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Product Manager - Software Engineering - Big Data / Mathematics

Job Reference: 34063pt

Employer/Agency Name: People Source Consulting

Location: --Manchester

Job Sector: IT

Salary/Package: £45k-£54k

Date Posted: 16/04/2018

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A leading company in customer insight and analytics require a Product Manager from a Mathematical / Statistical / Analytical background with a focus on software development to bridge the gap with technical teams to produce cutting edge products.

This is a fantastic opportunity to create a software platform that is changing the way data is presented.

You'll be the Product Owner for an internally facing tool which allows analysts to quickly perform and run summaries and aggregations.

As a Product Manager you will liaise with key stakeholders across the business and will work collaboratively with the technical teams in creating a set of deliverable technical objectives.

You'll lead creation of a large scale data platforms built of open source technology with a focus on retail and analytics.

This is a very technical role where you will speak at base level with the leading developers and software architects.

You will undertake extensive requirement gathering and then manage the full lifecycle stages from product inception through to delivery. You will organise advisory panels to shape requirements, always keeping an eye on the broader market and external factors which can improve the situation.

You actively be part of the software lifecycle, participating in end-to-end delivery. You’ll have heavy liaison with your colleagues in the UK and US.

You will create and own the product backlog including ownership of story level sprint backlogs. Lead user story creation and estimation sessions, and document requirements: write user stories ensuring that conditions of acceptance are well defined and are created in accordance with Business Driven Development (BDD) criteria and best practice.

Part of the role is to support Development: Discuss requirements with development providing business context, making feature and design trade-offs, performing test and sprint reviews – escalating where necessary to the Senior Commercial Product Manager.

The company are a global organisation who are going through great growth. It’s a fast paced and exciting environment, and you’ll need to keep up with the latest technologies.

You will receive 26 days leave, a good bonus scheme and a flexible benefits package. On the last Friday of the month the whole company finish at 2pm, and 4pm on all other Fridays.

The role is based in the modern office in central Manchester with easy transport links.

Experience required:

Experience as a Product Manager within a software development environment
Strong mathematical skills with the ability to understand large data flow
Experience of working within an Agile environment and understanding of process improvement methodologies
Strong commercial awareness
Experience of customer research would be desirable
Experience within the Retail or CPG sector is desirable

If you have the relevant experience please apply now.

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

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