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Product Manager

Company: General Motors
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRemote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employees role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.The Telematics and Network Services Product Manager, is responsible for leading the expansion of connectivity related technologies across the globe. The expansion may address new geographic markets, as well as addressing previously unconnected vehicle platforms within our current connectivity footprint. The Product manager will define and manage and a portfolio of connectivity solutions from conception through end of life. The Product Manager will work with the associated market teams to understand the customer needs, prioritize the backlog, and deliver the foundational connectivity enablers to drive progress towards GMs goal of 100% of vehicles connected globally.Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of market needs requiring connectivity solutions
  • Create planning and roadmap materials to communicate at the 2 month to 24 month time horizon and beyond with the requisite level of detail
  • Develop Epic and Feature backlog and associated priority for execution
  • Create and drive product area OKRs to align organization with key success metrics for the product area
  • Work closely with multiple ARTs and Solution Trains within a SAFe agile environment, taking a pragmatic and do what it takes attitude to encourage progress on assigned product areas
  • Build product vision and manage lifecycle through features/epics with cross functional team members within SAFe framework.
  • Balance UX, technology, and business needs making hard decisions and trade-offs via prioritization (WSJF).
  • Lead and translate product strategy into requirements for prototype construction and final product development by development teams.
  • Provide direction to analytics, market research, and applied insights teams on what needs and concepts require investigation and validation to support new demand opportunities
  • Analyze, interpret, evaluate, plan, and influence decisions across stakeholders and diverse partners.
  • Contribute to the culture of the team with a vision towards a world-class product management team and SAFEe agile practices
  • Maintain effectiveness in constantly evolving environment.
  • Collaborate with a diverse set of business partners (internal and external).
  • Ability to communicate powerfully and proficiently and influence other organizations without a direct reporting relationship.Required Education and Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
    • 5+ years in product development, product management or software development
    • Connected vehicle, telematics, large/enterprise platform or IoT experience
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent and negotiate critical market needs within with GM and external partners, while maintaining reputation as a trusted and valued partner.
    • Experience writing product requirements and acceptance criteria with cross functional collaboration
    • Strong experience in communicating cross-functionally, across management levels, both within the company and with key partners or customers in both formal and informal settings.
    • Experience with products where features impact both embedded device and cloud applications (i.e. connected features)
    • Ability to travel as necessary to GM facilities, supplier facilities and other locations as needed to fulfill job responsibilities
    • Demonstrated ability in developing cutting-edge consumer and enterprise applications
    • Solid background in both distilling business needs and translating them into the ideal technical solution(s).
    • Background in sequencing and timing of features that entails matching delivery to customer needs
    • Solid experience in engaging business stakeholders to determine value that will be considered as part of economic value, trade off decisions, or path to realization.
    • Ability to pull together a cohesive customer experience across all platforms and channels driving for understanding of the customer at the enterprise level
    • Bachelors degree or the background and experience that demonstrates a similar level of strong professional skills and practicesAdditional Job DescriptionPreferred Qualifications:
      • SAFe Agile certification or equivalent working experience preferred
      • Startup, digital or software development experience preferred
      • Experience with cellular communications and general connectivity knowledge
      • Experience leading connected vehicle or IoT programs for a major OEM or Service Provider
      • Experience as a feature owner or similar lead role.
      • Understanding of the vehicle development process and key milestone requirements at one or more automotive OEMs
      • A masters degree in a related discipline, or the background and experience that demonstrates a similar level of strong skills and practices
      • Demonstrated knowledge in multiple software development methodologies (i.e. Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, etc.), and demonstrated success integrating output from teams with differing methodologiesCOMPENSATION : The median level of salary compensation for this role is $126,751.01BONUS POTENTIAL : An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.BENEFITS : GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.#LI-Remote #GM-RemoteAbout GMOur vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.Why Join UsWe aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day individually and collectively to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.Benefits OverviewThe goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others: Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents; Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family; Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement; Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing; Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity InformationGeneral Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementsThe policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.We are leading the change to make our world better, safer and more equitable for all through our actions and how we behave. Learn more about:Our Company (https://search-careers.gm.com/ourcompany)Our CultureHow we hire (https://search-careers.gm.com/howwehire)Our diverse team of employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for adventure-seekers and imaginative thought leaders to help us transform mobility.Explore our global location sThe policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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