Platform Product Director - St. Louis County

Starts March 2021
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate $160,000K; Annually
Our corporate client is in need of a Platform Product Director with 7+ years of product/platform management experience in a SaaS or PaaS B2B environment.


The Platform Product Director is responsible for platform planning and execution throughout the lifecycle of the platform, including: gathering and prioritizing platform and business requirements, defining the platform direction/roadmap, and overseeing a team of UX Architects, UX Researchers, and QA testers. You will also collaborate with Engineering Team to ensure common development, determine needed technical changes, and to weigh in on the elimination of technical debt.

Platform Product Director Responsibilities:
- Work with other Business Unit leaders and Product Managers to define the product and platform strategy, roadmap, and release prioritization for assigned areas
- Collaborate and facilitate quality PRDs, and functional specifications working closely with business partners
- Lead cross functional teams to track status, resolve issues, and coordinate communication during the platform development process and maintain strict adherence to common platform development.
- Identify platform and architectural enhancements and leverage in-depth experience of technology to execute initiatives and reduce technical debt.
- Communicate platform ideas across business units to ensure an understanding of the functionality, the implications for the business, and the process for leveraging new capabilities.

Platform Product Director Requirements:
- Technical and Management background - A degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
- Ability to work closely with businesses and understand their requirements (Experience working with online education/learning businesses preferred)
- Experience in building a strategy & vision of a platform or application
- Ability to easily communicate with engineers about various aspects of a SaaS and PaaS system, including API strategy and definition, SSO and other authorization/identity management solutions, integrations, e-commerce, etc.
- Deep understanding of platforms, integrations, SSO, e-commerce platforms

FEB. 2021

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