Challenging convention. Trying new things. Reshaping an industry. The team at Duck Creek helps insurance companies bring amazing ideas to life quickly and easily with software that thinks and works like they do.
We're fueled by sharing ideas openly, challenging conventions, trying new things, and valuing "Why not?" over "Why?" Our certainty that there is always a better way to do things keeps carriers ahead of their competition and is helping to reshape an industry.
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We may be looking for you. Product Owner II The Product Manager II is responsible for supporting the Principal Product Manager related to product vision and product road map.
The Product Manager II will also work with team leadership to define scope, priorities and timelines for updating existing products and delivering new products according to Duck Creek’s product road map.
The role works closely with product management, product engineering, Customers, and implementation partners. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the hands-on definition of the product requirements and the prioritization process, including : Assisting with the managing of product backlog and tracking of market demand Develops use cases, business scenarios, user personas and other design artifacts to support requirements and development specifications Manages product release schedules and works with Principal Product Manager and Engineering to ensure releases are on time and issues are managed and resolved Supports development of training, documentation, and tools as required Serves as the touch point and provides product related expertise for activities managed by other teams Interfaces with customers in representing product with supervision.
Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations and determines methods and procedures on new assignments May act as a team lead on functional projects.
May act as a team lead and coordinate activities of team members. Frequently interacts with peers, equivalent level leaders and senior leaders on cross-functional matters.
Communicates with various management levels regarding specific phases of an operation or project. Anticipates customer needs to influence the development of solutions.
Stays current on market trends as related to the assigned product(s) Performs other related duties and activities as required.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS Education and Work Experience : Bachelor’s degree, or higher education level, or its foreign equivalent, in a software engineering / computer related field, and 8-12 years of related professional experience And / or Master’s degree plus minimum of 6 year’s related professional experience.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and / or Abilities : Deep understanding of P&C insurance company workflows and processes Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize large data sets into meaningful insights High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Strong project management, planning and organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Exceptional and proven written and verbal communication skills Unwavering attention to detail Able to work effectively across functional groups & with minimal supervision.
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority. Ability to work as part of a team Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities without sacrificing quality or impacting deadlines Basic understanding of SaaS solutions and UX design Other Requirements : Travel : 0-10% Work Authorization : Legally authorized to work in the country of the job location.
Physical : Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and / or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.