Microsoft 365 Technical Product Manager

United States - Remote

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Works with the Product Manager to write user stories, elaborate requirements, assist in the development of acceptance tests and be available to the development teams to clarify ambiguity around product requirements
Raises resource concerns to development management and product management. Facilitates all Agile Ceremonies including but not limited to Stand-Ups, Sprint, Planning, Retrospectives, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos
Removes or helps resolve impediments for the development team
Participates in the Approved Intake Review process and gathers requests for the sprint backlog
Facilitates the prioritization of the sprint and sprint backlog
Enforcing priorities from leadership and product management to the development team
Communicates development teams LOE to Product & Project Management
Ensures the development team remains on a sprint schedule and sprint goals are met
Ensures development team creates and maintains technical documentation
Responsible for team metrics including but not limited to velocity, cycle time and sprint reports, sprint health, release health, application statistics, etc
Meets with end-users and product management to understand business processes in stakeholder meetings
Defines system, functional and non-functional requirements for the product as user stories and acceptance criteria
Collaborates with various teams to identify integration points, potential impact and application dependencies
Facilitates UAT Sessions to gather feedback and future feature requests on behalf of the development team
Little instruction on daily work, general instruction on new assignments

You Will:

  • Contributor to overall product strategy, roadmap, and releases
  • Responsible for creating user stories based on complex high-level epics or stories, setting acceptance criteria and tests, setting business value in sprint planning, setting backlog priorities, defining market needs, architecture, and complex ROI/Profitability
  • Responsible to work with operations and launching completed products
  • Meets with end uses to understand business processes
  • Gathers and documents functional, system, and data requirements
  • Creates detailed technical specifications and data models for the development of new or modifications to existing products
  • Ensures projects remain on schedule and all target requirements are met
  • Uses development specifications to create detailed test cases and analyzes results
  • May perform quality assurance testing
  • Analyzes results of product testing to ensure product solution matches the documented business need
  • Supervises and trains other technical product managers

You Have:

  • 5 years of agile software development or project management required
  • Relevant experience in 1 or more phases of product development life cycles
  • Advanced knowledge of the IT industry and the product domain
  • Advanced understanding of business as it relates to the hosting industry
  • Advanced knowledge of product development life cycle (relevant experience in 1 or more phases)
  • Strong ability to work with a diverse team and incorporate needs and feedback from multiple sources
  • Technical product expert. Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Must be self-motivated, as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of product management and marketing


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or BS in Technology or Business

About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
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