Product Manager II - Digital Marketing Group

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   

 

We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

 

From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

 

The Digital Marketing Group Product Manager will:

  • Assist the Product team to manage the entire life cycle of existing products from product design, to solution design, to build, and implementation. Limited interaction with new products.
  • Conduct tasks independently with less day-to-day direction.
  • Lead Agile SCRUM sprint team(s), for existing products, to deliver leading edge software solutions that the drive the automotive retail industry.
  • Have responsibility for collecting and defining product requirements, writing user stories, and managing typical scrum team processes.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Support the product team to manage the life cycle of the product, including planning and definition, improvements.
  • Support the product team(s) to create and prioritize product roadmap and backlog.
  • Create user stories, play a leading role during planning sessions and working with sprint teams to decompose user stories into development tasks.
  • Contribute ideas and recommendations toward product and process improvements.  Support product team(s) with business case development as needed.
  • Troubleshoot product and system related issues, identify root causes.
  • Interact with customers to understand the need ensure the product enhancement is aligned with their needs. 
  • Collaborate with sales, product marketing, R&D and other product managers to align product with overall direction.
  • Shadow experienced product managers to better learn CDK products & offerings.

 

Required Job Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or Engineering, or commensurate experience
  • 2-5 years of product management or development experience with software products, in an agile environment
  • Detail, action, and process oriented to deliver projects in an iterative fashion and drive initiatives to completion.
  • Backlog grooming experience
  • Ability to simplify the inherently complex and organize and plan solutions necessary to iteratively address market needs.
  • Technical aptitude to understand product features and functional requirements.
  • Ability to make decisions independently and/or as part of team.
  • Ability to turn ideas into realities.
  • Strong written and verbal communications with a strong aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • 15% travel to meet with customers and business partners.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • MBA in Computer Science, Business, or Engineering.
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment, and with agile tools such as Jira and TFS a strong plus.
  • Experience in the automotive retail domain.
  • Experience in collaborating with off-shore agile teams. 

 

  • Project management experience/skills.

 

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

 

CDK Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
We believe that diversity in all aspects of business leads to strength.

Company
CDK
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Seattle, WA 98104, US