Manager, Product Design

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Network Infrastructure and Services (NI&S) is part of the Division of Information Technology at Virginia Tech. We provide advanced network, communications, public safety, and data center services. We design, deploy and operate enterprise scale, high-performance computing and communications networks. We are a dynamic and exciting organization with a commitment to continuous improvement and are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill this role.

The Manager, Product Design will provide leadership to a team responsible for providing systems analysis and UX/UI design to support enterprise network, communication, and systems at Virginia Tech. They will manage the day to day work for the team and participate in the design process to drive positive outcomes for our stakeholders. They will also be charged with leading the team in collecting and presenting data to help inform product and service decisions. They will be a key contributor in developing and adapting changing business processes and improving the product portfolio for NI&S.

As the Manager, Product Design you will have an opportunity to:
- Lead a dynamic team of systems analysts and UX/UI designers
- Provide mentoring and development
- Manage the design process and work with your team to deliver results
- Develop a user centric approach for products at NI&S
- Collaborate with stakeholders throughout the development process
- Prepare reports and presentations
- Make recommendations on development priorities
- Develop and improve systems to support organizational effectiveness

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
- Experience managing teams or complex projects
- Significant experience working with users and stakeholders to deliver new products or projects
- Significant experience in either Product Ownership, UX/UI Design, or Systems/Business Analysis
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

- Master's degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
- Experience as a manager
- Experience as a product owner for a technology product
- Industry certification in product ownership or UX (CSPO, Google UX, or equivalent)

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Commensurate on Experience

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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brittany Kessler at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: June 8, 2022
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