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Product Manager

Posted: 02/19/2021

Do you want the opportunity to innovate with one of the best teams in Kansas City and dig into complex business problems? Our solutions team is growing, and we’re hiring a Product Manager. If you’re looking for a career where you will be empowered to have autonomy in your work and advance your product management skills, you’ve come to the right place.

Established in 2011, Artisan Technology Group has built a reputation for solving the most complex business challenges with innovation, quality, and creativity. We’ve assembled a world-class group of masters of their respective crafts that are capable of transforming any business through the use of leading-edge technologies.  We are looking for experienced Product Managers who love the startup nature of building products from scratch alongside capable UX designers and software engineers. 

About the team:
We develop solutions for our clients by identifying potential opportunities, conducting market research, generating solution requirements, and supporting the client’s go-to-market strategies. We drive the success of our solutions by helping clients define success metrics, performance criteria, and value realized. We guide our clients through the process of determining the strategic direction, vision, and scope of capabilities for the given solution, market or segment.

We have:
  • Technology Leadership where collaboration and innovation are fostered
  • A culture where every Artisan has the opportunity to lead, experiment, as well as, succeed and fail safely
  • A focus on empowerment, integrity, community, and flexibility
  • Opportunity to work with innovators in the early stages of ideas, products, or platform
  • A collaborative team committed to providing our clients with technical solutions to resolve complex business problems
  • Ability to transform an industry
  • Learning new things (every day!)

You should have:     
  • Bachelor's degree in business with coursework in computer science or similar experience
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Product Manager in a technology environment for SaaS, B2C or Enterprise Applications. Building custom solutions from scratch highly preferred.
  • Product management experience for native mobile apps (iOS and Android) as well as desktop/web-based applications.
  • Experience driving discovery to uncover underlying problems and then designing and building unique software solutions to solve those problems.
  • Intimate knowledge of the whole SDLC, including agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Experience writing requirements for a software solution; experience writing enterprise-class software requirements, user stories, and specifications
  • Experience managing projects building from-scratch custom solutions.
  • Familiarity with use case modeling and user-centered design, knowledge of writing functional, supplemental, and integration specifications, ability to write a behavioral driven design.
 
Responsibilities
  • Define, develop, and support solution vision through client executive interaction, market research, understanding of regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines, and 3rd party solution evaluations.
  • Perform research through online exploration, client interviews, targeted end-users, and various stakeholders.
  • Perform competitive product analysis to identify competing products and features.
  • Drive clients’ product strategy, roadmap, and value proposition definitions.
  • Identify solution needs and defines scope requirements to ensure it meets market needs, including best practice workflows, the scope of capabilities, and visual design.              
  • Establish best practices to set priorities for development efforts based on alignment with business goals, strategic direction, voice-of-the-customer feedback, timelines, and client commitments.
  • Maintain a clear and concise product backlog.
  • Effectively interface with cross-functional teams including providers, administrators, executives, program management, and software development teams in the new product development process.
  • Convert high-level strategy and mock-ups into actionable engineering stories
  • Work on multiple development projects simultaneously and prioritize work to meet adapting deadlines.
  
And by the way, we’re not stuffy and corporate around here. We protect our culture and care about your work environment. Because of that, we offer perks and benefits such as . . .
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) match (up to 4%)
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Employer-paid life and AD&D insurance coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Voluntary additional Life and AD&D insurance coverage
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • 8 paid holidays (2 floating holidays to use as you desire, this includes paid time off)
  • 15 days paid time off (base, increases with years of service)
  • ½ day Birthday Pay
  • Core values that promote integrity, empowerment, courage, innovation, community, and excellence in all we do.
  • Working with amazing people in a culture where we recognize each other’s wins, celebrate together often, and value work-life balance.
  • Ready to start innovating with one of the best teams in Kansas City? We can’t wait to start the conversation! Apply now. #BecomeAnArtisan
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of the position. 

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