Product Group Leader at Paylocity

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The Product Group Leader is a critical role in our Product Development organization. This key leader enables multiple teams to achieve their highest level of performance and empowers team members to fulfill career goals, through his/her leadership of the Product Team Leaders aligned to them. This position acts as a servant leader, removing external distractions, and thinks and executes strategically on their vision for product delivery and talent alignments.

This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture across teams. This in-turn will ensure we continue to innovate and expand our market-leading product suite.

Are you the teammate we are looking for?

Who you are:

  • At ease working at all levels of the organization
  • Relentlessly curious about current market and technology trends, able to adapt accordingly
  • Passionate about quality and controls
  • Unflinching in your desire for production stability
  • Highly emotionally intelligent, possessing the ability to adjust style to meet the needs of the audience
  • Supportive and savvy about change communication
  • Proactive in communication, relationship building, gap identification, and risk mitigation
  • Strategic thinker in terms of talent development and delivery across multiple product teams

During the first three months, you will:

  • Provide visibility across the organization through delivery, team enablement, talent development and community engagement
  • Manage Product Team Leaders and empower them to remove impediments and enable their teams to be their best
  • Develop and implement measurable continuous improvement plans
  • Manage dependencies across product teams / business
  • Effectively manage production issues and communicate business impact to stakeholders
  • Nourish a collaborative environment with a willingness to share ideas, where open and honest feedback flourishes
  • Facilitate longer-term career plans with each direct report, support their development and find opportunities for team members to fulfill their goals
  • Develop a strategic plan for talent alignment, growth and succession, in support of both the projected needs of the teams in the future and the potential of team members
  • Reward top-performers and addressed performance issues in a timely and respectful way
  • Oversee delivery of features and enhancements across multiple products

What you bring:

  • Experience working in a .Net environment
  • Minimum 7-9 years in building and/or managing applications in a SaaS web development environment
  • Experience directly managing teams of Software, QA and/or Dev Ops Engineers in continuous delivery environment, both virtually and locally
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture and developer tools, strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field, preferred
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

We just moved into a larger, more modern space across from the bustling Woodfield Mall area in Schaumburg, accessible to plenty of bars & restaurants.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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