Staffing - Product Mgmt Specialist III in Corning, New York at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Corning, NY

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Develop detailed product stories/requirements, in an agile environment, to ensure product delivery consistency with target personas, motivators and expectations
  • Actively participate in all aspects of the product development cycle
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to communicate customer needs, adjust requirements based on technical feedback, manage and prioritize project requirements and changes to those requirements
  • Research, learn and implement technologies to develop a background for successful product definition
  • Employ and develop product planning and management best practices, establishing and executing reliable processes for collecting and prioritizing customer/market requirements
  • Establish and maintain a strong relationship with customer-facing staff as a critical resource to address critical pre- and post-sales customer product issues and ultimately help drive product sales engagements to closure
  • Contribute to the vision and definition of the product suite
  • Build, prune, maintain and prioritize the product backlog
  • Collaborate with Scrum and Kanban teams to define iteration content based on backlog priority and team sizing
  • Ensure user stories contain adequate detail and acceptance criteria for implementation
  • Accept user stories into the product baseline
  • Plan and coordinate software releases
  • Collaborate directly with software and QA engineers on the SCRUM team
  • Demonstrate new product features and functionality after each iteration

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Must be self-starting, hardworking and inquisitive
  • Working knowledge of SDLC, methodologies, tools and processes
  • A keen eye for details and ability to spot and document deviations/anomalies
  • An uncompromising approach to meeting/exceeding requirements (or ability to work through steps to have the requirement changed)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • In-depth understanding of the agile software development cycle and methodologies
  • Strong leadership, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Must work well with others of all personality types in an intense environment
  • Teamwork, attention to detail, and great communication skills are required
  • Driven, creative, and results-oriented applicants are highly preferred
  • Having knowledge in UI Design and mockups
  • MS in Business or Management  OR BS in Business or Management with 1-2 years of applicable experience
  • Preferred Experience:
    • General technical competency
    • Senior knowledge of Automation SDLC
    • A proven track record for high-quality SW product delivery
    • Having good understanding of Software Design
    • Having Experience in Ux