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Product Manager

Toronto,†Ontario †-†Permanent



Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Product Manager who has expertise in JVM applications development (Java/Python/Scala) and experience working with Big Data technologies, Spark, Hadoop, etc., Our Client needs someone to come in and take ownership/responsibilities and to have a passion and desire to achieve greatness.

Who you are:
- You are a natural leader who can rally together teams across engineering, sales and client services.
- You have the type of personality that easily gels with engineering, can hang out with sales and brainstorm with the management team.
- You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and become an individual contributor in order to help complete a project.
- You are a proactive, driven, entrepreneurial and action-oriented individual who can accomplish goals.
- You enjoy staying ahead of the curve with a knowledge and interest in emerging technologies.
- You have a high energy and bring a positive attitude into everything you do.
- You thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment.


***What you are responsible for:
- Driving and establishing effective product management practices.
- Prioritizing and designing the product roadmap.
- Participating in agile planning meetings and leading scrum to drive product implementation.
- Writing functional requirements and use cases for the engineering team.
- Gathering feedback from customers and client services to understand business processes and pain points.
- Supporting the product strategy by developing a deep understanding of market trends, needs of prospective and current customers, as well as competitors.
- Translating that market knowledge into user personas and product positioning statements which serve as the foundation for improving our go-to-market activities and also have a major input into the product roadmap.
- Ensure availability and open communications of roadmap and product development plans at all stages of the product lifecycle.


Must Have Skills:

- Bachelorís Degree in Comp Sci, or equivalent from an accredited University.
- Experience with agile methodologies.
- Big picture thinking while delivering iterative, impactful improvements in an Agile/scrum/lean environment.
- 5+ years of hands-on product management.
- Formal training in project management.
- Experience delivering the product that you wrote on time within the deadlines
Experience in digital media space with a focus on programmatic architecture and data.
- Experience building products and solutions for both internal/external clients.
- Understanding of software development and various programming languages and systems: Python, SQL, Node.js, GO, Spark/Hadoop, AWS.
- Experience analyzing or reporting on data from various ad servers, bid management platforms, tag management systems, DSPs, social platforms and 3rd party data providers.
- Experience and interested in AI, Machine learning and the Blockchain.


Details:
Starting: ASAP
Dress Code: Casual
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