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Senior Product Manager

SmartThings, Minneapolis, MN

There’s potential in your everyday things


Did your things make you go “wow” today? At SmartThings, we are dedicated to making every home a Smart Home - and as the IoT platform of Samsung, with millions of users and connected devices, we are well on our way. We strive to create an easy-to-use, secure, and above all intelligent IoT solution for the home that delights our customers. Our fun, intelligent, and creative teams need your help to make our things a little more connected, and a lot smarter.

SmartThings is seeking a Senior Product Manager to define and drive initiatives aimed at evolving major areas of our core platform. This Product Manager will craft the roadmap for our platform and work closely with our engineering team to drive our platform strategy.  Key areas of our platform that you will own include supporting Business Development in partnership opportunities, defining and prioritizing functionality to add to the platform on current gaps and customer needs, evangelization with developers and partners, and capacity planning with an eye towards performance and scalability.

In this role you will have a wide range of responsibilities but an incredible ability to shape the next phase of the SmartThings product offerings. As a key PM, you’ll work closely with cross-functional teams as you manage the product development lifecycle in designing world-class products. This is an important and strategic role within the company that requires not only product thinking but technical depth to deliver the maximum tactical and strategic impact, as the roadmap you define and help execute will be fundamental to providing a world-class user experience. You should have a product management track record and have the technical chops to closely work with our engineering teams. You have the ability to bridge business and technical considerations that result in innovative and compelling solutions.  You are data driven and get into the details, performing market analyses, usability studies, and studying usage patterns to evolve existing services and propose new products and features. You will also enjoy collaborating with others on targeting, branding, marketing and evangelism activities.

Responsibilities:
 Own/Lead the product strategy, design and roadmap of parts of the SmartThings platform, from concept to launch.
 Understand the market needs, and deeply identify with the customers in order to provide world class customer experience.
 Coordinate and sync product initiatives across different internal teams, by establishing shared vision and getting buy-in.
 Clear bottlenecks and understand interdependencies to help define product priorities.
 Maintain product backlog and execute on product go-to-market plan.
 Collaborate with engineers to overcome roadblocks and evaluate trade-offs when appropriate.  
 Monitor and measure success metrics after launch. Incorporate feedback into product development process
 Run data-driven experiments, usability studies, and analysis to inform product direction
Communicate product plans, benefits, and results to all audiences — internal teams, entire company, external developers, etc

Requirements:

  • Experience driving strategic product direction, with an emphasis on day to day execution
  • 7+ or more years of product management, engineering, or product design experience
  • Strong intuition for product interaction design and user experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills and turn data into meaningful insights
  • Experience working closely with technical and non-technical team members
  • Strong interests in Internet of Things, Home Automations, Smart Homes, Marketplace

Desired Skills:

  • Experience building and scaling a successful startup; An entrepreneurial spirit
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About SmartThings

Imagine if your things knew when you woke up, and when you call it a night. Imagine if they knew when you couldn’t be home, and how to put your mind at ease. Imagine if they always knew what you needed, and when you need it. Imagine if they knew you better than you know yourself. Now, imagine if you didn’t have to imagine. Because with SmartThings, they already can. Things such as lights, doors, keys, plants, and cars can now work better for you, making you feel more secure, more in control, more efficient, and simply more delighted. With SmartThings technology and devices, the possibilities are infinite, fueled by your own needs and creativity.

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