Product Analyst (Remote)

PRODUCT ANALYST (Remote)

ESHA Research is in search of a  Product Analyst. This position will assist in the definition of digital products that are valuable, usable, and feasible for our customers. You will understand the entire project spectrum, from high-level business objectives to detailed functionality. And you will guide product development teams towards continuous improvement across a range of Agile methodologies. 

ESHA Research, headquartered in Salem, Oregon, is nationally recognized as the leading developer of nutritional analysis and labeling software and databases for top food manufacturers, food professionals, and dietitians.

  • Benefits: Competitive salary, health insurance, flex-medical accounts, 401(k) with matching, vacation, and holiday pay.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Work Location: Remote

A Product Analyst:

  • Contributes to areas of documentation for existing products and platforms
  • Collects and organizes external market, user, process, and technical analysis of product features
  • Coordinates research activities, interviews, and stakeholder access
  • Observes and documents user tests and interviews
  • Reviews product discovery test plans
  • Contributes to assigned stages of product development lifecycle by assisting team members with activities (e.g., stakeholder identification, product definition, scope, requirements definition, story writing, artifact creation)
  • Consumes reports of product performance KPIs
  • Supports Product Owner with issues that may affect product timelines
  • Actively participates in internal collaboration sessions
  • Learns and can demonstrate understanding of collaborative methods to solve problems and gain alignment
  • Participates in basic Agile product development practices such as reading user stories, backlog grooming, and planning
  • Aligns work to stated product goals and outcomes
  • Helps to implement tests to determine product/market fit, engagement, and other product goals
  • Learns what business capabilities are, and how they relate to product development efforts
  • Understands what a business model is, and how product development contributes to the model
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human-centered design methods, from empathy to achieved outcome
  • Understands the importance of great storytelling and basic storytelling principles
  • Can outline a simple narrative to articulate a clear point of view

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge in and/or ability to learn:
       – Outcome-oriented Problem Solving techniques
       – Key metrics/levers that drive product performance
       – Agile methodology
       – Software development methodology
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and desire to collaborate with ESHA team members
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and presentation skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to be able to work with customer representatives at all levels
  • Able to efficiently manage multiple tasks and contribute to a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, motivated, positive team builders

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience as a Product Analyst

How to apply:

Send cover letter and resume to: analyst-job-application@esha.com. Put “Product Analyst Job” in the subject line.