Software Product Manager

REQ: REQ-118113 Planning/Business Strategy

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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Product Management

  • Position products to achieve business objectives
  • Develop pricing guidelines for cloud/IoT services, creating demand and achieving revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and market share goals
  • Develop business cases and customer proposals for all new product opportunities
  • Work with Sales / Commercial to develop accurate new product revenue forecasts
  • Successfully champion product launches through requirements, development and commercialization
  • Own the financial success of new products launched
  • Manages integrated product lifecycle performance, product quality/delivery/reliability, cost reduction, obsolescence, and strategic resource allocation
  • Understand and articulate customer needs, build associated business cases and prioritize product requirements; synthesize data from various sources to inform product decisions, alongside good intuition and prior experience
  • Coordinate and synchronize product initiatives across different internal efforts by establishing shared vision and building consensus on common components

Problem Solving

  • Distill noise, clear bottlenecks and understand interdependencies to help define product priorities; collaborate cross-functionally on feature concepts
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial and technical goals
  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units
  • Explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Break down problems, document problem statements and estimate efforts
  • Translates unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work unit

Leadership

  • Communicate product plans, benefits and results to all audiences — internal teams, external partners and PAC's senior leadership
  • Works with Product Management Process leader to mature Product Management roles in cross-functional decision making, such as, pricing, make/buy, R&D prioritization, design reviews, manufacturing reviews, supplier qualification, IP protection, IP licensing, M&A
Knowledge/Skill Requirements:
  • Passion for Cloud-PaaS, SaaS, IoT, Machine Learning and AI
  • Ability to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Pragmatic Marketing experience/certification
  • Agile methodology
  • Familiarity with experience prototyping and other creative ways to gather direct feedback early in the product development process
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up product decisions
  • Analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to back product decisions
  • The ability to manage chaos, ambiguity and complexity, in a detailed, organized way
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to influence others
  • Requires the ability to develop comprehensive business cases with detailed financial analysis; quantitative analysis skills. Ability to build and analyze models to forecast and track revenue results.
  • Proficient in new product development process, lifecycle management, VOC, and development of business plans for products and platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience in diverse team environment, including coordination, problem solving, conflict resolution and consensus building skills.
  • Demonstrated customer-centric focus, keenly aware of markets, trends, competition
Education/Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or math
  • 8+ years of product management experience with a track record of building and launching successful products
  • MS/MBA preferred
  • Experience and a passion for with Cloud-PaaS, SaaS, IoT, Machine Learning and AI

REQ: REQ-118113 Planning/Business Strategy

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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