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What you’ll be doing...

This Product Manager position is responsible for developing 5G network slice products and solutions for business customers. The Product Manager will be part of a cross functional team responsible for defining the strategy, requirements, roadmap, and commercial model of 5G network products and solutions incorporating network slicing.

This role includes capturing customer and market requirements to develop end-to-end network slice-based 5G network solutions and working with partners and a cross-functional team to launch and manage 5G products/solutions centered around network slicing. Develop product strategy, business cases, establish go-to-market models, identify appropriate markets/channels, and lead overall product management efforts. The Product Manager will articulate requirements for Enterprise, Government and SMB customers, drive those requirements through agile product development processes, support commercial releases in collaboration with the business unit, and provide post-launch support. The position may also include third party contract negotiation and vendor management. Evolve and implement 5G strategy for B2B. Work in collaboration with LOB/Sales on identifying other 5G opportunities and vertical markets.

A qualified candidate should have experience with developing, managing and marketing wireless products and services though the agile product development process. They will have a track record working with Enterprise, Government and SMB customers that utilize private and public wireless services. Broad knowledge, curiosity, and a considered point of view on radio as well as network core for 5G including network evolution in the Enterprise, SMB and public sector spaces is desired. Previous experience with enterprise customers around wireless products and cloud solutions for enterprises will be a plus.

  • Engage with customers, sales teams, finance, marketing, technical teams, and other stakeholders to define the requirements and roadmap.
  • Translate customer requirements into product requirements, advocating best practices for 5G network, coverage and capacity solutions.
  • Drive new development initiatives from project initiation through launch including managing the product development launch process.
  • Own the business execution plan for assigned products and solutions, collaborating with business unit marketing and other teams for delivery of associated revenue and profitability goals.
  • Identifying ongoing opportunities for operational efficiencies to ensure customer satisfaction, continued revenue growth and increased market share.
  • Communicate product vision and strategies to varied audiences, including executives and cross functional teams.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in 5G vendor ecosystem and use it in key product definitions where applicable.
  • Lead the cross functional product team on Product Plan development, product requirements, customer POCs, customer trials, & use cases for 5G working with cross-functional teams across Network planning, IT, sales, marketing & other teams.

Where you'll be working...

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field.
  • MS, MBA or equivalent work experience.
  • Five or more years of Product Management experience.
  • Five or more years of telecommunications experience.
  • Understanding of cellular private networks, 4G and 5G NR technology as well as RAN, Core, MEC and cloud technology evolution.
  • Strong strategic skills, with the ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations; proven ability to structure business case around a high-level strategic vision
  • Ability to articulate customer needs internally so they can be translated into a finished product.
  • Strong project management skills to execute on roadmap, moving a project from inception to completion.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with advanced presentation skills including demonstrated experience with executive level customer presentations.
  • Critical thinking skills and experience synthetizing and prioritizing multiple projects at a time.
  • The ability to work on a team and independently on multiple high priority projects.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, plus proven relationship building abilities.

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