Product Manager

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #51654 |
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We need a rising star in the Product Management space!

As an exciting early-stage startup we are on a mission to make a cutting edge SaaS product – We are a smart team of innovators who enjoy collaboration and have a fun, social culture. We are well funded, growing and right here in Boston. As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for articulating the product strategy & vision and working to bring to life. You will and contentiously communicate product strategy to stake holders

  • Participate as member of a Scrum development team
  • Write technical user stories in Jira, collaborating and communicating feature requests to engineering teams in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Work within the development team to clarify requirements and prioritize backlog to achieve the product roadmap
  • Perform user acceptance testing and regularly assist with Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Collaborate with the VP of Product and Director of Design to conduct ongoing research through direct customer contact and surveys, industry journals, sales team feedback, monitoring competitors and industry trends
  • Help create and collaborate on personas and user journey maps
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing departments on appropriate product positioning, product launch plans, product sales tools, and sales training
  • Collaborate with members of customer experience team to identify product support, implementation strategies, and customer training requirements
  • Observe, identify, and do what is needed to move us forward


  • Passionate: High energy. “Can-do-attitude”. Enthusiastic. Optimistic, open, and objective toward others.
  • High Standards: Quality orientation. Follow through on commitments. A Doer who gets things done.
  • Efficient: Producing significant output with minimal wasted effort, organized planning and prioritization.
  • Proactive: Self-starter, continually seeks additional responsibilities. Willingness to go the distance to get something done, including working long hours at times if needed.
  • Collaborative: Team player.
  • Communicator: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative and possesses an openness to people and a willingness to hear what others are saying.
  • Coachable: Open to feedback and continual professional improvement. Flexible and adaptable.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial startup environment
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of experience in an agile software development environment
  • Proven competency with Scrum processes, defining stories that are ready-for-engineering
  • Exceptional communication skills including the ability to deliver precise, detailed requirements to engineering
  • Experience with working with distribute teams is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Certification is a plus

Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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