Technical Product Manager

  • Veracode
  • Remote (Burlington, MA, USA)
  • Oct 14, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The Technical Product Manager serves as the stakeholder proxy to the Engineering team, helping our Agile delivery teams in decomposing Epics and Features into actionable, validated user stories, and engaging deeply in the Agile development process.

 Working as part of the Product Management team, they will work with a Product Management counterpart and customers to define, and prioritize the detailed product backlog, establish story acceptance criteria, drive content via prioritized user stories, obtain customer validation and accept stories, ensuring that the solution effectively addresses overall priorities. The Technical Product Manager specifically works together with other stakeholders to address internal and external workflows of the Veracode solutions, creating a strong user experience.

 This position will be supported by senior Product Managers in fulfilling their responsibilities, and will increasingly work independently as they gain competence, guiding an Agile team to deliver value. While this position will be attentive to the needs of the Agile team, we are looking for a Product Manager who wants face time and regular interaction with internal and external stakeholders. This individual should also be familiar with building feedback loops between the Agile team and those stakeholders.

 

Responsibilities:   

  • Assist in building customer and user insights into all stages of the planning and execution process, ensuring the continuous validation of features and stories with Customers and users.
  • Build feedback loops between the Agile team and the stakeholders
  • Proactively analyze, report, and recommend changes to the product based on data from feedback loops
  • Participate in Services and Sales Engineering technical enablement sessions
  • Advocate for the customer when making trade-offs or prioritization decisions
  • Work with other Product Owners to build a community of practice that incorporates strong Agile and Lean principles
  • Analyze data gathered from product to understand how customers are using the product and identify issues
  • Define acceptance criteria and success criteria for the team backlog
  • Work closely with senior Product Managers to help realize a product strategy and roadmap
  • Define Technical Product Management best practices and standards
  • Mentor Technical Product Managers on the techniques with continued improvement in mind

 

Requirements: 

  • 8-10 Years’ Experience as a Product Owner or Technical Product Manager in an Agile environment
  • Familiarity with open source community and ecosystem. Developer evangelism is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience writing and releasing commercial software for developers as main users
  • Technical knowledge of Linux, command line, Docker containers and Kubernetes
  • Experience with software development processes and environments, build systems and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience in defining the criteria for acceptable solutions (scale, performance, reliability, documentation, ease-of-use, etc.) and able to communicate and be responsive to a distributed, global team through multiple communication channels
  • Ability to make clear prioritization decisions and work with a technical team in understanding tradeoff and design decisions
  • Experience in mentoring other Product Owners on the process and best practices
  • Ability to partner with stakeholders in the business on critical projects that support our strategic goals
  • Preference for Certified Scrum Product Owners
  • Preference for experience with application security or similar software testing and software quality workflows