Technical Product Manager

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

ID: 7146439
Posted: May 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Context Statement
Business Systems supports key administrative systems for the Division of Finance & Administration. These systems include enterprise business applications as well as custom-developed applications. Business Systems focus on providing outstanding customer support and maximizing the end user experience, and helping colleges and departments identify the appropriate technology solution for real business problems with the goal of increasing overall productivity and efficiency.
Position Overview
The Technical Product Manager coordinates the planning, design, and development of software applications. This position is responsible for the success of a product or family of products. This position will work closely with cross-functional business leaders, peers and technology leadership to ensure systems are positioned for the growth of the university. This includes performing or supervising analysis, design, development, and testing, to ensure the deployment of reliable, secure, and scalable business-critical applications and platforms. The Technical Product Manager works in a collaborative environment with business and technology owners and fosters a culture of teamwork and support across the university and within the technology team.

This position is a blend of product and project leadership and will require partnering with cross functional teams to achieve high performance levels with application services and support the alignment of team activities with the university’s business needs.

Duties may include:
Understand and represent user needs
Define a vision and roadmap for a product
Align stakeholders around the vision for the product
Prioritize product features and capabilities
Manage a product backlog
Oversee development stages and evaluate progress
Serve as a liaison between department stakeholders and the Office of Information Technology development team
Collaborate across teams to empower independent decision-making
Administer applications
Provide high level reporting to departments across the university
Other duties as assigned

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Position Qualifications
Required Experience
Three years working with software applications in a technical or functional support role
Prioritizing work and ensuring projects and workloads are completed on time

Required Education
High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Other
Additional Preferred
Five or more years of experience working with software applications in a technical or functional leadership role
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management of Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field.
Agile Certification (e.g., Product Owner, Scrum Master or similar)
Experience with:
Using enterprise reporting tools such as Argos, Cognos or Power BI
Higher education technology
Business process analysis
SQL & PL/SQL languages and Oracle databases
Computer and data security issues
Project management
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of application