Sr. Product Manager (Digital)

Job Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit www.fanniemae.com/progress.

JOB INFORMATION


Our Digital Products team is looking for a dynamic Product Manager that will be leading our technology product solutions enabling Digital transformations both inside Fannie Mae and across the Mortgage Industry.  Your scope will include advancing our Enterprise API Ecosystem, Angular Development Kit, and extending our Digital Framework that will accelerate Fannie Mae’s move to the cloud (AWS).
You will be responsible for working side by side with our customers defining and prioritizing the product feature backlog across 8 squads, streamlining our Scaled Agile processes, while maintaining our overall Lean Stack views measuring our customer focused objectives.

 

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Establishes product vision and strategy for high complexity products and/or multiple products. This includes product vision, benefits, capabilities, value metrics, competitive landscape, current state landscape.
  • Partners with Business and Enterprise Architecture on definition of target architecture for product and ensures alignment while executing product roadmap. Drives discovery of product capabilities
  • Continually educates product team members on business process and customer value of product capabilities.
  • Leads multiple product owners and product analysts. Multiple products or single highly complex product with multiple capabilities
  • Works with key stakeholders to define product roadmap, high level prioritization, product value metrics. Leads stakeholder collaboration to make execution trade-off decisions (e.g., achievement of target architecture vs. business value vs. infrastructure complexity). Leads continuous stakeholder engagement for the product team to understand needs, define epics and features, and gain feedback on design and working software.
  • Manages product roadmap dependencies across products
  • Establishes target product value metrics and tracks them throughout the lifecycle of the product. Communicates product vision, capabilities and value to various audiences. Reports on product metrics, roadmap, and financials to tribe leads and governing bodies (PEO, EPMO)
  • Partners with SIM on insights gathering strategies, customer research and testing strategies, design thinking strategies, and marketing strategies. Communicates product release roadmaps and pilots to SIM.
  • May be responsible for product resource level financial plan and oversight. Establishes and manages product roadmaps. Establishes and gains executive approval for product business cases and manages business cases thereafter. Leads first time and annual funding approval process for products
  • Makes product prioritization decisions. Leads discovery efforts for major capabilities, engaging external and internal stakeholders and product teams. Owns product backlog

 

EDUCATION

 

 Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.

 

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

 

6 - 8+ years of related experience.

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS


Required Skills

 

•At least 8+ years of experience in Digital Product Management.
•At least 5+ years of experience leading high performing product owner teams including coaching, mentoring, and training.
•Serve as subject matter expert, contributing practitioner, and thought leader.
•Lead Product teams through rigorous process of test and learn with focus on identifying and developing a minimum viable product (MVP.
•In-depth knowledge of customer-centric product development (Design Thinking).
•In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles such as Lean .
•Solid understanding of the product lifecycle.
•Ability to be creative in strategy and execution tactics, and not afraid to discomfort the status quo.

 

Desired Skills

 

•Experience enabling an enterprise-wide digital transformation such as building out an API ecosystem, AWS implementations, etc.
•Leading product management projects.
•Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework would be a plus. 


EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Req ID: 57456