Product Manager

Los Angeles, California, United States expand job description ↓

Description

As a technical product manager with Swenson He, you will be expected to do well in a fast-paced, high impact environment surrounded by incredibly capable engineers and amazing support staff. You will collaborate with a team of 2 to 4 engineers on client-based projects to deliver high quality software products. You will work closely with our incredibly capable engineers to iterate through builds and testing cycles. We believe in our Final 1%™ method: with every step, we ask our engineers what more can be done to improve the build.

As a small firm, you will be able to contribute in a measurable way to firm culture, project acquisition and retention, and team dynamics. We are looking for someone with a go-getter attitude and huge potential to learn.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire product lifecycle from product conceptualization, detailed requirements gathering, product specification, implementation review and product release
  • Own and develop the Product Requirements Document that specifies detailed functionality, required integrations, use cases and key metrics that need to be part of the product.
  • Primary point of contact/escalation for existing clients to ensure issues are assigned and resolved in a timely fashion
  • Facilitate product testing and verify that deliverables are met
  • Collaborate with the both sales, marketing and the design teams to develop high level and/or detailed proposals, storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate the product to clients.
  • Conduct daily stand ups with engineering teams
  • Gauge the usability of new and existing products while making constructive suggestions for change.
  • Use customer and market research and data analysis to communicate product vision to management and various stakeholders.
  • Manage scope and change order creation and approvals
  • Keep a finger on the pulse of the industry: forecast opportunities, issues, strategies, and trends to help our business stay on the bleeding edge of innovation
  • Have fun!

Requirements

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Must have at least 2 years of product management, SDLC, agile, scrum and business system analytics experience in the software industry.
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence with key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, phone, chat, video conference
  • Familiarity/experience in node.js, Objective-C, Golang, Android/iOS, Php, Magento is a benefit
  • Agile project management experience
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) or related applications
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Experience interfacing with clients is a benefit
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities
  • Extremely organized with excellent follow-up and sharp attention to details
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a desire to learn and continuously improve
  • Strong knowledge of the prominent mobile technologies
  • Problem solving attitude with a tenacious passion for all things tech
  • Results-oriented, highly productive, self-starter who is able to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be customer service oriented and believe in teamwork, collaboration, adaptability, and have a strong work initiative
  • Work onsite in our Culver City office

Benefits

Work with some of the best Engineering talent on the planet.


Health - 100% Employer paid, no out of pocket monthly premiums (for employee only)

  • PPO dental coverage
  • PPO vision coverage
  • 15 paid vacation days per year
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) matching, up to 5% of base salary

Other Perks

  • Start each Monday with premium coffee, bagels, donuts and shoot the breeze with the team
  • Office coffee machine/snacks/candy/fruits/beverages
  • Weekly catered team lunches
  • Monthly happy hours
  • Ergonomic chairs and Optional standing desks
  • Annual company retreat - last year we went to Palm Springs!
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