Associate Product Manager

Pune /
Product Management – Product Management /
Full time
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ EllieMae.com to learn more.
Responsibilities
Work with the rest of product management team to help define the company’s roadmap and release schedule
Think creatively for solutions to the problems we are solving by using your experience, subject matter experts internal and external to the company, and making the best use of the company’s assets
Drive high level requirements down to product stories and groom stories with your engineering team
Maintain prioritized product roadmaps and plans to ensure the correct focus of your teams.
Work closely with engineering to ensure developers understand the required functionality and are building the right functionality to meet the market need and are easy to implement and maintain.
As the product owner for your SCRUM team, sign off on completed stories and ensure they meet the intended functionality
Recommend and drive implementation of improvements to the product development process
Proactively report status to management and drive your team to successfully complete the development cycle, from each sprint to the entire release
Work with sales, the field and customers to help introduce the masterpieces you create to the market
Willingness and ability to learn the US mortgage banking industry through interaction with subject matter experts, third party training and customer interaction

Education & Experience
4+ years product management in a SAAS environment
Demonstrated experience building enterprise level/mission critical software
Successful experience with Agile/SCRUM methodologies as Product Owner (multiple teams)
Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical aptitude.
Ability to manage multiple initiatives and priorities simultaneously.
Willingness to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, results-oriented environment.

General Business Skills
Good communication skills  both spoken and written ,to articulate problems and propose solutions with stakeholders (must have)
Good interpersonal skills (must have)
Ability to negotiate with engineering and other stakeholders
Understanding of US Mortgage processes and/or similar financial industry is an added advantage  (nice to have)

Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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