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Product Technical Manager, Cloud

Lake Forest, CA, USA | Leading Technology Company

  • Industry:
    Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Product Development
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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The Cloud & IoT team is seeking an innovative, results-oriented, customer-centricTechnical Product Manager (Cloud) who will help define requirements and drive the execution of new cloud services (PaaS and SaaS) to build world-class, innovative experiences and solutions for Company Avionics customer. 

You will need to understand customer requirements and be responsible for driving and synthesizing these into new product features and roadmaps. This position will create buy-in with both internal and external stakeholders and serve as a focal point within the organization regarding products, life cycle management, market, competition and strategy for a specific product line. You will create business requirements documents and work with development teams to scope, plan and build new features, tools and workflows. 

A successful candidate will have a passion for building and simplifying technical solutions and the entrepreneurial grit to get things done. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES 

Product Strategy

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

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

Act as a mentor and role model for other junior product managers

Act as a role model demonstrating the behaviors of teamwork, collaboration, and accountability and adhere to Company principles of contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, and gratitude.

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

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

12+ years of product management experience with a track record of building and launching successful products

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

MS/MBA preferred

Experience and a passion for Cloud-PaaS, SaaS, IoT, Machine Learning and AI


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