Director of Product Management Ebrary
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We are a leading e-book publishing services company seeking a Director of Product Management to drive the strategy, development, and management for our products. This is a high-level position with broad scope. Nevertheless, you must be very hands-on, defining product requirements and working directly with engineers and architects to define and deliver solutions. Ideal candidates will be able to manage both the day-to-day aspects of executing on a product roadmap and have the business and research skills to evaluate new opportunities.
Some of what you'll be doing:
Lead the effort to define the product, build a long term vision, establish a roadmap and deliver the product to the market, assuring development efforts are aligned with business goals
Manage the development and launch of new features and functionality through the entire product development lifecycle process from concept through implementation and release
Lead a team of product managers to success. Make hiring decisions, manage performance, and provide ongoing coaching
Collect market data using surveys, interviews, observations, competitive reviews and focus groups to help define product roadmap, backlog and priorities. Maintain regular contact with customers to stay current with needs and requirements
Work extensively with customers and cross functionally with Product Marketing, UE Design, Engineering, Sales, and Support in order to successfully prioritize features and develop the products that our customers need
Create detailed product specifications using written requirements, business rules, process flows and use cases; incorporate user experience generated deliverables such as prototypes, wireframes and design and copy documents
Collaborate with engineering, QA and operations to refine the product delivery process and discipline that is necessary to deliver the highest level of quality
Lead the creation of tools and processes to scale and operationalize support for ebook distribution partners
Become the subject matter expert for the products and features owned and act as a product evangelist to build internal awareness across the organization
What you'll have experience doing:
7+ years of experience managing a web based content rich product and BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong understanding of all aspects of the product development lifecycle, including product strategy development, requirements definition, UE design, engineering, QA, and launch
Demonstrated ability to create effective product requirements documents, use cases, and implementation plans is essential
Demonstrated track record of leading cross-functional teams to successful product execution and launch. Proven ability to collaborate successfully with engineering teams
Experience with Agile/scrum product development methods, including creating user stories, managing backlogs, and project tracking skills
Ability to manage multiple assignments and align them with business priorities & deadlines
Experience with e-books or online reading systems a plus
Experience working with web analytics a plus
Here?s what you want to know about ebrary:
Fantastic people: Where smart is the norm and unique is welcome
Fun location: Tons of Restaurants all within a 5 minute walk on California Avenue or El Camino Real.
Great benefits: On-site events, flexible scheduling and wellness programs
Awesome office environment: an interesting and inviting open loft style office environment that enables collaboration. A relaxed dress code is encouraged.
Amazing company: Annual compensation reviews and generous bonuses all designed to not only attract the best? but retain the best!!!
||318 Cambridge Avenue |
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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