Ford Motor Company Product Manager in Columbia, South Carolina
In this position...
Work closely with Business Partners to define a product vision and break it down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team.
Work hands-on with the development team to prioritize, plan, and deliver software that creates excellent user experiences.
Work with product designers to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team.
What you'll do...
Maintain a balance between business viability, user desirability and technical feasibility while delivering software products with a team.
Create assets to guide product development work (Discovery, Framing and Scoping documents, opportunity trees, user stories).
Help partners understand our iterative development approach.
Mentor and train other PMs to help them learn agile/XP methods, product management techniques and build skills.
Help innovate and iterate on agile PM processes and share our learnings.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering field or Business Administration.
7+ years with progressive responsibilities in software development.
3+ years of experience defining product vision, strategy, product roadmaps and building and managing backlogs.
2+ years working with Agile software methodologies (Scrum, eXtreme Programming, Kanban).
Even better, you may have...
3 Years experience with Salesforce (Sales Cloud).
Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features.
Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others.
Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making.
Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, and business partners.
Previous success delivering a product to market with an Agile development team, and ongoing development and support of production applications.
Curious about new technologies and exhibit a strong desire to learn.
Practice in Lean/Lean Startup thinking, human-centered product development and Agile Software development.
You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!
As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
• Tuition assistance
• Established and active employee resource groups
• Paid time off for individual and team community service
• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:
Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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Requisition ID : 9893
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