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Product Manager, Hyperion

Job ID: 2970
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Department: Corporate IT Products
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2023


Human Resources

Job Posting    


Job Title:Product Manager


Salary Range:$108,153 - $151,414

HAT Points:805

Dept/Div:Corporate IT Products

Supervisor:Deputy Chief, Corporate IT Products

Location:2 Broadway and other locations as required

Hours of Work:9:00 AM -5:30 PM (7.5 hours/day) or as required





The Product Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining an assigned product or products of MTA applications and/or infrastructure and in essence owns the product life cycle for these products. The Product Manager is responsible for managing technical IT staff assigned to design, build, and maintain one or more application-based and/or infrastructure-based products.


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Oracle Hyperion and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Product Manager to join our team at MTA. As the Oracle Hyperion and EPM Product Manager, you will oversee the financial planning, budgeting, workforce planning, and other custom planning applications for all MTA agencies. You will work closely with functional administrators to manage and enhance these applications based on changing business needs. This role is initially an individual contributor position, with the potential for future direct reports.



This position also entails developing and maintaining highly effective, secure, and innovative information systems to support the MTA’s goals and priorities.






Enterprise Product Planning

  • Execute the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for Oracle Hyperion and EPM applications supporting financial planning, budgeting, and workforce planning across all MTA agencies
  • Gather feedback from stakeholders, including functional administrators and end-users, to identify areas for improvement and drive enhancements to meet evolving business requirements.
  • Collaborate with functional administrators to manage the day-to-day operations of Oracle Hyperion and EPM applications, ensuring system availability, data integrity, and user support.
  • Work closely with functional administrators to understand business needs and translate them into actionable requirements for system enhancements and customizations.
  • Coordinate with technical teams and vendors to prioritize, plan, and implement system changes, upgrades, and new feature deployments.
  • Orchestrate Testing cycles such as System Integration tests (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) to ensure smooth rollouts of system enhancements and updates.



Financial Management

  • Demonstrate consistent understanding of funding, communications and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the program goals.


Strategy & Planning

  • Assesses and makes recommendations on the improvement and re-engineering within the IT Department and work with the stakeholders at keeping the total cost of ownership down.
  • Promote the use of employee self -service and mobile connectivity within products to reduce the reliance of paper.
  • Automation of business process creating in-line forms and approvals, reducing the reliance on manual approvals that could be untimely.
  • Partner with stakeholders across MTA agencies, including finance, budgeting, and workforce planning teams, to understand their requirements and align Oracle Hyperion and EPM applications with their needs.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to integrate Oracle Hyperion and EPM applications with other enterprise systems, ensuring data accuracy and seamless information flow.
  • Foster strong relationships with functional administrators and end-users, providing guidance, training, and support to maximize the value and usability of the applications.


Acquisition & Deployment

  • Coordinates and facilitates consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations, developing business case and cost justifications for such initiatives.
  • Provides direction on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of information systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems.
  • Advises MTA IT management, as information becomes available, in the changing trends and emerging technology and their potential use within the MTA.
  • Directs the development of the analysis required to determine if Information Technology projects should follow a “Build” (develop with in-house staff) or “Buy” (cloud or packaged solution) methodology.
  • Manages the development and implementation of new modules within assigned products.
  • Advises on the selection, prioritization, development and implementation on products as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of MTA IT applications and infrastructure.


Management and Oversight

  • Participates in overall business planning bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems as related to the company’s goals.
  • Responsible for leading and reporting on various product progress and deliverables insuring that the IT needs of the MTA are met on time and within budget, including identifying weekly, monthly and annual performance targets to show progress on IT product work. 
  • Ensure continuous delivery of product services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of product performance.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, development, motivation, training and retention of a diverse and high performing multi-level IT team professionals, conforming to budgetary objectives and Human Resources policy and programs in conjunction with the IT Workforce Planning & Workload Management office.


  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives keeping customizations to a minimum and total cost of ownership down.




  • Strong experience as a product manager, business analyst, or similar role, with a focus on Oracle Hyperion and EPM solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, and workforce planning processes.
  • Proficiency in Oracle Hyperion Planning, Essbase, Financial Management (HFM), and other relevant EPM modules.
  • Experience in managing and enhancing custom planning applications within Oracle Hyperion and EPM frameworks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across functional and technical teams.
  • Leadership experience or potential to lead a team in the future.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work independently and drive results in a fast-paced environment.




Education and Experience:


  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, Information Services. An equivalent combination of education and may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years of Information Technology experience with at least 4 years of progressive IT managerial experience.



Other Information

As an employee of MTA Headquarters you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $108,638 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker


How to Apply

Qualified individuals interested in MTA Headquarters employment opportunities must apply through the MTA's online application and recruitment system. Please visit our website at


Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.


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