Job Title

Software Product Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Onsite in Allen, Texas

Software Product Manager | Full Time (Allen, TX)

Position Overview

Product manager will lead and manage a software development group.  Responsibilities include managing the day-to-day operations of the team, gathering feature requests, effectively planning and scheduling releases, and coordinating activities to deliver a product that aligns with the company’s vision.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands and articulates the Product strategy and direction.
  • Develops and plans project development standards and goals.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the software department to ensure all projects are meeting defined goals with respect to time, budget, and quality of work.
  • Facilitates discussions, user story development and refinement, and testing and validation.
  • Contributes to resolutions and decision making.
  • Reports project progress to senior management in regular, scheduled meetings and at other times as necessary.
  • Draws upon customer insights to drive the software product vision and direction; Provides leadership in identifying and defining ongoing product features that align with business strategy.
  • Responsible for screening, interviewing, and hiring employees; evaluates performance; and supervises ongoing training.
  • Provides formal annual and semi-annual performance evaluations and assesses employees for compensation increases, bonuses, disciplinary actions, etc.
  • Works on essential portions of the software and implements global changes and enhancements as necessary.
  • Develops tax software, including development of state and/or local tax returns, using proprietary development tools and Kotlin.
  • Oversees software deployment to testing, staging, and production environments.
  • Provides support and motivation for development team.
  • Researches, analyzes, and implements tax returns changes.
  • Tests changes to the software in development before going live.
  • Provides all forms of product support, including phone and email support, while maintaining a professional and lasting relationship with customers.
  • Contacts state taxing authorities regarding tax returns and legislative developments.
  • Provides suggestions for enhancements and improvements to the software and processes.
  • Occasionally represents company at tradeshows and client training sessions.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 3 to 9 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education and Experience – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience plus at least 4 years’ relevant work experience with as a software product owner or similar role in product management
  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong collaborative instincts and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively across technical, product, and business stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Some work outside normal business hours and some weekends required.
  • Deals with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment.

    Conditions of Employment

    • Background check
    • Drug Test
    • Work Status

      Work Schedule

      • Full-time
      • Location: Onsite in Allen, TX