Technical Product Manager at MercuryWorks

Posted on: 04/07/2021

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We are a closely held software development agency and we are looking for a driven Product Manager. Are you experienced in product management, Lean and Agile development methods? Passionate about building products that customers love? Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work? Mercury is the place for you!**The Work** ============ The Product Manager fulfills a range of functions including advising clients and product owning a Scrum team to ship resulting solutions including: * Custom business applications utilizing rich HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript-driven front ends * Progress Web Applications * Business intelligence and collaboration systems * iOS and Android business applications * Large-scale website development based on innovative creative design, highly usable custom widgets and CMSes **Skills & Requirements** ========================= The position requires proven work experience in product management with a technical background and understanding of (perhaps even hands-on experience) software development and web technologies. The Product Manager will work within a multidisciplinary Scrum team, so strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves will go a long way. The ability to research, reason and communicate recommendations to clients and executive management is crucial. The Product Manager will also work hand-in-hand with clients so possession of a consulting mindset and comfort with service-oriented interactions is a must. The ability to oversee multiple clients and manage software development budgets is also a key job function. Specific position requirements include the following: * Bachelor’s Degree favored, preferably in Business, Computer Science and/or Engineering * 5+ years of hands-on experience with Agile-driven software development * 5+ years in a professional work environment analyzing business problems, collaborating and leading teams preferred * Excellent written and verbal communication skills are pretty darn important, too An affinity for caffeinated beverages and a strong meme stash won’t hurt your chances.**Some Specifics** ================== At Mercury you will: * Translate product strategy into detailed user stories and prototypes * Collaborate with interface designers and software architects to define product vision * Create and prioritize product backlogs * Apply exact standards to ensure that high quality applications and sites are delivered * Represent the company with customers and guide company resources to meet their needs **What Kind of Products Will You Work On?** =========================================== * Web, mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast's fastest growing commercial real estate firms * Progressive web application for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers * Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup * iOS, Android and PWA applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce * Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms **How to Know If You're A Fit** =============================== If any of the following excite you, we definitely want to talk to you! * [A Product Manager's Job](https://medium.com/@joshelman/a-product-managers-job-63c09a43d0ec#.d5men89ja) * [Mind the Product Blog](http://www.mindtheproduct.com/) * [CRAFT](http://beta.craft-conf.com/) * [Someone who can explain Scrum in 10 minutes](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BWbaZs1M_8) This Is A Remote-Friendly Position ================================== Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States. We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa Bay-based professionals.