Product Manager Lead Consultant

    • Irving, TX

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Job Description

The Product Owner Lead Consultant works within the Allstate Product Manager job framily and is responsible for contributing towards defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in Allstate's growing technology product portfolio. The Product Owner for this particular role will assist with establishing strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product. This role has a strong tie to our Claims Master Data Managment products and experience with Big Data is preferred. Successful Product Owners help to identify assumptions and validate those assumptions through the use of product discovery techniques. The ideal candidate is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products. As a lead the individual is also responsible for actively participating in our learning culture; including coaching and mentoring staff, stakeholders and peers.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards creating the product strategy for one or more products in our growing digital product portfolio.
  • Use customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to provide recommendations on decisions about product strategy.
  • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
  • Represent the "voice of the customer"; invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs and habits.
  • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
  • Provide input on decomposing complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
  • Assist with managing the product backlog, contribute towards creating an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
  • Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.


Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the following CICD tools highly preferred: Jenkins, Artifactory, GIT, VersionOne/Jira
  • Experience working with the following BigData Technologies highly preferred: Hadoop, Spark, Scala, MongoDB, Kafka
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably experienced with shipping software.
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you hAad the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
  • Ability to contribute towards data-driven decision making on complex and innovative concepts
  • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Understanding of and experience working in a development environment
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, marketing or related business degree, MBA/MIS/MS desired


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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