Technical Product Manager at Megaport

Product, Full-time, Australia product full-time
Posted 27 days ago

The Role
Reporting to the VP of Product Management, this role will facilitate the gathering and communication of requirements between stakeholders and the engineering teams. Your main task will be to include performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes and communication of findings. To succeed in this role you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.A large part of this role is working with stakeholders to elicit problem statements and detailed requirements and to be able to communicate this to the engineering teams.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop & maintain product development process and gating criteria
  • Build & manage cross-functional product development core teams
  • Collaborate closely with technology teams to provide clear direction on Agile product backlog, epic and user story requirements, and feature delivery
  • Describe and write product requirements through personas and use case development
  • Lead definition of allowable configurations, test cases and execute UAT
  • Drive detailed product definition for Megaport product features
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and evangelist for the product
  • Identify improvements to existing product processes; develops a strong understanding of processes and technology
  • Completes ad-hoc assignments that assist in the development of product strategy and roadmap
  • Understands business value and can verify business value is delivered from the team.
  • Designs product training curriculum; participates in cross-functional trainings and meetings
  • Clearly express Product Backlog items in terms of business and customer value.
  • Supports with backlogs, working regularly with the team to refine and add detail where needed
  • Collaborates closely with technology teams
  • Accepts user stories as done based on acceptance criteria and definition of done.
  • Drafts acceptance criteria and work with the team to refine and elaborate
  • Prioritize backlog including features, bugs, enabler work, and tech debt.
  • Manages stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions
  • Identifies and proactively includes correct stakeholders and communications effectively
  • Works with Product Management and Team to define good confidence release deliverables for any given release
  • Work closely with network architects and system architects to understand enabler work for new technology infrastructures.
  • What We Are Looking For

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related technical field (or equivalent) 
  • 5+ years of prior experience as a Technical Product Manager or a Technical Marketing Engineer in networking or related field
  • A first-hand working knowledge of current data networking products and technologies, including Ethernet networking, IP, BGP routing, peering, firewalls, NAT, etc.
  • Knowledge of API development and extending the API into the platform and product
  • Trained in Agile development methodology with experience as product owner/backlog owner
  • Proven experience in setting direction for technology teams, prioritizing development activities, and driving new product development investments in an organization using Agile methodologies
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical abilities and an extreme attention to detail and ability to self-audit work
  • Ability to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities. 
  • Ability to lead and manage a team to deliver business results.
  • The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated proactive contributor and subject matter expert on team projects. Familiarity with business issues, or the ability to quickly learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; presentation, customer service, business, and negotiation skills.
  • What We Offer

  • Flexible working environments with the ability to do your job from anywhere
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + 5 days paid study leave
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidate
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