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Product Manager (Technical)

Marketing | Gold River, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Synergex provides expert software consulting services and a suite of comprehensive developer tools designed for enterprise application development. Our diverse array of products and services continuously evolves to keep our Fortune 100 to small business customers’ global, industry-leading solutions competitive.

Synergex offers rewarding work in a challenging and fun team environment. With great benefits, access to personal and professional development opportunities, and interesting problems to solve, we’re quite a catch! If you’re a talented, highly motivated individual, we want you. Let this be the best job you’ve ever had.

We're looking for a driven individual who will help us drive the vision and execution of our products. This person will act as an intermediary between market/business requirements and development teams. They will bring new products (and extensions to existing products) to market by analyzing industry trends and customer and market data; defining strategy and requirements; establishing time schedules with development; and coordinating product releases with marketing, sales, and development. Additionally, they will be responsible for preventing roadblocks across teams to meet business objectives, project deadlines, and quality standards. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy: Set a product vision and strategy.

  • Determine product features by understanding industry direction and requirements, gathering market data and talking directly with technology partners, customers, and prospects.
  • Evaluate competition by comparing Synergex's products and services to others.
  • Recommend the nature and scope of new products and extensions to existing products/services based on market and competitive data, Synergex business objectives, and input from Synergex teams.
  • Build consensus for strategic plan with development, sales, professional services, and other Synergex teams.

Ideation: Gather and promote the most relevant ideas into features.

  • Explore new ways of improving and extending existing products and services.
  • Identify and present innovative product and service solutions.

Roadmapping: Plan and prioritize what the product teams will deliver.

  • Work with development to make sure market and product requirements are understood.
  • Define and communicate product roadmap internally and externally.

Product creation: Track implementation.

  • Monitor development projects to ensure continued alignment with strategy and roadmap.
  • Address potential roadblocks that could affect deadlines or quality.

Go-to-market: Work with cross-functional teams to deliver a complete customer experience.

  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and development teams.
  • Define product marketing communication objectives.
  • Produce tools and information to assist sales in positioning our products.
  • Leverage technology partnerships and co-marketing campaigns.

Post-launch: Evaluate product success; sustain.

  • Analyze customer adoption; get customer feedback.
  • Monitor support needs.
  • Ensure continued market penetration via campaigns for new releases and existing products.

Other:

  • Provide information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
  • Provide product training and technical expertise to internal teams.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 3+ years’ experience with an agile software development team as a program, project or product manager
  • Experience as a technical lead
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Business and technical aptitude
  • Experience deploying a product from strategy and ideation to launch
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience and working with stakeholders across many functions
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
  • High attention to detail including precise and effective feature specifications
  • Customer value and market-driven mindset
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science preferred


Employment Status: Exempt, full time

Salary: Competitive, DOE

Location: Gold River, CA