Entergy Product Manager (CUBE) in New Orleans, Louisiana
Product Manager (CUBE)
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Date: May 13, 2019
Location: New Orleans, LA, US
At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.
We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.
Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We believe a diverse team, committed to personal and professional growth, is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, creating the environment for employees to grow their careers their way.
The CUBE is a new group within Entergy being established to innovate and disrupt current ways of thinking with customer-focused solutions .
This group will work in a startup environment to quickly identify, develop, and release new products, etc.
If you are passionate about innovation and rolling up your sleeves to develop products and services, then apply to work in the CUBE !
Owns the vision and definition of the product; represents the voice of the user/asset and stakeholders; creates, maintains and prioritizes activities providing the team with the information on what needs to be built and in what order
Deliver product success
Define the product and own end-to-end product development
Establish and communicate the vision of the product with the team and stakeholders
Decide product features
Work with strategic and experience designer to understand user personas, pain points & stories, and to set priorities for prototyping & development
Lead process of clarifying requirements and delivery expectations with stakeholders
Develop feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps
Own the creation and prioritization of the product backlog for digital products
Gather andmanage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytical tools, and A/B testing
Define go-to-market strategy
Manage product MVP build and Beta project content and timelines
Available to the team to clarify understanding of requirements and to answer any questions
Helpthe team make quick decisions and manage conflicting product requirements
Ensure Central team and board are kept informed of product progress through the Product Director
Shared Accountabilities and Collaboration
Shares accountability with Agile Coach for spreading best practices throughout the team andorganization
Collaborates with team on sprint planning, impediment removal, and team velocity
Defining product vision, roadmap
Managing product backlog and creating the Epics andStories
Defining Epic/Story acceptancecriteria
Ordering which work is done taking technical risk intoaccount
Exception handling and interventions
Product quality based on the acceptance criteria defined
Key Performance Indicators
Meet product value creation milestones
Deliver product in alignment with definedtimelines
Align tribe to commongoals
Minimum education required of the position
- Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent work experience.
Minimum experience required of the position
- 3 years of experience with real business impact
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Project management experience with ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines
Extensive business domain expertise and/or IT expertise
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively both to internal and external stakeholders
Strong business knowledge of Agile rules and practices, and some experience with working in an Agile organization
Deep appreciation for how to breakdown Stories to deliver incrementally based on an MVP strategy
Ability to embody the values and culture of the Agile methodology
Support and play "by all the rules", and try newmethods
Proficiency in PC Windows environment (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Entrepreneurial, experience in the start-up scene and/or with innovative tech firms
Demonstrated leadership experience
Effective project and team management skills
Connect and relate to a wide range of people, personalities, and values
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Must be self-motivated, have high integrity and credibility and be able to work independently
Must be flexible and have ability to interface with a diverse group of individuals, cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects
Experienced in working with executives and influencing across the organization
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
Excellent report writing and presentation skills
Ability to foster creative and innovative culture
Willing to self-motivate, take initiative and creatively solve problems
Results-oriented, diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function :Professional
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: Level II
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 86952
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
Nearest Major Market: New Orleans
Job Segment: Product Development, Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager, Marketing, Research, Management, Operations, Technology
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