Product Manager

  • 10 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

About Optym Founded in 2000, Optym is making the world more efficient through optimization. Optym's software solutions determine the best decisions for complex optimization problems encountered in different industry verticals. By using its novel optimization intelligence solutions for planning, scheduling and real-time execution, companies have reduced operational costs, increased profitability and improved service quality. Optym's advanced algorithm-based technology has applications in numerous sectors, including transportation, automotive, defense, energy, finance and health care. For more information about Optym, go to Essential Functions The Product Manager serves as a liaison between internal software development teams and customers for Rail and Mining product development. Product manager will conduct research and develop product roadmap to cater to wider business needs and align with SaaS vision. Role needs to focus on creating experience for customer through UX discovery, prototype building and developing modular product design. Conducts research for product features and develops user stories, UX prototype and product roadmap Focuses on user experience through UX discovery and Persona driven modular design to develop SaaS offering Analyses customer data and processes to provide insights to development and customer teams. Helps product and software development teams in prioritizing tasks and bugs for upcoming sprints and groom the product backlog based off knowledge of client / market needs. Design, development & validation of new features and product roadmap Performs initial screening of newly developed features to ensure features were built as per the design specifications and that implementation meets the business needs and strategic vision Reviews QA test cases to ensure proper coverage of application use-cases. Prepares and validates relevant data needed for optimization / simulation modules. Conduct external & internal demos of product features. Supports software development team in breaking down complex business problems and understanding customer requirements. Elicit, translate, and communicate requirements to the development team. Knowledge/Skills Familiar with railroad or mining or similar Industry processes and products, preferably in optimization and scheduling area Proficient in developing product design for SaaS products through market research and UX discovery Familiar with UX tools and processes Familiar with agile principals and other software development processes and concepts. Proficient in requirement elicitation techniques like – interviews, brainstorming, focus groups, reverse engineering, system analysis etc. In-depth understanding of transportation and logistics domain. Proficient in data analysis tools and techniques. Proficient in MS-Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau, PowerBI etc. Education and Experience Master's or bachelor's degree. 5 to 10 years of overall experience experience. Minimum 2 years of product management experience. Location and Travel Based in Bangalore, India with up to 10% international travel