Technical Product Manager

Posted Apr 7, 2021, 8 views
  • pwa
  • business
  • mercury

We are a closely held software development agency and we are looking for a driven Product Manager. Are you experienced in product management, Lean and Agile development methods? Passionate about building products that customers love? Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work? Mercury is the place for you!The Work
The Product Manager fulfills a range of functions including advising clients and product owning a Scrum team to ship resulting solutions including:* Custom business applications utilizing rich HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript-driven front ends
* Progress Web Applications
* Business intelligence and collaboration systems
* iOS and Android business applications
* Large-scale website development based on innovative creative design, highly usable custom widgets and CMSes
Skills & Requirements
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The position requires proven work experience in product management with a technical background and understanding of (perhaps even hands-on experience) software development and web technologies.
The Product Manager will work within a multidisciplinary Scrum team, so strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves will go a long way. The ability to research, reason and communicate recommendations to clients and executive management is crucial.
The Product Manager will also work hand-in-hand with clients so possession of a consulting mindset and comfort with service-oriented interactions is a must. The ability to oversee multiple clients and manage software development budgets is also a key job function.
Specific position requirements include the following:* Bachelor’s Degree favored, preferably in Business, Computer Science and/or Engineering
* 5+ years of hands-on experience with Agile-driven software development
* 5+ years in a professional work environment analyzing business problems, collaborating and leading teams preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are pretty darn important, too
An affinity for caffeinated beverages and a strong meme stash won’t hurt your chances.Some Specifics
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At Mercury you will:* Translate product strategy into detailed user stories and prototypes
* Collaborate with interface designers and software architects to define product vision
* Create and prioritize product backlogs
* Apply exact standards to ensure that high quality applications and sites are delivered
* Represent the company with customers and guide company resources to meet their needs
What Kind of Products Will You Work On?
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  • Web, mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast's fastest growing commercial real estate firms

  • Progressive web application for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers

  • Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup

  • iOS, Android and PWA applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce

  • Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms
    How to Know If You're A Fit
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If any of the following excite you, we definitely want to talk to you!* A Product Manager's Job
* Mind the Product Blog
* CRAFT
* Someone who can explain Scrum in 10 minutes
This Is A Remote-Friendly Position
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Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States. We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa Bay-based professionals.

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