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Product Manager - Software Defined Radios & Accessories

Company: TrellisWare Technologies
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

TrellisWare launched in 2000 with an innovative culture striving to push technological boundaries in the area of wireless communications. We are now a worldwide leader in highly advanced algorithms, waveforms, and communications systems that range from small form factor radio products to fully integrated solutions.

At TrellisWare, we connect passion with purpose and together we make an impact- on our careers, our company, and the world. And you can too. If you love to innovate and collaborate in a dynamic environment where boundaries are being pushed, you belong at TrellisWare. Where the opportunity to serve is not a challenge but a gift. Where you're never going alone. Because there's too much at stake to go solo.

Our people are our primary asset, and we believe that strong, cohesive teams are the key to leveraging brilliant individual contributions to even greater achievements. Our Product Management Team is seeking a hybrid Product Manager, Software Defined Radios & Accessories. This position is responsible to define, develop and market tactical wireless networking products. Enhancing cohesiveness and maintaining team morale is a responsibility of all our team members, as is the ambition for self-improvement and talent development. Through this dedication to unity and professional advancement, each team member is directly impacting the successful outcome of TrellisWare's deliverables and setting the tone for our core values of delivering excellence, pushing boundaries, and empowering people.

The essential duties and responsibilities include:

Define the products:

Collect and synthesize information from customers, partners, competitors, and internal organizations such as engineering and business development teams as inputs to product concept development and product planning
Perform market analysis for current and future products and technologies
Develop and refine product strategy and roadmap with clear product positioning and rigorous business case support
Perform technical and business trade-offs of various product concepts and features
Develop and manage detailed executable product requirements-based product strategy and roadmap
Define product price target based on market analysis and product positioning

Develop the products:

Owner of product's technical and business performance
Working with program management, engineering, business development and production teams to ensure successful execution of product development and release
Ensure that products meet all key criteria, such as specified functionality, performance, manufacturability, reliability, marketability, cost targets, and sustainability
Perform product life-cycle management

Market the products:

Support business development team in marketing product and technologies to potential customers and markets. TrellisWare's products target the military, public safety and industrial sectors.
As the key technical interface with customers, serve as the technology evangelist in promoting innovative mobile ad-hoc networking (MANET) product and technologies
Gain deep understanding of customer and market needs and issues, and develop the right solution with the right products to solve customer's problems
Support product related Bid and Proposal (B&P) efforts
Write whitepapers and proposals to support marketing and B&P efforts
Develops relationships with team members built on trust and respect.

Education and work experience requirements are:

Bachelor's degree in electrical or software engineering or related field of study required. Master's degree or higher preferred
Past product management, product system engineering, or technical management experience
Strong product development background in wireless communication hardware or software is a plus

To be considered for this position, you would need to meet, at a minimum, the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed here:

Critical thinking in both technical and business domains
Quick learner in both technical and business domains
Capable of both strategic and tactical thinking
Good technical understanding of wireless communication technologies, including PHY, MAC and networking layer technologies
Strong technical understanding of software defined radio (SDR) hardware design, including digital processing and RF design
Understanding of tactical radio systems (including radio accessories) is required.Understanding of competitive landscape of SDR market and user experience of SDRs and accessories is required
Experience in SDR and accessories life-cycle management
Experience in product cost management
Experience in make/buy decisions
Experience in accessory vendor and supplier management

Ability to explain complex technical information to technical AND non-technical audiences in an accurate but understandable way
Strong presentation and verbal/written communication skills
Ability to collect and synthesize information from domain experts, including external customers and internal experts.
Understanding requirement management and risk management
Ability to build personal and professional bridges across various organizations and to lead without authority
Works independently, demonstrates initiative and interacts with a variety of technical and business teams.
Demonstrates strong documentation skills and proficient with PC office applications.
Strong collaborative drive and interpersonal skills.
Strong initiative, proactive work ethic and prioritization skills.
Trustable judgement and analytical problem-solving skills.
Effective execution and decision making.
Champion of change and promotes innovation.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with qualified disabilities.

Able to frequently sit, stand, walk, use hands to fingers, handle or feel, reach within hands and arm's length, stoop, kneel, and crouch, talk and hear.
Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; frequently required to use office equipment such as PC, printer, telephone, etc.
Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Additional requirements are:

U.S. Citizenship
Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Note: Many of TrellisWare's positions require a security clearance or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security. investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

TrellisWare Technologies pays competitively according to the market in an individual's geographic location, in addition to their qualifications and experience. The posted range is for individuals located in the San Diego, CA area. The pay range for this position is: $110-175k, annually.

Disclaimer - The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in the job description restricts the company's right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason.


*TrellisWare Technologies, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer. *

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Keywords: TrellisWare Technologies, San Diego , Product Manager - Software Defined Radios & Accessories, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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