Director, IoT Product Management
Company: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 14, 2021
Director, IoT Product Management - 5G Modem
Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.Job Area:Operations Group,
Operations Group > Product ManagementJob Overview: Qualcomm is a
company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid
acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will
transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is
just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills,
backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into
world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age
- and this is where you come in. Looking for a passionate IOT
product manager excited about Modem technology to foster the
adoption of Qualcomm thin-modem and Snapdragon solutions across all
the applicable IOT market segments. Successful candidate will
gather and consolidate customer requirements, competitive
information and market trends and contribute to the product
strategy definition. He/she will then liaise with both standards
and development teams to execute on such strategy by defining and
managing the Modem technology roadmap for all applicable IOT market
segments and corresponding MDM products.In particular, the
successful candidate will focus on 5G products and drive all
relevant customer engagement activities in coordination with the
business segment and the sales leads.The candidate shall
demonstrate system level knowledge of Snapdragon chipset
architectures, in addition to deep knowledge of cellular
technologies and cellular modem implementations.The
responsibilities of this role include:--
- Working independently with no supervision.
- Making decisions that are significant in impact, influencing
overall program or project success, finances, and/or the ability to
meet objectives; errors are not readily apparent due to the
complexity of work process/product or time between decisions and
results; errors typically result in significant expenditure of
time, resources, and funds to correct.
- Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex
and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with
differing knowledge levels. Role may require strong negotiation and
influence, communication to large groups or high-level
- Some financial accountability (e.g., manages a small budget,
has input into P&L).
- Having a great degree of influence over key organizational
decisions (e.g., is making or directly making key decisions that
have substantial impact on the organization).
- Completing tasks that require multiple steps that can be
performed in various orders; tasks require simultaneously executing
multiple cognitive abilities and maintaining information in short-
or long-term memory.
- Regularly determines what needs to be done and is involved with
sharing innovative solutions to achieve broad policies and
- Using deductive and inductive problem solving; multiple
approaches may be taken/necessary to solve the problem; often
information is missing or conflicting; advanced data analysis and
interpretation skills are required.
- Develops, redesigns organizational strategies and provides
overall direction for various functional areas and/or entire
organization. Has influence over the formulation and achievement of
long-term business plans and objectives.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
- Reviews identified gaps in market based on complex analyses of
overall ecosystem demands and makes portfolio decisions on how
these gaps impact product roadmaps.
- Validates business cases based on a thorough understanding of
internal and external influences and assists in determining product
development that advances the roadmap.
- Drives product line launch strategies for new products and
technologies through technical marketing opportunities such as
conferences, congresses, and direct customer contact and ensures
successful product launch.
- Prepares and delivers highly complex and high-stakes technical
presentations regarding product roadmaps that explain and
demonstrate products to customers, and integrates customer feedback
into project roadmaps.
- Monitors the market to validate product roadmaps and translates
these into changes and adjustments for the roadmap.
- Oversees the development of multiple, complex products and
ensures cross-functional communication of product development
goals. Ensures products and roadmap are differentiated using input
from customers, market, competitors, and technology
- Reviews development and definition activities for multiple new
and emerging technology product portfolios including determination
of cost and impact, and continually reviews ROI of specific
- Drives the development of long-term innovation strategies for
products and drives IP strategies while maintaining the best
interest of customers and alignment to the product roadmap.
- Communicates regularly with internal customers, third-party
vendors, and senior management to establish needs and goals, and
executes communication/change management plan for stakeholders,
management, and executives.
- Oversees successful cross-functional collaboration by ensuring
the completion of milestones by Engineering team and other internal
partners (i.e., program management) ensuring the completed work
aligns with roadmap for a product line(s).
- Collaborates with key stakeholders and program sponsors to
develop product goals (e.g., performance, cost, timeline, customer
schedules), discuss product feasibility, and facilitate
cross-functional decision making for product lines. REQUIRED
COMPETENCIES:(All competencies below are required upon entry)
- Analytical Skills - The ability to collect information and
identify fundamental patterns/trends in data. This includes the
ability to gather, integrate, and interpret information from
- Building Trusting Relationships - The ability to build
trusting, collaborative relationships and rapport with different
types of people and businesses. This includes delivering on
commitments and maintaining confidential information, as well as
being approachable, showing interest in the other person, and
relating well to people regardless of personality or
- Communication - The ability to convey information clearly and
accurately, as well as choosing the most effective method of
delivery (e.g., email, phone, face-to-face). This includes using a
technically sound communication style both verbally and in
- Creating the New and Different - The ability to be creative.
This includes the ability to produce breakthrough ideas, being a
visionary, managing innovation, seeing multiple futures, having
broad interests and knowledge, and gaining support in order to
translate new ideas into solutions. This also includes the ability
to plan and implement unconventional ideas and speculate about
alternative futures without all of the data.
- Decision Making - The ability to make quick, accurate
decisions. This includes the ability to weigh alternatives and take
into account the impact of the decisions on people, equipment, or
- Getting Work Done - The ability to be organized, resourceful,
and planful. This includes the ability to leverage multiple
resources to get things done and lay out tasks in sufficient
detail. This also includes the ability to get things done with
fewer resources and in less time, work on multiple tasks at once
without losing track, and foresee and plan around obstacles.
- Mentoring and Coaching - The ability to develop, coach, and
mentor associates. This includes the ability to provide development
experiences and network opportunities, advise, and teach to prepare
associates for effective job performance.
- Product Management - The ability to direct a comprehensive
product strategy from product conception and definition through end
of life. This includes the ability to function as a central
resource with design, process, manufacturing, quality, test,
marketing, and distribution as the product(s) and/or product
line(s) move through their lifecycle.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer
Science, Humanities, or related field.
- 8+ years Product Management or related work
- 15+ years Product Management or related work experience.
- 2+ years working with operating budgets and/or project
- 2+ years negotiating 3rd party business agreements.
- 4+ years working in a large matrixed organization.PHYSICAL
- Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of
information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person
and remotely. Applicants: If you are an individual with a
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assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon
request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able
participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to
making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.
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