various product management and development methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of PM skills, processes, best practices and ability to teach others.

     

    Education and/or Experience                         

  • 3+ years of software Product Management experience is desired.
  • Master’s in Business or Computer Science preferred (or equivalent experience)
  • Certified Product Owner, or strong understanding of Agile/Scrum techniques

  • Hands on design experience with enterprise B2B applications for both technical and business users  
  • Experience defining technical product features; from inception to execution
  • Demonstrated experience developing Software products.
  • SaaS industry experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated visionary leader. Ability to develop and cultivate a dynamic, progressive, and technologically advanced organization.