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Senior Product Manager, Connected Speakers - REMOTE

  • Location: Oakland, 94612
  • Salary: 170000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

This nationwide leading audio entertainment company has an immediate full-time opening for a Senior Product Manager, Connected Speakers.  Can work remotely from anywhere in the US, with a preference near Oakland, New York City, Atlanta, or Dallas. As a Senior Product Manager for Connected Speakers, you have an exciting opportunity to evolve the experiences on the connected speakers that consumers enjoy. You’ll partner with voice services such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to grow the ecosystem of voice-enabled devices. You’ll work closely with device manufacturers, voice services and other innovators to identify the right technologies to invest in to enable a best-in-class in-home experience. You’ll leverage your learnings in the Consumer Electronics space to identify the right consumer technologies to partner with, and collaborate with partner teams to create compelling listener experiences. Listener behavior is evolving and this role is central to driving adoption in an exciting growth area. 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and communicate a product vision and roadmap that inspires and focuses creativity and investment in the Consumer Electronics space.
  • Use analytics and insights, industry expertise, and personal experience to drive connected home strategy.
  • Drive a cross-functional team comprised of business development, engineering, design, marketing, data science and user support.
  • Earn the trust of key partners across the company by understanding their perspectives and providing a compelling rationale for product decisions.
  • Identify and proactively take on initiatives in a growing and rapidly changing environment.
  • Formulate and articulate detailed requirements for product concepts that appeal to millions of users, each of whom have unique musical tastes.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of product management experience in consumer electronics / products, successfully launching new products and features
  • Familiarity with Google Workspace collaborative tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms)
  • Proficiency with JIRA, Confluence, or similar product management tools
  • Knowledge of general software development and concepts; designing for voice a plus
  • Experience with voice-activated technologies and interfacing with hardware manufacturers preferred
  • An innovation mindset with the ability to assess the value of candidate product concepts
  • Experience managing consumer electronics partners and device manufacturers
  • Demonstrated ability to present to executives at all levels and lead through influence across teams
  • Experience in agile product development – requirements gathering, story writing, agile development methodologies
  • Experience leading engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
  • Proven ability to use data to evaluate success, provide insights, and drive action; understanding of multivariate experimentation
  • Strong collaborator with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for music
  • MBA and/or MS degree in HCI, Computer Science, Product Design, or related technical field preferred
  • Strong collaborator with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Bias for action
  • Detailed oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Legally able to work in the U.S.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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