Product Specialist

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

As a Product Specialist on Goods, you will be focused on building the tech, and tools needed to support a growing list of initiatives. You will work closely with Product Managers, and Users to help design, scope, and rollout new features, and products. Additionally, you will provide post-implementation support, and advise business stakeholders as technology subject matter expert.

Responsibilities

Work with various cross functional teams to understand business needs and deficiencies in tech

Gather key information and business requirements as part as a requirements definition and prioritization process

Work directly with Users, Product Managers and Engineering leads to ensure work is defined and completed on schedule

Have a very good working knowledge of the product and systems and be able to troubleshoot production issues

Help manage, track and communicate project timelines and key milestones

Facilitate strong cross functional communication

Requirements

1-2 years relevant experience

Bachelors Degree Required

Strong predilection for defining new products & building new initiatives

Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders

Strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and project management skills

Comfort being hands-on in a fast paced, entrepreneurial startup environment

Has worked in a technical, or software delivery environment

Enjoys being a part of a close knit, highly distributed team

Located in Chicago (preferably)

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.