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Deloitte Manager Engagement/IT Product Manager - DAS ERM ITS as a Customer and Office of General Counsel in Ft. Worth, Texas

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

Manager Engagement/IT Product Manager - DAS ERM ITS as a Customer and Office of General Counsel

Preferred Locations: Hermitage, Dallas, Chicago

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and courageously seek to challenge the status quo? If so, read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity with Deloitte's Information Technology Services (ITS). We are curious and life-long learners focused on technology and innovation.

Work you'll doThe Product Manager has content authority for the Program Backlog. They are responsible for identifying Customer needs, prioritizing Features, guiding the work through the Program Kanban and developing the program Vision and Roadmap. They are focused on delivering the right solutions to customers with the highest quality in the shortest sustainable lead time. They are responsible for continuously defining, prioritizing, and validating requirements. Working closely with development, in short, integrated learning cycles, the Product Manager brings the voice of the customer to the developers and the voice of development to the customer. Additionally, they lead product strategy and vision aligned with business and organizational needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand customer needs and validate solutions: Act as the internal voice of the customer for the Program and works with customers and Product Owners to constantly understand and communicate their needs and participate in the validation of the proposed solutions.

  • Understand and support portfolio work: Take responsibility to understand the budget for the upcoming fiscal period, understand how Strategic Themes influence the strategic direction, and work with Epic Owners to develop the Lean business case for Epics that affect their Program.

  • Continuously develop and communicate vision to the development teams: In collaboration with System and Solution Architect/Engineering, they define and maintain the Features and Nonfunctional Requirements (NFRs) to help ensure that the solution meets relevant standards and other system quality requirements. Responsible for the roadmap, which illustrates, at a high level, how features are intended to be implemented over time.

  • Manage and prioritize the flow of work: Manage the flow of work through the program Kanban and into the program backlog. Responsible for making sure that there are enough features ready in the backlog at all times, including Feature acceptance criteria that can be used to establish that it meets its Definition of Done (DoD). Ensures the backlog is reprioritized before each Program Increment (PI) Planning session.

  • Participate in Program Increment planning: Present the vision, which highlights the proposed features of the solution, along with any relevant upcoming Milestones. Participate and collaborate with Business Owners for the train, with the responsibility of approving Objectives and establishing business value.

  • Define releases and program increments: Responsible for release definition, including new features, architecture, and allocations for technical debt. Defines the series of Program Increments and releases, whose definition and business objectives are also determined by collaboration with Business Owners and others on the Product Management team. Work with release management and Business Owners to decide when enough value has been accrued to warrant a release to the customer.

  • Work with System Architect/Engineering to understand Enabler work: Responsible to understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and to work with System and Solution Architect/Engineering establish a capacity allocation for technical work, and to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the technological infrastructures that will host the new business functionality.

  • Participate in demos and Retrospective meetings: Be an active participant in biweekly System Demos, including the aggregate one at the end of the PI. Participate in the assessment of Metrics, including evaluation of business value achieved versus plan, and are actively participate in the inspect and adapt workshop.

  • Understand customer need through constant interaction with the customer, including end-user interviews and surveys, brainstorming, trade studies and market research.

  • Document requirements that include a high-level vision, constant product and backlog refinement and informal direct communication with teams.

  • Responsible to create a schedule of continuous near-term road mapping.

  • Prioritize requirements by taking an economic view at every PI boundary and performing a continuous scope triage.

  • Validate requirements by attending PI demos and validating acceptance criteria and fitness for purpose.

  • Manage the delivery schedule through frequent releases whenever there is enough value to the business.

  • Manage changing business requirements, timelines, and needs through consistent adjustment during Program Increment and Iteration boundaries.

The teamInformation Technology Services (ITS) helps power Deloitte's success. ITS drives Deloitte, which serves many of the world's largest, most respected organizations. We develop and deploy cutting-edge internal and go-to-market solutions that help Deloitte operate effectively and lead in the market. Our reputation is built on a tradition of delivering with excellence.

The 2,500 professionals in ITS deliver services including:

  • Security, risk & compliance

  • Technology support

  • Infrastructure

  • Applications

  • Relationship management

  • Strategy

  • Deployment

  • PMO

  • Financials

  • Communications

    Deloitte Application Studios (DAS) Deloitte Application Studios (DAS) is the internal software and applications development team responsible for delivering leading-edge technologies to Deloitte professionals. Their broad portfolio includes web and mobile productivity tools that empower our people to log expenses, enter timesheets, book travel and more, anywhere, anytime. DAS enables our client service professionals through a comprehensive suite of applications across the business lines. In addition to application delivery, DAS offers full-scale design services, a robust mobile portfolio, cutting-edge analytics, and innovative custom development.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications. An advanced degree is a plus.

  • Proven expertise in managing the delivery of mid-to-large web/enterprise applications needed.

  • Ability to understand and relate to the business objectives and provide a high-quality automated solution.

  • Ability to adjust communications to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Experience interfacing with external software design and development vendors preferred.

  • Experience working directly with clients and providing consultation.

  • Experience managing both internal teams and offshore vendor teams project delivery, plans, and ensure proper staffing.

  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in a leadership role.

  • Minimum of 5 years of in-depth experience in SDLC, solutions design, and delivery of enterprise level solutions.

  • Must have strong analytical abilities, negotiation/presentation skills, and organizational/planning abilities.

  • Ability to drive teams to meet consensus and have vivid passion for applications delivery.

  • Strong project management and team management skills.

  • Creative - able to think outside the box; uses knowledge gained through prior experience, education, and training to resolve issues and remove project barriers.

  • Drive for results - maintains constant awareness of projects and clients; keeps product owners focused on short- and long-term milestones.

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers yet represent accurately the perspective of Technology.

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Collaboration and decision-making skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work productively with all levels in a large organization

  • Limited Immigration sponsorship may be available

  • Ability to travel 10-20%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leading SAFe or other Scaled Agile certifications

  • Experience managing Agile/Scrum projects

  • Technical experience in Microsoft .NET or SAP application development

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado or Nevada, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and the State of Nevada and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $95,070 to $175,080.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

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