Product Strategist

Posted Dec 2


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.

Responsibilities

You will own product and design/UX initiatives and create a strong partnership with the client on vision and product. You will also run workshops for goal setting, feature discovery, innovation, opportunity analysis, etc., as well as track progress through KPIs and OKRs. Defining and documenting product vision, roadmap and opportunities will be part of your responsibilities.

You will make critical product decisions and strategic/tactical project decisions, prioritize features, and order backlogs. Part of your work will be to plan releases and manage deliverables, seek understanding with the UX team through research and use it to craft a product that fulfills their needs. With the above mention, you will write requirements through clear user stories, epics and make sure these are clearly understood by the team as well as perform user acceptance testing to ensure the requirements are met.

Lastly, you will research and analyze market and competition so that you can look for opportunities to grow Modus's partnership with the client.

Requirements

You have 8 years experience in a product owner or product manager position, strong business sense, and enterprise or consulting experience. Good English language skills are a must.

You strongly understand Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, etc.). Your organizational and administrative skills, including multitasking and time management, are top-notch. You have solid written and visual communication skills. You are familiar with UX research, LEAN validation and have a solid understanding of mobile products.

You are able to work closely with globally distributed team members and have strong interpersonal communication (particularly via video, phone, email, and chat).

Your strategic client-facing and teamwork skills, as well as creative, strategic thinking, are what eventually make you successful in completing your tasks.

[In reference to req 1146, 1203]

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

Position Level: Senior

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only


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