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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

PTC, Inc. San Diego, CA

PTC, Inc.
San Diego, CA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


PTC Company Description
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies create, operate, and service products. With PTC technology, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.

The Americas

North America

USA-San Diego (Vuforia)

Business Title
Product Management Director


Job Description for Advertising Purposes
Are you passionate about augmented reality and virtual reality? Do you have what it takes to work with the best in brightest minds in the world? Do you get excited about solving ridiculously hard problems? If so, we want to meet you.

We are an incredibly hard working team within PTC that is ushering in the era of augmented reality. By making AR extremely easy for developers, Vuforia has become the world's leading augmented reality software platform. The Vuforia ecosystem now includes more than 250,000 developers who have developed more than 30,000 applications for phones, tablets, VR Viewers, and a whole new generation of digital eyewear. They are building new experiences that change the way we learn, play, shop and work.

We have offices in some of the most beautiful cities in the world, including San Diego, CA; Vienna, Austria; Cambridge, UK; Zurich, Switzerland; and Modi in Israel. In addition to the great scenery, PTC also has competitive benefits packages, and we do our best to play as hard as we work.

Product Manager Director Cloud

We are looking for a talented Product Management Director to join the core product team responsible for managing the development and delivery of various Vuforia technologies across phones, tablets, and digital eyewear. He/she will be responsible for Vuforia cloud recognition have a proven record of success with the following:

*Driving the definition and deployment of high performance cloud services
*Working with software suppliers to define interfaces and requirements for successful integration with complex software systems and architectures
*Coordinating various teams across different divisions to ensure consistent strategy for cloud services across products
*Building relationships with various ecosystem partners

The candidate must be adept at writing software product requirements for cloud services, analytics modules, web technologies, computer vision algorithms or other multimedia services delivered on the web.

The candidate should be hands-on and will work in a highly dynamic, multi-site/multi-cultural, mixed software and hardware environment. The candidate must exhibit exceptional technical and business knowledge and be able to quickly grasp complex or a-typical problems and provide the team a path to resolution. The candidate must have excellent communication and negotiation skills.

He/she will be responsible for providing classical software product management support and leadership including the following core priorities:

*Pitch new technologies and use cases to customers
*Define Plan of Record (POR): manage roadmap/requirements baseline, feature priorities, requirements change control, etc
*Negotiate with Marketing, Customers, Architects, HW and SW Engineers to derive clear and concise requirements
*Review standard specifications and ensure products are developed according to spec.
*Participate in reviews
*Understand the business needs and value-add proposition to write term sheets, determine priorities and release candidates
*Provide product knowledge transfer to both internal and external stakeholders
*Management and coordination of multiple releases

Coordination across multiple development sites across time zones will be required. This includes other PTC sites as well as contractors and customers, both domestic and international. Travel to other development and customer sites may also be required.

*7+ years of experience in high performance computing or cloud based services
*Bachelor's degree in in Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering. Master's, MBA preferred.
*Experience as a product manager/business analyst working with software development team
*Experience with Agile
*Experience with several of the following: computer vision, augmented reality, cloud services, camera technologies, multimedia technologies, machine learning, SaaS
*Attention to detail in interpreting stakeholder inputs and translating their needs into a actionable requirements
*Ability to make timely decisions and produce results through the effective implementation of products, programs and scalable processes
*Solid understanding of web technologies, software implementations, and third party system integration
*Experience in enterprise product development environment
*Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
*Ability to work effectively with a wide range of Engineering, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Test, and other cross-functional team representatives

Basic Qualifications
*Bachelor s Degree

Job Req Number

Why Join Us and Benefits Summary
PTC is a great place to work. Our culture is one of excellence, innovation, empowerment, and caring about our customers, communities, and employees. We have built an action oriented culture of integrity and trust, creating a sense of team spirit at both the departmental and company-wide level. At PTC, we have great employees and know that they are critical to the company s success.
The Core Values we live by to achieve our success are:
* Customer Success
* Excellence
* Innovation & Empowerment
* Integrity & Professionalism
* Social Responsibility through Shared Value
* Teamwork
* Winning

We are looking to add strong candidates that uphold the PTC Core Values and are eager to grow and develop their careers with us. If you share these values and enjoy a work environment that is fast paced, hands on, and results oriented, then PTC is the place for you.

PTC benefits are among the most competitive in the industry. While your salary is the major component of your compensation, you also receive a competitive benefits package including:

* Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
* Healthcare and Dental insurance
* Paid Time Off and Sick Time
* Birthday Day-off
* Tuition Reimbursement (Canada, India, Israel, US)
* Holiday Pay
* Employee Referral Program
* Management and Employee Training Development
* Other Regional-specific Benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.