Technical Product Manager

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The Role

The world’s largest restaurant company is seeking a talented and motivated Technical Product Manager to drive the ongoing evolution of Yum’s next-generation Point of Sale solution. As a Product Manager at Yum!, you will be accountable for the strategic and tactical execution of technical solutions tailored for KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and The Habit Burger Grill.

The ideal candidate will possess a proven background in planning, prioritizing, and delivering complex technical software solutions in concert with engineering and design counterparts. Experience in managing a diverse set of stakeholders and their sometimes-competing production-critical needs is key. To be successful, Product Managers at Yum! must be willing to dive in and become experts on the products we’re producing and how we architect and create them.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning:

  • Think big picture.
  • Balance an intake of requests from production clients across the globe.
  • Manage and communicate quarterly product and capacity planning.
  • Be accountable for the Poseidon Evolution roadmap and all that goes along with roadmap ownership.
  • Work with the discovery teams to plan for new market launches and set expectations.
  • Become a trusted partner to the global brands we support.

Delivery & Execution

  • Partner with stakeholders and other product teams to gather top-level scope and requirements.
  • Drive the development team in understanding, refining, and executing on a roadmap.
  • Be an invaluable partner to your engineering and design peers.
  • Capture, track, and provide status on top risks, actions, issues, and dependencies.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Identify key decision points for escalation and maintain decision logs.
  • Proactively provide regular updates to stakeholders and the Yum! Leadership Team.


  • Minimum of 4-6 years of Technical Product Management or equivalent product experience.
  • Highly organized.
  • Experience with Jira & Confluence.
  • Ability to read and author system diagrams and technical documents.
  • Exceptional prioritization skills; you know how to organize execution and sell the prioritization decisions.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Deep experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Salary Range: $108,700 to $149,930 annually + bonus eligibility. This is the expected salary range for this position. Ultimately, in determining pay, we’ll consider the successful candidate’s location, experience, and other job-related factors.

Benefits: Employees (and their eligible family members) may enroll in the following types of insurance coverage: medical, dental, vision, legal, and accidental death and dismemberment, as well as FSA/HSA (depending on enrolled medical plan). Yum! also provides short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. Employees may enroll in our 401(k) plan. Yum! provides 4 weeks of vacation, paid sick leave, 10 paid holidays, a floating day off and 2 paid days for volunteer time each calendar year. To learn more about working at Yum! -Click here.

At Yum!, one of our core values is to Believe in ALL People. This means seeing the value in everyone and unlocking their full potential to be their best self. YUM! Brands, Inc. (including its subsidiaries Yum Restaurant Services Group, LLC (“YRSG”) and Yum Connect, LLC (“Yum Digital and Technology”)(collectively, “Yum”) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity, inclusion, and belonging for all dimensions of diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other protected characteristic. Yum! is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities or special needs.

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[Employment eligibility to work with Yum! in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.]

The Yum! Brands story is simple. We have the four distinctive, relevant and easy global brands – KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill — born from the hopes and dreams, ambitions and grit of passionate entrepreneurs. And we want more of this to create our future!

As the world’s largest restaurant company we have a clear and compelling mission: to build the world’s most love, trusted and fastest-growing restaurant brands. The key and not-so-secret ingredient in our recipe for growth is our unrivaled talent and culture, which fuels our results.

We’re looking for talented, motivated, visionary and team-oriented leaders to join us as we elevate and personalize the customer experience across our 48,000 restaurants, operating in 145 countries and territories around the world!

We put pizza, chicken and tacos in the hands of customers through customized ordering, unique delivery approaches, app experiences, and click and collect services and consumer data analytics creating unique customer dining experiences – and we are only getting started.

Employees may work for a single brand and potentially grow to support all company-owned brands depending on their role. Regardless of where they work, as a company opening an average of 8 restaurants a day worldwide, the growth opportunities are endless. Taco Bell has been named of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World by Fast Company; Pizza Hut delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world and KFC’s still use its 75-year-old finger lickin’ good recipe including secret herbs and spices to hand-bread its chicken every day.

Yum! and its brands have offices in Chicago, IL, Louisville KY, Irvine, CA, Plano, TX and other markets around the world. We don’t just say we are a great place to work – our commitments to the world and our employees show it. Yum! has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine in addition to being named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Our employees work in an environment where the value of “believe in all people” is lived every day, enjoying benefits including but not limited to: 4 weeks’ vacation PLUS holidays, sick leave and 2 paid days to volunteer at the cause of their choice and a dollar-for-dollar matching gift program; generous parental leave; competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as a 6% 401k match – all encompassed in Yum!’s world-famous recognition culture.

Posted on Jan 24, 2024.

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