Top Product Lead Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Product Lead. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Product Lead resumes they appeared on. For example, 25.4% of Product Lead resumes contained New Product Development as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Product Lead actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Product Lead resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Managed the Product Engineering Group responsible for all new product development and design efforts supporting Acadia Automotive Division manufacturing operations.
  • Implemented Sourcing Strategy for Kitchen/Bath New Product Development into Retail Channel.
  • Developed, implement and managed a New Product Development Management process.
  • Led new product development, from idea generation through commercialization.
  • Coordinated new product development with marketing, product management and manufacturing teams to ensure customer product needs are met on time.
  • Oversee team strategic planning to drive new product development and implementation related to client facing applications.
  • Worked with the New Product Development team to formulate a business case.
  • Implemented Sourcing Strategy for Bath New Product Development into all Channels.
  • Deployed user-centric approach to new product development.

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2. Product Strategy

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Here's how Product Strategy is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Appointed to lead global product strategy and commercialization due to ability to think strategically, deliver results and effectively manage risks.
  • Developed product strategy and delivery models in conjunction with regional leadership.
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders across the organization and was responsible for product strategy, definition, scope and overall launch execution.
  • Led growth playbook sessions to develop the 5-year business and product strategy for the products segment.
  • Launched new strategies for the company's products based on MIT product strategy framework.
  • Developed the product strategy for MOTOMEDIA interactive music applications/services for the SE Asia markets.
  • Set product strategy and business goals, and negotiated the technology's acquisition.
  • Defined the product strategy and feature pipeline for the on-line brokerage experience.
  • Build product strategy and evaluated new markets for product introduction.
  • Defined and implemented company's product strategy, platform strategy and technology roadmap.
  • Led pharmacy product strategy for large group commercial market employer segment to support 6 private healthcare exchanges.
  • Created the product strategy and marketing for the first move into the passengerlocomotive market since 1997.
  • Developed product strategy and roadmap for overall of cms, ad revenue and social products.

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3. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service and demonstrated willingness to do any task assigned.
  • Experienced in all areas of route sales, including merchandising, promotion, inventory, delivery, and customer service.
  • Provide high level of customer service by assisting customers and assessing their needs in person and/ or by phone.
  • Experienced in working multiple positions in the store including stocking shelves, providing customer service, and check-out cashier
  • Led team of up to 12 retail staff to accomplish sales goals and improve customer service.
  • Managed a team of 28 Customer Service Engineers supporting large retail business accounts and brokerage accounts.
  • Worked very close with the customers to build a good company customer service relationship.
  • Partnered with Communications, Sales, Training and Customer Service to execute go-to-market strategy.
  • Partnered closely with the sales team, providing exceptional support and top customer service.
  • Redesigned and created new customer service centers for members, patients, and physicians.
  • Served as liaison between product managers and customer service for product releases.
  • Provided a positive and consistent (sometimes dedicated) customer service.
  • Provide customer service training to employees on a daily basis.
  • Developed company's standard Customer Service Experience and Sales Process.
  • Experienced in customer service, floor coordination and visual merchandising.
  • Monitored customer service and computer skills, and coached improvements.
  • Provided outstanding customer service in the fashion retail industry.
  • Influence sales through exemplary customer service.
  • Update customer service sales documents and spreadsheets to maintain departmental information.
  • Coached employees to meet high customer service and performance standards Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints

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4. Product Management

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Here's how Product Management is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Provided strategic analysis and recommendations to Rational executive leadership and product management teams.
  • Designed and trained Product Management processes and methodologies to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provided product management and development leadership for Verilog-A component.
  • Performed necessary testing required from product management.
  • Assigned as a Continuous Improvement Lead to assist newly formed IT Product Management Team to develop product management methodology and processes.
  • Headed a 5-person project team: Product management, UX design, HW + SW development, and deployment.
  • Develop product enhancements and strategy through aggregating member feedback and sharing it with the product management and development teams.
  • Head of product management team responsible for the customer experience and execution of all T-Mobile promotions and offers.
  • Collaborated with product management and developers to create designs that were implementable in the time constraints.
  • Promoted to lead the product management organization in the development and global commercialization of AMS software.
  • Selected to lead ATM Product Management for the Integrated Processing Solutions (IPS) business unit.
  • Work closely with business, product management, technology and marketing for launching new products
  • Work with Product Management leads to include client's feedback into future Product releases.
  • Work with the corporate wireless product management team to develop out-of-home Wi-Fi services.
  • Developed product management process to serve the $200m Oil and Gas Portfolio
  • Support and provide input to Product Management of new product enhancements.
  • Reported to Marissa Mayer, VP Product Management of Search.
  • Source, manage and retain top product management talent.
  • Reported to VP, Product Management and Strategy.
  • Drive improvements thru definition and evolution of product management and marketing practices working closely with Engineering and Program Office leadership.

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5. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Mentored business team members on project management principles and phases, early issue/risk identification and mitigation, communication and follow-up.
  • Project management roles included assigning up to 5 engineers to field test activities including international travel.
  • Recognized within company as an expert in project management, hardware development and component validation.
  • Coordinated production and television schedules for concise project management and consumer awareness.
  • Support project Management with engineering expertise and tracking status.
  • Managed the project management activities for assigned functional areas.
  • Project Management: Adhered to and oversaw the project management standards of the overall Implementation methodology, tools and processes.
  • Created test plans and schedules in coordination with technical account and regional project management teams to meet customer delivery dates.
  • Project Management: Business lead for multiple projects, including the merger and integration of acquiring Compaq.
  • Project Management of a group of subcontractors.
  • Completed project management certification program through George Washington University Transferred to Technology Development Group to lead key healthcare innovation project.

