Product Development Manager

| Centennial

Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is an all in one platform that simplifies complex collaboration while keeping data in sync, thus reducing risk. Thousands of organizations, including over 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue, use Wdesk.
As a Product Development Manager, you can enjoy the perks of a fast paced, high tech organization in gorgeous Ames, Iowa. Our agile environment allows for a flexible environment with an integrated work life. Product Development Managers serve as leaders of Agile product development teams and resources. They ensure effective coordination and optimization of behavior over a diverse team. This role provides technical oversight and guidance while managing the team members to ensure effective team functioning and product development.

What You'll Do

  • People Management: You will provide employees with coaching, feedback, and development opportunities to enhance their skills, motivation, and performance.
  • Fulfillment of Customer Requirements: You will provide leadership for the team to fully understand and resolve issues, and problems that result in delivering high quality products. You will articulate customer needs and requirements and provide management oversight regarding the implementation of customer needs
  • Technical Oversight: You will provide leadership for the development team in generating innovative solutions and exploring new approaches to identify issues and provide optimal solutions. You will share best practices and ensure the team production meets customer needs
  • Product Development Planning: You will provide oversight of forecasts, team deliverables, and timelines all while ensuring a quality finished product. This requires knowing the team's capabilities and the scope/level of anticipated effort to produce intended results.

What You'll Need

  • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution
  • Senior level software engineering experience, experience in automated testing and process improvement.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience as a leader within a technical organization; this can include technical leadership, people leadership, and project leadership
  • An acute focus on people development, job mastery, and continuous learning
  • Travel is typically 25%

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Google AppEngineLanguages
    • Open SourceLanguages
    • Dart Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Graph DatabaseDatabases


Currently we have two offices in Centennial and Boulder, however, in 2018 we will be moving to a place downtown yet to be determined!
9100 East Panorama Drive, Centennial, CO 80112

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our Colorado offices are a particular amalgamation of customer success, professional services, & development. We collaborate well together & laugh well together. Everyone in the office takes advantage of living on the front range by being in the moment and not taking ourselves too seriously. Work hard play hard is cliche - we anything but that.

Perks of working here

Company Outings
Flex Work Hours
Health Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
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