Starbucks Coffee Company technical product manager, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical product management experience in a cross-functional environment, working closely with technical teams, including software development, engineering, and testing to create and launch software products.

  • Experience writing user stories and detailed user and technical requirements for software products.

  • Proven track record of launched products using Agile processes and methodologies, such as writing user stories and requirements, prioritizing features in Sprint planning and grooming, and working closely with scrum team(s).

  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to collaborate, objectively assess benefits, costs, and viability of proposed solution options and drive consensus across a diverse group of stakeholders.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Experience in agile/scrum methodology.

  • Preferred experience with a Content Management System (CMS) such as Tridion SDL, SharePoint and exposure to REST APIs and mobile/web based applications.

  • Strong presentation skills and experience presenting at many levels.

  • Proven experience writing technical user stories in JIRA or similar tools.

Core Competencies

  • Puts the Customer First : Has a relentless focus on the customer. Understands what the customer wants and how to best deliver the experience.

  • Works Well with Others : Listens and communicates well with others within and outside of Starbucks. Creates a team environment that is positive and productive.

  • Leads Courageously : Takes personal responsibility to do the right thing, and persists in times of challenge or uncertainty. Adapts quickly to change and makes timely, thoughtful decisions.

  • Develops Continuously : Continuously seek opportunities to improve self and others. Leads with trust, honesty and commitment to hire, coach and develop partners to achieve their potential.

  • Achieves Results : Understands what drives overall business success and is accountable to prioritize and deliver quality results. Demonstrates knowledge of core products and processes to get results. Anticipates obstacles and takes action to prevent or minimize their impact.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.