Vector Solutions

Product Manager

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
ID
2020-1153
Category
Product Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At Vector Solutions, it is our distinct privilege to serve the everyday heroes who serve others – the engineers who keep our buildings safe, the manufacturers who make the products we use every day, the first responders who protect us, and the educators who take care of our children. Through our award-winning online education, safety compliance, and performance optimization solutions, our mission is to change the world by saving lives, inspiring professionals, and elevating performance.

Our extended Vector Solutions family has grown and evolved tremendously over the past 20 years, and we have no intentions of slowing down. Our creativity and drive have taken us from a handful of employees in Tampa, Florida to more than 400 team members all over the country. We believe in fostering a positive workplace culture that attracts talent, drives engagement, increases performance, and invests in employees’ happiness and satisfaction.

So, if you’re innovative, passionate about what you do, and driven by the need to push boundaries in order to serve the everyday heroes that serve all of us, then search for your forever career with us at Vector Solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Create functional software products, marketing requirements and specifications, prioritize feature/content, build consensus, facilitate communication, and build/manage product roadmap.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of products and other complementary technology.  
  • Perform market research to understand target markets.
  • Conduct competitive analysis, including preparing feature, content, and pricing comparisons to aid the sales team.
  • Develop product positioning, pricing, channel, and marketing strategies.
  • Partner with engineering, QA and documentation teams to ensure that designs and completed product features meet customer expectations and market demands. 
  • Assist in the coordination with other departments of release deliverables and critical launch activities to enable timely and effective product releases.
  • Participate and lead daily stand up meetings, product reviews, elaborations.
  • Prepare concise and accurate written responses to technical inquiries associated with sales proposals, marketing presentations, training materials and product documentation.  
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of sales demos. 
  • Attend industry meetings and participate in public safety association activities. 
  • Help initiate, develop, and maintain product partnerships.
  • Recruit and manage industry subject matter experts.
  • Leads Product Advisory Boards with customers and industry influencers.

Qualifications

  • Excellent listener, writer, and speaker 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven team player with co-workers and customers
  • Able to work effectively in a role requiring management by influence
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technical concepts and learn quickly
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, related field or equivalent experience. 
  • 3-5 years as a product manager for technical products or complimentary product experience.
  • 5+ years Product Management in Agile Development Environment.

Preferred

  • Experience in public safety.
  • Experience working within an Agile product development process.

 

Benefits

  • Bonus potential
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) matching
  • Generous paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Casual work environment (ditch the suit & tie)
  • Advancement opportunities and challenging career paths
  • Company social events
  • Philanthropic opportunities 

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