Product Manager III
Posted on: September 14, 2021
Power the Possibilities
The CDK Global technology team is looking for collaborative
innovators who are passionate about making their mark on emerging
enterprise software products. We’re building and developing cloud
technology for the automotive retail industry
that will change the landscape for automotive dealers, original
equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customers they serve.
Be Part of Something Bigger
Each year, more than three percent of the U.S. gross domestic
product (GDP) is attributed to the auto industry, which flows
through our customer, the auto dealer. It’s time you joined an
evolving marketplace where research and development
investment is measured in the tens of billions. It’s time you were
a part of something bigger.
We’re expanding our workforce – engineers, architects, developers
and more – onboarding early adopters who can optimize, pivot and
keep pace with ever-evolving development roadmaps and
Join Our Team
Growth potential, flexibility and material impact on the success
and quality of a next-gen, enterprise software product make CDK an
excellent choice for those who thrive in challenging, fast-paced
The possibilities for impact are endless. We have exceptional
opportunities to evolve our industry by driving change through new
If you’re ready for high-impact, you’re ready for CDK.
Cloud Technology platform team is building and delivering a
collection of public cloud infrastructure capabilities that are
standards-based, scalable, secure, resilient, highly available and
integrated with well-defined and automated CI/CD pipeline
services. These cloud capabilities form the foundation on
which CDK delivers leading edge
software solutions that the drive the automotive retail
managers are responsible for guiding the success of a product and
leading the cross-functional team that is responsible for improving
it. It is an important organizational role that sets the strategy,
road map, and feature definition for a product or product line.
Building the pipeline and prioritizing backlog. In
common with all product managers, they are responsible for deciding
what is delivered, not how to do it (how is the platform engineer’s
job). The platform product manager sits at the center of
design, delivery and support.
Product Manager III is responsible for managing the entire life
cycle of existing products from product design, to solution design,
to build, and implementation, working closely with the Product
Owner and the Platform Engineering teams. Additionally, this
position is responsible for collecting and defining basic product
requirements, writing user stories, and managing typical scrum team
Responsibilities & Essential
- Manage the entire
product lifecycle, from planning & definition through development,
launch, and retirement phases.
functional requirements from business stakeholders, collaborate
with project team members to identify feature details and document
maintain and communicate the product roadmap for your
- Author epics (big
ideas), creating user stories and leading the sprint team
ceremonies, which include daily stand-ups, planning sessions and
working with your sprint teams to decompose user stories into
- Define solutions to meet the
market need and create the business case justification for pursuing
such initiatives. Create a compelling value proposition for your
products and initiatives.
- Manage the development backlog
for your sprint teams including authoring stories, managing
grooming sessions, helping lead sprint team planning sessions, and
running stand-up meetings, showcases and retrospective ceremonies
enabling efficient and productive development
- Collaborate with Product &
Technology leadership to understand and plan the operational
requirements associated with launching and supporting your product
including all activities required for service and IT/IS
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer
Science, Business, or Engineering.
- Five years of Product Management
and/or Product Planning
- Previous experience in a
Commercial Software, Systems, or Online Services company in a SaaS,
Cloud leading-edge environment.
action, and process oriented to drive projects and initiatives to
- Ability to interact with
customers to listen, organize, and champion
- Proven ability to simplify
inherently complex concepts and plan solutions necessary to
iteratively address market needs.
- Excellent inter-personal skills
with ability to negotiate and persuade team members and key
- Strong track record of client
collaboration and market
- Demonstrated record of turning
ideas into realities.
- Exceptionally strong written and verbal communications with a
strong aptitude for succinctly presenting thoughts and ideas to
senior internal and external
- Ability to listen and consider
the points of view of others, collaborate and build consensus
within cross-functional areas.
- Ability to effectively multi-task
in a deadline driven atmosphere.
- Highly motivated ‘go-getter' who
is driven to achieve business results with the ability to remain
positive and focused on moving forward, regardless of
- Travel 25% of time to meet with
customers and business partners.
- Knowledge of cloud
- Experience working
in an Agile software development environment, and with
Agile tools such as Jira and TFS a
- Knowledge of the
automotive industry, dealership environment or product marketing
- Solid project
- Experience in
collaborating with off shore agile
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
At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We
value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different
perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity
employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected
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