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Product Specialist

Toronto

Do you itch for new projects, new opportunities and new ways of learning and improving yourself? Are you looking for a dynamic environment with diverse and interesting opportunities? If so, you’re perfect for our team! Here at Spiria, we’re looking for passionate, versatile Product Specialists just like you! Apply and join our team today!

As a Product Specialist, you will have the opportunity to design award winning products for our clients across a variety of industries as you work closely with UX designers, Software Developers and Business Analysts. You will build products from ideation to launch and work with clients from initial discovery and research to definition and priority of scope across the product development lifecycle. You will have a direct influence on the product strategy and vision with our clients.

As a Product Specialist at Spiria, you will...

  • Define and communicate a vision, strategy, and roadmap that solves our client’s pain points, creates best-in-class customer experiences and creates long lasting value for our client’s business and their customers.
  • Lead design and requirement gathering workshops (Discovery phases) with our clients.
  • Collaborate with Tech Leads, Architects, UX Designers and CX Leads to ensure a sound technical architecture is in place and CX principles are incorporated.
  • Ensure project activities and Product development efforts deliver against our client’s objectives and business goals.
  • Create and develop product backlogs and prioritize sprints based on the business value needed by our clients.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing evolution (best practices & processes) of how Spiria delivers world-class products.
  • Show great understanding and interest in the business reality and goals pursued by our clients.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • 5+ years of experience in a digital product role with direct impact on multiple customer-facing digital products/applications or services (please share!).
  • Experience leading product discoveries (ie. research, analysis, concepting, validation, and prototyping).
  • Experience using modern product development frameworks and methodologies (Design Sprints, Value Proposition Design, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Jobs-To-Be-Done, etc.).
  • Good knowledge of software development cycle, Agile methodologies and project management.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, strategic, a passion for all things product and building new products that people love.
  • Highly organized and flexible enough to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change.
  • Demonstrated track record of product leadership and implementing best in class product development and management practices.
  • Strong leadership skills and strong influencing skills with the ability to work with a diverse set of stakeholders and team members.
  • Communicate effectively and concisely (verbal, written and presentation) using a storytelling approach for complex concepts, explaining trade-offs, and selling the vision thereby influencing the outcomes.
  • Experience closely collaborating with development teams and design teams
  • Problem solver. You are willing to jump outside your comfort zone to solve problems that might be outside of your area of expertise.

How we like to give back:

  • Unique and stimulating work environment.
  • Flexible schedule and remote work policy.
  • Plenty of professional growth opportunities.
  • Interesting and diverse projects.

Get to know us!

Powered by a passion for technology, Spiria designs and develops custom digital solutions for industry leaders who want to run better businesses, deliver more value to their customers and generate growth through digital transformation. As we grow, we stay true to what we love: quality software, technological innovation, and creative collaboration.

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