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Product manager - retail/ecommerce
Ref No.: 17-00105
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/23/2017
Job Description :
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert in the Retail domain to facilitate workshops and create high-quality user stories.
  • Experience with ownership of mobile and web solutions for Retail clients.
  • Ownership of Business Requirements, starting from Discovery, UX design, Usability Testing, to Agile-driven Sprint Grooming sessions
  • Nice-to-have but not mandatory - Experience with Event Management or any Event Management solution.
  • Develop artifacts to drive discussion during workshops to ensure that all business needs are captured in requirements.
  • Self-starter to identify business opportunities & problem and work with the business and technology team to define options and develop solutions.
  • Manage the backlog during the implementation phase and guiding clients on scope-creep and change management.
  • Contribute during all phases of the development cycle (analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment).
  • Working with Technical Lead to document, define and share detailed business requirements of critical and complex custom-designed, digital commerce applications that use a wide range of the very latest technologies.
  • Function independently and within distributed teams.
  • 3+ years as eCommerce business analysis experience, either within a consultancy or the online division of an established retailer.
  • Experience working with functional and nonfunctional requirements for software development and/or integration projects.
  • Exceptional presentation, listening, written and verbal communication skills with an ability to hit the ground running at client sites and to rapidly establish rapport with the client.
  • Experience of collaborating with remote/offshore development teams.
  • Willingness to travel to client sites (stores) up to ~10%.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology, including user story creation.
  • Experience working as a professional consultant. Bonus points if you've been the primary point of contact with clients.
  • Strong understanding of capabilities and limitations of programming languages, middleware solutions, application servers and presentation layer tools.
  • Familiarity with testing methodologies.

Required Skills:
  • 7+ years of total work experience; at least 3 years as an on-site Product manager.
  • Expertise in the retail/ecommerce domain is a must.
Experience in mobile application/mobility.