PRODUCT MANAGER Varolii Corporation
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Seattle-based Varolii Corporation provides interactive communication solutions delivered through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Derived from the Pons Varolii, the pathway in the brain that unites intelligence and learning with the ability to communicate, the name Varolii evokes the blending of innovative communications technologies with knowledge, learning, and best practices. Enterprises across industries leverage these solutions to automate more of the communications process, resulting in improved operational performance and enhanced customer relationships. Varolii?s multi-channel solutions deliver ongoing valued based on its unique delivery model which combines the convenience of SaaS with a fully managed services environment, an approach that ensures clients achieve an immediate, sustainable ROI.
Varolii is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with offices and data centers in Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; and Burlington, MA. For more information visit: www.varolii.com.
As Product Manager, you will guide a team that is charged with a product line contribution as a business unit. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the company. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions.
You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.
A product manager's key role is strategic, not tactical. The other organizations will support your strategic efforts.
Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.
Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, executing with all departments.
Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Experience with enterprise customers and markets
Knowledgeable in technology, especially Software as a Service (SaaS) & Agile Methodologies
Experience shipping mobile applications a plus
Familiarity with pragmatic marketing or Chasm methodology are pluses.
This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America (25%)
Education / Experience:
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent work experience required
Computer Science or Engineering degree or engineering work experience a plus
MBA a plus
5+ years of software marketing/product management experience
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