HERE

Product Manager

US-WA-Seattle
Requisition ID
2017-16393
Category
Product Marketing & Management

Overview

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises, and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.

Responsibilities

HERE is looking for a Product Manager to join our Open Location Platform team, and help us define and deliver the next generation location-centric development platform – specifically focusing on the stream and batch processing requirements for the Big Data-as-a-Service parts of the platform. Located in HERE Seattle, this PM will help us build best-in-class Big Data services that our customers will use to build high volume, real-time, location-enriching data processing. The candidate will be responsible for cradle-to-grave product management, and the driving force behind a major part of the HERE Open Location Platform product stack.

In this role, you will use your deep understanding of platforms and technology to identify commercial opportunities, articulate product strategy, and drive requirements prioritization and implementation. You’ll challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with bigger and better ideas. You’ll persevere through seemingly impossible problems to make an impact. You’ll have the power to ultimately change the direction of our entire industry.

As part of this role, you’ll work across all HERE verticals, performing competitive analysis, defining required features, developing roadmaps for services, and working to deliver on next-generation customer requirements. In general, you will be responsible for defining documents and schedules that move innovative new products and services from the idea level to revenue-generating elements of the platform product stack.

As a seasoned PM, you will lead cross-functional efforts involving Marketing, Sales, Technology, Strategy, Finance, Development, Go-To-Market and other organizations. This role requires a wide range of skills – including technical acumen, strong interpersonal skills, and a keen focus on shipping great products.

Our ideal candidate lives and breathes a dedication to end-to-end user experiences, has proven experience with delivering both B2B and B2C products/solutions, and has worked extensively in international and distributed organizations.

Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the definition of the Big Data-as-a-Service platform layer requirements, including stream and batch processing
  • Manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Collaborate with other OLP product managers to synchronize overall product roadmap deliverables
  • Drive the definition of a harmonized experience for third-party developers creating stream and batch processing pipelines
  • Develop a cohesive product vision, considering market trends and opportunities, major customer needs, gaps in the current market offerings, as well as current and future competitive landscape.
  • Participate actively in Go-to-Market Planning, collaborating with business groups to define and support effective strategies and messaging for driving customer adoption.
  • Perform competitive analyses
  • Work closely with Finance and Business Planning to build detailed business cases for product evolution
  • Interface with Marketing groups to build Product Marketing materials for communication to Sales, customers, developers, and partners
  • Drive evangelism of current and future Service capabilities
  • Follow market developments and ensure competitiveness and differentiation

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in computer science or engineering background strongly preferred; MBA a plus
  • Significant (5+ years) work experience in Product Management or a related field (Program Management, Product Marketing), with a proven track-record of delivering products and services
  • Strong product management skills.
  • Ability to reduce complex problems and requirements into implementable solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team through influence, and in the face of complex technical challenges.
  • Experience working with UI/UX design teams.
  • Excellent oral and written Communication skills, coupled with the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.

HERE is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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