Herndon, VA

Product Manager

August 18, 2018

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Location: Herndon, VA USA

APPTIUM Technologies is actively seeking a Product Manager to own and oversee the development of their customer facing application. You will be working with a passionate team of engineers and designers in an engaging, functional way and collaborating with other departments. Apptium is looking for someone who has experience with design thinking and has a proven track record of delivering advanced technical products from the ground up.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Strategy – Participate in product strategy discussions and contribute to the vision and
    assessment of business value. Work with the engineering teams to communicate the
    vision and help convert the vision into features for build
  • Release Planning – Plan and execute releases. Track features milestones and
    dependencies within and across releases. Interface with the other organizational
    groups and communicate upcoming releases, risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Intake – Establish feature/idea intake process. Groom request and prioritize them to
    align with strategy. Interface with the account teams to identify solution road maps
    and identify platform dependencies and help plan migration and upgrades
  • Customer communication – Engage with existing customers to get feedback and areas
    of improvements. Schedule recurring follow ups to provide updates and advertise the
    roadmap and upcoming features releases
  • Sales support – Support the sales engineers for new proposals and demos with
    infrastructure requests, tailored demos and product marketing material
  • Budget Planning – Assist operations in budget planning and tracking

Job Requirement

  • Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its
    lifecycle
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively
    communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in
    software development and web technologies
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the telecom or cable industry is mandatory

Competencies

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively are key. Candidates should be self-motivated and ready to hit the ground running.  Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present to large and small groups

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
10+ years of experience

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