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Wolters Kluwer Senior Technology Product Manager - Tax & Accounting XCM in Wichita, Kansas

OVERVIEW

The Sr. Technology Product Manager with Tax & Accounting XCM is a member of a highly innovative Agile Team that represents the voice of the customer and is responsible for working with the Product Manager and other stakeholders—including other product owners and the team—to define and prioritize the product backlog so that the solution effectively addresses business needs while maintaining technical integrity.

The Sr. Technology Product Manager is an important role at Wolters Kluwer and will have accountability and decision-making responsibility as products are developed. He or she will understand the customers and potential customers as well as the broader industry.

LOCATION: Wolters Kluwer office or remote U.S. locations

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Gather requirements and write concrete features to be implemented by the development team and prioritize them

  • Write new user stories and manage product backlog

  • Develop feature-based user stories

  • Specify acceptance criteria for each user story

  • Work with the Senior Product Manager/Owner to define the scope of work to be done by developers and designers on a weekly basis

  • Test new products and enhancements before they are available for users as UAT

  • Measure and evaluate how the product is used and if it solves the right problem

  • Conduct market research supported by ongoing conversations with development professionals to better understand the problems and needs of the corporate and accounting community

  • Communicate the product vision to the technical team as well as to other teams within the company

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar program, or relevant equivalent experience.

Requirements:

  • 1+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Accountant, Product Owner, or other related profession

  • Familiar with software development and databases

  • Strong ability to gather and interpret relevant data

  • Excellent critical thinking and product owner skills

  • Ability to logically analyze problems, deconstruct it and solve

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills; Strong attention to detail and organization skills

  • Proven ability to negotiate priorities

Preferred Skills:

  • SAFe –PMPO (Product Manager/Product owner) or CSPO (Certified Scrum Product owner) or PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner) certification a plus

  • Visio expertise preferred to create systems or other simple logical drawings and mapped workflows

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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