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Product Manager

Advertiser: MyriotaMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
7 Sep 2018
Location
Adelaide
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Information & Communication Technology, Product Management & Development

Background

Myriota is a satellite communications company specialising in ultra low cost remote Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. Recognised as a global leader in satellite IoT, Myriota recently closed a $20m Series A funding round with investors including Boeing HorizonX Ventures and Singtel Innov8. The company is entering an exciting phase of rapid global growth and expects to triple in size in the coming months.

Position Summary

Myriota’s connectivity platform enables low cost, long battery life, global IoT. It enables exciting new ways to reduce cost, effort and risk for customers in agriculture, environmental monitoring, defence, maritime, logistics, and utilities. The core hardware product is a simple PCB loadable module that provides a microprocessor, IoT sensor interfaces, and Myriota’s satellite IoT radio. The module easily integrates into third party products to give them global data reach via Myriota’s direct-to-orbit service. The core service allows data to be collected from devices deployed anywhere in the world and delivered via web facing APIs. The Myriota Development Kit product provides a development board with a simple and capable SDK that enables our customers to rapidly develop and deploy their applications. Myriota’s roadmap builds upon this core to introduce new features and new products that support the needs of our customers. We also work closely with customers through application specific projects that are centred around Myriota products.

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to lead and manage the development of Myriota products. They will report to the CTO and work closely with technical leaders to ensure on time delivery and customer delight. They will manage the product roadmap, applying a customer focused and evidence based approach to introducing new features and new products. The Product Manager will also serve as Project Manager for customer projects based on Myriota products and services.

This role offers an opportunity to join Myriota’s energetic and creative team and shape our industry changing IoT products and services. The successful candidate will be creative, proactive, agile, detail oriented, urgent and accountable. Experience in both Product and Project Management is preferable, with an emphasis on Product Management.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Myriota technical leaders and executives to develop product strategy

  • Implement the product strategy and communicate across the technical team

  • Gather user requirements, develop and manage the product roadmap

  • Distill user requirements into technical product requirements

  • Feed the product roadmap with information collected from customer support

  • Manage the release of production software

  • Define scope, schedule and budget for customer projects

  • Manage projects for delivery of quality outcomes on schedule and within budget

Things you’ve done

  • Served at least 5-10 years working closely with customers and managing one or more products from concept through launch and beyond

  • Developed a strong technical background through your career path - maybe you’ve transitioned from a previous role as a software developer or an electronic engineer  

  • Developed leadership and management skills

  • Conducted customer interviews and developed clear user requirements

  • Translated between business and technical requirements

  • Prioritized new features and managed the product road map

  • Demonstrated skills in resource allocation with an ability to adapt to change

  • Been responsible for setting project scope and delivering on time and on budget

  • Defined and tracked key success metrics

Things you might do

  • Develop user requirements by asking customers the right questions and listening

  • Understand and characterise problems before developing the solutions

  • Communicate requirements to engineers without controlling the design

  • Understand the basics of Myriota communications technology, hardware, and cloud systems in order to be able to manage horizontally across these areas

  • Continually gather data and business intelligence (including metrics and customer feedback) and understand the implications to shape the product roadmap

  • Observe market trends and new technologies with potential to influence the roadmap

  • Manage the introduction of bug fixes and new features

  • Manage sprints and the release of production software

  • Coordinate with technical team leaders on the allocation of resources

  • Communicate openly and effectively with the team

  • Coordinate and run product management and project status meetings

About you

  • Passionate about building products that meet the needs of customers and work

  • Energetic, agile and creative problem solver who seeks simple solutions

  • Preference for building consensus through a collaborative approach

  • Evidence based thinker with attention to detail and ability to identify and mitigate risks

Qualifications

  • Degree in software/computer systems engineering, computer science, or similar

If you are a passionate about meeting the needs of customers by delivering innovative high tech products services, and are looking to join one of Australia’s most exciting new companies please forward your resume and cover note using the apply button above. For confidential enquiries please send an email to jobs@myriota.com.

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