Southern California Edison Product Manager / Functional Lead in Rosemead, California

Job Description

You’re a special breed. You embrace challenges and want to make a difference. You want to make the world a better place as a result of your work.

You’re part wrangler, part detective. You understand business process and its strategic challenges.  You are curious and ask the right questions. You know how to use cutting edge technology along with Agile methodologies to solve problems. And you want your work to make a difference in the world.

You will know how to use your unique gifts to help one of the largest energy companies in the country create a pathway to fight climate change and improve air quality.

Does this sound like you…read on

The job …

The Product Manager has overall responsibility for product definition and delivery. You will work with design, strategy and engineering to create a compelling vision culminating with delivery of a product that meets the needs of the business. Using Design Thinking methodology, the Product Manager facilitates the product requirements gathering across the team, and manages the functional aspects of the process to ensure successful delivery. Product managers are the driver of the multidisciplinary team through a lean, agile-based incubation and implementation process – e.g., Build, Learn, Adapt. In addition, this role will manage a team of people in the Digital Center.

Detailed stuff you will be doing …

The product manager must possess a broad base of skills and knowledge spanning digital technology, strategy and business planning, user experience design, engineering and agile/lean development practices. You must have an entrepreneurial drive to develop new products, while managing client needs and timeframes to broker complex relationships that evolve into real solutions. The ultimate success of a product manager hinges on their ability to guide their peers while influencing decision makers. The product manager will:

  • Act as the voice of the customer in the definition of innovative digital solutions.

  • Work with strategic design to gain an understanding of user personas, pain points and journeys

  • Provide insights into product, technology and market trends.

  • Manage and lead a functional team responsible for product and project management utilizing Agile and Design Thinking Methodologies.

  • Provide management and direction to direct reports and teams responsible for the scoping, development and delivery or digital solutions.

  • Develop feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps.

  • Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing.

  • Be a champion of the MVP concept, distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable and feasible.

  • Monitor and report on product KPIs.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to scope, design, concept test, and deliver innovative solutions.

  • Assist with the development of business cases and operating plans.

  • Develop materials to communicate progress to partners and clients.

  • Assist in the development of new business proposals.

Qualifications

Qualifications you need …

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Five (5) years’ experience managing or leading a team.

  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Product Manager.

  • Experience launching multiple digital products.

Other stuff you should also have …

  • Graduate Degree in Business, Leadership, or relevant technical discipline.

  • Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies and industries.

  • A demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers will love.

  • Working knowledge of Design Thinking and Agile development methodologies working on Scrum teams.

  • An ability to think strategically and creatively.

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.

  • The ability to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive information and thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually-demanding and service-oriented environment.

  • The capacity for self-motivation, independent initiative and creative problem-solving.

  • A diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition.

  • The ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication, as well as the ability to set and manage expectations at the executive level.

  • Excellent leadership skills with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams.

  • Passionate: You love creating intuitive and beautiful user experiences that exceed the needs of your users.

  • Empathic: You show great empathy for your audience and are experienced in Design Thinking/User Centered Design practices.

  • Participating: You love working with a team and are eager to collaborate with business colleagues to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges.

  • Flexible: You are deliberate about your design approach, and you rely on feedback from the team and users to ideate and improve on your designs.

  • Confident: You love creating advanced designs and prototypes and ensure they are validated throughout each step.

  • Life-learner: You take pride in learning, as well as sharing what you know with your teammates. 

You should know …

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship. 

  • Relocation may apply to this position. 

  • We offer a competitive Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks!

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.  

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.