NGLP is commissioning the build of several technical components to assist in web delivery and discoverability, content collection management, and administrative functions for managing and reporting on publication activities across multiple platforms. NGLP will also be commissioning projects to increase interoperability between leading open source platforms.
To assist NGLP in these projects, we seek a Technical Product Manager who will gather and document requirements from key stakeholders and oversee the work of the selected software development partner, operating as product owner throughout the development process to launch minimum viable products..
This contractor position requires a minimum of 50% time commitment for six months (2020-2021), starting as soon as possible, with the option to renew. The position is remote and our budget for this work is $55,000.
Stratos will oversee work of the Technical Product Manager, with Kristen Ratan serving as the main point of direction for this position.
Responsibilities will include:
Facilitating requirements gathering from key stakeholders for each product component
Documenting requirements and use cases, as well as writing user stories
Assisting in selection of software development partners
Participating as product owner in agile development including product design, iterative development, user testing, software testing, and launch activities
Reporting to NGLP leadership and partners on progress
Engaging stakeholder communities for input at key milestones
In collaboration with the NGLP team, creating and scoping the product roadmap
Working with the product development team to ensure that development processes align with the product roadmap
The candidate should have the following experience and skills:
Product management experience, particularly on more technical side
Experience with agile software development processes
Experience with RFPs and vendor selection
Some knowledge of the scholarly communications technology landscape
Some experience with open source software development
Some experience managing projects with minimal supervision
Solid writing and oral communication skills
How to apply
Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 20:41 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 20:41 UTC