USAA Digital/Technical Product Manager Lead - data/analytics (remote option) in San Antonio, Texas
Purpose of Job
We are seeking a talented Digital/Technical Product Manager Lead for either our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, CO Springs, CO, Tampa, FL, or Phoenix, AZ facilities. This person may also work remotely in a 100% Remote Work Environment.
Leads the discovery, delivery, and performance of digital and technology products and their experiences for USAA and its members. Collaborates with internal stakeholders and partners to tackle complex and challenging problems to optimize the customers’ (internal/external) experience with market offerings. Designs and drives implementation of multi-platform technology and digital solutions. Optimizes and improves existing products and experiences across delivery channels and platforms to drive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Key Risk Indicators (KRIs). Employs User Centered Design and Design Thinking methodologies to bring world-class Digital and/or Technology driven products to market. Develops the product strategy, vision, and goals and justifies decision-making related to the balance and mix of innovation types and investments for Digital and Technology products of complex and significant scope (portfolio level or enterprise reach). Ensures strategic alignment across the product and its stakeholders, suppliers, and customers.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
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Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities
Independently leverages Digital or Technology research, business and market intelligence, and data-driven insights to identify opportunities, propose solutions, create and maintain roadmaps, and improve performance.
Leads team and stakeholders to envision, define, and translate Digital or Technology product and experience opportunities (customer “needs” and “wants” as well as all other input forms into problems, gaps, etc.) into initiatives (i.e., requirements, epics, features) and drives execution strategy.
Shepherds highly complex, highly integrated, and strategic Digital or Technology product and experience opportunities from idea to market validation through collaboration with all relevant stakeholders and SMEs (Business, UX, Technology, Ops, Marketing, etc.).
Drives, quantifies, and defends Digital and Technology product and experience investments through Business Case artifacts and hypotheses, communicating the value proposition of Digital or Technology products and experiences.
Continuously leverages expert data-driven problem-solving techniques and analytical rigor to understand and report on product and experience performance against KPIs/KRIs; shares best practices with team members.
Guides team to generate meaningful insights through a variety of tools and resources to uncover areas of opportunity to inform Digital or Technology product and experience improvements; follows through to ensure applicable improvements are implemented.
Sets the standard for preparing compelling presentations, and other forms of communication to communicate complex concepts to a diverse audience, including senior leadership, and facilitates Digital or Technology product definition, concept and collaboration sessions to coordinate discovery, development, delivery, and validation activities, as well as to mitigate risks and dependencies.
Conducts internal and external research and conducts situational analysis to identify and apply industry best practices and trends to increase effectiveness of Digital or Technology products.
Actively manages ambiguity, influences others to bring in “big picture” thinking and drives clarity, solutions, and execution plan among team and stakeholders.
Maintains and applies expert knowledge of the business, technology, UX, and relevant experiences and processes and an expert understanding of Product Management.
Consistently provides guidance and mentoring to team members and acts as an escalation point and ensures issues are resolved.
Bachelor's degree required, or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required in lieu of a degree.
8 years Digital/Technology Product Management experience, to include Digital/Technology experience in Strategy/Planning, Innovation, User Experience, Process Engineering, Analytics, and/or Research/Testing.
OR an Advanced degree and 6 years of Digital/Technology Product Management experience, to include Digital/Technology experience in Strategy/Planning, Innovation, User Experience, Process Engineering, Analytics, and/or Research/Testing.
Comprehensive knowledge of Technology/Digital products and emerging technology platforms, applications data analysis and research techniques and standards.
Proven track record to effectively develop, influence, present and communicate highly complex business, digital, or technology concepts to cross-functional teams, non-technical users and senior leadership.
Extensive experience working in an Agile, Lean Product Development and Lean Portfolio Management environment.
Knowledge of digital and technology strategy and delivery as it relates to Experience Design concepts and Human Centered Design concepts, roadmap development, journey mapping, competitive analysis and research, and situation analysis methods.
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Experience working with, engaging, and influencing multiple cross-functional teams and leaders including executives, engineers, and other personnel across geographically distributed work environments to deliver towards strategic vision. Technical fluency: comfortable with understanding and discussing technology concepts and how they impact stakeholder needs at all stages of the software development and product lifecycle.
10+ years’ experience delivering successful consumer (internal or external) facing products, preferably in a data and analytics field OR a mix experience delivering successful products, consulting on product management, or consulting on data analytics technology and tooling totaling 10+ years.
Experience with Public Cloud data & analytics technologies (AWS or GCP) that cover wide range of services such as data storage, data movement, data management and analytics workloads. (gives an edge)
Experience with managing products in the early startup stage as well as established products with large footprints. (important)
Proven ability to continuously drive forward progress, creating buy-in for your product vision and decisions, keeping stakeholders aligned and proactively tackling blockers.
Demonstrated ability to define, plan, deliver and measure products with a growing scope or complexity.
Proven ability to manage written and verbal communications with executive and director level stakeholders and customers.
Proven bias towards informed action demonstrated by taking initiative to develop an understanding of ambiguous customer needs, planning a path forward, and generating buy-in for quick impactful action.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $106,800 - $192,300*(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.
*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.
Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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