Product Line Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Telecommunications.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Carlsbad, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Telecommunications.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

 

We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates

Responsibilities

  • Manage products through every stage of the product lifecycle 
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive and highly differentiated product offering and roadmap including devices, accessories and services
  • Have primary responsibility to develop clear and actionable technical specifications for Platform/API requirements, including initial scoping, and button-mockups, enabling engineers to build products with clear guidance from Product team for rapid and high market acceptance
  • Lead software product planning and work with the Vertical Market Business Units & Engineering to develop software product roadmaps for platform services and application software product offerings
  • Develop & manage product related collateral such as, product brief, datasheet, application notes, sell sheets, customer facing presentations etc. 
  • Monitor & drive product design-in through strong collaboration with sales & distribution partners 
  • Participate in Cross Functional Teams (CFT) to ensure product specifications & schedules are met per customer/market expectations 
  • Meet regularly with key customers, prospects, and partners to solicit input and to promote the product strategy and key value propositions
  • Work closely with the Quality team to address all customer product related queries & quality issues 
  • Assist MarCom team with product press releases, website content, product alerts & promotion
  • Participate in customer meetings to promote product portfolio & assist systems engineering in product definition
  • Maintain a repository of product competitive analyses for product positioning
  • Assist in organization of customer events & trade shows
  • Conduct product training for sales & distribution partners

Qualifications

Must Haves

  • 3+ years Product Management or Product Marketing experience in a high-tech environment
  • Experience in defining and launching bundled services which include Hardware, Platform Services, and Software Solutions
  • Technical/Engineering Bachelor's Degree
  • Willing and ability to work in our Carlsbad, CA offfice

 

Strong Pluses

  • Technical/Engineering Master's Degree or MBA
  • Telematics industry experience
  • Experience working with cross functional teams including field sales, operations, quality and engineering teams
  • Demonstrated success managing B2B/B2C solutions comprised of both SaaS software and wireless devices
  • Demonstrated success in defining & launching successful software products in highly competitive markets, including defining software requirements & working closely with developers to deliver market-leading applications. 
  • Knowledgeable in web/software development

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