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Tennessee Valley Authority Product Manager I - 516820 in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Product Manager I - 516820

Job ID:516820Location:CHATTANOOGA, TNRegular/Temporary:Regular

External - Posting Description

Product Manager I - 516820

Organization: Technology & Innovation

Department: Digital COES

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Position Mobility: This is a hybrid position.

Relocation: Relocation benefits are not offered for this position.

Posting Open: 07/09/2024

Posting Close: 07/18/2024 at 11:59 pm EST

Salary: Competitive

Position Purpose

Responsible for establishing and driving the strategic direction for one or more products in support of the enterprise. This position works with senior product managers and business partners to understand needed business outcomes of the products and with architects, engineers, technology brokers, and external service providers to understand the underlying technologies. The product manager monitors health, performance, and maturity of products in order to assist in driving ongoing improvements and development of product roadmaps. Responsible for understanding key technology trends to understand applicability of new technologies and how the integrate with information technology strategy, architecture and associated initiatives. The product manager helps to establish standards as well as assist in driving standards adoption across the enterprise. This individual will focus on growing, participating, and learning with the support from other product managers.

Supervisory Responsibility:None

Budget Responsibility: Responsible for obtaining funding through investment requests process for programs and projects ranging up to $25M.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Possesses growing expertise for a single product and potentially a system or platform.

  • Participates in product related meetings and serves as voice of respective product area(s).

  • Assists both in advising the enterprise on available standards and in driving standards adoption.

  • Assists with the portfolio management activities for the respective product(s).

  • Participates in the development and maintenance of investment requests for respective product(s) for proposed IT programs, projects, and multi-year IT Plans which align and support Enterprise IT Strategic Plan.

  • Remains apprised of current solutions in the marketplace for the product area(s).

  • Communicates status and potential opportunities to other Product Managers, Management and Stakeholders

  • Helps facilitate innovation and continuous improvement that will be used to streamline methodologies and application portfolio management for products.

  • Supports the development of sustainable strategies to ensure effective and efficient outcomes within the product area(s) including assisting in the creation and maintenance of the product roadmap as a part of the broader overall IT strategy.

  • Supports development of the performance expectations and metrics for product area(s).

  • Informs senior product manager(s) and business engagement lead(s) of performance (e.g., metrics) or issues and assist in continuous improvement opportunities for performance or helps develop remediation plans for issues.

  • Collaborates with Senior Product Managers to evaluate new technology products to fully understand their available capabilities and services

  • Understands IT cost drivers and connects cost-of-service to consumption drivers and performance standards.

  • Reviews business requests, performs standards reviews, and participates in prioritization to ensure appropriate priorities are addressed.

  • Researches industry trends, maintains relevant technical expertise and remains abreast of evolving technologies through interaction with vendors, peers and participation in benchmarking activities and professional conferences/seminars.

  • Assists with product requirements definition and writing prior to any & all engagements for proposals for work.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Education.A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business administration, math, or related field; or equivalent education, training & experience; must possess a strong desire to learn and grow professionally.

    Experience.At least 3 years’ experience delivering IT products, projects, services, direct business engagement or related discipline.

    Certification/License, etc.None

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities . Demonstrated ability to maintain high performance under stressful situations and resource/time constraints. Demonstrated competencies such as teamwork, negotiation, plan development, and flexibility. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills with the ability to converse and convey complex technical and people related matters at all levels of the organization. Ability to facilitate collaboration within diverse objectives. Possesses working knowledge of TVA processes, programs, and practices. Ability to analyze complex technical and management problems and determine best solutions. Ability to understand and perform economic and decision support analysis. Demonstrates and drives TVA competencies on a daily basis. Self-motivated and able to work independently on occasion with increasing ability for independence. Occasional travel may be needed for training, work assignments, or meetings. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position / access requirements and essential job functions. Assessment may be required to demonstrate proficiency

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.samhsa.gov/workplace . TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are requesting to be considered as a preference-eligible veteran as outlined in the application process, you must submit your military documents before the posting close date indicated above. Be sure to include all supporting documentation: Form DD214 (member 2 or member 4 copy), a Veterans Disability Rating Letter from the VA (if applicable), and a completed form TVA 3595. If you will not get your DD214 until you are separated or retired, you can request a Statement of Service through your military personnel office. The Statement of Service must list your dates of military service, character of service, expected date of separation and any service-connected disability rating that you have been awarded from your branch of military service. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  • Upload documents in Step 8 of the application process.

  • Email documents to[email protected]

More information about preference eligibility and a link to form TVA 3595, can be found athttps://www.tva.gov/Careers/Claiming-Veteran-Preference. If you have a question about preference eligibility, please email [email protected] .

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