Director of Product Management, Platform DataCert
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Datacert is a technology innovator and the premier global provider of enterprise legal management software solutions and services. We offer a suite of next generation applications, such as legal matter and spend management, built on our cutting-edge technology platform called Passport. This evolution allows our customers to consolidate legal systems on a common platform, whether it is applications from Datacert, other vendors, or applications they build on Passport themselves. Passport empowers them to collaborate more effectively, manage legal systems more efficiently, support changing business needs and their global workforces, and make more strategic business decisions. Our expansive client roster includes Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 500 corporations, and some of the world?s largest law firms. Headquartered in Houston, with offices throughout North America, EMEA, and APAC, Datacert has received numerous legal and technology industry accolades including being honored on the Inc. 5000 and Software 500 lists and being recognized by top legal industry analyst, Hyperion, as ?Market Innovator.?
The Director of Product Management, Platform is responsible for defining and driving platform product strategy and roadmap that will help Datacert further grow its platform in current and adjacent markets. This position is critical to the success of this mission and will work closely with both the VP of Engineering and the other Directors of Product Management for Vertical Industries to, drive improvements in process, and continually evaluate the effectiveness of the platform. In addition, this position will also create and define the process for launching and supporting new applications using the platform.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages the entire product line life cycle of the platform from strategic planning to tactical activities including some aspects of release and project management
Works very closely with industry product managers, engineering, QA, documentation and other product teams to execute the platform product strategy
Works with external constituencies (customers, implementation teams) to understand their needs and priorities, communicating those priorities back to engineering, and working with other product managers to design features
Acts as an evangelist for the platform and provides expertise and selling tools for the Marketing and Sales organizations, including presenting directly to customers
Works directly with Product Marketing to produce messaging and collateral
Manages coordination and communication around which third-party platforms (and version) to support (e.g. databases, app servers browsers)
Resolves escalated product, service and customer satisfaction and cross-organization process issues
Coordinate the release of the Platform and Industry Applications that reside on the platform.
Communicate frequently with team and management to provide regular status reports and develop informed strategies
Builds relationships at all levels with Datacert sales/marketing staff, development, management, professional services and customers
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Licenses, and Certifications:
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or engineering
Master?s degree preferred but not required
Minimum 12 years of experience, with at least 3 years of experience in enterprise software product management, including exposure to platform and core technology
Minimum 5 years of management experience
Experience with agile development methodologies like Scrum
Experience with J2EE, Java, Web services and distributed computing environments
Experience integrating solutions from partners a plus
Exposure to customer implementation and maintenance issues, in a consulting, support, and/or product management role
Experience gathering requirements and knowing how to reflect customer priorities and perspectives to an internal development team
Critical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
Deep knowledge of the Enterprise Application Platform market
Hands on experience with Force.com, Pega, or similar platform technologies.
Application performance, security, and HA experience
Ability to translate high level requirements into detailed product specifications
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate with core engineering teams, motivate staff, and communicate platform strategy to a broad range of audiences from C-level to IT.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR INFORMATION
Requires limited travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and Europe (15%)
Knowledge of Force.com, Pega Systems, or Archer a plus
-Nothing in this job description restricts management?s rights to assign or re-assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Datacert is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, or any other legally protected status and takes affirmative action to recruit, employ, train, and promote qualified minorities, women, covered veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
||3040 Post Oak Boulevard |
Houston, TX 77056
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