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6. Architecture

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Here's how Architecture is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Provided team leadership in addition to individually contributing to the cohesiveness of the architecture development as a whole.
  • Determined appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and made relevant recommendations to clients and departments.
  • Create architecture design for authorization and authentication mechanism for seamless integration between b2b business solutions.
  • Designed and created the build and deployment architecture of the system using ANT Framework and deploy into production and QA servers.
  • Managed a 7-member team to design and develop the automatic line test subsystem based on new architecture and hardware.
  • Defined method to measure and improve product architecture and build standard design interfaces.
  • Drive technical requirements for new hardware and software features through architecture completion.
  • Have overall responsibility for the architecture and design of mobile products.
  • Design of the architecture & Network diagram documents.
  • Evaluated these, and other related architecture products, for completeness, accurateness, and verification of requirements traceability.
  • Defined architecture for end-to-end video delivery solution with Citrix's Virtual desktop (VDA) and Networking products.
  • Review ACI Products architecture updates and roadmaps and report product architecture status to Executive Team.
  • Performed Lead role in product architecture and design, application screens and data flow.
  • Defined requirements, architecture, design estimate and managed project timeline and deliverables.
  • Worked on new architecture for DataWarehouse and Data Analytics products based on Hadoop platform.
  • Lead product and database architecture for .Net based medical systems.
  • Model View Controller (MVC)" architecture.
  • Conributed to architecture of new platform for rule engine based on CEP/Esper, Casandra, Docker, Kubernetis.

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7. R

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Here's how R is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Network & Systems Management Drove all technical communication for first commercial OSI-compliant, NetView-compatible network and systems management product.
  • Collaborated with marketing team for web marketing initiatives and managed the company website and industry community portal.
  • Participated in regular developmental team meetings and provided clear and timely feedback to associates.
  • Led Delphi Product Development Team responsible for systems/components comprising the Saturn Direct Ignition system.
  • Assigned additional responsibility to resume leadership over Midwest territory when sales declined after departure.
  • Collaborate with GE multidisciplinary team to ensure new/developing CHU processes are value-added and effective.
  • Represented purchasing department at quarterly business meetings with key customers and strategic suppliers.
  • Demonstrate technical leadership in providing mentoring and guidance to other technical team members.
  • Developed Test Plan/Test Strategy/Test Case documents for the Web Portal Upgrade/Enhancement project.
  • Participated actively in product orders, and special merchandise requests.
  • Train associates on proper policies and procedures to maximize productivity.
  • Staff Counseling & Training Experienced in negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
  • Identify top candidates by developing and administering the interview process.
  • Owned and communicated metrics on status during Quality Management Reviews.
  • Coordinated promotional events in partnership with local companies.
  • Executed the development of academic online research databases.
  • Solved scheduling problems quickly and effectively between supervisors.
  • Mentored co-workers in Lean Manufacturing application.
  • Gap identification, probing and documentation.
  • Implemented first in-store services environment globally.

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8. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a strategic business plan for profitable new business development and segment growth.
  • Team with Business Development Division to drive Solution requirements for customers.
  • Produced weekly reports and maintaining database of accounts for business development.
  • Led business development efforts focusing on Cable Operators and Education verticals.
  • Launched marketing/business development effort to achieve the short-term revenue goals.
  • Update the Quality/Technical manager on business development projects.
  • Lead global government military business development efforts.
  • Worked with sales and business development team to establish new or business opportunities based on product enhancements.
  • Directed business development, reimbursement, market research, managed markets efforts.
  • Drive business development after identifying key markets for the new product.
  • Partner & Product Lead Identified and evaluated partnership and business development opportunities, negotiated agreements, and supported ongoing partner relationships.
  • Catalyzed several business development initiatives that served Morningstar and the HFA including 2 conferences in Chicago.
  • Engaged in business development activities by demonstrating product functionalities to potential customers.
  • Summer 2008 Conducted sales and business development for start up technology company.

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9. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Coordinated the implementation of Quality Improvement Process initiatives specified by the Launch Support Management organization using CMMI process improvement methods.
  • Collaborated with the international financial planning and analysis team to identify process improvement opportunities for reporting and presenting financial results.
  • Mentored cost-out and process improvement projects for manufacturing engineers and technologists resulting in financial benefits of greater than $1MM.
  • Served as technical liaison to strategic planning and sales leadership organizations for all change management and process improvement efforts.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives by leading project teams to analyze project lessons learned and suggest process improvement recommendations.
  • Lead multiple process improvement actions to reduce wasteful in-plant variability using 6-Sigma tools.
  • Facilitated training and weekly team meetings with associates to develop process improvements.
  • Develop process improvement initiatives around Procurement and Implementation Lead Times.
  • Led lean process improvement between supply chain teams across UTC in support of key cross business aerospace programs, e.g.
  • Skilled leader with expertise in Quality and Technology life-cycle management, standard procedures and policies, and process improvement.
  • Process Development / Pilot Plant Engineer Equipment troubleshooting / process improvement for pilot extrusion, converting lines.
  • Authored and rolled out a growth toolkit to field to enable fast adoption of process improvements.
  • Presented business needs to IT team and partnered with IT to design future business process improvements.
  • Saved $21M in waste, implementing waste reduction projects within process improvements procedures.
  • Project Manager on several IT projects which focused on process improvement and system performance.
  • Managed all test case activities using CMMI process improvement methods.
  • Drive process improvements at Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.

