SW Portfolio Manager

  • location: Alpharetta, GA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $130,000 - $140,000 per year

job description

SW Portfolio Manager

Our client located in Alpharetta is seeking a Software Portfolio/Product Owner Manager to join their Company. This individual will lead the Platforms Portfolio team and will be working cross-functionally or managing International/Offshore teams. This individual will proactively collaborate with internal stakeholders and partners to define platforms road-map and strategy. The team will be responsible for software, hardware and firmware platforms. The target is to improve time-to-market and cost effectiveness of the products' development and maintenance and build competitive foundation for future utility needs: secure, modular and easy-to-sell/buy/use Utility IoT solution. The team has common approach to govern the platforms road mapping and prioritization between regional stakeholders.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Providing expertise and leadership in implementing a platform portfolio strategy to serve a variety of products/applications to reach targeted improvements in portfolio life-cycle costs and enable partnering ecosystems
  • Proven experience working cross-functionally or managing International/Offshore teams
  • Defining and owning scope of software platform release programs and managing internal customer relationship with full individual accountability for internal customer interface.
  • Defining the features for Software Platform components in cooperation with our Product Managers globally, GRD Architects as well as lead customers around the world
  • Driving the platform utilization in regional product in global scale by promoting the platform features to the Product Managers and business stakeholders
  • Defining lead configuration patterns to support differentiation between different product options
  • Ensuring total cost competitiveness by driving low effort solution delivery for different system scales and market/customer configurations
  • Proactively managing customer (direct and indirect) needs and expectations for portfolio prioritization
  • Managing the platform development backlog according to company's processes.
  • Owner for platform component or technology project M10 delivery
  • Supporting the promotion and marketing of the future IoT ecosystem, preparing customer presentations, demonstrations, exhibition visits and other marketing activities in collaboration with regional product management
  • Preparing core relevant documentation and training materials for platform and platform component releases
  • Contributing to initiate strategy and technical execution to establish a partner ecosystem based on the platform.
Job Requirements:

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Proven experience working cross-functionally or managing International/Offshore teams
  • Software Platform Business benefit realization
  • Software Platform component usage across the products and regions
  • Software Platform Road-map regional acceptance
  • 5-10 years' experience in industrial SW business
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in product management or similar management roles leading multi-site programs and strategic initiatives
  • Solid experience in developing solutions with multiple R&D and partners on international locations
  • Experience from managing complex roadmaps in a senior Product Management and/or R&D position around software solutions
  • Experience in developing a very innovative IT system product from concept idea to first release
  • A pioneer oriented Product Manager able to lead a development team at early stage of a new market
  • Ability to drive virtual stakeholder teams
  • Experience in B2B or M2M software development
  • Expert in more than one area with broad perspective .
· Level of Education: MS in Computer Science or related field, or 4 year degree

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting project, please reach out to Jordan @ 678-430-3726 or send resume to jordan.smith@randstadusa.com

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