Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:58 AM
Stability meets Agility.
With more than 2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry. CDK Global provides solutions in more than 100 countries, serving more than 27,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.
CDK Globals solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre:sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.
From data scientists to sales and operations experts, were hiring to support your growth and ours :
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As the SR Software Product Manager you will define the overall software product strategy and align development teams and other stakeholders for consistent client delivery. Responsibilities range from increasing the profitability of existing products to planning and developing new products. You will create software products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your experience and frequent contact with CDK clients and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big:picture vision, with the drive to make that vision a reality. The Enterprise Information Service is a core component of CDKs new Common Services which connect diverse CDK applications enabling a unified customer experience while reducing costs of development and operational support.
You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand client problems, and finding innovative solutions for the broader market. You will be the Market Expert, Chief Evangelist and Primary Care Giver for your products. CDK practices Agile software development, so you will also be the Product Owner for one or more Sprint Teams.
You must be able to communicate effectively with, and exert influence over, all areas of the company to successfully lead tactical and strategic initiatives. You will work with development and field counterparts to define market:leading solutions that create true value for our clients. You will work with Product Marketing to define and execute the go:to:market strategy and messaging, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target personas. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your products, frequently working with CDK sales associates and key clients.
Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:
:Manage the entire software product life cycle, from planning through development, launch, and retirement phases. Create, maintain and communicate the corresponding Product Roadmaps.
:Identify market opportunities and determine the corresponding business gaps available by addressing those needs. Create a compelling product Vision and Value Proposition for the customer. Develop the Business Case which details how CDK will profitably serve the market need and which results in securing the required development funding.
:Guide the product and sprint backlogs for your sprint teams. You will author user stories, lead sprint team planning sessions, run stand:up meetings, showcases and retrospectives, and work with your sprint team to decompose user stories into development tasks.
:Develop and implement a go:to:market plan, working with all departments to execute. Evangelize the product to all internal and external stakeholders.
:This position requires periodic travel (10:20) to customers and other CDK destinations in the U.S.
Skills and Experience:
Demonstrated experience in the following areas will differentiate candidates for this position:
:Should have good Agile experience and sprint execution
:Participation in product management and agile team meetings and activities
:Develop, negotiate, deliver and measure the product release priorities
:Experience with collaborative product
• Location: Portland
• Post ID: 22610308 portland