Product Manager III

CDK Global - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.

We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.


Assist the Product team to manage the entire life cycle of existing products from product design, to solution design, to build, and implementation. Conducts some tasks independently but also able to lead Agile sprint team, for existing products, to deliver leading edge software solutions that the drive the automotive retail industry. Responsible for learning the process and for collecting and defining product requirements, writing user stories, and managing typical agile team processes.

Essential Job Functions

Support the product team(s) to create and prioritize the roadmap and backlog.
Assist the development and authoring of user stories.
Troubleshoot product and system related issues and identify root causes
Attend meetings with key customers, sales, business owners and partners to gain insight & increase collaboration.
Shadow experienced product managers to learn CDK products, processes and customers.
Focuses on acquiring knowledge of automotive industry, challenges faced by dealers, and competitor’s offerings to apply design thinking approach.
Partners with key stakeholders including sales, marketing, launch, support, and other internal partners. Participates and/or leads activities with external stakeholders and clients to ensure all product offerings meet their strategic goals. Supports risk management, compliance and audit needs as part of the first line of defense.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or Engineering or commensurate experience
Understanding of product management techniques and concepts and 4-7 years of related experience.
Detail, action, and process oriented.
High level of organizational skills, and good attention to detail
Ability to prioritize work and develop best solutions.
Willingness to take on new and exciting challenges
Strong written and verbal communications.
Some travel may be required to meet with customers and business partners.
Energetic and able to adapt to quickly changing situations and ongoing business demands
Ability to work on multiple projects, meet deadlines and work well under pressure

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well. All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.