Nov 03, 2019

Product Manager

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Boston, MA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description



We're in the process of developing and expanding our ambitious products, as well as inventing new ones. We're looking for an experienced and creative Product Manager to take a pivotal role in this effort and join our team.


A talented Product Manager with strong technology background working on front-ends as well as back-end systems. You must have Product Management experience with Agile, leading strategy and roadmap creation and working with focused product teams of software engineers and business stakeholders. The Product Manager is expected to have experience in Design Thinking practices, can direct customer interviews working with User Experience Designers. Technical knowledge is also critical so we can have a well-rounded balance between new product development and addressing technical debt.

A successful candidate will provide strategic thinking, technology and business leadership of key innovation initiatives and will need to have proven track record spanning: roadmap creation, customer experience design, digital marketing experience, modern product delivery approaches such as design thinking, agile methodologies and a passion for technology and innovation.


Collaborate with business stakeholders, clearly understand their needs and communicate the team's roadmap.

Communicate with a global product team to define product backlog and priority of work

Understand and articulate the product strategy and direction

Translate concepts and requirements into an end-to-end user experience and choose the appropriate medium and fidelity for its effective communication

Develop and prioritize a product roadmap

Identify the MVP for products to ensure customer feedback is collected as early as possible and integrated in subsequent versions

Work closely with global product teams to align roadmaps and deliver solutions to the market

Regularly interview customers and distill actionable insights

Negotiate features for delivery and execute customer demonstrations


Seasoned Product Manager with 5+ years of experience in a product management role.
Led development and launch of modern products

Set vision, strategy and roadmap working with internal and external customers

3+ years of experience working with Agile

Proven track-record in using Design Thinking

Can explain how database technology and APIs are used in digital products

Basic understanding of web applications and software developed in the cloud

Deeply understand how to use data and perform analytics to track user journeys and derive insights

Understand architecture and how the services and applications can integrate across different portfolios

Can perform portfolio rationalization through recognizing functional and architecture similarities across applications

Design thinking and innovation frameworks knowledge

Can operate in a global environment


Deep technical expertise (e.g., web technologies, micro-services architecture, and cloud deployment)

Led agile software development teams.

Understands back-end services as well as web applications

Prior development experience is a plus

MS or MBA degree preferred.

5+ years in Product Management working with SW Engineering teams.

Expert knowledge of Design Thinking


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Typically has 7-10 years of relevant work experience.


A commitment to your career so you can grow with the group
An awesome team with whom to collaborate
A competitive compensation package, complete with benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401(k)/Disability)
An open source culture/atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community. We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools
Paid holidays/vacation


We are a growing product management team within CBRE's digital and technology group. Our mission is to empower both the enterprise and its constituent lines of business with the game changing data and insights needed to develop and execute business strategy. We believe that personal growth is equally as important as Company growth, as the two are, in fact, largely interdependent. We dream big and want to work on the most interesting real estate visualization technologies with great people, leading technology and shared curiosity.





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