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Senior Product Manager

Company: Dealerware
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About Dealerware:Dealerware is modern fleet management for the modern retailer. We are proud to be one of the hottest software companies in the automotive sector. By combining a modern-approach with fresh design thinking, Dealerware's industry-leading SaaS platform enables best-in-class fleet management and mobility for top automotive dealerships and manufacturers. Three years ago, we burst onto the scene with a promise to reduce costs and elevate the customer experience at automotive dealerships.
Dealerware currently manages fleets for 28 automotive brands and 10 of the top 10 dealer groups in the country. With a recent expansion into international markets, our growth trajectory continues to be within the top 1% of SaaS businesses. Across the automotive ecosystem, there's hundreds of billions of dollars at stake. And we're right in the swell of it.
Dealerware's team is currently hiring a Sr. Product Manager to work closely with a team of designers, researchers, data scientists, and engineers. This individual should demonstrate a record of solving complex business problems, collaborating within and across teams, and contributing to make their teams stronger and more effective.What You'll Do:

  • Identify product opportunities to solve important customer problems and drive ideation and planning with your team to validate solutions in an agile environment
  • Act as the voice of the customer by collecting and synthesizing user feedback
  • Collaborate with design and engineering teams during product discovery actives such as A/B prototype testing customer interviews, usability testing, etc.
  • Serve as a business advisor for our fleet management product and drive recommendations for the product lifecycle and planning processes
  • Own the ideation and planning within your team's theme to define business problems and test/validate solutions
  • Be a user story expert - deliver stories that accurately define the work and how objectives will be achieved, as well as serve as a model for teams
  • Own the negotiation and trade-off process to produce a refined backlog that aligns your team's work to specific business outcomes
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and product spokesperson for your part of the product portfolio
  • Lead the ideation, development, and launch of new features and product initiatives
  • Effectively use data and analytics to evolve and inform the direction of product development
  • Provide thought leadership, strategic insight, and clear communication (written and verbal) to the team on strategyAbout You:
    • You're a go getter with strong cross-functional collaboration skills with a proven ability to define and drive outcomes that delight customers
    • You're a product person with a knack for execution and bringing development teams together
    • You're an effective thought leader who can excite and inspire designers, engineers, and stakeholders
    • You're customer obsessed, with a self-initiative for driving outcomes
    • You're a skilled communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills across departments and with executive leadership
    • You're no stranger to fast-paced environments and agile development methodologies
    • You have experience in driving "build vs buy" decisions
    • You respect and value your peers and cross-functional stakeholders and understand the power of working with a motivated product team
      Required Qualifications:We don't expect this person to be an expert in everything, but you should have the following abilities/attributes:
      • 3-5 years of product management experience
      • Experience with SaaS software development best practices (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Kanban)
      • Passionate about fleet management, mobility, and/or personal transportation
      • Skilled at identifying strategic opportunities and defining and prioritizing them for your team
      • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, designers, researchers, data scientists, and managementEven better if you have:
        • Bachelor's degree in a related technical or business field
        • Experience in Product Management in a B2B SaaS company
        • Strong background in qualitative and quantitative user research and testing
        • Experience within the accounting, billing, or payment provider space
        • Proven application of user testing and prototypingDealerware offers you:
          • Competitive base salary with bonus incentive eligibility
          • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401K) + FREE telehealth (includes therapy visits)
          • Training for all employees provided in Udemy
          • Tuition Reimbursement and continuing education
          • Unlimited paid vacation policy
          • 100% remote work (2021). Hybrid model post-COVID (mid-year 2022) (largely remote)
          • Modern office and a dynamic team in downtown Austin with paid parking
          • Friendly, small company environment with a progressive culture and flexible hours
          • Backed by Audi, a 111-year-old automotive industry leader
          • Semi-flat organizational structure that ensures your influence on products we build
          • Discounts on Silvercar rentals and participation in an Audi Lease ProgramIND123
            Dealerware is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Dealerware's management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment.
            • We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

Keywords: Dealerware, Austin , Senior Product Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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