Product Manager - 'Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago'

Company Name:
Salary period: Annual
Additional classifications: Engineering
Position Overview
At Paylocity, we are committed to expansion of our world-class suite of web-based software. Already a leading SaaS provider of Payroll, HR, Time & Labor Management, Online Benefits Enrollment, and Data Integration solutions, we are looking for talented individuals to ensure we continue to make it easier for our customers to do their jobs.
Our Product Development organization nurtures a dynamic agile work environment full of talented individuals with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds. Guided by our shared values, and a passion for compelling software we come together to deliver great products and make Paylocity an exciting place to work.
The Product Manager is a key leader within Product Development and works with a dedicated product team. S/he is responsible for creating a product vision of what needs to be built, and championing this vision to the product team through creation of business objectives, epics and user stories.
S/he should have a talent for conveying a clear and compelling narrative and an enthusiasm for creating vital functionality, while striving to innovate and expand our market-leading product suite.
This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to think strategically about our products and act tactically. This in-turn will ensure we continue to innovate and expand our market-leading product suite.
Responsibilities and accountabilities:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Establish a point-of-view about the product vision and align business owner and product stakeholders to that vision
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Translate product vision into prioritized and deliverable epics and user stories.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Coordinate with other Product Managers to establish overall release goals and identify dependencies for cross-product initiatives.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Drive continuous improvement; share lessons learned and contribute to the development of the agile practices
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Adjust product priorities based on actual experience and user feedback
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Facilitate and guide product planning, stakeholder interactions, and demos
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Work with internal and external customers to fully understand and conceptualize features and work flows related to those features
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Create, maintain, prioritize and own the product backlog
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Make the final determination on feature acceptance and what ships
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Understand the competitive landscape and balance but not be beholden to it
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Act as the voice of the customer, answer product related questions, and provide overall direction.
Paylocity has pioneered a unique position in the Human Capital Management industry as being one part payroll company one part software company. Delivering one-of-a-kind cloud technology, accompanied by award winning customer service, Paylocity is in a category of its own. We are a eight-time INC. magazine winner for being One of Americas Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies, as well as a six-time winner for being One of Chicagos 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, and four-time winner (including 2012) for being One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois. More importantly, Paylocity has maintained an average 97% client retention rate for 15 years running, a true testament to our client commitment and cloud-based payroll and human resource solutions. Ranked #13 on Forbes 2012 List of Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago Voted top 101 Best & Brightest Companies to work for 8 Years in a row! Voted 2011 & 2012 One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois! 97% Client Retention rate since Paylocity started!
Keyword: BA, Business Analyst
Required Experience:
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ 3+ years of experience in product management
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ 5+ years of experience in Payroll / Human Capital Management, preferably at a SaaS provider
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Deep domain expertise in payroll, benefits, time & labor, or human capital management.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience working in an agile environment.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Certified Scrum Product Manager (CSPO) certifications, a plus.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Excellent analytical, organizational, technology skills, written and oral communication skill
From: Paylocity

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