Sunday, June 17, 2012

Manager, Product Management

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Manager, Product Management
Location Menlo Park, CA, US
Organization Name 0014 4007 Active Trader Product Management - Retail On-line

Company Overview 

In 1983, the first online trade was placed using early E*TRADE technology. Today, E*TRADE FINANCIAL is a global financial leader, delivering value and innovation to millions of customers in more than 40 countries worldwide.
We are looking for highly energized, dynamic professionals who are ready to join a fast-paced, world leader in the financial services industry. We move at the speed of the Internet. Our work culture fosters an incredible exposure to innovative ideas and challenges that create experience and opportunity. Many have risen through the organization to become industry leaders, in both the financial services world and in the community at large. E*TRADE is made up of some of the brightest and most talented people in the industry - are you ready to join the industry leader?

Detailed Description 

Overview of Responsibilities:
E*TRADE FINANCIAL is looking for a seasoned product management professional with deep knowledge of US exchange-listed derivatives and/or the cash foreign exchange industry. This position will be responsible for managing others, as well as contributing individually to the successful management of products and production support. Candidate must be highly motivated, extremely well organized, and have excellent leadership skills.

Job Responsibilities:
- Manage and directly supervise a small team of product managers.
- Key contributor to development of the product management strategy as it pertains to US exchange-listed derivatives and/or cash foreign exchange trading.
- Responsible for the successful delivery of software development projects and accountable to others for maintaining relevant scope and meeting timelines.
- Prioritize competing projects and daily workload of team as well as individual assignments.
- Manage full software development life cycle from idea conception to software product implementation.
- Write business requirements and functional specifications based on personal industry knowledge, market research and customer feedback.
- Troubleshoot and facilitate the resolution of production issues.
- Interact closely with business, technology development, marketing, compliance, customer service, and trading teams.
- Demonstrate ownership and sense of urgency in solving business problems in a real-time delivery environment.
- Track and monitor overall retail online competitive landscape for product area.
- Define key business drivers, analyze results and report performance to business leadership.

Job Requirements 

Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have deep working knowledge of US exchange-listed derivatives and/or cash foreign exchange trading, combined with a retail online product management background. 

- Has 5-7 years of experience working in a product management capacity within US exchange-traded derivatives and/or cash foreign exchange industry, preferably within the retail online segment.
- Has experience in hiring and building a talented, results-oriented team from scratch.
- Demonstrates expertise in leading cross-functional teams within a medium or large-sized organization.
- Skilled at defining business and functional requirements for all sizes of software development projects.
- Has direct experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Deep understanding of theUSderivatives and/or cash foreign exchange markets.
- Unique prospective to project retail online customer investing needs.
- Proven track-record in managing multiple projects, with demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional results under tight timelines.
- Demonstrates effective leadership and discipline within a dynamic work environment.
- Ability to communicate business goals and functional requirements effectively to any audience within the firm.
- An energetic person with innate ability to motivate and lead others.
- Bachelor's Degree is required.

Menlo Park,CA

Occasional travel is expected.

Additional Details 

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit learn more about the opportunities.


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