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Digital Product Manager

Dimensional Fund Advisors
Published
November 19, 2021
Location
Multiple Locations: Austin, TX and Charlotte, NC, United States of America
Category
Job Type

Description

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Notes to applicants:

  • Most roles at Dimensional will be part of our best-of-both hybrid working model. This includes working together in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and choosing to work where one works best on Mondays and Fridays. This maximizes in person collaboration and interaction while simultaneously providing flexibility. This broad universal approach applies to most roles globally with a few exceptions that require more or less time in the office. Please discuss with your Recruiter to confirm the details for this specific role.
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Job Description:

Dimensional is undertaking a digital transformation agenda, which builds on the success of our current service offerings; investing in innovative ways to deepen client engagement and profitability through the use of digital channels. The goal is to position Dimensional Fund Advisors as the undisputed leader in financial science and client services, to create an impeccable digital ecosystem that will help clients adopt the Dimensional Investing lens as their own and apply it to the lives they serve. 

The Digital Product Owner is a core member of the digital team within Marketing driving key features of the product roadmap. They are expected to have a deep understanding of the users they serve and their enabling platforms in order to effectively prioritize and drive implementation from concept to release.  

 

Responsibilities 

  • Build, manage and prioritize product backlog to align with overall strategy and product roadmap of the digital team. 

  • Be the voice of the user and champion user needs in balance with business goals. 

  • Actively participate in all agile scrum ceremonies to communicate goals, priorities, and remove blockers. Be available to address questions have regarding requirements or implementation of a feature. 

  • Continually conduct user research, data analysis, and competitive analysis to identify and size areas of opportunity. 

  • Regularly research platform capabilities and incorporate into the product roadmap. 

  • Develop user stories that clearly communicate the goals, value and KPIs 

  • Facilitate user story progression through prioritization, design, development and testing. 

  • Ensure quality by validating acceptance criteria prior to release and ensure testing plan for ongoing regression. 

  • Review and communicate new features for dev releases and product rollouts. 

  • Partner cross-functionally with other product owners, designer, marketing, sales, legal, compliance, and other internal partners to drive delivery. 

  • Effectively negotiate work across teams to deliver effective, scalable solutions that work for the end-user and internal users. 

  • Promote transparency with proactive communication to product and dev teams and ensure key stakeholders understand trade-offs for key decisions. 

 

Preferred Experience 

  • 5+ years managing backlogs, refining requirements and prioritizing work for development teams

  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and framing problems to drive decision making. 

  • Familiarity working with product design teams and reviewing UX/UI deliverables 

  • Experience applying qualitative and quantitative methods to define success. 

  • Ability to pivot and adapt to changes in requirements or business priorities. 

  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively across audiences with varying levels of technical or product knowledge and interacting at all levels of an organization. 

  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile environment and ability to deliver. 

  • Exceptional ability to multi-task with demonstrated ability to manage concurrent initiatives at various phases of delivery. 

  • Experience working within financial services 

  • Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

 

Additional Experience 

  • Experience with CMS platforms (Sitecore), search (Coveo), analytics (Google Analytics and GTM), and agile tools (Jira/Confluence) 

 

Dimensional offers a variety of programs to help take care of you, your family, and your career, including comprehensive benefits, educational initiatives, and special celebrations of our history, culture, and growth.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

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