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Staples Product Manager III in Framingham, Massachusetts

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

Our digital solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manages activities relating to the design and development of software or hardware products and qualification or re-qualification of new and existing products

  • Works with stakeholders to define the product vision and effectively communicate the vision to the team and stakeholders

  • Owns the team or program backlog and implementation

  • Proactively identifies and presents opportunities that address challenges faced by the organization and drive a competitive advantage through analysis of industry trends and customer needs

  • Defines iterations and user stories

  • Ensures each iteration delivers working software and each release is a minimally viable set of features

  • Enables clear, concise, and effective reporting and communication flow across product and technical teams

  • Assists in the adoption and maturing of agile practices across the SAFe Train

  • Works with a cross-functional team to ensure fulfilment of product requirements, evaluates product performance and transition products from development

  • Assists in determining product delivery and deployment dates for new product releases, feature and maintenance releases and regular corrective service or service pack releases

  • Acts as a technical consultant to the product organization and leads research, and prototyping of innovative technologies and products

  • Ensures the technology and architectural roadmap of engineering is properly aligned with and supports the product/business road map

  • Acts as a customer liaison on technical issues related to product integration, custom development, and requirements

  • May lead major releases and ensure feature enhancements respond to customer requests

  • Responsible for product delivery, managing schedules, and tasks related to all aspects of product development

What you bring to the table:

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to build collaborative relationships

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Analytical thinking skills

  • Technical expertise

  • Project management skills

  • Performs work under minimal supervision

  • Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter

  • Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to more junior associates, may act as a lead

Qualifications :

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • 5 – 7 years of related experience

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field

We Offer:

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups

  • Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays)

  • Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits

Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.