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10. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Run sales floor, assist with visual merchandiser, set daily goals, opening and closing the store.
  • Managed team of 30+ employees on sales floor during shift, plus Shipping & Receiving personnel.
  • Worked alongside department Coach to ensure merchandising standards and sales floor product levels were maintained.
  • Work with management and merchandising team to properly allocate merchandise on the sales floor.
  • Worked with visual merchandisers to present new products on the sales floor.
  • Regulate the cleanliness of the sales floor.
  • move layout on sales floor, help customers, count in and count out cashier drawers
  • Assisted sales floor associates with product questions, discount approval and customer complaints.
  • Worked the sales floor * Visual Merchandising * Receiving and processing shipment * Corresponded stock levels with corporate

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11. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Designed and developed integrated modules using SQL Server 2000, Visual Basic 6.0 complimented by COM-visible modules developed in C#.
  • Pocket PC /Windows Mobile development for Medical Charge Capture system utilizing C# and SQL Server Compact Edition.
  • Designed data model and implemented backup and replication for MySQL database processing over 300MM transactions per month.
  • Involved to write optimized and efficient SQL queries and procedures.
  • Handled Unix Administration, Load Balancers, Oracle Database Administration and Performance tuning using ADDM, AWR and SQL Explain Plans.
  • Developed the Interface using Java, JDK 1.4 and used SQL Server as a backend data.
  • Net, Ajax, WCF, SQL SERVER 2008, SSRS 2008, POSTGRESQL, Pentaho ETL (Kettle) and Windows

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12. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Prioritized and negotiated scope with business units within a large organization.
  • Guided business units on social media marketing and platform promotion regulations.
  • Developed and implemented key, harmonized processes for Operations NPI to span two joining business units.
  • Subject matter expert for supported business units and agreement types.
  • Hold monthly meeting with business units for collections issues.
  • Provide monthly aging reports to business units.
  • Worked with senior management to ensure events are aligned with Bunge North America, business units, and divisional strategies.

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13. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Mobilized technical support teams and led the testing process and regional implementation for SecureCode deployment in major global issuing banks
  • Trained new technical support specialists and provided technical documentation for the support procedures and technical implementation of all services.
  • Led DudaMobile platform testing and collected requirements for updates and technical support documentation.
  • Provided daily technical support and process training to users via phone, email, or virtual meetings.
  • Maintained daily operations, technical support and built client implementations for the Where-to- Buy product line.
  • Managed goal setting and execution for the implementation and technical support roles within the radiology division.
  • Transformed the technical support and implementation organization from a cost center to a profit center.
  • Provided technical support to corporations on technical or installation problems with their Help Desk software.
  • Partnered with technical support and product development staff to create individual packages for clients.
  • Provide technical support for Microsoft Office installation and all Microsoft Office queries.
  • Managed team budgeting and reporting expenses and provided Level 2 technical support.
  • Manage and support the company-wide Mobile Device and Technical Support environment.
  • Provided technical support for 2 mixing lines.
  • Developed and supervised testing processes and coordinated support between regional CIS (Clientinterfacing support) teams and technical support teams.
  • Handled technical support calls for several different hardware and software companies Intel, Micron etc.

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14. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Participated in design reviews, quality assurance using Six Sigma and release management for worldwide deployment.
  • Develop Six Sigma project to address application engineering functional resource gaps for company.
  • Used Six Sigma methodology to reduced warehouse cycle time by 30% and increase inventory accuracy to 98%.
  • Plan and execute $70 million annual cost reduction programs incorporating lean, six sigma and financial modeling techniques.
  • Increased overall production by implementing Lean Sigma Six principles to reduce mistakes, injuries and product inconsistencies.
  • Lead coordination of design manufacturing reviews to assure compliance with design for Six Sigma and Lean Principles.
  • Led quality training effort in Six Sigma for entire non-exempt staff of 326 technicians.
  • Focus: Lean Six Sigma productivity strategy, project selection and management.
  • Mentored Six Sigma project owners on project savings vs avoidance.
  • Analyze and detect the opportunities of continuous improvements in the administrative processes utilizing Six Sigma/DMAIC methodology.
  • Patent Pending for Electronic Pharmaceutical Packaging Taught 6 Sigma and mentored BB candidates
  • Achieved 10% improvement in productivity YOY for the last 2 years Successfully leading the six sigma capability.
  • Provide leadership in transferring Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvementknowledge to key areas of the business.
  • Conducted training sessions on lean six sigma and robust design of experiments for new hires.
  • Utilized Six Sigma tools and detailed Gantt charts to track issues, budgets and resources.
  • LEAN, Six Sigma, SAP, 5s and Kanban experience.
  • Co-led six sigma certified SR Handoff initiative - an initiative which revolutionized how EMC approaches case notes

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15. User Interface

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Here's how User Interface is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Team included Product Managers, Marketing Managers, and functional experts in User Interface, Software and Hardware planning.
  • Designed the user interface in Adobe CS5, HTML5, CSS3, Twitter Bootstrap, JQuery and other JavaScript libraries.
  • Program configure one end user interface, Bills of Materials, Manufacturing Routing, and Flexible Part Numbering 3.
  • Created improved customer experience and erected barrier to competitor entry: Collaborated closely with engineering on User Interface redesign.
  • Facilitated change of engineering standard for all new software development projects by successfully proposing and completing user interface design consultant project.
  • Researched and investigated existing product functionality for defects * Reviewed and evaluated customer issues and requests to improve user interface.

