Sr. Product Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-02476

Title: Sr. Product Manager
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Duration: Direct Hire, Salaried
Compensation: $120,000/yr – $140,000/yr
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description:

The Product Manager in Engineering and Information Technology supports the New gTLD Program Next Round applications. This person will serve as an interface to the business users, assist the application development teams in understanding and implementing the business processes, workflows, and data requirements of constituents. On the Scrum team, this person will assume a Product Owner role and facilitate project delivery by ensuring proper requirement analysis with cross-functional groups, project stakeholders, other analysts, customers or end users.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Collaborate with product managers, project managers, and project sponsors to interview, collect, analyze and manage system and business user requirements.
  • Document detailed functional and data business requirements, process flows, use cases, triggers, integration points and other information needs while identifying opportunities for refinement and business process automation.
  • Drive business requirements translation into a technical solution and prioritization/scoping of requirements.
  • Conduct level of effort exercises (i.e. t-shirt sizing and story point assignment) and regularly assess product backlog of assigned systems.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to clarify requirements that provide direction to developers/configurators.
  • Conduct basic system administration, including permissions management, field and layout changes, report creation, and workflow implementation.
  • Lead functional design sessions; expectation to propose design alternatives and articulate the benefits and risks.
  • Write user stories, create test scenarios and facilitate business UAT efforts.
  • Ensure delivered requirements meet the needs defined by the business customer.
  • Lead daily standup and sprint review meetings as part of Agile / Scrum process.
  • Ensure training needs meet the needs of the end users.
  • Build and strengthen relationships internally between IT and the business partners.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, partners and the public are required.
  • Must be a team-oriented person and able to effectively facilitate meetings.
  • Strong understanding of outsourcing environment, business principles, systems improvement, software development methodologies and standards, especially scrum.
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to create systematic and consistent requirement specifications in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Demonstrated expertise in a diverse variety of IT process improvement concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a relevant field of study

Experience:

  • 8+ years of Business Analysis and Product Management
  • Strong experience gathering requirements and writing user stories for complex, multi-phased business application development efforts
  • Experience with business process design, data modeling and reengineering.
  • Specialized training in:
    • Agile / Scrum
    • Business / Technical Analysis / Data and Process Modeling
  • Other requirements (certifications)
    • Scrum Master Certification

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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