Description/Opportunity: We're looking for a Product Manager with 3+ years of technical experience to drive the development of industry-shaping products and solutions. This person would begin immediately as a full-time employee in Seattle, WA.
As our group continues to grow, we need a skilled Product Manager to help expand the capabilities of our team and products.
Your responsibilities will include: Collaboration : Work closely with the Product Owner and teams of software engineers, UX/UI designers, product marketing, stakeholders, and (most importantly) our users to design and deliver new features, improvements, and new products to our user base.
User empathy : Seek a deep understanding of our user personas and needs, merging this context with what brings business value.
Sprint Planning : Facilitate sprint planning sessions as a product owner and convey a high-level roadmap for the product. For each sprint, work with the Scrum Master to prioritize tickets with respect to the product's goals and objectives.
Risk Management : Communicate, analyze, and respond to project risks as they occur. Story writing: Break down user requests into requirements/user stories to deliver sprint MVPs while also considering the larger vision of the product.
Process Improvements : Working with our agile team to continuously improve the way things are done to fit the product and teams optimal way of working. Backlog refinement and prioritization: Organize and rank stories based on value and collaborate with dev team to refine the work, so that they know what needs to be done.
Design reviews : Help maintain a process so that design changes and alterations to the vision can be efficiently evaluated. Internal team communications: Help to reduce friction between different members of your team that are preventing the product from being developed.
User research : although there are teams that are experts in this, you will need to understand your customers on a deeper level and be able to ask the right questions from your users to understand their behaviors, motivations, and pain points.
Process Communication : Indirectly teach people associated to the product the processes being used. Facilitate transparent communication among team members and stakeholders. Present: Work with the Product Owner to create and maintain business cases, presentations, and product budgets.
At least 3 years of experience as a Product Manager/Owner in an agile, open source software development environment
Typically has 7-10 years of relevant work experience.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
Strong investigative, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
Extreme flexibility and responsiveness to changing situations
Ability to manage a wide variety of personalities (product development teams, stakeholders, users, etc.)
An ease and confidence when interacting with senior executives
Bonus points for these qualifications:
Certified Product Owner
Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, HCI/UX Design, or Engineering
Experience dealing with senior executives and non-technical teams (sales, marketing, etc.)
A competitive compensation package, with medical/dental/vision/401(k)/disability
A professional development allowance for conference attendance/training/etc.
An awesome team with whom to collaborate
A commitment to your career so you can grow
An open-source culture that encourages learning and contributing back to the community
A flexible environment with the option to work from home one day a week
A beautiful downtown Seattle office (overlooking the Puget Sound) that's convenient to mass transit and the Seattle bus tunnel
The technologies we use: Back-end - Python 3, Django, Django Rest Framework, Celery, Pandas, NumPy, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL/PostGIS
About our team: CBRE Build is a highly independent innovation team tasked with bolstering the strategic advantage of the world's largest commercial real estate services company through technology. By delivering innovative products using modern best practices we are steering CBRE into the future. We enjoy significant autonomy with our technology and product decisions while benefiting from the resources of a Fortune 500 business.
We approach culture with intention, valuing camaraderie, collaboration and a healthy work/life balance. We value ownership and strive to provide more ownership for every member of our team.
About CBRE: With over $20 billion in 2018 revenue, CBRE is the largest global real estate service and investment management provider in the world, and one of only two such companies to hold a position on the Fortune 500 list (currently #146). The Company has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) in more than 400 offices globally. It's known as a leader in the sustainability and governance corporate indices, and frequently wins best workplace awards. Please visit www.cbre.com for more information.
Application instructions: Please principals only, no recruiters.
Internal Number: 19018918
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.