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Technology Group Product Manager

Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  67646 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Job Summary

Technology Group Product Managers work with business and IT stakeholders and product teams to develop and convey product vision; define backlog; and deliver and sustain the end-to-end customer experience. Technology Group Product Managers conceive, define, test, deliver, monitor, refine and retire digital products to maximize business results. They must also be able to partner effectively with a wide range of teams, including business leaders, delivery teams and external partners, driving business success while promoting the self-organizing culture that makes agile delivery organizations successful.  The technology scope of this role is PSEG’s middleware products such as WebLogic and Apache as well as software libraries such as .NET and Java across all assets that utilize these products such as desktops, servers and other compute mechanisms such as containers.  Specific accountabilities area:

Job Responsibilities

•    Oversees all the Product Teams within their Business Unit domain. Drives and executes projects within the assigned Business Unit domain. Partners with IT and business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities and to identify and prioritize products based on predefined criteria (return on investment, productivity, compliance).
•    Accountable for receiving approval from stakeholders on portfolio strategy and plan. Ensure operations of these technology solutions are consistent with service and business performance objectives; take necessary steps to deploy remedies where needed with internal and external partners. Works with governance bodies to review and approve strategies, categories and overall structure.
•    Establishes priorities of the product backlog (Features and Technical Debt) in collaboration with the Business and Product Teams. Ensures the development of the life cycle view of the solution including the conception of its need, design and execution, and upgrade and/or replacement when appropriate.
•    Accountable for designs, specs and program management for projects that fall within the scope of their Business Unit domain. Ensures timely escalation and management of technical and service shortfalls to relevant technical support teams for resolution and for future prevention.
•    Manages quality assurance rollouts and performs functional analysis to assess the robustness of projects recently launched. Collaborates with Finance to define cost allocation, cost recovery and pricing plan within the overall context of chargeback or pricing model for a product.
•    Develops and manages the cost model for portfolio products and identifies appropriate cost levers for improvement. Develop and analyze performance dashboards and scorecards to quantify and measure outcomes and identify shortfalls, remedies and opportunities to management. Provides feedback on product design and operational features in order to ensure the adoption of new products.
•    Accountable for overseeing the development of the product backlog and actionable user stories for a portfolio of products. Identify the guidelines for project operational roll outs and acts as a safeguard to protect the business case for the program.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business or a related field
•     Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience within the information technology field  
•    Experience managing a staff/team of employees or external contractors
•    Proficient in working with business area’s to understand needs/requirements with an ability provide innovative solutions

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Advanced degree, e.g. Masters of Business Administration
•    Change management and/or PHR certifications 
•    Experience with IT organizational design 
•    Over 3 years of experience managing team of 5+ staff or external contractors
•    Demonstrated  teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills
•    Demonstrated ability to present to all levels of management & executive leadership
•    Developed  leadership and influence skills
•    Demonstrated experience in product/program management, IT resource management, job positions, career paths, recruiting, and compensation
•    Demonstrated IT experience managing software lifecycle across large estate of compute endpoints, managing Java and .NET deployments across large estate of compute endpoints, managing teams accountable for engineering and operations of WebLogic and or Apache environments, managing program budgets and IT cost centers in large corporate environments to ensure corporate targets are met, IT procurement & IT financial operations experience ensuring vendor contracts support business and corporate needs, and long term planning including building roadmaps and program planning
 

Minimum Years of Experience

8 years of experience

Education

Bachelor in Computer Science or Business
Bachelors in Engineering

Certifications

None Noted

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