Product Strategist

Hello! Are you ready to Work from Home and transform your career?

We’re looking for a Product Strategist to join the Product Strategy team at Modus. Want to help our client’s build awesome solutions to accomplish their goals and vision? Are you interested in working from home with some of the best talent on the planet? Then keep reading.

About You

You are responsible for bringing best practices product management techniques to our client organizations. You will be representing the product in client engagements and working with UX and the development team to ensure goals and expectations are met. You will be in charge for the successful delivery of our client’s digital products.

You have strong business sense and enterprise experience with the ability to lead initiatives. You have worked with teams before on large and demonstrable projects. You have a strong understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, Kanban, etc.) and have ample technical, design, and analytical skills.  You bring to the table 4-7 years of experience as product owner or product manager. You have experience working with Ed Tech, Mobile app, Atlassian Jira, you understand mobile and web products and also have a very good understanding of product management tools, such as Google Analytics, Amplitude, FullStory, Optimizely/Optimize or Pendo. You have Strong product management skills and you are familiar with UX research, LEAN validation.

You have experience working in pre-conceptual environments to determine opportunities, problems and propose solutions. You have strong client-facing and teamwork skills, solid organizational and administrative skills, including multi-tasking and time-management, ability to work closely with globally distributed team members, solid written and visual communication, strong interpersonal communication (particularly via video, phone, email, and chat) and  you are creative, strategic thinker.

You will be owning product and design/UX initiatives and creating strong partnership with client on vision and product. You will run workshops for goal setting, feature discovery, innovation, opportunity analysis, etc., define and document product vision, roadmap and opportunities and setting clear goals and tracking progress through KPIs, OKRs. You will be responsible for profitability of project(s) and making critical product decisions and strategic/tactical project decisions.

You will be in charge of prioritizing features and backlogs, planning releases and managing deliverables. You will be driving user understanding by utilizing research and the UX team and using it to craft a product that meets the client needs and reduces risk. You will be responsible for writing requirements through clear user stories, epics and making sure these are clearly understood by the team, user acceptance testing to ensure the requirements are met and ensuring successful delivery of software project.

You will also be researching and analyzing market and competition, looking for opportunities to grow Modus partnership within the client and doing concepting, MVP planning, opportunity analysis.

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.

Things You Might Do

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
Do you have what it takes? Apply today!

About Modus Create

Modus Create is a digital product agency that accelerates digital transformation. We use high performing small teams, emerging technology, and “new school” product development tools and methods to accelerate business outcomes. We support our clients across four core delivery areas: business and product strategy consulting, customer experience, cloud services, and Agile software delivery.

Driven by a team of world-class talent, we have been recognized by the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies 5 years in a row, the Washington Business Journal list of Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, DC area two years in a row, and a top company for remote work by FlexJobs. We’re also an official partner to Atlassian, AWS, Cloudflare, GitHub, InVision, Ionic Framework, and Vue.js!

Based on the model of an open source team, Modites work remotely, and are located across the globe. That’s allowed us to hire the best talent in the world, no matter where they live. Our highly collaborative, autonomous, and effective working environment is fueled by a team unified by a love of continuous learning. Our years of thought leadership including books, whitepapers, blog posts, conference and MeetUp talks, demonstrate our commitment to sharing what we’ve learned.

We encourage every Modus employee to do the same. Our company is a platform for the growth of our employees. Through working with our distributed team of experts on challenging projects, every person that joins the Modus team can expect to continue growing and learning every day. This is your chance to be part of building something great.

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