Birchbox (http://birchbox.com) is looking for technical product managers with a passion for delighting customers through building creative solutions that scale and stand the test of time. You're obsessed with usability, love thinking through each and every scenario, and are ruthless when it comes to prioritization.
As a product manager, you'll be responsible for managing many projects at once - some new, some existing. You'll work closely with the design and development teams on a day-to-day basis, and interact with all business units throughout the course of a project. You will be responsible for making sure everything we do meets the vision and high standards of Birchbox.
Drive product development through the entire development cycle, from concept to launch.
Understand user needs and opportunities through market research, testing and product feedback.
Work with multiple business units to establish feature requirements, define success metrics, coordinate deliverables, and evaluate after launch.
Prioritize day-to-day tasks and deliver projects on schedule.
Manage functional QA processes and determine appropriate testing opportunities.
Conduct quantitative and qualitative research to identify opportunities to optimize existing features and design new ones.
2-5 years experience with product management including wireframing and writing detailed user stories.
Exceptional organizational and analytical skills, and a proven ability to drive complex projects with minimal oversight.
A strong understanding of current technologies and standards, and how the web and mobile ecosystems are evolving.
Basic technical skills:
Command Line: you know your way around in linux and the mac terminal.
Version Control: you have used git, svn, or another version control system before. You don't have to be an expert, but you know the basics.
Databases: you can write basic SQL queries to find the information you need.
You know enough HTML and CSS to be dangerous.
Exceptional communication skills and social awareness.
A self-starter entrepreneurial attitude.
Demonstrated ability to collect user feedback and understand customer pain points.
Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
Strong design and usability sense.
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science