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16. Business Requirements

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Here's how Business Requirements is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Worked with customers to understand the business requirements and translate the requirements into technical/functional specifications for the engineers.
  • Create Functional Specification document utilizing as per the business requirements and process flow.
  • Assessed usage trends and usability to develop business requirements for current/future projects.
  • Coordinated with technology group in the designing of business requirements.
  • Ensured harmony between the business requirements and Union requirements.
  • Design and Document solutions based on Business requirements.
  • Assisted other System Analyst in creating test cases based off of business requirements, current system functionality and overall enterprise system.
  • Attended client meetings and elicited business requirements during the sales process as well as other phases of project development.
  • Work with business affairs, finance, and marketing to develop the business requirements, contracts and analysis.
  • Gathered business requirements to achieve the mid-term and long-term goals and funneled these to development teams.
  • Formulated the Annual Manpower Plan based on Business requirements.
  • Gather and analyze Business requirements from client Team.
  • Translated business requirements into functional feature specifications for Symantec's storage area product - NetBackup.
  • Provided global business requirements for the Next Generation Criterion launched in August, 2013.

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17. Market Research

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Here's how Market Research is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Directed extensive market research & ethnographic studies to assess market/customer needs and expectations with a data driven product development perspective.
  • Synthesized internal/external data sources, quantitative/qualitative market research and competitive analysis to develop meaningful conclusions and recommendations.
  • Developed/implemented market oriented initiatives utilizing market research and VOC.
  • Performed Market Research and pricing analysis.
  • Led extensive market research (consumer and agent) which informed an innovative marketing and communication launch strategy.
  • Identified market gap, formulated product, developed process flow, performed market research, and predicted financial viability
  • Conducted market research as well as monthly analyses of money transfer services relating to movements in market.
  • Performed primary market research, interviews, surveys and usability study, to generate target customers insights.
  • Led market research and technical feasibility study on new product inquiries.
  • Conducted market research to define the size of obtainable market.
  • Orchestrated market research and product pricing.
  • owned product development, market research, and product marketing for healthcare financial decision-support and bill payment tools.

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18. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Reported to senior management on utilization, costs, ROI, and outcomes for these services.
  • Released as First FIDO fingerprint authentication PayPal payments product on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Android.
  • Standardized the procedure for deploying apps to the Apple App Store and Android Play Store.
  • Created responsive, design-based UI style-guides and prototypes for the Android and iPhone apps.
  • Coordinated Lean Six Sigma workouts with developing supplier in Detroit.
  • Develop and maintain different tools required for android products.
  • Develop SDK for multiple Android Products.
  • Create SUPK for Android products.
  • Developed the Android device certification strategy using Windriver's FAST validation tool.
  • Proposed Migration Android Apps and won the Apps challenge competition; over 10 million download.
  • Manage Mobile development products for Android and iOS Market.

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19. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Designed, managed, and implemented internationalization QA process for radiology software in the European office.
  • Lead internal Configuration Management Audit before Software Quality Assurance Audit from SQA.
  • Created & fostered streamlined communication among Business, Development, Release, Systems, Networking, Operations, & QA Teams.
  • Collaborated with development, QA, management and end users in order to maintain comfort level regarding overall project progress.
  • Recruited to manage 5 QA Leads and 9 Analysts for 11 parallel Data Warehouse, ERP and Web projects.
  • Manage service launch and work with cross functional teams in Infrastructure, product management software development and QA.
  • Worked closely with the business and development teams for smoother transition of code to and from QA cycle.
  • Lead Web Development to resolve project-related issues, site upgrades, QA, and change controls.
  • Coordinated with cross functional teams including QA, engineering, product management and customer support.
  • Created the QA and UAT Project Plan and ensured the adherence to each set milestone.
  • Defined the new QA process' objectives, goals and key measures of success.
  • Work closely with development and QA to plan work on a weekly basis.
  • Created the QA & UAT Strategy for each project and lead execution efforts.
  • Involved in test execution in QA/testing environment for functional and Performance testing.
  • Interact with development team and QA team for corrections in the product.
  • Established QA team and hired QA manager.
  • Configured and maintained WildFly / jboss Application Server and Apache Web Server on production, QA and development server.
  • Created and maintained QA process in the software development life cycle of the Workflow application.
  • Coordinate project priorities between BA, Dev and Testing (QA) teams.
  • Lead the daily/weekly QA defect and status meetings involving the Business and Dev.

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20. Cloud

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Here's how Cloud is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Aided in the information gathering and development of EPICOR's new Cloud Distributed Services design documents.
  • Implemented IT infrastructure for a leading bank on Cloud platform ensuring Information and Transaction security.
  • Evolved the service catalog and orchestration platform that powers Cisco private and Intercloud management solution.
  • Introduced/marketed tool at a Cloud Services Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Earned Marketing Master designation from Oracle Marketing Cloud Academy (Eloqua).
  • Spearheaded fast-track implementation of Oracle Marketing Cloud (Eloqua) platform.

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21. Sales Goals

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Here's how Sales Goals is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Developed territory business plans and consistently met or exceeded sales goals.
  • Executed weekly meeting with sales to ensure product supply needs were met and exceeded sales goals.
  • Managed daily sales goals by strategic planning in relation to monthly and quarterly sale targets.
  • Hit over 100k in revenue for various months, while maintaining sales goals each day.
  • Achieve monthly store sales goals which contribute to the company's annual growth.
  • Assisted with stock checks and alerted teammates of hourly sales goals.
  • Work together with employees to achieve and surpass sales goals.
  • Meet and exceed required sales goals.
  • Completed two new product trainings simultaneously while maintaining existing targets and continued to exceed sales goals.
  • Supported the Las Vegas store for 5 weeks (surpassed sales goals & LY)

