Associate Product Manager - Digital Services Ford Smart Mobility

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Associate Product Manager - Digital Services Ford Smart Mobility
Location:
Dearborn
State:
MI
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Job Description
As Associate Product Manager you will develop the product roadmaps and definition for Ford Smart Mobility (FSM) LLC’s Digital Services. You will develop the communication strategy for your portfolio as appropriate to brief all the relevant participants and stakeholders. You will work cross functionally to support the implementation of roadmap and feature definition of all relevant services. Responsibilities include:

Product Roadmap Development:
  • Research and share business / technology trends
  • Initiates and translates product roadmap into manageable product features in the backlog
  • Understands business and user priorities, and technical feasibility in order to the prioritize product backlog and manage risks
  • Coordinates research/ stakeholder interviews

Product Definition
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  • Owns and writes user stories based on the epics
  • Leads backlog grooming to decompose/estimate stories
  • Answers questions from developers, clarifies user stories, etc
  • Works with product designers on user experience and writes acceptance criteria

Analysis:
  • Gathers customer and internal feedback to drive improvements and inform product roadmap prioritization and backlog
  • Defines analytics to be collected regarding product, and prioritizes the execution of their collection

Enable and Communicate:

  • Understands the organizational development practices, platform requirements, and project management framework
  • Manages product dashboard and communications to internal teams
  • Encourage product owner and product development team to maintain continuous velocity stream while staying customer focused




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or History
  • 1+ years hands on Product Management experience
  • 1+ years hands on experience in defining and delivering successful products for the Internet of Things and Digital Services market

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MBA, or related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation
  • Excellent written and communication skills and a strong desire to work with technical and non-technical audiences
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Has the capability to think strategically and balance a broad range of factors, propose solutions, and make informed decisions
  • Strong background in software product development
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working on transportation services is a plus



The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.



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