Product Strategist

Posted Apr 25


We're looking for a Product Strategist to join our team at Modus. Do you want to be part of a journey of building new products and features, or having a real impact on transforming existing products according to the mission and the vision of the client Are you interested in working from home with some of the best talent on the planet Then keep reading.

About You

You know how important product managers are to successful products, and where they fit in understanding business drivers, understanding the users and their problems, and ensuring the team is always focused on building the right things. At Modus, we firmly believe that making our clients successful will make us successful. Ultimately, you are the kind of person who takes ownership of things and loves the feeling of accomplishment when those things succeed, and are willing to shoulder the responsibility that comes with that ownership.

You know how to turn vision into goals, goals into a roadmap, and a roadmap into daily and weekly tasks for your team. You excel at keeping a cross-functional team of designers, researchers, engineers, and data analysts, working effectively and efficiently.

You have business sense and enterprise experience. You have a strong understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, etc.) and are a problem solver at heart who gets technology, design and knows how to translate this into success. You have experience working in pre-conceptual environments to determine opportunities, problems and propose solutions. You have solid organizational and administrative skills, including multi-tasking and time-management. You are familiar with UX research, LEAN validation.

You enjoy playing with new tech and exploring areas that you might not have experience with yet. You are self-driven, self-learner willing to share knowledge and participate actively in your community.

Having overlap with your team is critical when working in a global remote team. Modus requires all team members to overlap with EST morning hours daily. In addition, reliable high speed internet is a must.

As a Product Strategist, you understand the practice of product management, and are always striving to know more, be better, and learn from your peers and leaders in the industry. In addition to this intellectual curiosity, you also possess a quality of humble leadership and take ownership of the work being produced - and the outcomes that are derived from it. In this role, you will do the following:

  • Own product and design/UX initiatives
  • Create a strong partnership with client on vision and product
  • Run workshops for goal setting, feature discovery, innovation, opportunity analysis, etc.
  • Define and document product vision, roadmap and opportunities
  • Setting clear goals and tracking progress through KPIs, OKRs
  • Making critical product decisions and strategic/tactical project decisions
  • Prioritize features and order backlogs
  • Plan releases and manage deliverables
  • Seek user understanding with the UX team through research and use it to craft a product that fulfills their needs
  • Write requirements through clear user stories, epics and making sure these are clearly understood by the team
  • Perform user acceptance testing to ensure the requirements are met.
  • Research and analyze market and competition
  • Look for opportunities to grow Modus partnership within the client

Requirements

  • 3 to 7 years experience in product owner or product manager position
  • Strong business sense and enterprise or consulting experience
  • Good English language skills
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, etc.)
  • Solid organizational and administrative skills, including multi-tasking and time-management
  • Solid written and visual communication
  • Ability to work closely with globally distributed team members
  • Understanding of mobile products
  • Strong interpersonal communication (particularly via video, phone, email, and chat)
  • Familiarity with UX research, LEAN validation
  • Creative, strategic thinking
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills

Things We All Do At Modus

Modus is a fast-growing, and remote-first company, so you'll likely get experience on many different projects across the organization. That said, here are some things you'll probably do:

  • Give back to the community via open source and blog posts
  • Travel and meet great people- as part of our remote-first lifestyle, it's important that we come together as needed to work together, meet each other in person and have fun together. Please keep that in mind when you apply.
  • Teach and be taught: Modus creates active teams that work in internal and external projects together, giving opportunities to stay relevant with the latest technologies and learning from experts worldwide
  • Interact directly with internal and external clients to represent Modus and its values

Why Modus Create:

Our Benefits may vary according to the Country you are located in, so please reach out to our recruiter in case you have any questions.

If you become a contractor we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Remote work (could vary according to the client's needs)
  • Travel according to client's needs
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech

If you live in the USA and you become a full-time employee we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health insurance (medical, vision, and dental) and other benefits (FSA and HSA)
  • 401(K) match to up to 3.5% of your annual salary
  • Remote work
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech
  • Flexible Time Off/PTO



Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: Anywhere Only


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