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22. API

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Here's how API is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Recognized innovation leader, presenting four times at company conferences on rapid innovation and business model innovation.
  • Developed and implemented a successful e-campaign strategy which generates rapid sales for newly released catalog products.
  • Challenged to rapidly build sales of mutual funds to platforms and packaged retirement-based products through personal efforts and sales force management.
  • Increased Lifetime Value of Target Guest by providing a set of robust set of features to marketers in rapid iterations.
  • Enabled 60% sales in 3 years by capitalizing on a market opportunity created by the acquisition of a competitor.
  • Led the analysis and installation of a capital upgrade to finished product pallet movement to the distribution center.
  • Perform and build business cases supporting large capital investments (Cash-flow, NPV, and IRR).
  • Designed the strategy to deliver a central UX design pattern library to promote reuse and rapid delivery.
  • Led a cross-functional DFM/DFA effort that resulted in capital savings of a little over $1M.
  • Directed major capital expenditures, business plan, and quality control for the new product line.
  • Improved the Days To Pay results by 10 days, extending the company's working capital.
  • Reduced Working Capital by $25 MM in 2007 within 12 Mill System.
  • Promote rapid response production (RRP) capabilities and regional manufacturing locations.
  • Provide consulting advice to legal, corporate, and venture capital clients.
  • Designed aluminum, silicon and resin molds for rapid prototyping.
  • Developed server side database API using JDBC.
  • Architected, designed and implemented a database application layer and business object layer to be used by the applications and API.
  • Experience in Collection API's and Java Utility classes Involved in design and modifying JSP and FTL which act as view.
  • Developed the first versions of cloud based web services APIs to integrated enterprise applications as well as 3rd party applications.
  • Provided oversight management of work transfer initiatives between ERC North America, GE Capital subsidiaries in India and Mexico.

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23. Scrum

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Here's how Scrum is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Devised and implemented Agile methodology and served as Scrum Master, Product Owner and Product Manager for a 5 mos.
  • Worked in the role of Scrum Master and Project Manager to align the team to Scrum framework.
  • Led the product management and development efforts for the VHDL-AMS parser in an Agile/Scrum development team.
  • Migrated the team from a Waterfall methodology to Scrum, integrating remote developers into the process.
  • Achieved and in put into practice several certifications: Scrum Master, Product Owner, Pragmatic Marketing
  • Defined requirements and features for product architecture using Rally agile scrum tool and weak UML.
  • Organize and Lead the scrum meeting every morning for the project sprint.
  • Mentor to new Scrum Masters, Business Analyst and Interns.
  • Lead UX designer for multiple scrum teams.
  • Filled Product Owner and Scrum Master roles.
  • Used a combination of extreme programming, scrum, traditional waterfall processes to establish a multi-location, engineering and support operation.
  • Maintained the product backlog and lead Scrum meetings (including Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, and Retrospective).
  • focused solution to meet mobile customer Samsung's requirements in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • Led 20 person cross-functional team through product lifecycle in Scrum development environment.

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24. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Developed intelligent internet agents in Java.
  • Managed a team of 10 in the US and China, focused on Internet software development and data management.
  • Founder and Product Leader for consumer internet events and entertainment attractions app for music festival travelers and attendees.
  • Tested the WebFOCUS software using Internet Explorer 9 and 10.
  • Created a $2MM/year TV/Internet marketplace in four months.
  • Architected new alliances, created Internet marketing strategy, and oversaw sales effort in innovative redistribution channels.
  • Handled Corporate Escalations, participated in multiple support groups Trained Peer Leads in Internet and Phone troubleshooting
  • Developed internet protocol APIs such as NNTP, FTP, etc.
  • Maintained company database Updated weekly and monthly reports Researched customer information via internet and phone Assisted with administrative duties as needed

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25. NPI

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Here's how NPI is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Engaged on driving high level CTQ's and game changing ideas into new products and NPI enhancements of existing products.
  • Find options with Production Control leaders in order to run the pilot according to the NPI schedule.
  • Managed product cost for 3 system teams and their NPI costs for Brazil and China programs.
  • Utilized NPIP to launch 5 new products that drove $65MM in volume over 18-month period.
  • Developed new product introduction process (NPIP) in partnership with stakeholders in critical functions.
  • Developed and integrated new technologies to keep the product current through NPI's.
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee all NPI Programs and PCTO Projects.
  • Executed NPI projects within project timelines in collaboration with NPI CAB Engineering, category purchasing and supply chain teams.

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26. Development Process

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Here's how Development Process is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Followed iterative and incremental software development process.
  • Managed the development process for a documentation set for web-based, CMMI process compliance project management software solution (ProcessMax).
  • Redirected product development process leading to identification of joint-venture partners for $60 million, global, new product initiative.
  • Surpassed judges' expectations due to elaborateness of established a HACCP plan and product development process.
  • Led organic software development process for more than 10 releases of Media Proxy delivering above features.
  • Implemented a stage-gate new product development process from idea to completion.
  • Initiated and supported the introduction of Agile principles into development processes.

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27. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Examine and validate ongoing material cost and manufacturing cost savings projects and recommend opportunities for additional savings projects.
  • Contributed to manufacturing cost savings by volunteering to work outside normal job scope during peak manufacturing periods.
  • Implemented significant manufacturing cost savings by leading materials planning portion of cross functional team that brought up new factory in China.
  • Performed analysis to identify over $1.5M cost savings across 4 food and beverage menu cycles across 48 club locations.
  • Delivered cost savings in excess of $1.2 million by reducing labor costs and sourcing transportation contracts.
  • Consolidated supplier base and partnered with vendors to create future cost savings opportunities.
  • Worked closely with global operations team to create productivity cost savings.
  • Led cost control and cost savings initiatives.
  • Cost Savings through Process Improvements.
  • Exceeded target by 2x cost savings to 2012 and 2013 plan.
  • Plan and strategize cost savings opportunities across the supply base.
  • Renegotiated vendor contract, generating [ ] cost savings.

