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Digital Product Manager 
Waukegan, Illinois
Contract Position
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Applied on October 24, 2020
Job Id #43772 Posted October 16, 2020


  • Work within a collaborative team of go to market leaders, product owner, business architects, product designers, managers, engineers, technology architects across the product lifecycle
  • Work with product owners, business architects, strategy team to ideate, design and define the product capabilities
  • Maintain a strong understanding of latest industry trends, competitive advancements, end user empathy to continuously advance the product
  • Conduct interviews with stakeholders and end-users to synthesize insights into actionable next steps
  • Establish and implement digital and business architectures capable of meeting a continuously changing product to support market and client needs
  • Drive creation of iterative product roadmap by prioritizing the capabilities and features required with product stakeholders 
  • Work with developers and designers to define and prioritize a backlog for your product that continuously delivers measurable value towards the vision
  • Provide technical leadership in driving architecture, evaluate and make decisions on technologies, tools and overall technology strategy
  • Work with the product team to research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient, faster time to market enabling cost-effective solutions
  • Collaborate with designers, prolific engineers, security and quality experts, etc. to manage the capability/ feature rollout as per the defined roadmap
  • Create and manage backlog, drive creation of user stories, and manage releases with the teams
  • Work closely with security and regulatory stakeholders to drive product feature review and approvals for launch


  • Minimum qualifications:
    • 8+ years of experience product management or similar experience of managing application lifecycle from ideation to production and support
    • Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field is required.
    • Experience of working in agile, DevOPs, mobile and cloud technologies
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in Health Care industry is preferred but not required
    • Consulting/ advisory mindset
    • Product Management or product design experience for digital products
    • Empathy for the end user
    • Practical experience with design/ collaboration tools and lean, agile methodologies/tools
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to break down complex problems into smaller steps
    • Experience navigating large organizations and an understanding of complex stakeholder relationships
    • Experience of contributing to strategy, creating outcome-driven product roadmaps and driving creation and management of backlogs
    • Experience with Lean Product Management and User-Centered Design methodologies
    • Enjoys working in fast moving product team

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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