1+ months


Atlanta, GA 30339
Job ID: 366922_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Technology
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
Living by our core values, Home Depot Technology strives to provide opportunities and an education in technology, design, and business for our associates, enabling them to improve their skillsets and pursue work that is meaningful to them within our company. To continue to achieve this goal, we are expanding our technology learning center offering classes, workshops, and events that focus product management.

 This learning center works with the various technology portfolios to help accelerate the product management transformation through their associates with an approach of learning by doing. These initiatives are taught and led by inspiring experienced product managers who have first-hand exposure to the technologies and roles their students strive to obtain.

We need energetic, empathetic, intelligent, hardworking and motivated individuals who can help us establish this new approach to technical learning at Home Depot.

  • Communicates research, design, and testing fundamentals in a hands on way that allows students to test and iterate their approach
  • Teaches the various types of qualitative research to inform multiple phases of product development and how/when to use them
  • Teaches how to generate assumptions to inform the scope and questions of research
  • Teaches how to plan, execute, and leverage insights from research to make product decisions
    40% - Strategy & Planning:
    • Gains a thorough understanding of customer and associate needs, both existing and potential, and uses that knowledge to help deliver enterprise products that provide Home Depot customers and associates with an unparalleled shopping experience
    • Translates business goals and end user needs into product strategy; communicates direction and product priorities to the development team, other matrixed teams, and third-party partners
    • Identifies goals, metrics, and analytics to determine product value; continually making recommendations and refinements to the product backlog based on learnings
    • Conduct end user research to help identify user stories and help determine Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
    • Partners with Finance to understand financial needs and assists in the creation of business plans for new opportunities
    • Monitors research as well as the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products remain or become best in class
    • Evaluates research and market analysis on industry innovations and technology platforms to recommend the best possible solution30% - Delivery & Execution:
      • Ensure product is aligned with company, stakeholder and end-user priorities to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction
      • Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
      • Formulates, tests and refines assumptions and hypotheses through user research and testing
      • Creates, prioritizes and accepts user stories; incorporate them into release planning
      • Makes product decisions that drive value on a daily basis
      • Identifies pros, cons, issues, obstacles, dependencies and value associated with features and enhancements
      • Participates in standups, iteration planning sessions, product demos and retrospectives
      • Condenses complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders30% - People:
        • Fosters collaboration with team members (Engineering, User Experience Designers, etc.) to drive value and collectively identify and resolve impediments
        • Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices
        • Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by empathizing with and understanding user needs and becoming the domain expert
        • Regularly works with the product team to continuously assess progress, disseminate lessons learned, and understand next steps
        • Manages cross functional team and stakeholder expectations to execute on product strategy; provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience
        • Exhibit active listening, facilitate sessions, and clearly communicate at all levels (Executive Leadership Team, store associates, etc.) and in all formats the product s long


Posted: 2020-12-10 Expires: 2021-03-10

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