Technical Product Manager- Core Platform

What’s Our Dish

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.

 

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The Technical Product Manager – Core Platform role at Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) will function as a key leader in the Product organization and will have 360 ownership of the core set of platform capabilities and shared services through Product functions that span the spectrum, from ideation-strategizing to executiondelivery and everything in between.


As Technical Product Manager of the Platform Core team, you will oversee all business-critical services and own performance and reliability as a set of key outcomes, putting a product lens and discipline on all work within the platform technology organization.

 

This person will establish and maintain relationships throughout the product and IT organizations, enabling the creation of fast, efficient, reusable and capable shared services and data solutions that power the omnichannel experience. Additionally, they will influence the organization on best practices, align expectations and keep stakeholders informed and connected to enhancement efforts with robust, inclusive and effective communication.

 

This person will be responsible for achieving a shared set business goals by enhancing the customer experience on the digital properties of Ahold Delhaize USA’s brands – Peapod, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food, Giant/Martin’s, and Hannaford.

 

Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role  

  • Own, manage and represent the product roadmap and strategic prioritization for the core platform technology group, focusing on modernization and shared services to deliver customer value
  • Balance the intake of requests and ongoing prioritization and execution of enhancements, anchoring decisions on objective measures of value and strategic alignment
  • Work cross-functionally to drive the modernization and feature enhancement initiative, partnering directly with the platform technology team to execute within an agile framework
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to refine requirements and define enhancements, creating buy-in from other teams as necessary
  • Forecast and plan capacity to ensure the platform can scale to meet customer needs
  • Lead complex initiatives independently, develop a strong understanding of our customers, manage multiple concurrent projects, and identify and lead solutions that recognize significant business value
  • Create and vet scope, requirements, use case/user scenarios, test case documents and design specifications
  • Synthesize business requirements, identify areas of uncertainty, recommend solutions, gather buy-in from relevant stakeholders, roll solution out to team, shepherd feature through development and review code before rollout.
  • Communicate platform outcomes to key stakeholders
  • Additional projects and responsibilities as assigned

 

The Essentials in Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Direct technology experience in a digital environment in a relevant capacity
  • 5+ years overall relevant experience
  • 3+ years Digital experience
  • 2+ years in product management
  • 2+ years working in an Agile development environment and managing iteration-level deliverables

 

Helpful Addition in Your Cart - The optional but not less important ingredients  

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, project management (from
    conception to completion), & planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various phases of ideation, execution, or delivery
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
  • Experience with agile development
  • Data driven mindset and track record

 

 

Join Us at Our Table

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location

Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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