Principal Product Manager - Audio Products
New York, NY
The Product org is responsible for development and execution of the Ventures Technology Stack, which includes cutting edge products and solutions in Connectivity, Audio, Video, Content Creation and Distribution. As a lead Product Manager for Audio Systems, this role will partner with our Audio practice to define, design, build and launch a suite of audio products.
Roles and Responsibilities:
" Define overall strategy, product roadmap and technical/feature specifications for new products based on long-term product vision, user needs, technical and market trends, and platform capabilities.
" Own and manage product life cycle from inception through to execution
" Develop detailed, crisp business requirements, and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product and application
" Contribute to new product design and positioning by drafting product vision, requirements document for new products, and develop overall user experience
" Manage the product execution working closely with Engineering, Labs/R&D, Industrial Design, Product Design and partner teams to engineer the best experience for our users.
" Evaluate mechanical design, CMF and production decisions as part of the product development lifecycle.
" Identify gaps or conflicts in requirements, manage risks and UAT defects and drive towards resolution
" Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
" BA/BS degree in Audio technologies, Music studies, or Science and Engineering
" 8+ years of Product Management or similar experience, with demonstrated experience in product lifecycle management from ideation to launch
" Ability to synthesize complex ideas into simple, concise statements and core messages
" Experience with consumer hardware, and software development life cycles and ODM/CM working models. Experience with personal, mobile and embedded device operating systems and SW applications development life cycles.
" Experience working with cross-functional teams in Engineering, Industrial/Product Design, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, Customer Support, Partnerships, and Legal.
" Outstanding project management skills with ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
" Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to champion initiatives internally and externally. Ability to communicate with executives and external partners.
" Strong technical, analytical and cross-functional collaboration skills.