We are a closely held software development agency and we are looking for a driven Product Manager. Are you experienced in product management, Lean and Agile development methods? Passionate about building products that customers love? Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work? Mercury is the place for you!
The Product Manager fulfills a range of functions including advising clients and product owning a Scrum team to ship resulting solutions including:
Progress Web Applications
Business intelligence and collaboration systems
iOS and Android business applications
Large-scale website development based on innovative creative design, highly usable custom widgets and CMSes
Skills & Requirements
The position requires proven work experience in product management with a technical background and understanding of (perhaps even hands-on experience) software development and web technologies.
The Product Manager will work within a multidisciplinary Scrum team, so strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves will go a long way. The ability to research, reason and communicate recommendations to clients and executive management is crucial.
The Product Manager will also work hand-in-hand with clients so possession of a consulting mindset and comfort with service-oriented interactions is a must. The ability to oversee multiple clients and manage software development budgets is also a key job function.
Specific position requirements include the following:
Bachelor’s Degree favored, preferably in Business, Computer Science and/or Engineering
5+ years of hands-on experience with Agile-driven software development
5+ years in a professional work environment analyzing business problems, collaborating and leading teams preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are pretty darn important, too
An affinity for caffeinated beverages and a strong meme stash won’t hurt your chances.
At Mercury you will:
Translate product strategy into detailed user stories and prototypes
Collaborate with interface designers and software architects to define product vision
Create and prioritize product backlogs
Apply exact standards to ensure that high quality applications and sites are delivered
Represent the company with customers and guide company resources to meet their needs
What Kind of Products Will You Work On?
Web, mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast’s fastest growing commercial real estate firms
Progressive web application for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers
Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup
iOS, Android and PWA applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce
Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms
How to Know If You’re A Fit
If any of the following excite you, we definitely want to talk to you!
Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States. We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa Bay-based professionals.