Senior Director, Product Development

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

Software Company Irving, TX

Irving, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
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per year


The candidate will create and manage the product development road-map for each product in development. POSITION OVERVIEW:This exciting new role will be responsible for leading the planning and development of IoT related products across all categories of the company. This includes working closely with otherinternal teams to define, document and develop innovative new products. The ideal candidate will be an Entrepreneurial minded professional with the ability to interface with Technical Managers, Engineers, and C-level Leadership. This position for Senior Director, Product development will be located at our headquarters in Irving Texas. JOB DUTIES:Act as a leader to the Technical Product Innovation TeamOversee all IoT product developmentCreate and manage the product development roadmap for each product in developmentDefine structure and create teams to complete productsEnsure a steady flow of sound recommendations for new and innovative wearable productsDeliver MRDs and PRDs with prioritized featuresWork with external third parties to assess partnerships and collaboration opportunitiesAssist with developing the core functionality of the product all the way to the finished consumer experiencePerform product demos to business partners to support pre-sales processApply creative problem-solving skills to strategic initiatives; communicate insights and synthesize conclusions into recommendations that will be shared with members of technical team, management, sales team, etc.QUALIFICATIONS:3 - 5years experience as a leader in the technical product development fieldPrevious experience with embedded hardware and software product managementProven ability to influence cross-functional creative teams without formal reporting linesStrong desire to take ownership of full product lifecycle for new products in developmentDemonstrates personal interest and knowledge of IoT, wearable, embedded concepts and productsWorking knowledge of product interaction between hardware, software and applicationsMust have strong written and verbal communications skills.Must be very detailed oriented and adhere to software coding standards.Entrepreneurial spirit and style.Must have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.BUSINESS HOURS:Hours of operation: Monday-Friday: 8:30am 5:30pm; extended work hours depending on volume. Overnight travel may be required on a periodic basis.