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Senior Product Manager - Mobile

Deque Systems
Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Career Fulfillment & Culture

People come to work for Deque because of what we do: enable businesses and organizations to make their sites and apps accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. The personal fulfillment employees feel here is unparalleled. In addition to the altruistic nature of our jobs, the organizational structure is extremely flat and welcoming. Women-owned and operated, Deque CEO Preety Kumar is internationally revered for her down-to-earth personality and work ethic. Deque's core values are central to our culture of customer satisfaction. Do you share them?

  • Innovation with results that matter
  • Deliver what you promise
  • Can-do attitude
  • Open, direct & respectful communications
  • We care deeply
  • We practice humility

At Deque, you’ll work with the best and brightest minds in the industry, sharing best practices, tackling new issues and uncovering new approaches. Accessibility Consultants at Deque also love their jobs because of the support systems in place.

Deque experts regularly contribute to W3C Accessibility Working Groups and collectively hold more CPACC, WAS, & CPWA certifications issued by the IAAP than any accessibility testing company in the world.

Position Description

Deque is seeking a Senior Mobile Product Manager. You will work closely with the Product Management team and other leaders in the company to help define the vision for our market leading Mobile product. Over time you will be expected to develop your own evidence-based perspective on customer needs in our target markets, for our target users, and help move the product feature set to address unmet market needs. In addition, you will become the face of Deque’s Mobile accessibility initiatives by blogging, presenting at conferences, meeting with customers and prospects to promote our product vision.

You will work with the Product Marketing team to define and create Mobile product communications that will be used by our sales team to properly position our product. You will gather feedback from our prospects and customers about market trends, product enhancements, and other feedback which defines a vision to ensure our Mobile products beat the competition and advance the state of Mobile accessibility.

You will coordinate with the Product Owner and Development leads to help define and prioritize the various data you gather to help maintain a coherent product vision and roadmap.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements 
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding of Deque’s mobile products
  • Attend and present at industry conferences to promote Deque mobile products with the goal of enhancing Deque’s value as a thought leader in Mobile accessibility
  • Create blog posts, videos and other collateral that showcase Deque’s mobile products
  • Work closely with Product Owner to define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities based on business and customer impact
  • Drive product launches including working with marketing teams, executives, and other product management team members
  • Communicate product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionality
  • Stay abreast of technological enhancements in the industry and foster innovation to keep the product up to date with the industry
  • Liaise with the customers to solicit feedback on the product and the company
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
Requirements
  • Four years of product management experience
  • Track record of delivering data driven solutions with a customer-first mindset
  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to all stakeholders
  • Established background in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, understanding of Agile principles
  • Experience successfully driving end-to-end delivery of data and intelligence solutions, including a wide variety of mechanisms, e.g. dashboards, APIs, real time alerts, etc.
  • Ability to make data-driven decisions and build roadmaps to push the product forward
  • Knowledge of current mobile development practices, technologies and tools
  • Background in software development or pre-sales technical support
  • Interest in learning about Accessibility as it applies to Mobile platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to lead problem identification discussions
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in working at a geographically dispersed company is a plus
  • Attention to details
About Deque

Deque (pronounced dee-cue) is a web accessibility software and services company, and our mission is Digital Equality.  We believe everyone, regardless of their ability, should have equal access to the information, services, applications, and everything else on the web.
We work with enterprise-level businesses and organizations to ensure that their sites and mobile apps are accessible. With over 475,000 extensions installed and over 5,000 audit projects completed, Deque is the industry standard. Join our growing family as we work to make the web a better place for everyone.

Job Location
  • Remote
How to Apply
  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 
In your cover letter
  • Explain your interest in joining Deque and how you align with our Core Values
  • Depict key attributes that differentiate you as a candidate

Deque is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities. Reference and background checks will be required.

Thank you for your interest in joining our exciting company!

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