Product Manager - Options in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Product Manager - Options
Plantation, FL
 
The Product Manager is responsible for understanding, prioritizing and defining the customer needs, managing the product life cycle, and working closely with many teams such as Development, Sales and Marketing to keep TradeStation’s products on the cutting edge.  This specific position is for a Product Manager of TradeStation’s options trading and analysis offerings.  This options-focused Product Manager will provide guidance relating specifically to the customer-facing options functionality within our products and the expansion and integration of that functionality within our product set as a whole.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Receive and give guidance to top management on the TradeStation platform roadmap and key functionality
  • Evaluate and prioritize features that tie market research to company vision
  • Evaluate and invent new product ideas
  • Enjoy spending time in the market to understand the opportunities or issues, and find innovative solutions
  • Translate the customer and market needs into product requirements
  • Work closely with the development teams to specify and scope features and understand and optimize functionality
  • Manage the product life cycle from conception through release and beyond by collaborating with developers, vendors, Quality Assurance, Operations and Marketing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Strong analytical, technical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks to successful completion
  • A team player who can work flexible hours and must be willing to travel as necessary 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Expertise in the area of options trading, analysis, and the and software products that facilitate options trading and analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s/MBA a plus)
  • 7+ years’ experience as a product manager/business analyst in the securities industry
  • Experience with trading platforms

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Series 3, 7 and 63 licenses (or such licenses must be obtained within 6 months)