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28. Management System

average Demand
Here's how Management System is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Managed a group of application developers and database consultants that designed and developed a Web based knowledge management system.
  • Implemented inventory management system for visibility of all parts used for customer repair and for accurate pricing.
  • Managed sales package configuration in product data management system to ensure customer and regional requirements are met.
  • Utilized Quality Management System and tools to reduce delivery time and increase quality.
  • Developed and designed a Player Management System prototype using Ruby on Rails, HTML5 and MYSQL Database.
  • Key Accomplishments: -Processed over 310 contracts into a new contract management system.
  • Developed Daily Management Systems and coached teams through the use of the system.
  • Supported in Testing and Deployment of Application changes using change management system.
  • Recruited to design and implement a Lean/TPM management system in a multi-site world-class manufacturing company.
  • Project: Inventory Management System (IMS) Project Description: IMS application is using for stock take for entire store.

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29. Test Cases

average Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Created Feature Interactions matrix with state and event, easily creating test cases and minimizing duplicate feature interaction test cases.
  • Created Test cases for the community users (UAT) to each application for IE 11 Upgrade Project.
  • Validated and executed IS136 and IS91 based protocol test cases on Analog and TDMA phones.
  • Created test cases to validate voice, data, IP and SIP (VOIP) networks products.
  • Test Cases were managed in Quality Center and documentation maintained in Metadoc.
  • Assist development of test scripts, test cases and test plans for user acceptance testing (UAT).

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30. Product Portfolio

low Demand
Here's how Product Portfolio is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Planned product portfolio with related investment requirements and expected return analyses.
  • Analyzed potential partner relationships for the product portfolio
  • Simplified the Roadside Assistance product portfolio by removing obsolete products, while adding higher limit options to improve customer experience.
  • Collaborated with product managers, business leads and senior leadership teams to define design strategy and plan product portfolios.
  • Lead product portfolio analysis and architecture, pricing strategy, innovation funnel and P&L management.
  • Managed and grew the Victory Motorcycles $14 Million Accessory P&L and 500+ product portfolio.
  • Maintained and grew $600MM product portfolio including multiple brands of shingles & accessories.
  • Provided strategic advice on feature set tradeoffs, cost reduction and margin improvement ideas for effective long- term product portfolio planning.
  • Lead product managers in the publication of the CDMA product portfolio roadmap.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented Genworth's Long Term Care Insurance multi-life product portfolio.

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31. Product Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Product Requirements is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Conducted interactive sessions with business teams to understand and finalize product requirements.
  • Standardized product requirements and specifications documents in various companies.
  • Created product requirements and market requirements document.
  • Write functional specs/product requirements documents.
  • Lead reviewer for product requirements, estimated and provided schedule estimates to project management, and key provider for test strategies.
  • Cultivated an integrated working relationship with the main product vendor, EMC, and coordinated product requirements.
  • Developed user stories and product requirements in Agile development process with cross functional teams.
  • Selected to lead a cross-functional Agile team on product requirements for consumer mobile applications.
  • Develop product requirements - Lead design team - Research - UX Design
  • Lead Resource Planner Plan short to medium tern product requirements to ensure corporate customer service and inventory targets are achieved.
  • Created service roadmap and delivered product requirements for all 6 system components.
  • Defined portfolio roadmaps, product requirements, and managed product feature prioritization with development teams.

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32. Product Roadmap

low Demand
Here's how Product Roadmap is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Developed Technology Strategy, cultivated Infotainment partner relations, led SWOT analysis of Infotainment solutions and provided strategic product roadmap inputs.
  • Led and developed product management professionals to develop clear and compelling product roadmaps.
  • Authored Product Specifications, Developed Business Cases, and Developed Product Roadmap.
  • Communicate product roadmaps and value propositions.
  • Collaborated with field, marketing and sales to understand market requirements, and developed the product roadmap, and user stories.
  • Directed the product roadmap for a core infrastructure API utilized across all 41st Parameter products, priming the company for acquisition.
  • Steered online video optimization product roadmap, in agile Development Environment imposed by Online Video's rapidly changing landscape.
  • Co-presented the CheetahMail product roadmap & success metrics at the Product Quarterly Review to all Global Senior Leaders.
  • Created and Managed Product Roadmap in accordance with enterprise Marketing and Sales strategy.
  • Worked with cross-functional teams to manage end-to-end product roadmap and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Point of contact to optimize and track operations across all the partner team product roadmaps within the org.
  • Defined the product roadmap and worked with internal and external partners for effective im- plementation.

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33. FDA

low Demand
Here's how FDA is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Coordinated the import, export, and storage of products in compliance with FDA regulations (labeling).
  • Manage approximately 100 on-market parts to support the expiration dating claim per FDA requirements.
  • Evaluate complaints for investigation/MDR reporting per 21 CFR 820.198 FDA guidelines.
  • Lead the certification process including UL yellow card, VDE, NSF, and FDA registrations for several Noryl GTX products.
  • Represented the product team successfully at regular FDA, TUV and internal audits with no reported non conformances
  • Chair meetings to discuss FDAcomments and communicate meeting minutes and revised documents to participants.

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34. Unix

low Demand
Here's how Unix is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Used Unix environment for batch Testing.

