Requirements Threading Product Manager at IHS Markit Digital

| Greater Boulder Area
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Department Overview


At IHS Markit, we’re changing the way the world interacts with information. Our dynamic team consists of more than 15,000 analysts, data scientists, industry experts, and software developers serving 80% of the Fortune Global 500.


In the Emerging Products Division we think differently, combining the knowledge and resources of an established company with the unapologetic boldness of a startup. We’re building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that previously were impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine best course of action in the present. We’re disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team with a bias to action. Are you ready to join us in building the software that will power the most impactful companies in the world?


Position Summary

Are you a disruptor, breaking the paradigms of how others solve problems? Are you bold, courageous, and strategic? Is delivering impact your top motivator? We subscribe to the notion of hiring smart people and getting out of their way.


Are you ready to disrupt the digital world as we know it today? Are you ready to discover and deliver the next big thing in the age of digital transformation? Do you have a passion for new technologies and their potential applications? Are you obsessed with providing the absolute best customer experience possible in a product? Do you like to blend thinking about what if with how do we get it done? If you answered yes to these questions, then we need to talk!


As the Requirements Threading product manager, you will be responsible for bringing a new product to market. A game-changing, industry disrupting product. This isn’t just any product that we are talking about. The potential for this product is endless, and your job is to figure out how to bring this to life, put a plan in place and deliver on it. You will work with our customers directly to bring the vision of this product into practicality on what we can achieve for them in the form of requirements. You will work with our development teams to drive the development of this disruptive technology such that it meets the requirements of our customers. You will work with our user experience team to find a way to bring the product to life with the best user experience possible. You will work with our sales team to train them on the product. You will work with our marketing team to translate the features into value propositions and benefits to the user. In short, you will be driving this.  


This role requires a high degree of integrity, motivation, discipline, energy, persistence, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives on tackling new challenges with a pragmatic approach. This role will be pivotal to the success of our business, our future and our ability to successfully disrupt the market. Are you ready for the challenge?


Duties & Accountabilities

  • Perform market & customer research to build a deep understanding of customer needs and market trends
  • Identify customer requirements and translate into product requirements for new product
  • Develop & maintain product roadmap and ensure all stakeholders are informed
  • Establish, negotiate and manage strategic partnerships and vendors, based on needs from analysis of competitive advantages and strategic fit
  • Continuously scan industry and market news, perform in-depth competitive analysis to compare new product offering with direct competitors & inform all internal stakeholders
  • Partner with engineering & Technical Product Owners to ensure on-time product delivery of the required features
  • Shape product positioning and messaging to differentiate new product from competition
  • Translate product features and capabilities to value proposition and differentiated benefits to communicate with users and customers
  • Lead strategic customer beta engagements, framing a feedback environment and communicating learnings on early releases of products
  • Coordinate with cross functional teams to create product demonstrations
  • Partner with Marketing, Sales and other geographic customer facing client teams to determine necessary collateral and sales tools to promote new product


Education & Experience

  • 6+ years of experience in product management or related functions
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
  • Outstanding written, verbal & presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences
  • Experiencing in defining, executing, and analyzing market and customer research to drive product positioning and strategy
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience in leading product development from start to finish, including shipping customer-facing products, with the ability to drive prioritization and serve as an effective liaison between customers and engineering
  • Proven success in delivering complex technology products/services in a high growth environment
  • Customer first mentality – desire to deliver the best possible user experience to customers
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Passion for building revolutionary technology in partnership with a growing team
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Technology we use

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Our neighbors are Ozo, Upslope Brewing Company and many rotating food trucks! Bike to work (yours or borrow ours), ample parking, bus stops nearby

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


Director, Business Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.


Product Management Director

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

IHS Markit Digital has provided me a unique set of opportunities, giving my career a healthy jumpstart. I joined as a college summer intern 3 years ago, and am now a full-time Product Analyst! I love the sense of community here, and value working with a leadership team who provides both a supportive and challenging work environment.


Sr. Product Management Analyst

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Daily Stand-up
Open Door Policy
Team-owned Deliverables
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team Workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and Learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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