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Product Manager

Project Management | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

LegitScript, one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Oregon, is seeking an exceptional Product Manager to join our team at our Portland, Oregon-based headquarters.

What we are looking for:

An experienced Product Manager that has worked in a Scrum/Agile development process with a proven track record of managing product portfolios that meet the strategic needs of the business. We need someone capable of driving roadmap and strategic conversations and be able to translate this into the backlog of work for our development teams. You will report to the Director of Engineering but work with teams across the the company.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Understand and be able to communicate the vision driving engineering work

  • Have an ability to clearly articulate business needs in concise requirements for engineering consumption

  • Quickly grasp concepts and be able to relay those concepts to others in terms they understand

  • Discern must have vs. nice to have features and guide stakeholders through the process of prioritization

  • Work with engineers to prioritize backlog items based on engineering technical requirements and architecture needs

  • Seek consensus and facilitate compromise between engineers and stakeholders to meet the overall needs of the business

  • Make tradeoffs in functionality and negotiate with engineering to meet the spirit of the requirement to meet business timelines

  • Be the voice of the customer for engineering teams

  • Engage with internal and external customers to define requirements, validate assumptions, and demonstrate new functionality

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in a Product Manager role working in a Lean/Agile environment, responsible for the prioritized backlog for multiple agile development teams.

  • Experience building and maintaining a software roadmap in an Agile environment

  • Experience driving requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders ensuring that their vision is clearly documented.

  • Experience with Jira to manage product backlog and engineering throughput.

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Experience with Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and Confluence.

  • Experience writing clear acceptance criteria for engineers to implement software products. Scrum Product Owner Certification a plus.

  • Effective time management required

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

About LegitScript:

We help companies of all sizes keep their services legal and safe for consumers. We share our expertise about high-risk online activity to empower businesses, governments, and consumers to make incremental changes that will result in a secure, more transparent Internet.

Our spacious, modern Pearl District office is cubicle-free with plenty of natural light. We have sit-to-stand convertible desks. Many of us bike to work and we have indoor bike parking. There's an office dog. Our friendly in-house barista serves complimentary beverages every morning, and we have lots of catered lunches and social events. It's a small, culturally diverse company (about 60 people at present) where people work hard and love what they do.

In addition to competitive salaries, full-time employees enjoy a great benefits package:

  • Health plan with United Health Care - We pay 75% of the individual premium and 50% for dependents (available on the first of the month following a month's employment)

  • Flexible spending account - We contribute funds on your behalf and allow you to contribute pre-tax (available on the first of the month following a month's employment)

  • 401k with company contribution (available after 1 year)

  • Life insurance policy that is fully paid by employer (available on the first of the month following a month's employment)

  • Transportation package to help alleviate commuting costs (available immediately!)

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy

Bonus: We offer full-time employees extra perks like company-paid massages, gift cards to local businesses, paid time off to volunteer, company sponsorship of your hobby, and group social outings!

If you meet all of the requirements and would like to be considered, please respond to this ad with your resume and cover letter. For more information on our company, please check out our website: legitscript.com.