Job Vacancy Technical Product Manager III – Information Technology Rackspace Technology



Job title: Technical Product Manager III – Information Technology

Company: Rackspace Technology

Job description: Position Technical Product Manager III – Information Technology

Company Rackspace US, Inc.

Job site address 1 Fanatical Place, City of Windcrest, San Antonio, TX 78218

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants please submit resumes to: [email protected], Ref. 26251

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Engineering, Business or a related field;

– 5 years of agile software development or relevant technical project management required including relevant experience in 1 or more phases of product development life cycle.

Alternative Requirement: Master’s Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Engineering, Business or a related field plus 3 years of agile software development or relevant technical project management required including relevant experience in 1 or more phases of product development life cycle.

Any experience with all of the following:

· Advanced knowledge of the IT industry and the product domain including experience with hosting platforms and data warehousing architecture.

· Technical product management of on-premise and cloud-based data warehouse systems, End-End system design, and API knowledge.

· Advanced understanding of business as it relates to the hosting industry and data warehouse services.

· Advanced knowledge of product development life cycle (relevant experience in 1 or more phases) including acting as strategic contributor to overall product strategy, roadmap and releases and facilitating Stand Ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos.

· Strong ability to work with diverse team and incorporate needs and feedback from multiple sources.

· Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures including experience with writing user stories and acceptance criteria; technical documentation capturing detailed technical specifications, functional/non-functional requirements and build process flows; overseeing A/B Testing/SIT/UAT and product testing analysis.

· Managing and tracking projects through JIRA and other ticketing tools/project management software including: Feature/epic prioritization, backlog grooming, reporting progress, team velocity, building dashboards to monitor sprint health/release health & application statistics;

· Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and product compliance.

· Must be collaborative in driving decisions.

· Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.

· Advanced knowledge of product management and data warehousing.

· Understand industry certifications including: SAFe, ITIL, Agile, DEVOps, Cloud, AWS, etc.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Drives Cloud data warehousing projects from conception to launch, ensuring customer goals are met within the boundaries of budgets and technical constraints.
  • Works with the Product Manager to understand and build the Product Roadmap, writes user stories, elaborates requirements, assists the development of acceptance tests, and is always available to the development teams to clarify ambiguity around product requirements by representing the interest of the customer/client/stakeholder.
  • Work with the Architecture team to ensure Enablers are properly prioritized so as not to mortgage the future of the data warehousing architecture.
  • Verify that stories are in the proper format, contain valid confirmation (aka acceptance criteria), and are in line with the Program vision and scope.
  • Escalates resourcing concerns to department leaders for proper forecasting of personnel and equipment.
  • Works with Scrum Masters to facilitate all Agile ceremonies, including but not limited to Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos.
  • Serves as an escalation point to remove or help resolve impediments for the development team.
  • Defines the software development life-cycle (SDLC) process, participates in the approval of intake in the Intake Review process and gathers requests for the sprint backlog.
  • Facilitates the prioritization of the backlog, enforcing priorities from leadership and product management to the development team.
  • Communicates development team level of effort (LOE), technical risk, and dependencies to internal stakeholders.
  • Ensures the development team remains on sprint schedule and sprint goals are met through tracking and reporting milestones and communication with stakeholders.
  • Ensures development team creates and maintains technical documentation.
  • Responsible for team metrics including but not limited to velocity, cycle time and sprint reports, sprint health, release health, application statistics, etc.
  • Meets with end-users and product management to understand business processes in stakeholder meetings.
  • Works with developer SMEs and business systems analysts to define the systems functional and non-functional requirements for the product as user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Collaborates with various teams to identify integration points, potential impact and application dependencies, and assists in release management
  • Facilitates UAT sessions with users, leaders and stakeholders to gather feedback and future feature requests on behalf of the development team and Product Manager.

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants please submit resumes to: [email protected], Ref. 26251

About Rackspace Technology

We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies – across applications, data and security – to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.

More on Rackspace Technology

Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Location: San Antonio, TX

Job date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 02:49:42 GMT

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