AccuWeather’s team members are the heart of our success. As we enter new markets and expand geographically, the Associate Product Manager, Forecast Systems & Information Job Title position will have a real impact on our success and mission to ‘save lives, protect property, and help people prosper.’

Reporting the Product Manager charged with Mapping and Forecast Systems, this position is joining an expanding team whose focus is to maintain and innovate forecast systems and displays.  The critical challenge of this role is to stay in line with growing market and consumer demand for weather forecasts and data worldwide while guiding the next generation of innovative forecast system development. The role is an exciting opportunity to translate your vision into an impactful strategy while also defining features, designing systems and driving execution from start to finish.

Critical responsibilities:

  • Serve as subject matter expert for your product systems and features, capabilities and services, and aid in providing guidance to others in regard to this expertise
  • Provide insight that supports the development of a cohesive vision for AccuWeather’s many forecast systems, features, and datasets, leveraging best practice principles
  • Understand the ins & outs of your audience – internal and external; who they are, the features they use and enhancements they want; close engagement with marketing and business intelligence
  • Collect and analyze feedback from internal forecasting department, customers, stakeholders, and other teams to shape requirements; communicate to stakeholders regularly
  • Translate market needs into product feature improvements and forecast systems requirements
  • Produce / review requirement documents; able to effectively convey complex business rules to developers and stakeholders alike
  • Lead a SCRUM team comprising of data and software engineers to execute against your plans quickly
  • Manage data integrity to ensure accuracy and relevancy; from data source and creation through to front-end platform display
  • Own the end-to-end success of projects from requirements definition through design, development, launch, and post-launch analysis
  • Develop a strategy and make creative recommendations to expand our forecasting systems vision across the portfolio

Candidates must possess all or most of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Demonstrable experience producing successful product systems and minimum of 2 years of product management experience and/or focused course work on the same
  • Experience working with scientific data and managing complex systems is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of digitally distributed products and technology; experience with consumer and enterprise applications
  • Experience writing detailed requirements for product systems; such as wire frames, criteria, and business cases
  • Strong research, analysis, strategy, and project management skills with the ability to guide complex projects to timely completion
  • Must be comfortable to ruthlessly prioritize a pipeline of work based on a strategic evaluation of goals and implications
  • Experience operating within a SCRUM environment
  • Travel between State College, PA and Wichita, KS is required

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