VP R&D (Product/ Engineering) @ TripIt in SF TripIt
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Job Overview: Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR) is the world's leading provider of web and mobile-based integrated travel and expense management solutions. With over 400+MM in revenues, Concur is trusted by thousands of companies in more than 90 countries and reaches millions of people worldwide. Concur helps organizations and their employees control costs and save time. TripIt, a Webby award-winning travel service and the leading mobile travel organizer from Concur, makes it easy for millions of travelers to organize and share their trips no matter where they book. Concur and TripIt offer an open platform that integrates mobile and Web services, content, and technology from third-party developers, suppliers, travel management companies and customers. Together, Concur and TripIt bring order to the chaos of travel for both managed and unmanaged travel, and make life better for travelers globally.
The Vice President of R&D is responsible for leading the TripIt Product and Engineering organizations, and for overseeing all aspects of product development and delivery, from roadmap, specification, design, and development through to full release to over 6 Million users of TripIt, TripIt Pro, and TripIt For Business. Successful candidates would apply years of engineering expertise and product insight as Concur continues to leverage its consumer brand to transform the experience for business travelers world-wide. Ideal candidates must have demonstrated success at identifying, defining and launching new online consumer products and services. We?re looking for someone who is driven to solve consumer problems and design exceptional consumer experiences. This role would ensure that the resources of the product and engineering functions are allocated and managed appropriately to produce product solutions in a timely, high quality manner that meet the needs of the business and the users. We need a creative thinker who can combine imagination, past experience, and solid analysis to support new ideas. We?re also looking for someone who knows how to quickly put ideas into action by driving the prioritization and development process. This person must love measuring business results and turning customer feedback into action plans. And it helps to be passionate about travel!
Highly qualified candidates will have a background in product and engineering management for consumer products, supporting products with frequent incremental releases and rapidly growing teams. This position reports to the Senior Vice President of R&D.
Define and own the product roadmap and all aspects of product development and prioritization, including roadmap, requirements, specification, user interface design, software design, and engineering. Work with our QA and Hosted Operations organizations to ensure high levels of quality and service delivery.
Sets and executes on overall strategic direction for the R&D organization and a strong participant in Concur?s overall travel and expense consumer strategy.
Collaborate with the other key executives within R&D, Product Marketing, and other organizations to identify product features and development timelines.
Identify and measure key performance metrics (user growth, conversion, revenue, repeat rate, churn, etc.)
Balance near-term and future revenue opportunities against user acquisition and other success metrics when generating roadmap and execution plans
Select, train, motivate and develop the R&D leadership team.
Continually ensure that the organizational structure, methodologies and processes within R&D are optimized to deliver the product solutions required by the business.
Create and manage the R&D budget to ensure that overall department objectives are being met.
Education, Experience & Training required:
BS or BA in Computer Science or relevant field. Master?s degree a plus.
Five or more years of managing a large engineering organization for design, development and testing of consumer software products.
Previous experience managing multiple resources and projects required.
7+ year?s prior software development experience.
Experience managing or engaging in significant collaboration with the product management and/or product marketing function
Ability to pass a background check.
Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills:
Demonstrated proficiency establishing medium to long term strategic development plans.
Demonstrated ability to drive the entire product lifecycle, from conception to launch and post-launch evaluation and improvement
Successful experience identifying and implementing process measurements that provide department staff tools to achieve strategic goals.
Strong understanding of engineering, product design and user experience
Skilled in collecting, synthesizing and responding to input from multiple sources (users, testers, engineering, competitive products, management, etc.)
Experience building, mentoring and managing a team of diverse skill sets and experience
Demonstrated ability to define and manage to a complex budget.
Demonstrated successful ability to negotiate, analyze and interpret complex documents and contracts.
Proven ability to build strong R&D leadership teams.
Demonstrated ability to compose persuasive documents, speeches and presentations on complex topics to top management, product teams, and customers.
Travel industry experience a plus, but not required
Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
Hires, develops & rewards great people
Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
Displays a relentless commitment to win
Displays personal & corporate integrity
Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applies this policy to all applicants and employees. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team. (M/F/D/V)
Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization. As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines. This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives. With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.
Concur is a SaaS company. Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business. The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ?Leadership through innovation in everything we do?. Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.
Confidentiality and our core value ?Personal and corporate integrity? are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.
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