Nuance

Product Manager, Platforms

US-CA-Sunnyvale | US-MI-Detroit
Job ID
1-31133
Category
Marketing - Product Marketing
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

 

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

 

Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

Job Summary

Product Manager – Platforms :

 

Owner of our product strategy and roadmap for deployment platforms and the strategic relationships with the key silicon platform providers

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Strategic partnerships - identify opportunities to create value for Nuance and our customers by building strong partnerships with silicon platform providers
  • Product strategy – define a customer and market driven strategy that sets the direction and guides our investments. Communicate the proposed strategy and value to key stakeholders, and define some high-level objectives.
  • Market requirements - Conduct market research to gather insight and understand user and OEM customer needs. Engage with sales and customers to consolidate market requirements.
  • Product management – Drive investment proposals with a solid business case. Document product requirements, user stories and artifacts to support the product development process. Lead the product development organization in bringing a great product to life. 
  • Product marketing – Create, document and communicate about products and product roadmaps. Refine product positioning and messaging to differentiate the product offering and establish market leadership. Serve as the internal and external product expert
  • Product launch - Build and execute a product launch plan for your new products, including providing marketing collateral (product info, presentations), pricing sheets, organizing webinars for sales and/or customers, providing demos for pre-sales and introducing the new product to customers.
  • Lead customer projects to ensure a winning deployment and success story with high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Sales enablement - Provide support to sales through training and tools to drive greater field awareness and enable sales to open new customer conversations and accelerate the sales cycle.
  • Sales support – Work with the sales team representatives to devise sales strategies and support them in customer meetings.
  • Pro-actively track competitors and maintain up to date information on the strengths and weaknesses of the competitors. Identify in the analysis opportunities and threats, and propose both offensive and defensive strategies. 

Number of Years of Work Experience: 8 Years

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Minimum 8+ years product management experience in a high tech software environment or working for a leading computational platforms/GPUs supplier.
  • A solid understanding of computational platforms/GPUs, the key players and the market evolution.
  • A good understanding of automotive systems, including infotainment systems and applications.
  • Strong technical background with a solid understanding of integrated software solutions. 
  • Experience in bringing new ideas and innovation to life in a collaborative manner and driving cross-functional teams.
  • Creative and passionate about solving complex problems and delivering innovation to customers.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, ability to style-shift in order to accommodate different audiences—executive, sales, analysts, peers, and press.
  • Team spirit, hands on mentality, resilience, goal-oriented, organized and able to work independently.
  • Willingness to work in a multi-cultural global organization with stakeholders located around the world and have conference calls outside normal business hour.
  • Willing to travel – variable but required- 25% maximum at certain time
  • Successfully completed a university degree in computer science or comparable work experience.Willing to travel – variable but required- 25% maximum at certain time
  • Successfully completed a university degree in computer science or comparable work experience. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or equivalent experience with a strong background in technology

Additional Information

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

 

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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