Full Time- Arity Product Manager (Chicago,IL)
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Full Time – Arity Product Manager – (Chicago, IL)
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As an Arity Product Manager, you will be working with Allstate’s newest startup. Located in downtown Chicago, Arity is a telematics company helping companies better evaluate risk and enabling safer driving experiences. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. A product manager’s key role is strategic, not tactical. The other organizations will support your strategic efforts; you won’t be supporting their tactical tasks. You will be accountable for ensuring that the right product is defined, prioritized, and built.
- Work closely with Arity clients and business stakeholders to understand their product vision, and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team
- Develop a product vision by engaging with internal stakeholders, customers, and the broader community, then break that vision down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team
- Work hands-on with the development team to prioritize, plan, and deliver software that meets client requirements
- Deliver a Minimum Viable Product through careful and deliberate prioritization, driven by user research
- Work with design resources to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team
- Mentor and train other product managers to help them learn agile/extreme programming methods and build skills
- Help innovate and iterate on agile product management processes and share our learnings
- Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features
- Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others
- Experience conducting user research and working with UX teams
- Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
- Nimbleness and comfort with ambiguity; demonstrated track record of creative problem solving; love of fast-paced environments
- Previous success working with an agile development team
- Background in design or software development a plus
- 5+ years of product management experience, especially with API products
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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