Georgia Employer DIRECTOR AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCT MANAGMENT - J00075713 in Alpharetta, Georgia

Who is Equifax?Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, creative analytics, technology and industry knowledge to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business.We are looking for individuals who can help us disrupt the marketplace. You will do this by delivering leading-edge technology to build and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.Your Focus:The Equifax automotive product team is seeking a Product Director who is passionate about building innovative, customer-focused solutions for the automotive vertical. This person will work with internal and external partners to identify key market needs, contribute to product strategy, and manage the full product lifecycle of new and existing products. They will be adept at leading by influence and collaboration in a matrix environment to use the skills and knowledge of the Auto SMEs, Data & Analytics, Technology, Pricing, Training, Market Research, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Legal, Security, Compliance and Operations.Key Responsibilities:Product Strategy/Planning:Work in alignment with auto vertical teams to identify market needs and opportunities through a wide variety of sources: vertical SMEs, client feedback, industry activities, industry knowledge, etc.Contribute to strategic full-lifecycle product planning, including individual product plans, product line plans and the product innovation pipelineProduct Management:Complete market analyses for new concepts: define market needs, size markets/segments, analyze competitive offerings, figure out distinctive competencies, define channel strategy, create business cases, etc. Draw conclusions that result in recommended product strategyDevelop and execute on plans necessary to successfully drive full product lifecycleWorking with Product leadership, define and maintain the product roadmapLead cross-functional teams by providing product leadership and daily management throughout the project from inception to delivery, leading and holding teams accountable to deliver on product vision that solves market needsMeet with customer teams and customers as needed to understand pain points and help guide product concepts, POCs, testing and roadmap prioritiesDefine proofs-of-concept and test plans, articulating clear success criteriaDrive requirements reviews with internal teams and with customers to ensure clarity and understandingAs the product moves from concept to development, play role of Product Owner role on Scrum team(s), including daily standups. Work closely with development teams to define iteration content and communicate user context and business requirements with adequate detail, from epics to problem statements, use cases, workflows, user stories, wire frames, acceptance criteria and JIRA tickets, inspiring and providing steady direction to technology team. Hold teams accountable and ensure that releases deliver on the product goalsWork with Legal, Security, and Compliance to ensure guidelines are metCollaborate cross-functionally to contribute to and execute on strong go-to-market plans, working with Product Marketing, Marketing, Pricing, Operations, Training and SalesContribute to and manage cross-functional development of User Guides, Contracts, FAQ documents, training presentations, client presentations, etc. to support successful product launchesWhat Makes You a Phenomenal Fit:You should have strong knowledge of automotive industry and Product Management methodologyKnowledge of one or more of the following: Design Thinking, Pragmatic Marketing, and/or lean product developmentYou have an understanding of technology and data product development and deliveryExcellent problem solving skills. Very