IT Product Manager

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Orem, UT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 17, 2018
Job ID
IT Product Manager 
Job Summary
This position manages products and services in IT Application Development. This position functions as the customer interface, assisting customers with product fit and value, and assuring products meet business objectives.  This includes managing projects related to the assigned product portfolio. This position is critical to ensuring that timely, effective, and reliable systems and services are delivered within established schedule and budget.  Depending on the level and technical skill, this position may recommend solutions where issues or conflicts arise, and research and recommend areas of innovation. This position may act as mentor and advisor to student employees, team members, and other product managers.  Higher level product managers perform these functions with additional levels of responsibility, volume, and complexity, including recommending process innovations and taking on high value or large scope product lines.
The ideal candidate must be able to effectively and efficiently manage various software and application products. They will have experience with software development processes and a basic understanding of IT development methodologies and systems development life cycles.  They will have experience evaluating and assembling technology services, and a working knowledge ofAgile project management, as well as domain-driven design and DevOps principles.  They will have demonstrated problem management and budget management skills.  User experience design (UX design) principles and quality assurance principles and practices are highly desirable.
In this position, you will be part of a team of IT product managers who are working with various groups. This job requires a personality that puts customers at ease. The ideal candidate needs to be comfortable communicating with customers, IT engineers, technicians, architects, designers, and other product managers. The candidate will be required to communicate intelligently with team members, while at the same time explain technical concepts to potentially nontechnical customers in the company. The ideal candidate must be fluent in English and be able to effectively communicate complex technical concepts both verbally and in written form.  They will possess attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and creative thinking.
Skills, Experience, and Abilities We Are Seeking:
You do not have to have all of these qualifications to be considered, but the more you have, the more likely you will be successful as a candidate.
  • This position would manage the portfolio that includes Drupal web development, including the company home page, customer-related services, and the mobile application. Business knowledge of web application development (Drupal, Java, AWS) is preferred. Experience with Mobile App development and deployment is preferred.
  • A working knowledge of, and a demonstrated capability to learn, technical aspects of Information Technology is required.
  • A basic understanding of IT development methodologies and systems development life cycle is required.
Additional skills and experience desired:
  • Experience evaluating and/or assembling technology services
  • Microsoft Office Suite/Microsoft Project
  • Financial management and analytical skills
  • Product and project strategy and planning, including roadmap creation
  • Agile Project Management experience
  • Domain-driven design and DevOps principles
  • User experience design (UX Design) principles, application, and implementation
  • Testing and quality assurance principles and practices
  • Punctuality with emails, phone calls, and other forms of interaction used to express needs or to follow-up on current assignments.
  • Basic writing and presentation skills
22 vacation days, 12 sick days, 12 calendar holidays, a pension, 401k matching, no-cost retirement savings program, and excellent medical/dental benefits.