Director of Software Product Management WIN
Qualcomm Atheros Inc
Qualcomm Atheros at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qca
California – San Jose
As a market leader in wireless networking solutions, Qualcomm has been instrumental in enabling Wi-Fi to become the primary means of providing network access to devices in homes, small businesses, large enterprises, and public venues such as airports and hotels.
As new applications and devices take advantage of Wi-Fi’s seamless network access capabilities the demands for continuous efficiency and performance improvements have never been greater and the diversity of the markets serviced by Wi-Fi have never been broader.
Next generation Wi-Fi solutions will drive levels of network efficiency and performance to unprecedented levels enabling them to service applications that demand low latency and high bandwidth all while accommodating the rapid endpoint growth being driven by IOT, and smart home/business solutions and providing Wi-Fi service providers with additional revenue generating models.
This recasting of wireless networking solutions presents the opportunity to truly drive the transformation of how Wi-Fi networks are designed, provisioned, and used. As a thought leader this is where you come in. As Director of Software Product Management for Qualcomms Wireless Infrastructure Networking (WIN) business you will define and drive a comprehensive software platform strategy that is efficiently organized around the different features, performance and ecosystems needs of our diverse end markets.
In addition to directly leading and mentoring the software product management team in this US you will work closely with geographically dispersed engineering, marketing, and sales teams to define the WIN software platform strategy.
Additional responsibilities include:
+ Working with SoC product managers to specify software platform market requirements.
+ Driving an extensive ecosystem of third-party software developers leveraging the Qualcomm platform.
+ Identifying opportunities for software reuse, and architecture innovation that result in software roadmap optimizations that drive an efficient engineering execution strategy and a clear go to market strategy.
+ Identifying and managing synergies between tactical customer software features and then distilling, prioritizing, and communicating the software product features to broad sets of geographically dispersed engineering stakeholders and arriving at a negotiated outcome for feature delivery that best serves the WIN business.
+ Managing the WIN software platform life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
+ Responsible for the WIN software platform product launches and release plans.
+ Lead and coordinate product launches with market segment leads.
+ Develop key marketing messages around the WIN software platform.
+ Maintaine subject matter expertise and internally/externally evangelizing software ecosystems and technical trends that will have a material impact on the WIN business
+ Deliver presentations at technical conferences and to customers.
+ Identifying partnership opportunities and driving partnership relationships.This is a business professional leadership role for a technically strong, experienced platform software product manager with a proven track record of delivering 802.11/802.3 networking products into enterprise, carrier, and retail markets.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Humanities, or related field.
8+ years Product Management or related work experience.
+ 10 years of product management experience with complex networking platforms
+ 5 years of software architecture and development experience is mandatory.
+ Proven track record of delivering a strong ROI on large software platform products as well as incremental software feature upgrades.
+ Strong software ecosystem development experience.
+ Exceptional communication skills with an ability to quickly establish credibility and positive influence across a diverse array of technical teams in multiple geographies.
+ Experience working with TCP/UDP/IP/802.3/802.11x protocols and working with drivers from various wireless vendors
+ Experience working with Linux networking data path tools and processor offload architectures including OVS, DPDK, etc.
+ Experience working with networking data path services including packet filtering, QoS, packet classification, DPI, firewall, wireless IDS/IPS, traffic and application visibility, network instrumentation and telemetry.
+ Experience with managing/designing software that can support proprietary and open source initiatives efficiently.
+ Experience with managing/designing software applications that can run across multiple platforms.
+ Experience with managing/designing software for reuse.
+ Experience with software modularization/test methodologies.
Required: Bachelor’s, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Networks & Systems and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master’s, Business Administration and/or Computer Engineering and/or Computer Networks & Systems and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.