Product Manager

Product Manager

Lehi, UT 84043 2016-11-10 - –

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Functions and Responsibilities:
Understand and contribute to the product vision and road map.

Write clear and concise user stories and requirements, prioritizing development items to align with the product road map.

Manage releases to ensure delivery, coordinating milestones across teams.

Work closely with cross-functional teams of designers, engineers and QA to ensure delivery against product road map.

Build and maintain relationships across organizations, with teams, and individuals.

Monitor product performance and proactively identify opportunities for product improvements.

Identify opportunities for usability testing and drive execution, measuring and report results.

Identify risks, issues, and problems and escalate as appropriate, proposing mitigation plans to overcome obstacles.

Partner with the GTM team to prepare operations, marketing, sales, supply chain, and support product channels for launch.

Pursue product and industry knowledge, identify trends and opportunities, and become a subject matter expert on designated products.

Own and manage partner relationships for specific engagements.

Define and lead the product strategy and work with engineering, UX, and other teams to meet those requirements.

Engage with customers, sales, product marketing, and engineers as an all-around product resource to explain functionality, demonstrate benefits, and build relationships to grow the business.

Engage with customers pre and post-sales to understand requirements and drive successful roll-out and implementation of new product capabilities.

Manage cross-functional projects by providing project leadership and daily management throughout the project from inception to delivery.

Proactively identify, prioritize and drive resolution to project issues.

Oversee market research and monitor competitive activity.

Prepare for business reviews, financial analysis & forecasting.

Engage with sales and product marketing on Go-To-Market plans.

Engage with operations and legal to maintain the logistical aspects of the business.

Required Skills :
Lead by influence.

Effective problem solving and analytical skills.

Strong meeting facilitation and presentation capabilities.

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage priorities, including multiple products.

Proven ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Ability to clearly communicate across levels of the organization and departments in writing, orally and inter-personally. This role will be communicating with engineers, senior executives, and customers.

Strong analytic skills and ability to evaluate alternatives and make compelling recommendations based on solid business case analysis.

Qualifications:
2 years of relevant work experience in consumer electronics, gaming, software or hardware products.

Conversant in the technical aspects of building software and/or hardware products (i.e. technical information, techniques, and architectures), IoT, mobile, and SaaS technologies.

Show deep commitment to and empathy for the consumer.

Works well with others to support shared goals.

Willingness to learn.

Open minded and positive attitude.

Experience with agile development methodologies.

BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Product Design, Business or a related field.

At least two years product management or equivalent experience. Special consideration given to candidates with an MBA.

What this person needs to succeed

Passion for delivering high quality products and services to customers.

Self-starter with proven ability to successfully kick-start new initiatives and to drive complex issues through analysis and resolution.

Able to easily transition between high level strategy to day-to-day implementation and tactical activities.

Results driven, attention to detail and follow-through, and ability to work effectively at all levels within the organization and with partners.

Able to work equally effectively with customers and peers to drive direction on product requirements and decisions.

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