Product Manager

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Job Summary

As a Product Manager within Product Technology, you will guide a team in building Rate making and Rating Products that align to the strategy of the organization. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on insurance industry experience and your contact with key stakeholders in pricing, data analytics, architecture among other organizations. 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.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Pricing and Data/Analytics clients and business stakeholders to understand their product vision, and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team
  • Builds services in support of strategic initiatives, contributes to the strategic vision of services/APIs and makes contributions to adhere to a broader Allstate product strategy. Should collaborate across multiple domains to plan and execute on the delivery of enterprise services.
  • 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
  • Develop a continual product roadmap, adhering to key organizational goals as well as those of the supporting business units.
  • Work hands-on with the development team to prioritize, plan, and deliver software that meets client requirements
  • Help clients understand our iterative development approach and focus on delivering a Minimum Viable Product through careful and deliberate prioritization
  • Work with design resources to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team

Job Qualifications

Essential

  • Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to work across various levels of detail from deeply technical to business specific.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and clients
  • Previous success working with an agile development team
  • Previous success in building enterprise services, APIs and highly scalable services.
  • Background in design or software development a plus

Desired

  • 5+ years of product management experience, especially with APIs/web services
  • 3+ years of experience in insurance rating and pricing.
  • Experience with Pivotal Tracker

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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