Software Product Manager
SunGard Financial Systems
Hertfordshire, US
11h ago

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology.

Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

What you will be doing

  • Manages product plan by ensuring changes in market and business priorities including integration needs and technology advancements are reflected.
  • Presents status updates at quarterly and annual stakeholder meetings.

  • Demonstrates leadership by establishing and articulating a clear vision of success and how goals and objectives will be achieved.
  • Prepares and presents product plans. Identifies risks and challenges, opportunities and growth strategies, business integration needs and retirement plans.
  • Prepares and presents product roadmap reviews as well as providing product’s general strategic direction.
  • Manages project inventory during budget planning process, interlocks on all companion activity and prioritizes as necessary to execute against plan throughout the year.
  • Determines release dates.

  • Provides content for product roadmaps, ensures timely delivery and provides business reasons for any changes / revisions made to roadmaps.
  • Engages and interacts with clients during feedback sessions, focus groups, user groups and requirements gathering sessions.
  • Practices open and honest communications with clients.

  • Acts as product launch manager when appropriate for new products or rollouts of major releases.
  • Collaborates with senior management to provide content for market messages, sales collateral and as needed RFPs (request for proposal).
  • Completes business scope documents and defines and documents user personas for individual products.
  • Manages vendor relationships key to product delivery.
  • Coordinates and facilitates pilot activities acting as primary contact with client, securing pilot agreement and monitoring progress.
  • Determines success criteria and recommends go / no go decision.

  • Works closely with development teams to review enhancement requests for strategic value and align resources to high priority project.
  • Presents product information and industry thought leadership to external audiences in webinars and client conferences.
  • Provides presentations to clients during business reviews, prospect briefings and internal group meetings.
  • May require up to 40% travel.
  • What you bring :

  • Knowledge of financial services industry and associated products
  • Excellent skills in communicating ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Thorough knowledge of FIS products supported
  • Ability to utilize judgment in decision making process and decisions related to job tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in an organized, professional manner
  • Client relationship management skills, understanding and focusing on clients’ needs, establishing credibility and building positive, professional, relationships with clients
  • Team skills, including ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels within organization, internally and externally
  • Requires strong time management skills, attention to detail and must be resourceful
  • Analytical, problem solving skills
  • Project management skills; ability to prioritize and complete tasks
  • Requires leadership and negotiation skills
  • Flexibility, versatility, dependability
  • What we offer you

  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
  • A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
  • A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities FIS is your final career step!
  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions.

    We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 53,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries.

    Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

    FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    The EEO is the Law poster is available here and hereFor positions located in the US, the conditions below apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer : In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position.

    However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation.

    All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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