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Career area
Vehicle Remarketing
Work Location(s)
500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
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Posted Date
Friday, November 12, 2021
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Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

The Associate Product Manager will support the overall Product Management team activities and represent the customers and stakeholders of the product. They will support the business/customer/stakeholder relationship and drive the associated deliverable work priorities. They will strive to understand the product, multiple product lines, the business goals, and anticipate their needs.

The Work Itself

  • Works closely with the product development team providing guidance regarding scope, release content, priority.
  • Supports the product development activities as required (e.g. journey & user mapping, sprint planning & grooming, ideation sessions, etc.).
  • Assess our product in comparison to our competition and to other leading auction implementations.  Draw best practices and make recommendations based on usability and market position.
  • Track the overall market and competitive dynamics.
  • Stay apprised of new technologies and data initiatives and recommend their integration into the product roadmap.
  • Play key role with the process of generating, developing, and curating new ideas brought by the business/customers/stakeholders. Incorporating user research, proof of concepts, and pilots with customers to maintain product and market fit.
  • Provide data and analysis to develop ROI models, valuation, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for possible new features and functionality.
  • As part of a continuous release cadence the Associate Product Manager is responsible for the delivery of the product’s strategic initiatives from idea intake through deployment and release to the market.
  • Provide a key role in facilitating the Go To Market activities for new products or services.
  • Through coordination with Product Management leadership:
    • Plan and communicate product roadmap priorities and strategy to key stakeholders.
    • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product improvements through deep analysis, understanding customers’ competitive landscape, reviewing product specifications and requirements.
    • Identify and maintain product dashboard to monitor real-time product health, product baselines to validate feature release goals/value, and deep understanding of customer base.

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or computer science related degree.
  • Advanced knowledge of automotive; vehicle remarketing preferred.
  • 4+ years of software product ownership, product design, and/or product management experience with a demonstrable track record of results.
  • Understanding and involvement with agile software product development (Scrum), business case analysis, market condition, and customer base analysis; experience using data and metrics to validate assumptions and assertions of business value.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, and collaborative environment requiring a high degree of productivity, adaptability, innovation and follow-through.
  • Obsessed with continuous and iterative improvements and ensuring the we’re building the right set of capabilities and features for the product line(s).
  • Highly quantitative, analytical, and business minded professional that can quickly learn new domains / products.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management and communication (verbal spoken, written) skills and ability to work collaboratively across all levels of leadership, strong technical and negotiation skills.
  • Maintains high levels of motivation, performance, and personal integrity aligned with Ally’s corporate values.
  • Willingness to travel.
(This position is in office)

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are:


Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit


Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.  

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.