FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Dearborn, Michigan
Product Manager Senior #889243
Job Description:
Position Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with GDI&A Partners to understand their product vision and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team.
  • Work hands-on with the development team and other stakeholders to prioritize, plan, and deliver software and infrastructure that meets client requirements.
  • Help GDI&A Partners understand our iterative development approach and focus on delivering a Minimum Viable Product through careful and deliberate prioritization.
  • Work with design resources (internal and/or external) to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team.
  • Process-oriented with strong problem formulation and problem-solving skills
  • Mentor and train other PMs to help them learn agile/XP methods and build skills.
  • Identify potential success stories and share with communications team.
  • Help innovate and iterate on agile PM/PO processes and share our learnings.
Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in software development skill set
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience defining product vision, and strategy
  • Minimum of 2 years CA Agile Central (Rally) or similar Agile Tools
  • Skilled at defining Product Roadmap and prioritizing product features/backlogs.
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, presentation, written and communication skills.
  • Highly effective in working with Data Engineers, Software Engineers, Product Designers, and Business Partners.
  • Ability to manage complex initiatives (integration, risks, issues etc).
  • Ability to think innovatively to identify product improvements using data and or customer feedback.
  • Ability to provide solutions to deliver business strategies or recommend alternative solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize, execute, and deliver on multiple assignments with minimal direction
  • Self-motivated with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Experience in ETL design and development
  • Knowledge of data management standards, data governance practices, and data quality
  • Experience wrangling, transforming, and visualizing large data sets from multiple sources, using a variety of tools.
Skills Preferred:
  • Product Owner
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in software development skill set
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience defining product vision, and strategy
  • Minimum of 2 years CA Agile Central (Rally) or similar Agile Tools
Experience Preferred:
  • Success working with an agile development team.
  • Background in design or software development
  • Experience in building data products.
  • Experience with Hadoop and Google Cloud Platform initiatives (Big Query, GCS and Google Cloud SQL)
  • Experience in and interest in learning new technologies (e.g., Alteryx, Qlikview/Qlik Sense, or PowerDesigner)
  • Experience with data modeling
Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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