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Product Manager

Celebration, FL
Date Added: September 21, 2022
 
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a Product Manager with a major corporation in Celebration, FL.

Job Summary:
Parks & Resorts Digital is responsible for the end-to-end Guest experience for all digital-led initiatives globally, across various lines of business.

Responsibilities:
Based in Orlando, FL and reporting to the Product Management – Director, this position will be part of the Digital Guest Experience team focused on Photo Imaging. This team is responsible for digital and business product strategy, digital concept development, Photo Imaging experience concept development and defining/executing these initiatives in collaboration with our key stakeholders and partners.
This position will work across product lines, business units, and interdisciplinary leaders in such areas as technology, data science, project management, operations, UX design, experience design, analytics, marketing and executive teams to bring products to market and develop and grow business opportunities. The ideal candidate will have both a deep understanding of product management with respect to machine learning, computer vision, research & development, mobile & web technology, native application development, backend services development as well as the ability to manage the development pipeline and team priorities across multiple teams/disciplines against a prioritized roadmap.
• Translating product vision into detailed, comprehensive user stories with acceptance criteria, mind maps and/or product specs.
• Understanding and executing the strategic direction of assigned to Photo Imaging product line(s) and/or destination brand(s).
• Identifying opportunities where advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning will deliver on business requirements to solve a specific operational issue or goal.
• Partnering with Data Scientists to conduct research and development to determine if machine learning can satisfy requirements for identified opportunities.
• Ensuring new product capabilities and/or enhancements are well integrated and vetted within the ecosystem (product lines/verticals/destination brands), including proactively partnering and collaborating with impacted upstream/downstream areas and teams.
• Understanding datasets and analyzing trends and key insights to derive conclusions leading to data informed decisions and product direction.
• Liaison between data scientists and business stakeholders to assure project goals, deliverables, and key performance indicators.
• Attending scrum sessions with development studios to communicate & ensure thorough understanding of product vision/capabilities, identify prioritization needs, remove roadblocks and drive decisioning & creative solutioning.
• Being readily available to support and ensure multiple cross-functional teams (e. g., technology, creative design, copy, content strategy, product, analytics, project management, production) have a solid understanding of the defined scope and adherence to the product vision.
• Communicating changes in strategic direction, product vision, progress and/or prioritizations in a timely, thorough manner to leadership and impacted project teams, including escalation of any issues that could impact the budget, timeline or vision.
• Developing and collaborating on building effective project update/progress presentations and associated communication materials for senior leadership and impacted teams.
• Partner with key stakeholders (pricing, revenue management, marketing, sales, operations, etc.) to build and manage scope expectations as well as across other product lines/destinations/brands within to ensure a seamless Guest experience across touch points
• Negotiates valuation and funding estimates with partners, while pushing to ensure that teams are value engineering cost effective solutions
• Champion the digital experience, advocating on the guest's behalf, and working diligently to create a first-class experience for Guests

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 3+ years of experience working in the online industry as a business analyst, product analyst or similar role.
• Proven success record in developing, building and executing first-in-class digital products, services and/or experiences.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and partner with technical, creative and business teams in a fast-moving, complex organizational structure.
• Proven ability to think strategically, execute methodically and manage competing priorities simultaneously.
• Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and drive resolution on complex, critical issues through common-ground solutioning.
• Strong attention to detail, including experience and skill in developing precise, comprehensive product requirement documentation and testing scenarios.
• Experience in thoroughly testing, validating and approving product functionality against rigorous product requirements and scenarios.
• Natural curiosity and inquisitiveness in approaching problem solving.
• Proven analytical and quantitative skills, including experience in using hard data and metrics to support assumptions, product requirements and solutioning.
• Proven ability to build strong, effective relationships within all levels of an organization.
• Outstanding work ethic, including demonstrated ability to maintain a positive outlook in challenging situations and willingness to be flexible in work schedule to ensure commitments and deadlines are met.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong experience with product documentation/tracking software (e. g., JIRA).

Preferred Qualifications:
Proven experience in Product Management with a focus on Machine Learning, Computers Vision and Research/Development

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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