Verint Systems, Inc. Director, Product Management in Springfield, Illinois

Director, Product Management

Location US-Remote (United States)

Job ID 13308

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The Director, Product Management has responsibility for the overall product strategy relating to Verint’s Public Safety portfolio of products. Verint’s public safety products capture emergency communications, 911, radio infrastructure and control room operations across multiple channels. They bring data and intelligence together into a single solution that ensures rapid response, analysis, investigation, and reporting in mission critical environments.

The Director, Product Management will have responsibility for working with customers, partners, regional sales and services teams, engineering, marketing, and other product managers to ensure the public safety solution set maintains its market leadership, meets customer feature/function and usability needs, and anticipates future technical and market changes.

This role is vital to the success of the Verint Customer Engagement Solutions vision and is strongly cross-functional in nature, requiring strong working relationships with multiple teams. This will include market analysis, product planning and market delivery.

Principal Duties and Essential Responsibilities :

  • Direct the Product Management function for the public safety portfolio by delivering market leading applications.

  • Define Product and Go to Market Strategies by utilizing data driven market analysis, that incorporates Analyst, Competitive, Customer and Technology considerations.

  • Execute Product and Market Strategies through product plans that include the creation of requirements documents, JAD and customer functional reviews.

  • Act as product owner as part of Agile development process, and help drive engineering, operations, marketing and sales readiness

Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 12+ years’ experience in Software Product Management including experience in product planning and development, product release and project management;

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience leadership of cross-functional, highly collaborative teams;

  • Proven experience building software product lines including consulting and market analysis;

  • Technical expertise and strong working knowledge of the sales, engineering and support processes;

  • Experience managing third party vendor relationships, OEMs and channel sales partners.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;

  • Analytical/methodical approach to product development and readiness;

  • Strong business acumen essential;

  • Ability to travel up to 30%, including international travel

  • Successful completion of background screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search, OFAC, and SS verification;

  • Successful completion of credit check for travel related roles.

Preferred Requirements :

  • Experience with an enterprise software vendor;

  • Experience within the public safety and 911 market is a plus;

  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle methodology;

  • Self-motivated and highly effective in customer-focused, deadline driven environment.

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