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35. KPI

low Demand
Here's how KPI is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Developed team members in the understanding of company heritage, product technology, consumer engagement and store KPI's.
  • Established team KPI's to measure impact on primary business drivers: MIR, Conversion, Capacity, & Revenue
  • Enhanced phone systems with KPI's and introduced the utilization of dual monitors and standard operating procedures.
  • Implemented standardized monthly KPI's and formal monthly review of operational metrics with BU leaders.
  • Supervised contract manufacturing while implementing key process indicators (KPI's).
  • Define multiple category goals, KPI's and margin.

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36. Saas

low Demand
Here's how Saas is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Conceptualized Connected Car Platform and led teams to execute strategic plans for Fujitsu Connected Services SaaS (B2B) Platform solution.
  • Lead and delivered multiple SaaS product features(based on Amazon S3 service) with quality on time.
  • Lead software development teams utilizing an Agile SCRUM methodology to develop new SaaS product lines.
  • Owned P&L focused on delivering SaaS services integrated to QuickBooks.
  • Identified need to move to SaaS; created strategy to address.
  • Designed a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) multi-platform solution and integrated with network infrastructure.
  • Implemented SaaS solutions for government and private agencies in the utilities industry both in the United States and Canada.
  • Created concept and single-handedly built prototype for social media analytics and competitor intelligence SaaS application.

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37. Customer Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Prepare system specifications to meet customer requirements.
  • Analyze and report risk assessment for meeting customer requirements in the European Union countries, and Peoples Republic of China.
  • Worked with IBM development on customer requirements and conducted two customer councils, which provided valuable feedback to the corporation.
  • Selected and managed the relationship with Tier 2 suppliers for engineering support to ensure that products met all customer requirements.
  • Work with test, analysis, purchasing, prototype team, manufacturing and commercial group to fulfill customer requirements.
  • Managed $4M CPFF Development Contract in support of critical customer requirements.
  • Reviewed and verified all work was in compliance with sales orders and customer requirements.

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38. XML

low Demand
Here's how XML is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Used XML, XSL to create PDF documents with data extracted from DB2* Involved in production defect fixing for the application.
  • Web Services based communication layer, HL7, XML, VS2005, SQL 2005 and SSIS.
  • Designed interpreter for existing proprietary scripting language to load and run in Java application server using javacc, BSF and XML.
  • Modify ANT xml scripts to configure the automation and distributing of Web Services within Bamboo out to Apache for testing.
  • Created Architecture Document for translation of Cisco-style CLI into EMS XML config files.
  • Designed interface specification (SOAP/XML) for supporting 28 different use cases via client, web album and mobile browser.

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39. Product Knowledge

low Demand
Here's how Product Knowledge is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Utilized advanced customer service skills, sales techniques and product knowledge to connect consumer to the right product.
  • Coach and train associates on sales techniques, product knowledge, and merchandising standards.
  • Obtain necessary product knowledge and fit certifications to sell in multiple departments.
  • Lead product knowledge training to fellow workers.
  • Shared product knowledge with customers while making personal recommendations.

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40. Product Quality

low Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Collaborate with internal departments to ensure product quality and timeliness.
  • Reviewed all batch records, test specifications, test methods and standard operating procedures to ensure product quality.
  • Improved assembly process and retrained team on new techniques that offered consistent product quality.
  • Developed product quality improvement and craftsmanship improvement roadmap, and helped achieve vehicle level craftsmanship targets at launch.
  • Received several $500 "High-Five" awards for customer management and high product quality
  • Worked with customers to develop specifications for new products, assessed overall product quality and consumer preference; investigated product complaints.

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41. Data Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Data Analysis is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Established vision to identify high and poor performing commercial products through data analysis to formulate product strategy in key commercial markets.
  • Managed the database development group that performed data analysis, data modeling, database design and application development.
  • Improved next generation product offering by extracting insights from big data analysis; improved product awareness by 6%.
  • Increased customer retention 300%+ by conducting data analysis and building partner relations for marketing campaigns.
  • Used informative technology to record sales figures, and data analysis enhancing forward planning.
  • Perform data analysis as needed.

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42. CRM

low Demand
Here's how CRM is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Managed marketing automation / CRM integration effort.
  • Designed and developed company's ASP.NET web based CRM product modules that are used by over 300 car dealerships nationwide.
  • Associate Partner - CRM/Distribution and service strategy for world's largest heavy equipment manufacturer.
  • Administered Salesforce CRM customer database of hospitals, practices, healthcare centers and EHR vendors in Vermont.
  • Implemented email marketing campaigns using input from SMEs and Salesforce CRM.
  • Assisted with the implementation of Parature and Zendesk CRM.

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43. ISO

low Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Trained 85 managers and supervisors in change management and group development in preparation for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Developed training in conjunction with maintenance supervisor to provide training for vision systems to minimize downtime.
  • Review monthly member allocations, quarterly earned income, advisory fee calculations and distribution schedules.
  • Served as a Liaison to a customer advisory board and application development engineering team.
  • Performed data comparison of old system and newly implemented system.
  • Selected as District Representative as Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee liaison.
  • Managed development projects, established online focus groups, moderated online forums, and served as liaison between end-users and engineers.
  • Streamlined multiple level 4 ISO work procedures, resulting in increased productivity among teams and prevention of shop issues.
  • Served as a liaison with customers: requirements gathering, UX testing, training, and final operational execution.
  • Participated in CAPA review boards, internal and external audits, and ensured compliance to ISO13485 and other regulations.
  • Key liaison between global purchasing and product engineering for over $175M total spend for engine cooling systems.
  • Served as Technical Liaison to senior leadership team tasked with transforming telesales organization, process, and systems.
  • Key Management Company-wide including Technical Security, ISO 27001 Certification (audits), PCI and Cryptography.
  • Serve as liaison between design engineering, manufacturing, and materials functions to ensure successful program launches.
  • Collaborated cross departments as primary liaison with Actuarial, Marketing/Sales, Underwriting, Finance and IT.
  • Served as liaison between multiple departments, each with their own communication style and technical ability.
  • Serve as principal liaison between customer, partner, and executive leadership team.
  • Performed all tasks given from supervisors with little or no supervision and guidance.
  • Served as the primary engineering liaison with Nissan USA and Japan.
  • Evaluated technicians and reported the results to the supervisor.

