Senior Technical Product Manager - #7678

Florida - Tampa

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Company Overview
Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.  At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support.  We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.   
About the Team
Fanatics is first and foremost a technology company. We are powered by cutting-edge tech created by our small agile teams using the latest tools and technologies under our highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded leadership. As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, we challenge ourselves by improving our new fully responsive NodeJS cloud commerce platform, Elasticsearch engine, and deep data science capabilities while building the best-in-class retail manufacturing and supply chain technologies. Our tech teams work together to revolutionize data science and engineering initiatives, provide highly scalable real-time and streaming platforms, and create secure e-commerce and in-stadium fan experience products. Our own e-commerce platform transacts in over 190 countries, 17 languages, and 14 currencies. Our motto is “#GSD”—get stuff done—and we do just that. If you want to be at the nexus of sports, commerce, and technology, come be a part of our industry-leading team here at Fanatics Tech.
As a Sr. Technical Product Manager you will work with Product, Engineering, UX Design and Business teams to create highly scalable solutions and to manage products for the next generation wholesale platform capabilities and business deliverables at Fanatics Brands. You are an experienced and established Product Manager with technical background, passionate about learning, problem solving, and working with people. You thrive in a group setting partnering with design, engineering, product management and business colleagues. You can articulate a complex concept or initiative, break it down into smaller concepts, and then have the drive and persistence to get those concepts implemented and into the hands of our internal or external users.

What we are looking for:

  • Reliable, analytical and organized communicator with strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with product, engineering, design and business teams in a complex and very fast paced, technical business environment.
  • A deep desire to learn Fanatics Brands wholesale business in the product lifecycle vertical and across all of Fanatics Brands as opportunities arise.
  • Solid product and project management ability to conceptualize and communicate product experiences in a global wholesale industry.
  • Strong ability to document requirements and to use documentation to keep all stakeholders and tech teams organized and moving in the same direction.
  • Very strong, hands-on and analytical approach to building a new technical product that you built from scratch.
  • Highly self-motivated with a drive to grow and learn from other product managers and other team members.
  • The ability to translate product vision into epics or stories and to understand business and operational processes as well as financial and operational KPIs.
  • Flexible, reliable, outgoing and a positive work attitude to work with globally dispersed teams.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in technical product management.
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) knowledge and implementation experience is a big plus
  • Experience with leading a product buildout from scratch is a must have.
  • Experience working directly with business, engineering and design teams. 
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum and scrum tools, for example JIRA, Rally, Trello, is a nice to have.
  • Ability to write SQL based queries is a nice to have.
  • Excellent analytical, collaboration, verbal, and written skills. 
  • Capable of influencing, interacting, and collaborating with senior business leaders as well as technical and design teams.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science / MIS preferred or equivalent industry experience of 5+ years.

Why Fanatics?

  • Fanatics leadership team scored an “A+” by 967 employees placing it in the Top 5% of companies sized 1,001-5,000 Employees in the US. Take a look our page on Comparably.
  • We put an emphasis on our people as Fanatics won 2 awards in 2019 and 3 awards in 2018. Fanatics won Best CEOs for Diversity 2019 and Best CEOs for Women 2019.
  • Whether it’s our comprehensive wellness coverage options, generous time off policies, or a great employee discount to load up on swag of your favorite teams; we boast a competitive total rewards package. Click here to find out more about our perks and benefits.
  • Competitive compensation as employees at Fanatics rank their Compensation in the Top 20% of similar sized companies in the US.
  • Casual office environment so that you can be you! Whether it’s playing video games or team bonding on the basketball court, there’s always a place for you to recharge.
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
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Job tags: Analytics Engineering KPIs Product management Scrum SQL UX design
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