UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO: Destiny One Technical Product Manager - Moscow, ID

Employer: University of Idaho

Job Description:
Another Source’s client, the University of Idaho, is recruiting a Destiny One Technical Product Manager to join their team. This position offers a hybrid work schedule, with the possibility of remote, in Moscow, Idaho. 


Here’s a little about the University of Idaho and the position they are recruiting for:  


The University of Idaho's role in the state's economic prosperity dates back to our inception. Our research-driven, innovative spirit began in agriculture, engineering and military sciences. We continue this tradition today, making an impact on all areas of industry. From providing a high-quality, accessible education — to leading breakthroughs in clean water, cybersecurity, healthcare, agronomics and fire science — we forge partnerships to improve the lives of all Idahoans. 

Learn more about the University of Idaho here:

Reporting to the Vice Provost of Digital Learning, the Destiny One Technical Product Manager coordinates the planning, design, and development of software applications. This is a new role that will lead the technology stack for a new campus initiative in continuing education, Continuing, Adulty, and Professional Education (CAPE).  You will use your creativity to modify the system and meet the needs of the CAPE team and campus partners.  You will work closely with cross-functional business leaders, peers and technology leadership to ensure systems are positioned for the growth of the university. This includes performing or supervising analysis, design, development, and testing, to ensure the deployment of reliable, secure, and scalable business-critical applications and platforms.  You will work in a collaborative environment with business and technology owners and foster a culture of teamwork and support across the university and within the technology team.  


The anticipated yearly salary range for this position is $85,000 - $90,000. 


What you will be doing:  

Provide Vison and Leadership for a Product or Product Portfolio by: 35%  

Serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Destiny One, Canvas, and other related continuing education software. 
Understanding available software platforms while prioritizing product features and capabilities; defining a vision for a product and creating product roadmaps; aligning stakeholders around the vision; understanding and representing user need; while ensuring effective cross-functionality and collaboration between teams.   


Provide Product Ownership and Project Management by: 25%  

Ensuring development projects and software deployments meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and comply with all applicable security, privacy, audit requirements and regulations, and are delivered with the highest quality  
Managing the product lifecycle, creating upgrade and testing schedules and coordinating regression, QA and UAT testing  
Managing a product backlog, gathering requirements and user stories, prioritizing tasks, monitoring progress, and providing feedback  
Developing technical design documents, architectural diagrams and process flows by collaborating with peers and team members  
Performing continuous review of technologies, industry standards and industry-related developments and making recommendations relative to the need for further research and associated changes  


Manage Key Partner Relationships by: 10%  

Representing Digital Learning & Continuing, Adult, and Professional Education in meetings related to the supported product family  
Maintaining relationships with technology vendors for the department and/or business owners  
Maintaining relationships with leadership, business owners and end users to better understand their needs and address organizational goals 


Administer the non-traditional student management system, program catalogue, and eCommerce applications and provide high level reporting by: 30%  

Developing and maintaining knowledge and understanding of Modern Campus, Destiny One Modules; Axiom Elite, Instructure/Longsight, Canvas/Sakai; Slate; the ERP; and other related applications  
Develop, manage, and support workflows and data for essential application functions such as populating the catalogue, student registration, course deployment, and payment.     
Collaborating with the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to maintain Oracle Database Tables (the Data Warehouse & PCI DSS Database), utilizing SQL DML scripts, PL/SQL Packages, Procedures, Functions & Cron Jobs that populate or update data  
Collaborating with the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to resolve issues or perform maintenance within Destiny One, Axiom Elite, the ERP, and other systems that support the online and continuing, adult, and professional education functions utilizing SQL DML scripts, PL/SQL Packages, Procedures, Functions, Cron Jobs, iPaaS and other tools as needed  
Using multiple data sources and reporting tools to provide data and reports for use in management decision processes, performing analysis of payroll and financial transactions and general ledger account balances to ensure accurate financial and management reporting  
Developing automated and versatile reporting tools utilizing Argos, SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, Azure DevOps, Team Dynamix, Oracle Developer, HTML and other tools as needed  


Required Qualifications: 

Three years working with software applications in a technical or functional support role   
Prioritizing work and ensuring projects and workloads are completed on time  
High School Diploma or equivalent 


Preferred Qualifications:  

Five or more years of experience working with software applications in a technical or functional leadership role   
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education Administration, Management of Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field.   
Agile Certification (e.g., Product Owner, Scrum Master or similar)  
ITIL Certification  
Professional experience in an educational organization  


Experience with:     

Student, program, and course management systems and workflows  
Using enterprise reporting tools such as Argos, Cognos or Power BI  
Higher education technology   
Modern API development with web services  
Understanding the relationships between ERP, CRM, CMS, third-party solutions, relational databases  
Source Code Control / Versioning tools (e.g., Git).   
Unit-test frameworks, testing automation and CI/CD tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, Selenium, JUnit, GitLab CI/CD)  
Experience with Canvas/Destiny One 


What’s in it for you: 

The University of Idaho offers a comprehensive benefits package for fulltime staff including: 

Retirement Benefits 


Learn more about the benefits here:  


Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:  

The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs. 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.    

Contact Person: Marcie Glenn
Phone: 2062418906
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Moscow, ID
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $85,000 - $90,000

Posted on August 03, 2023

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