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44. OEM

low Demand
Here's how OEM is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Create and administer OEM VOC research; analyze feedback to establish technical requirements for product development.
  • Created autonomous maintenance manuals for 135 assets in accordance with OEM specifications and historical failures.
  • Redistributed global channel/OEM supply and recovered essential product parts that were in shortage.
  • Established product planning process for the wireless data product with OEM partner.
  • Collaborated with some of the world's top automotive manufacturers to develop OEM products to meet their specifications.
  • Recommend strategic market positioning for suite of products and increase margins by delivering efficient technology solutions to OEM car manufacturers.

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45. User Acceptance

low Demand
Here's how User Acceptance is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Conducted user acceptance testing, production validation, and post implementation review with customers.
  • Lead and perform system test and user acceptance tests and evaluate results based on acceptance criteria.
  • Conducted and managed user acceptance testing, providing assessments and recommendations that new site functionality is ready for release.
  • Collaborated with system testing organization to refine processes related to functional and technical system and user acceptance testing.
  • Administered end-to-end testing of fixes/enhancement -unit, integration and user acceptance in coordination with different Business POC
  • Conducted and managed end-user and client review process to ensure continuous improvement and end-user acceptance.

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46. Direct Reports

low Demand
Here's how Direct Reports is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Led dedicated team of direct reports within the CXD (Consumer Experience Design) group in Chicago IL and Sunnyvale CA.
  • Led 35+ Direct Reports across 2 different product lines as well as 1 special process.
  • Lead and manage 10 direct reports, 300+ employees and support groups on 3 shifts.
  • Mentored two direct reports and highly respected leader of cross-functional teams to define and execute product rationalization and consolidation projects.
  • Maintained responsibility for four direct reports in management and direction of analytic and reporting products.
  • Direct reports included three product managers and an administrative assistant.

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47. New Features

low Demand
Here's how New Features is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Designed and delivered developer-ready wire-frames, user flows and specifications for new features.
  • Provided training to Professional Services, Training, and System Engineers on the new features of the application for a particular release
  • Work together across all teams as 1 Technology team in order to successfully release fixes & new features into the application.
  • Provided overall direction for ATM Product Offerings to clients, including product implementations for new features and benefits.
  • Provide direction to technical teams on developing and releasing new features and benefits for current product.
  • Completed Integration, configuration New features/Regression and drive testing in several US markets for FOA/FFA.
  • Completed Integration, configuration and New features/Regression testing in Ericsson lab as well as customers labs.
  • Designed new features on search engine sites including Dogpile, WebCrawler, MetaCrawler and Excite Redesigned online directory site Switchboard.com.

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48. Executive Management

low Demand
Here's how Executive Management is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Monitored global regulatory trends and communicated with executive management on business impact and mitigation strategies.
  • Serve as single point-of-contact interface with Executive Management, Program Management and Marketing.
  • Supplied these resources to Executive Management, Production, Marketing, and Quality Assurance departments.
  • Communicate product status, issues, and plans to all stakeholders including executive management.
  • Work closely with executive management to ensure that corporate goals are met and continue to drive the roadmap to ensure success.
  • Collaborated with business clients and other product teams to establish and justify project investments to executive management.

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49. Javascript

low Demand
Here's how Javascript is used in Product Lead jobs:
  • Used JSP/Servlets, HTML, CSS and JavaScript for front end development.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Product Lead

New Product Development34.9%
Product Strategy11.3%
Customer Service8%
Product Management4.6%
Project Management4.2%
Architecture3.1%
R2.9%
Business Development2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Product Lead

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Product Development
New Product Development
25.4%
25.4%
2
2
Product Strategy
Product Strategy
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.8%
5.8%
4
4
Product Management
Product Management
3.3%
3.3%
5
5
Project Management
Project Management
3.1%
3.1%
6
6
Architecture
Architecture
2.2%
2.2%
7
7
R
R
2.1%
2.1%
8
8
Business Development
Business Development
1.9%
1.9%
9
9
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
SQL
SQL
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Business Units
Business Units
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Sigma
Sigma
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
User Interface
User Interface
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Business Requirements
Business Requirements
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Market Research
Market Research
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
ROI
ROI
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
QA
QA
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Cloud
Cloud
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
API
API
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Scrum
Scrum
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Internet
Internet
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
NPI
NPI
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Development Process
Development Process
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Management System
Management System
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Test Cases
Test Cases
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Product Portfolio
Product Portfolio
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Product Requirements
Product Requirements
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Product Roadmap
Product Roadmap
1%
1%
33
33
FDA
FDA
1%
1%
34
34
Unix
Unix
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
KPI
KPI
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Saas
Saas
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Customer Requirements
Customer Requirements
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
XML
XML
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Product Knowledge
Product Knowledge
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
CRM
CRM
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
ISO
ISO
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
OEM
OEM
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
User Acceptance
User Acceptance
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
New Features
New Features
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Javascript
Javascript
0.6%
0.6%

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