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Senior Product Manager, Cloud Platform - United States  

PerkinElmer (company)

Posted on : 11 April 2017

Project Description

Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Location : Waltham MA US
Job Description :

Role Purpose

  • We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to drive the direction of one of our most strategic initiative, the Signals Platform.
  • This individual will be responsible for
  • This SaaS platform integrates with multiple critical products, and this role requires someone who is adept at managing interdependencies and communicating at multiple levels from long-term vision to detailed technical requirements including various stakeholders including business representatives and technical design teams.
  • This individual will be expected to define requirements across applications and silos, setting the vision for the platform built on top of a “Big Data”/data lake technology stack.
  • This is a wonderful opportunity to have a high-profile impact as well as to be exposed to hot technology, including AWS, Hadoop, mongoDB, elastic search, Kibana, and Microsoft Office Online.
  • This role will be based in Waltham, MA, but will require periodic to customers. 20% travel.

  • Identify market needs through market research supported by visits to current / prospective customers
  • Generate ideas for new and existing products
  • Work cross-functionally to define go-to-market strategy, create product positioning statements, articulate key benefits and target customer profile
  • Work with R&D and Services to build and deliver product and product based solutions to customers
  • Evangelize – both internally and externally – the product offerings
  • Create, maintain and assume accountability for a culture of high customer service
  • Create crisp and clear requirements documentation for new product ideas/ product enhancement
  • Get product ideas approved and product development activities initiated
  • Play a hands-on role in early days of product (during development, initial proof of concept engagements with select customers) to demonstrate value of product to customer

Job Requirements :
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Science, or related discipline
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in building or using enterprise software solutions
  • Sound understanding of software product life cycle management
  • Experience in end-to-end execution of product launch marketing strategies
  • Good requirements analysis & documentation experience
  • 1-3 years of experience involving “Big Data” data lake initiatives
  • Previous experience as a software product manager is highly desirable including solutions such as Horton Works, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, etc.
  • Exposure to “Big Data” data lake initiatives within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with new “Big Data” technology stacks including Apache Spark, Attivio AIE, etc.
  • Results focused
    • Demonstrated success in developing new product or solution ideas
    • Launching new software products
    • Translating needs into actionable technical requirements
    • Attention to detail and a concern for quality
  • Strategic Perspective
    • Business & technically savvy; has big picture vision and drive to make that vision a reality
  • Leadership
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills used across multiple and varied stakeholders
  • Business planning
    • Planning, prioritizing and reporting at the tactical level as well as the strategic level