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Sr. Product Manager, Enterprise Application at NEC Corporation of America

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Clara, California





Job Description:

Location: Santa Clara, CA

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

NEC Enterprise Communication Technologies, Inc. (“NECECT”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation.  The company develops and supports a wide range of solutions, including Unified Communications, Software-defined networking, Video Analytics and IoT.

Position Overview

We’re looking for an experienced product leader to join the team behind NEC's Enterprise BioMetric Security Solutions. This is an opportunity to drive the vision for new and growing application products that help our customers use video for corporate communications and training. The ideal candidate is passionate about using design thinking and is comfortable speaking directly with customers to create breakthrough products and customer experiences.

Job Responsibilities



  • Define the vision, roadmap, and requirements for Enterprise Applications




  • Use customer visits and market research to understand the buyer & user personae that will be the basis for go to market planning and product design




  • Detail the buyers/users for corporate communications and learning products and work with the design team to create delightful products




  • Specify enhancements to NEC's Enterprise Security Solutions that will be required to support the Enterprise Applications roadmap; work with technical product managers in these areas to prioritize these enhancements




  • Plan and manage engineering backlog for agile team(s) for successful and timely delivery of Enterprise Apps




  • Develop and present a business plan by working with stakeholders from marketing, sales, finance, legal, support, and professional services




  • Use pitch decks, demos, and beta programs to gather customer feedback and to evangelize new product concepts




  • Evaluate competitive products & solutions and help establish positioning, core messaging, and pricing strategy




  • Establish yourself as NEC’s subject matter expert on the use of streaming video inside large enterprises for employee communication and collaboration



Qualifications/Experience



  • 5+ years of Product Management experience




  • Masters in CS or any engineering field, MBA will be plus




  • Strong knowledge on SOA and multi-cloud infrastructure




  • An understanding of how BioMetric security solution can be used in enterprise applications




  • An understanding of how to learn from potential customers, define the right problem, and then find a differentiated solution




  • Strong experience in preparing product roadmap is required.  Design thinking is a plus




  • Ability to inspire engineers, designers, and partners by articulating a compelling product roadmap that is supported by crisp requirements and customer data




  • Knowledge of business models and stage gate reviews (including : executives, engineering, marketing, sales, partner managers, finance, legal, and support)



ABOUT NEC CORPORATION OF AMERICA

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.