Senior Product Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Job Description:

The Senior Product Manager will develop and manage multiple product areas and cross-product functions for Citrix Cloud. The primary focus of this position is to establish and execute on product strategy aligned to Citrix’s long-term company goals.  This position includes contributing and collaborating across multiple product lines, internal and external functions.  The Senior Product Manager is responsible for long-term strategic planning, cross-product initiatives, research and market validation of new products and services.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute product strategy for multiple related product lines
  • Clearly communicates to stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Lead the Citrix Cloud product process involved from conception to release for major and minor releases, with emphasis on cloud-based services, features and solutions
  • Conduct customer research and market validation activities, such as customer interviews and market analysis as part of new product or feature planning; validate product plans against research results and makes in-depth strategic recommendations based on data and judgment
  • Guide Citrix teams, customers and partners in understanding overall product strategy, roadmap and priorities as it applies to multiple product lines
  • Drive and own product requirements across multiple areas, components and product lines by working collaboratively with key stakeholders to plan and prioritize product roadmap
  • Drive strategic initiatives and research to base decision making on data and customer feedback to inform tactical and strategic decisions; drives cross-team analysis and sharing of data
  • Develop product portfolio strategy and roadmap in concert with product management, engineering, marketing, sales, design and otherinternal teams and stakeholders
  • Applies a deep and broad understanding of application, data and networking solutions required to deliver on enterprise IT objectives and goals
  • Acts as the product expert and resource within the organization for assigned product lines
  • Drives and influences adoption of product management and software development best practices across product management and engineering teams.
  • Works with engineering leadership on an ongoing basis and serves as a key stakeholder/approver in many of the review, prioritization and approval process inherent to software development
  • Defines, measures and tracks product related goals and metrics using a data driven approach with emphasis on evidence-based decision making

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or related discipline preferred
  • Experience in product management for a software company or project
  • Familiarity with a variety of development, engineering, and sales processes (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Experience managing highly technical products; SaaS and cloud services a plus
  • Proven track record of success in launching and supporting products and projects
  • Experience presenting to customers, analysts and press, industry groups on a regular basis to promote the business plan and build awareness; ability to solicit and synthesize input from customers, analysts and the marketplace
  • Experience developing productive relationships and coordinating product management across product development, technical support, pre-sales, sales, service delivery and partner organizations in the software industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of the product requirements definition and agile software development processes in the creation of software products
  • Ability to develop a well-conceived and carefully constructed requirements and application definition
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, influence and gain the cooperation necessary across the organization to successfully deliver to schedules/deadlines
  • Experience working with customers to ensure new products and releases exceed their expectations

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