Product Manager

McLean, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #44339 |
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We have a client in Virginia that was looking for a Product Manager. You must have agile Product Management experience where you managed large teams. All candidates should be able to go on-site 5 days a week.

Day to Day:

  • Regularly and systematically use data to uncover opportunities, track product performance, and drive decision making
  • Leads a team through rigorous process of test and learn with focus on identifying and developing a minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Prioritize, negotiate and remove blockers to orchestrate successful launch or optimization cycle
  • Manage public releases and customer support materials, ensure compliance with platform requirements, and shepherd your apps through app store processes
  • Serve as subject matter expert, contributing practitioner, thought leader, career guide and mentor to teams
  • Establish or participate in Design Thinking, Agile, and LEAN rituals which establish rhythm for the team, promote ongoing communication, and iterative refinement of roadmaps
  • Relentlessly push to understand customer needs and ensures customer is considered in prioritization and trade-off discussions
  • Set product vision and lead road mapping, goal setting, story writing, prioritizing, project execution, A/B testing, and product roll-out strategy
  • Collaborate with internal partners. You will be exceptional at developing and nurturing relationships with internal stakeholders and partners.
  • Test and iterate in small-scale pilots to validate concepts, refine them to achieve product-market fit, and then scale to drive vertical and horizontal economics
  • Define learning agenda and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success/failure

Wanted:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • MBA or Master's degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in digital product management
  • 3+ years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into consumer facing digital products
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile product management

Skills:

  • Proven experience in and passion for building and shipping great products
  • Creative problem solver who lives at the intersection of Human, Business and Technology dimensions. .
  • Strong quantitative background to support data-informed decision making
  • Deep planning skills with the ability to organize thematic work areas in deep detail with long term vision and iterative execution
  • Experience managing iOS, Android or apps for other ecosystems.
  • Experience shipping multiple products across variety of platforms and channels
  • Fluency in human-centered product discovery methods such as design thinking and service design
  • Agile Product Management experience
  • Industry or hobbyist experience with emerging and leading technologies across disciplines (IoT, Machine Learning, Voice interfaces, etc)
  • Track record of defining strategy, creating advocacy/alignment and being accountable for outcomes
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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