Senior Product Manager

As part of your Shared Services Product Management team, the Senior Product Manager sits at the intersection of business revenue and expense generation operations; and delivers everything from large-scale technology solutions to small optimizations. The team is responsible for developing long-range product roadmaps and engaging in backlog grooming for the upcoming 2-week sprint. We work in lock-step with development, strategy, and engineers to deliver a portfolio of technology solutions that include a wide range of 3rd party SaaS products and custom developed applications.

About Erich Stauffer

As your Senior Product Manager, I will drive the end-to-end product execution and work alongside shared services and business leaders to identify and implement technology solutions that support your scaling business.  I will develop a deep understanding of your customer’s process and needs, while keeping a pulse on the broader company strategy and objectives. 

Collaboration is a key ingredient for success, which is why I’m able to recognize key dependencies across different teams in order to coordinate a successful product launch.  I will provide product consultancy and recommendations to your business partners, helping them to better understand trade-offs, interoperability, and maintenance costs, enabling them to select the right solution that will help them meet their business objectives. I will support audit, compliance, legal, and risk business partners in developing and delivering a product roadmap to support increasingly complex and regulated lines of business.

I Will:

  • Collaborate with key business partners and subject matter experts to translate functional challenges and gaps into strategic product requirements. 
  • Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to define opportunity size, understand root cause of issues that help guide product planning and prioritization.
  • Working across the software development lifecycle (SDLC) – able to define the problem in discovery, draft detailed requirements (user stories), plan development sprints, develop UAT plans, and support continuous releases.
  • Implement large-scale 3rd party SaaS products, participate in RFPs, evaluate vendor demos/scorecard, create statement of work (SOW), broker detailed requirements, and develop a cutover plan.
  • Manage stakeholders by communicating progress and findings to program leaders and other key partners, via product briefs, status updates, and demos.
  • Utilize tools such as Jira and Confluence.

Who I am

  • 3+ years’ product management experience working with corporate applications.
  • 5+ years as a Product Manager with direct product ownership, operating in an Agile development environment – experience working directly with internal and external engineering and development teams.
  • Proven track record leading cross-functional initiatives, delivering iterative value over time, experience guiding prioritization of work; ability to make trade-off decisions to meet customer needs, given technology and capacity constraints.
  • Experience supporting financial reporting processes for publicly traded companies.  Conversant in control and oversight functions such as audit, risk, and SOX compliance.  
  • Experience working in regulated lines of business like banking and financial services.

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