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Rise Interactive

Chicago
Other
Junior
last month

Rise Interactive (http://www.riseinteractive.com), a rapidly growing full service interactive advertising agency, is looking to hire an Associate Product manager to support the Innovation team. We are looking for a detail-oriented, highly motivated and tenacious individual who is excited about getting involved in an entrepreneurial company with an expanding Fortune 500 client base.

Summary and Scope

The Associate Product Manager is responsible for working with the Innovation team and other business stakeholders to ensure the successful deployment of new features into the Connex Platform at Rise Interactive . They will bring an 'own-it' attitude to to building and delivering product feeds that provide remarkable experiences and superior results to our clients. . Additionally, this person will work to ensure that all platform documentation is up to date. Our ideal candidate is someone who is detailed-oriented, has excellent communication skills, and can critically evaluate information from multiple sources.

Why Rise

  • Fast growing company with an expanding list of Fortune 500 clients
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Great Opportunities for Growth
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities

  • Lead feature/functional development covering all phases of development
  • Create user stories and acceptance criteria needed to deliver features to production.
  • Manage the backlog and sprint commitments, to ensure we are delivering new features as quickly as possible
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze needs, and deliver programs that exceed expectations.
  • Participate in the user acceptance testing of new features
  • Evaluate and gather product KPI metrics for review with Product Management and Executives to ensure product is performing as needed
  • Work with Product Operations team on product training and evaluation of issues that have been escalated to that team.
  • Triage and prioritize defects and user feedback for productionalized features through collaboration with support teams.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering leaders and development team through all stages of development.
  • This list of essential responsibilities and functions is not exhaustive. Rise Interactive reserves the right to supplement this list, particularly if the scope of duties in this position changes.

Required Skills

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or its equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience; special consideration given to candidates with experience in highly analytical or data oriented products
  • Has written user stories or other technical artifacts
  • Superior listening, presentation, and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented individual.
  • Effective at self-managing work and priorities; thrives and invents structure in an evolving, amorphous environment
  • Ability to identify and resolve team impediments in a constructive a supportive manner
  • Experience in working with engineers to develop and ship products
  • Experience in ad-tech or mar-tech environments a plus
  • Experience in data-centric products a plus