Product Manager (Vancouver,BC or Austin,Texas)

Vancouver, BC, (View Map)
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    Tasktop Technologies Inc.
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Job Description:The opportunity: Would you like to help re-define the way large scale software develop is done? Would you like to be on the forefront of the next big movement since devops? We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to help an amazing team take our core technology platform to the next level. Day-to-day you will be largely responsible for the platform all of our products are built upon. You will be tasked with guiding continued investment in the technologies, architectures and feature-set to ensure our flagship products continue their relevancy and market dominance. You will also be responsible for making tough decisions and tradeoffs regarding what we need to build, and what features we need to add to our existing platform. Following your ramp-up you will have developed a good understanding of the business impacts & market changes that affect our platform, and use this understanding to best inform your decisions. Working alongside our engineering team, you will be responsible for developing more efficient, cost effective processes & methods and technologies to streamline our development and maintenance. This is your chance to make an impact, both within Tasktop and the software development industry as a whole. Who you are:Experience with handling a significant volume of inputs (often contradictory) and make effective, logical and defensible decisions based on that inputAbility to make decisions and operate comfortably without full information and clarityAble to communicate effectively and directly with customers and partners to both understand their needs, communicate our plans and handle escalationsAbility to liaise with engineering at a technical level to ensure engineers understand the business context of what we are creating to help them make effective trade-offs during developmentAbility to communicate with our executive management team and various departmental stakeholders to both understand their needs and distill business prioritiesAbility to creatively design features and execute on those designs, working with engineering, customers and user experience designersAbility to mentor and delegate work to more junior product team membersAbility to manage a backlog and work with engineering leaders to create effective and achievable release plans that are engaging and clearly articulate the business value of what is being deliveredAbility to think critically with speed and flexibility to identify and understand complex use cases What gives you an edge:Bachelor's degree in technology or technology management related field5+ years of experience in product management in the technology spaceExperience delivering technology products/services in a high growth environmentHigh attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneouslyExtremely strong written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrated experience as a strong leader who can prioritize, communicate clearly and influence across cross functional teamsProven track record of taking ownership and driving resultsAbility to think strategically and simultaneously manage tactical executionCuriosity to dig into metrics to understand key business drivers and whether they are useful inputs to measuring and managing a business or processA Product Management Certification is a definite asset. Who we are: Founded in Vancouver BC Canada, Tasktop harvests an energetic vibe, while proudly counting the majority of the Fortune 100 as customers. Tasktop pioneered software developer efficiency and continues to innovate in the industry with our CEO Mik Kersten's best-selling book 'Project to Product'. We drive competitive advantage by helping customers master software production We provide enterprise-grade tool integration infrastructure that removes the overhead and waste that’s slowing down Agile teams while promoting information flow across teams. With Tasktop, customers can equip teams with best-of-breed tools from multiple vendors to support planning, development, testing, and service desk functions while still achieving end-to-end visibility. Tasktop enables customers to connect, visualize, and measure the value created by their software business. As a Tasktop employee you will enjoy flexibility, a health and wellness allowance, volunteer programs, a generous vacation offering, happy hours, and plenty more benefits! Do you want to join the movement?? We would love to hear from you. Apply within!Company Description:For customers worldwide, we drive competitive advantage by dramatically improving the efficiency of the software development and delivery process. We do this by providing fully automated, enterprise-grade integration of the tools used by all the various stakeholders in this process. We bring a unique perspective on all aspects of software development and delivery. Within the industry, we are widely acknowledged as the software integration experts; our thought leaders are often sought out to speak at conferences and contribute published works.
Tasktop Technologies Inc.
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