PacStar Software Product Manager Job at Pacific Star Communications in Tigard, OR in Tigard, Oregon
Software Product Manager Job at Pacific Star Communications in Tigard, OR
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Software Product Manager
Pacific Star Communications
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
8am - 5pm
Starting Salary Range:
High School or Equivalent
10 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:
Security Clearance Note:
Must hold or be able to obtain a SECRET Clearance within six months of employment
IT - Software Development, Project Management
PacStar is a leading provider of integrated solutions for advanced communication systems worldwide. Innovation, creativity and quality is built into our DNA and we offer a rewarding environment in which our employees can thrive.
PacStar is looking for a Software Product Manager to work closely with end-users and our development team to help define, prioritize, and deliver new capabilities.
The PacStar Software Product Manager is the primary liaison between customers and software development team, defining features that are meaningful and a pleasure to use. The Product Manager also helps create a compelling long-term vision and strategy by providing insights into user needs.
Additionally, the Product Manager will work closely with the development team on PacStar’s network management application to translate customer needs into actionable tasks, prioritize those tasks, and ensure the team gets the information needed to successfully complete the tasks.
Work with internal and external customers to understand their needs
Be the customer advocate in internal planning and design sessions
Help build the product roadmap and decide which features are needed next
Create and flesh out feature stories so they are clear and actionable
Continuously prioritize and refine stories and other backlog items
Help obtain collateral from the customer based on developer needs
Attend agile/scrum meetings to ensure development is aligned with the plan
Help write, review, and execute customer acceptance tests
Create reports and presentations for team, executive, and customer review
Other duties as assigned
10+ years of experience in technical project or product management
Experience in the U.S. DoD environment, preferably the U.S. Army
Understand software development processes, especially Agile
Prefer technical experience with network management or information technology
Experience with development process tools like JIRA and Trello
Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal
Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Able to travel to customer sites with little notice
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines
PacStar is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.