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Technical Product Manager

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Engineering Manager will maintain an entrepreneurial mindset while working with the Product Team to understand a problem space, ideate and validate an ideal solution, and deliver an MVP that evolves through user and stakeholder feedback.
What you'll be able to do:

  • Maintain a balance between business viability, user desirability and technical feasibility while delivering software products with a team.

  • Work closely with Business Partners to define the product vision and break that vision down into an actionable backlog of user stories for the development team.

  • Work hands-on with the development team to prioritize, plan, and deliver software that meets requirements.

  • Collaborate with the product team to define specs, requirements, and acceptance criteria for deliverables.

  • Help Business Partners understand our iterative development approach and our focus on incrementally delivering value through careful and deliberate prioritization.

  • Work with Product Designers to ensure timely delivery of designs and assets to the development team.

  • Create assets to guide product development work (Discovery, Framing and Scoping documents, story maps, user stories).

  • Help innovate and iterate on Agile PM processes and share our learnings.

  • Balance capacity with prioritized backlog items. Ensure that team determines the release goals and has the confidence to realize them based on historical trends.

  • Facilitate team review of proposed product or service implementation against relevant policies, standards, and principles.

  • Monitor and act on System of Delivery metrics to improve team and product performance.

  • Co-ordinate with the product team to help surface risks early in the process to ensure they are handled appropriately.

  • Work with cross-product teams to identify and orchestrate dependency resolution.

  • Facilitate retrospectives to ensure teams understand what is working well for them, what should be continued and improved. Ensures teams take ownership of the action items and implements them.

    The minimum requirements we seek:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field of study

    • 4+ years of experience with progressive responsibilities in software development in a scaled agile environment

    • 2+ years of experience defining product vision, strategy, product roadmaps and creating and managing backlogs (Rally, JIRA or similar)

    • 2+ year of experience with lightweight product development methods such as user story mapping or rapid prototyping

    • 2+ years working with Agile software methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, eXtreme programming, Test-Driven development, Pair programming.)

      Our preferred requirements:

      • Strong leadership and communication skills, and the ability to teach others.

      • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision-making.

      • Ability to collaborate well with software engineers, designers, and business partners.

      • Previous success delivering a product to market with an Agile development team, and ongoing development and support of production applications.

      • Curious about new technologies and exhibits a strong desire to learn.

      • Understanding of Release Management, Source Code repository management, CI/CD practices and tools (GitHub, Maven, Jenkins etc.)

      • Familiarity with Front-end web development technologies (React, Vue.js, Angular, etc.)

      • Familiarity with REST APIs and Cloud architectures (Google Cloud Platform)

        What you'll receive in return:
        As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition. the United States permanently. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
        Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in USA. We are 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.
        For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit:
        2022 New Hire Benefits Summary GSR HTHD (ford.com) (https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2022-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf)
        At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.
        ABOUT US
        At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career and help us define tomorrow's transportation.
        Ford Enterprise Technology is shaping the future of mobility by redefining the transportation landscape, enhancing the customer experience, and improving people's lives. Join the Ford family as we change the way the world moves. (Insert more about your team here)
        Requisition ID : 9606

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Oklahoma City , Technical Product Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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