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Product Manager
Ref No.: 18-61141
Location: Lehi, Utah
Start Date: 08/22/2018
 Job Description client is currently seeking a platform product manager focused on providing intuitive, robust and scalable platform services to support delightful customer experiences and necessary business processes. You will focus on customer and business metrics and be intimately involved with the development of new purchase, cross-sell and renewal experiences across Ancestry's subscription and DNA verticals. You will act as product owner of a platform product team, and work closely with internal stakeholders including commerce front end development, finance, international, marketing, mobile apps and other groups.
 
This position requires a product manager with proven technical understanding, steady customer focus, and the ability to work and negotiate with diverse groups of very smart people.
 
As a product team, we're passionate about our users and about building products that delight and engage. Our product managers lead through thorough a deep understanding of product development practices, technical expertise, collaboration, smart execution, ownership, and a willingness to lead and mentor others.
 
What you will do: 
Act as product owner on a commerce platform Scrum team, including user story and acceptance criteria definition, backlog prioritization and leading backlog refinement
● Work with end users, analytics, and marketing reporting to understand clinet's customer needs and delivery the company's core promise to help people Client, preserve and share their family history
● Work with accounting, development, finance, fulfillment, international, legal, marketing, mobile apps and other groups to understand internal customer needs
● Own your product; develop a platform vision and roadmap for the commerce features and stacks within your ownership, and lead team in execution against that vision
● Define desired outcomes and metrics of success for upcoming commerce features and initiatives
● Create written documents and diagrams to clearly communicate data flows, architecture and user experiences
● Work closely with other scrum teams within commerce and across Ancestry to deliver on quarterly goals and objectives
 
Qualifications
Who you are:
6+ years of relevant work experience as product manager, software platform products preferred
● Former work experience with micro service architecture, RESTful API's, and backend services
● Strong written communication and the ability to explain complex problems through succinct, logical documents and diagrams
Experience of working with internal stakeholders, including business-driven groups (finance, marketing) and regulation-driven groups (accounting, legal)
● Fluency with analytics, and user and business metrics
● Expertise in product management principles and agile development processes
● History of delivering software products that scale over time
Bachelor's degree preferred; STEM/computer science degree preferred