Overview:

At Valence, we are all about building potential.  That goes for our clients as well as our team members.  Our mission is to help our customers advance their digital transformation journey and we are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our team.

Are you passionate about exploring new and emerging technologies and how they can be used to solve challenging problems?  Do you enjoy leading end to end programs, from requirements definition to product implementation and release?  If so, then this may be the right opportunity for you.  As a Senior Product Manager at Valence, you will work alongside a group of talented engineers and analysts defining and implementing end-to-end, leading-edge solutions for our enterprise clients. With Valence, you can work in a collaborative environment where you can influence direction and see the impacts of your contributions. We love to innovate and are looking for people with a passion for learning and growing their technical skills.

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:

  • Lead multiple, complex technical projects, serving as the bridge between the business units and the engineering and creative teams
  • Collect customer and stakeholder feedback as well as performing industry & competitive research in order to help support the creation of product concepts and designs
  • Drive sprint prioritization, backlog grooming, product backlog prioritization, and engineering/development rhythm, and unblock scrum development teams as needed
  • The technical part of the role means you understand developers needs and language
  • Anticipate project bottlenecks, provide blocking issue management, make trade-offs, and balance business needs versus technical constraints
  • Lead project retrospectives, driving continual process improvements throughout the project execution framework
  • Lead project close-out activities with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead business reviews with executive stakeholders

WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU IF YOU HAVE:

  • 7+ years of technical product management experience, leading highly complex technical engagements utilizing cross-functional teams
  • Experience in defining both business and functional level requirements, user stories/use cases, present state and future state process flows
  • Experience in developing product roadmaps and associated strategies
  • Deep expertise in Agile project management fundamentals including project scoping, risk analysis & mitigation strategies and change management and other related project controls. Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred
  • Experience defining and leading business reviews with executive stakeholders
  • A passion for exploring the latest technology trends. Working knowledge of one or more of the following: IoT, wearables, business analytics is highly desired
  • You know your way around Jira/Confluence
  • Exceptional communication and executive presentation skills
  • A desire to work for an organization where you are expected to continually learn and grow new skills
  • A strong customer service mentality – always striving to provide an exceptional experience for your project stakeholders

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 WHAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL AT VALENCE?

You have a passion for innovation and technology. You have a sense of humor. You believe in the potential in everyone. You are ego-free. You're collaborative and value a work culture where great ideas can come from anyone.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 

 

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