DXC Technology Advisor Product Developer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description:

Summary

Supports the full lifecycle of appropriate product development processes for creating new products and services, including initial assessment and planning, process design and prototyping, and implementation and transition. Provides product information, expertise and advice to client, and serves as client key point of contact for assigned accounts. Shapes company product-based methodology, strategies and service offerings, ensuring that they complement and support future business directions. Assists in pursuing new business leads.

Essential Job Functions

  • Designs and delivers complex, comprehensive product based business solutions at the enterprise level using customized methodology and work products.

  • Monitors and/or leads the product implementation process, ensuring that the solution is sound, appropriate and cost-justified, the components integrate properly, and the domains of change within the scope of the solution are addressed.

  • Understands the customer business value associated with the deployment of business productivity, system-to-system, and end-user applications. Provides the client with strategic product advice including product features, vendor recommendations and future direction of technology.

  • Maintains current knowledge of emerging technologies that are new to company, clients, or the information technology industry as they relate to package-based application implementations.

  • May participate in or lead major proposal efforts; creates strategies to win business in new markets or current accounts, working with marketing and other appropriate departments.

  • Influences client expectations and ensures client satisfaction at the account level.

  • Compares solutions with other product development managers, vendors, and cross functional technical groups to ensure consistent product solutions.

  • Provides industry expertise on product systems, processes, and network architectures. Creates and delivers internal and and/or external conference presentations and participates in product user groups to market and support product solutions.

  • Coordinates activities of less experienced personnel to determine appropriate product development and implementation strategies and to ensure cost effectiveness and product efficiency.

  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field preferred

  • Nine or more years of experience with technical product configuration, design, and/or integration

  • Experience working with client enterprise products, services, and strategies; and technical products, vendors, families of technologies, and product configurations

  • Experience working with product and platform configurations

  • Experience working with technology architecture, mainframes, scheduling software, and other related technologies

  • Experience working with programming design, programming concepts and coding languages

  • Experience working with development tools, processes, approaches and/or techniques

Other Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good presentation skills to communicate product knowledge with customers and management

  • Good personal computer and business solutions software skills

  • Good communication skills to communicate with customers, support personnel, and management

  • Good organization and time management skills

  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to adapt to changing situations, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to switch between tasks quickly

  • Ability to anticipate problems, deal with and resolve ambiguity and take decisive action

  • Ability to work with relational databases

  • Willingness to travel

Work Environment

  • Office environment

  • May require evening and weekend work

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities