Vivint Internship - Product Manager in United States

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Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2017. For more information, visit www.vivint.com.

Are you ready to join the Smart Home revolution? In Vivint’s Innovation Center, you will be on the cutting edge, developing products that make the smart home even smarter. Others are just getting into the Internet of Things game. Vivint is applying years of experience in the home to create the world's best integrated Smart Home experience.

If you’re ready to innovate and lead in smart home technology, join Vivint’s Innovation Team. We bring together technology and process expertise to deliver one-stop solutions. Working with our organization will be rewarding, challenging, and most definitely not just another job.

JOB SUMMARY:

Vivint is seeking a Product Manager. As part of the Vivint product management team, you will be responsible for defining, driving and shipping Smart Home services and experiences for Vivint customers.

The Product Manager drives complex projects from idea to concept and prototyping through development and delivery. The successful candidate must be able to find the intersection of consumer needs, technical feasibility, and business objectives, and then lead a cross-functional team to deliver against the opportunity.

You will partner with stakeholders to gather product feedback, prioritize work and ensure alignment. The successful candidate will create detailed product requirements and work closely with Design, Engineering, QA and stakeholder teams to build and deliver the product.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand and contribute to the product vision and roadmap

  • Write clear and concise user stories and requirements, prioritizing development items to align with the product roadmap

  • Manage sprints and releases to ensure delivery, coordinating milestones across teams

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of designers, engineers and QA to ensure delivery against product roadmap

  • Build and maintain relationships across organizations, with teams, and individuals

  • Monitor product performance and proactively identify opportunities for product improvements

  • Identify opportunities for usability testing and drive execution, measuring and report results

  • Identify risks, issues, and problems and escalate as appropriate, proposing mitigation plans to overcome obstacles

  • Partner with the GTM team to prepare operations, marketing, sales, supply chain, and support product channels for launch

  • Pursue product and industry knowledge, identify trends and opportunities, and become a subject matter expert on designated products

  • Own and manage partner relationships for specific engagements

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Lead by influence

  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong meeting facilitation and presentation

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage priorities, including multiple products

  • Proven ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Ability to clearly communicate across levels of the organization and departments in writing, orally and interpersonally

  • Decisive, and able to eloquently defend your decisions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of software product management experience, including planning sprints

  • Experience with agile development methodologies and JIRA

  • Demonstrated experience driving ambiguous issues to resolution

  • Conversant in the technical aspects of building software products (i.e. technical information, techniques, and architectures)

  • Show deep commitment to and empathy for the consumer

  • Works well with others to support shared goals

  • Willingness to learn

  • Solution-oriented, open minded and positive attitude

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Product Design, Business or a related field

Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Fast Company’s World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2017. For more information, visit www.vivint.com.

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