Role: CBRE Build Seattle is a highly independent innovation team tasked with bolstering the strategic advantage of the world's largest commercial real estate services company through technology. By delivering innovative products using modern best practices we are steering CBRE into the future. We enjoy significant autonomy with our technology and product decisions while benefiting from the resources of a Fortune 500 business.
We approach culture with intention, valuing camaraderie, collaboration and a healthy work/life balance. We value ownership and strive to provide more ownership for every member of our team.
As our group continues to grow, we need a skilled Digital Product Manager to help expand the capabilities of our team and products.
Work closely with the Director of our group (and other Product Managers) to deliver our deeply integrated suite of products.
Work closely as a Product Manager with teams of software engineers, UX/UI designers, product marketing, stakeholders, and (most importantly) our users to design and deliver new features, improvements, KPIs, data-driven product decisions, and new products to our user base and stakeholders.
For each sprint, work with the Scrum Masters to prioritize tickets with respect to the product's goals and objectives.
Facilitate transparent communication among team members and stakeholders.
Seek a deep understanding of our user personas and needs, merging this context with what brings business value.
Define product level objectives and key results to ensure measurable progress is being made towards strategic priorities.
Break down user requests into requirements/user stories to deliver sprint MVPs while also considering the larger vision of the product.
Facilitate sprint planning sessions as a product owner and convey a high-level roadmap
Communicate, analyze, and respond to project risks as they occur.
Work with the Director to create and maintain business cases, presentations, and product budgets.
At least 3-4 years of experience as a Product Manager/Owner in an Agile, open-source
software development environment, especially with web-based products.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Extensive experience delivering web and mobile products.
Ability to draw useful conclusions from various data sources (UX Research, Analytics,
Market Research, etc.) and then apply those when defining the roadmap.
Strong investigative, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability
to work independently or as part of a team.
Extreme flexibility and responsiveness to changing situations.
Ability to manage a wide variety of personalities (product development teams,
stakeholders, users, etc.)
An ease and confidence when interacting with senior executives.
Bonus points for experience in these areas:
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, HCI/UX Design, or
Experience interacting with senior executives and non-technical teams
Experience managing a digital marketing strategy and launching product marketing
campaigns for customer facing products
A sample of the technologies we use:
Web Development – Angular, React, Redux, D3.js, Express.js
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.