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Technical Product Manager Jobs in Chicago, IL at iX.co



Title: Technical Product Manager

Company: iX.co

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Media

Job Description

iX.co is seeking an experienced Technical Product Manager who can lead teams of engineers, designers, and architects to deliver custom solutions for our clientsleaders in the sports, media, and entertainment industries.

The Technical Product Manager must assist clients in clearly understanding, defining, and translating business, technical, and fan-driven needs. The individual will be responsible for creating and/or editing requirements and specifications for the iX team, and then ensuring that the delivered product meets those requirements. To do this, the Technical Product Manager must be intimately knowledgeable of the client and their business, communicate effectively with digital design and engineering teams, and develop solutions based on technical feasibility and product management standards.

This position requires excellent organizational, collaboration and communication skills and has a requirement to travel up to 20% of the time.

Responsibilities

Take a proactive role in the project prior to the SOW and contribute ideas and solutions options based on clients needs

Create process and documentation to manage the product portfolio efficiently

Document business, technical, and experiential requirements

Directly manage a team, while indirectly leading the larger group to the optimal solution

Conduct walkthroughs of requirements with all consumers of the information (Client, Designers, Engineers, QA) and respond to questions

Assist in the verification of the solution (UAT) with the client

Key Competencies

Able to balance customer-centricity, stakeholder expectations, and technical feasibility for software product or product line, clearly articulating tradeoffs

Able to gain buy-in from stakeholders and drive product vision for a specific software product or product line

Excellent cross-functional communicator, able to work with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders

Able to translate business needs into product roadmap and technology specifications and use cases

Highly aligned and deep understanding of company strategy, mapping strategy to execution

Process orientation with strong time-management skills and demonstrated ability to change course, as needed

Decisive and well-informed decision-maker

Excellent listening skills

Demonstrates ability to effectively work as a member of a team, with great listening and oral and written communication skills

Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions

Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to deliver on agreed-to outcomes in the agreed-to timeframes

Proactively brings new ideas to the table, spanning people, process and product

Ability to document the functionality, flow and behavior of design concepts

Ability to proactively seek clarity where there is ambiguity and propose ideas and options where there is a need

Requirements

5+ years technical product management experience documenting and managing requirements for teams of engineers, designers and architects to deliver custom web and mobile solutions

A deep understanding of digital technologies used to develop real-time web sites and mobile applications, including Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS, XML and JSON file transforms and handling

Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent

3+ years experience working with content management and production systems, preferably with Adobe AE…

 

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