Technical Product Manager MaxPoint Interactive
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MaxPoint Interactive is seeking a highly motivated Technical Product Manager in our Austin, Texas office to work with our Front-end and Back-end teams. This position will be responsible for working cross-functionally to fully define and execute the technical roadmap including producing roadmaps, prioritizing initiatives and helping articulate and drive scalability and other investments for our systems.
The ideal candidate is someone with strong multitasking skills who can clearly communicate technical concepts but, with enough business acumen to prioritize initiatives and work with senior management on tradeoffs. If you have these experiences coupled with intelligence, industriousness, a team-oriented mentality, and a natural ability to fit into our dynamic culture, you?re an ideal candidate!
Become subject matter expert in the domain of MaxPoint products, serving as a proxy for the customer to technical organizations, and act as an advocate for the customer, user, and the business
Own the Product Management for MaxPoint?s technical roadmap including systems infrastructure, scalability and new technology introduction. Working with internal development teams and development leaders to articulate requirements, project plans and drive timely execution towards launch.
Develop business driven use cases and requirements for our platform initiatives.
Bridge the gap between our technical needs and the requirements of our users including providing detailed product requirements for implementation of changes to our systems.
Focus on scalability needs and making sure our systems can handle our volumes in a timely manner
Monitor progress of multiple initiatives and report status and issues; run interference for the team resolving issues and insuring requirements are understood.
Understand our business and its growth to translate that into a technical roadmap to keep pace
Position will require the ability to prioritize product requirements and develop phased plans. Work across internal teams on the development of various products and initiatives to launch new products successfully
Stay focused on the essentials (driving clarity into situations) while solving the most important business requirements first
Understand the complexities of highly scalable engineering endeavors
Integral to this position is the ability to work with our VP of Engineering and to communicate the technical roadmap and vision and strategic value for these initiatives.
Multi-tasking across projects with an emphasis on prioritizing
Ability to converse with engineers and easily communicate ideas
Develop business cases for appropriate investment levels based on market demand, customer pain and MaxPoint?s strategic goals
Ensure that ideas submitted represent appropriate stakeholders and facilitate communication with them on progress of a given initiative
Create core content and messaging to enable the training of internal audiences, build preference among prospects and generate envy among competitors
Define, track, and improve key product metrics to implement a product dashboard to track usage and success
Previous experience as a technical product manager and a proven ability to grasp technical concepts
Knowledge of digital advertising a plus but, can be overcome by a quick learner with a sharp intellect!
High degree of both technical expertise and business acumen, including familiarity developing new software and implications of SaaS business models
Strong results-orientation combined with excellent judgment and problem solving skills; track record of product success
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills; is comfortable presenting to executive staff
Has experience working in short, fast-paced development cycles to deliver results quickly
Expertise communicating progress at each phase of development as appropriate, including published roadmaps, requirements and other information.
Bachelor?s degree or higher; Masters preferred.
Degree(s) in Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics all a plus
5-10 years of product management experience, preferably working in a fast-paced, small entrepreneurial environment
What?s in it for you
MaxPoint offers a generous benefits package including company paid premiums for employee and family health, dental and vision coverage, company contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical expenses, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Additional benefits include optional employee paid life insurance and AD&D, voluntary long-term disability, and employee contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent care expenses.
About MaxPoint Interactive
MaxPoint Interactive?s retail advertising platform drives in-store traffic for retailers and brands. The company?s Digital Zip? technology delivers the most effective and scalable neighborhood-level online campaigns. MaxPoint can pinpoint qualified customers interested in purchasing your product with more precision than using traditional zip codes, ultimately offering accurate neighborhood-level targeting with national scalability and reach. Founded in 2007, MaxPoint has offices in New York, Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles, Bentonville and Raleigh-Durham.
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