Memphis Job Opportunities


Product Manager Lead



Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024


About FedEx Dataworks:

Born out of FedEx, a pioneer that ships nearly 20 million packages a day and manages endless threads of information, FedEx Dataworks is an organization rooted in connecting the physical and digital sides of our network to meet today's needs

and address tomorrow's challenges.

We are creating opportunities for FedEx, our customers, and the world at large by:

  • Exploring and harnessing data to define and solve true problems
  • Removing barriers between data sets to create new avenues of insight
  • Building and iterating on solutions that generate value
  • Acting as a change agent to advance curiosity and performance

At FedEx Dataworks, we are making supply chains work smarter for everyone.

Company Name: FedEx Dataworks, Inc.

Job Title: Product Manager Lead

Location: 3680 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125

Job Description: Under limited supervision, this individual is responsible for: Leading development and execution of product/portfolio strategies and plans, taking into account product life cycle stage and the customer experience. Leading, development and implementation of marketing, sales and all other activities, as needed, to achieve the necessary business outcomes. Independently lead needed market, economic and competitive evaluations that affect product performance. Clearly demonstrated ability to perform fact-based data analysis and interpretation to identify critical business insights. Ability to lead completion of needed advanced data models and analytics. Identifying and prioritizing new features, including market analysis, business case development and driving prioritization. Lead/execute complex new product development initiatives across large, cross-functional work teams. Actively coaches others in less senior positions.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Product Marketing, Economics, Business, or related field plus 3 years of experience in the job offered or 3 years of work experience in functions focused on product management, market analysis or research, or equivalent. The employer will alternatively accept a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent * in Product Marketing, Economics, Business, or related field plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or 5 years of work experience in functions focused on product management, market analysis or research, or equivalent in lieu of a Master's degree plus 3 years of experience. The position requires experience with: Agile and Project Management experience: Proficiency in Agile and Scrum practices including Kanban, Lean, Six Sigma and Design Thinking; Database Management: Understanding of database technologies (e.g., SQL, NoSQL) and how they impact product functionality and performance; API Integration: Knowledge of how APIs work and how they integrate different software and platforms within a product ecosystem; Product Analytics Tools: Proficiency in using analytics tools like Google Analytics, Mixpanel, or Amplitude for tracking product performance and user engagement; User Testing and A/B Testing: Skills in designing and interpreting A/B tests and user testing sessions to gather insights for product improvements and decision-making; Programming Languages Knowledge: Familiarity with key programming languages like Python, JavaScript, or Ruby. This doesn't mean being an expert coder but understanding the basics to communicate effectively with developers; Cloud Technology Understanding: Familiarity with cloud services like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, which are often integral to modern software products; Mobile Development: Understanding of mobile app development processes for both iOS and Android, including platform-specific guidelines and constraints. Superior knowledge of competitive, market and economic factors affecting product performance and ability to perform fact-based data analysis. Expert communication and presentation skills, quantitative, problem structuring & solving skills. Superior executive presence, human relations, networking and influencing skills. Strong project management and project management leadership experience. A directly related master’s degree is equivalent to two (2) years’ experience. More advanced degrees may offset experience requirements.

*Employer will accept one (1) year of directly related experience in lieu of one (1) year of education. Position can telecommute from home from any location in the U.S.

EEO Statement - FedEx Dataworks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.

Dataworks does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, Dataworks is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact DataworksTalentAcquisition@corp.ds.fedex.com