Cradlepoint

  • Senior Product Manager – IoT Solutions

    Job Locations US-ID-Boise | US-CA-Los Gatos
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2019 12:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1416
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Boise, ID, Cradlepoint is the global leader in software-defined and cloud-delivered network solutions for connecting people, places and things over wired and wireless broadband. More than 15,000 enterprise and government organizations around the world rely on Cradlepoint 4G LTE-enabled network solutions to keep critical sites, workforces, vehicles, and devices always connected and protected.


    Cradlepoint is actively seeking a qualified individual to join the product management in support for our IoT product solutions. This role will be instrumental in defining and driving the strategy for IoT solutions across multiple market segments including M2M, Mobile, and the Enterprise Branch. The candidate will operate within a cross-functional team environment that includes R&D, product marketing, operations, program management, finance and executives, as well as customers and channel partners. This position will be located at our headquarters in Boise, Idaho or Cradlepoint’s Silicon Valley office.

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as primary product and business representative as a team member of high-performing development teams
    • Develop the product vision, strategy and execution plan for Cradepoint’s IoT solutions
    • Deliver IoT solutions in an As-a-Service model focused on differentiating Cradlepoint’s solutions through Cloud based management
    • Develop an ecosystem of technology partners that provide value add on top of the Cradlepoint platform
    • Develop a Cradlepoint IoT solution practice with MSPs that drives loyalty and increases sales for new opportunities and renewals
    • Evangelize Cradlepoint’s role as a thought leader in the IoT Wireless WAN with customers, partners, industry publications and market analysts
    • Be responsible for the full customer experience with ease of use and value confirmation in mind
    • Embrace a solution-driven approach to ensure we deliver whole-products to the market that completely and effectively solve customer problems and intended use cases
    • Manage and prioritize the backlog of features with a Cloud/SaaS focus for development based on the strategic product roadmap and product strategy
    • Author user stories for the development team based on product features and enhancements
    • Schedule and lead cross-functional team meetings to surface issues and work through solution design as needed
    • Maintain comprehensive understanding of internal systems, systems architecture, and customer requirements
    • Analyze data from a variety of sources to answer product or operational related questions and incorporate the analysis into decision making processes
    • Work closely with Product Marketing to translate technical aspects in order to support go-to-market strategy and deliverables
    • Understand the business value behind product decisions and advocate for solutions that bring both user and business value
    • Partner with UX and research teams to coordinate user research and optimize the user experience
    • Work closely with customer experience, sales and marketing partners in defining solution direction and optimizing existing functionality

    Qualifications

    • 7+ years of relevant product experience with Networking including Wireless LAN and network management using API’s, as well as experience in embedded systems and virtualization
    • Knowledge of LTE, 5G, WLAN, and Bluetooth wireless technologies
    • Experience with cloud and SaaS platforms
    • Experience in the IoT market including with understanding of both cloud infrastructure and application vendors and the market ecosystem for IoT sensors
    • Experience with product integration with technology partners
    • Strong ability to understand both technical details and practical business application of how enterprises want to use different networking and connectivity technologies in order to align product vision and roadmap
    • Agile Product development experience
    • Must demonstrate strategic thinking and thought leadership, as well as ability to lead initiatives through implementation
    • Exceptional analytical reasoning skills
    • Critical thinking skills to make intelligent and defendable decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication skills including ability to persuasively deliver presentations to senior executives, partners and customers and at industry events
    • Fast executor, self-starter
    • Travel: Typically, about 20% depending on location in Boise vs. Silicon Valley
    • Bachelor’s Degree required

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