Product Manager Axioma Inc.
Axioma is seeking an experienced product manager to join the product management team in our New York office. This position reports to the Senior Director of Product Management and will play a key role helping to direct Axiomas risk product strategy.
The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company's overall strategy and goals.
You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.
We use Scrum and other agile practices, and expect product managers to participate in improving our processes and practices. It is essential that you can work collaboratively in our team environment.
Assist with the definition the product strategy and roadmap, helping to establish key priorities
Specify market requirements for current and future products based on market intelligence; this information will gathered from regularly scheduled visits to clients as well as from other client facing personnel
Run pilot programs with early-stage products and samples; leverage early stage feedback as a basis for future enhancements.
Analyze potential partner relationships for the product; work with closely with partners to assist them with the roll out of new product versions as well as new offerings.
Possess/acquire a strong understanding of the competitive landscape and how to position the firms products against its primary competitors.
Continually evaluate the core positioning and messaging for the product.
Work with Marketing to develop sales tools and collateral.
Brief and train the sales force on new and existing product offerings; assist sales with the high opportunity trials.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management.
Excellent teamwork skills. Must be able to lead and work within cross-functional teams.
Experience with (and understanding of) the investment decision making processes of equity managers is highly desirable; exposure to other asset classes from a buy-side perspective a plus but not essential.
Knowledge of financial markets and investment management tools including multi-factor risk models, risk analytics, and performance attribution.
Solid mathematical aptitude.
Knowledge of agile development methodologies helpful.
Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, or Engineering from an accredited institution. MBA and/or CFA preferred; FRM designation a plus.
5-10 years of software marketing/product management experience.
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