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Vice President, Product Management

Santa Clara, CA +1

As the technology firm that created the mobile world and a rich history of 145 years of building ground-breaking solutions and innovative technologies supported by 60,000+ patents, Ericsson has made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you are welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team.


Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions (BEWS) is the group responsible for leading Ericsson’s Enterprise Networking and Security business. Our growing product portfolio spans across wide area networks, local area networks and enterprise security. We are the #1 global market leader in Wireless-WAN based enterprise connectivity solutions and are growing fast in enterprise Private 5G networks and Secure Access Services Edge (SASE) solutions.


How Will You Contribute to the Company?

Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions is actively seeking an inspiring hands-on Vice President of Product Management for the NetCloud SaaS product team to define the vision for the next generation of our Cloud based management platform.  


You will own the full product life-cycle from discovery to delivery to renewal.  You will manage and coach a team of product managers and partner with teams across the company to deliver on your product strategy and drive transformational customer growth.  


You will help oversee the expansion of NetCloud globally, into new adjacent markets, and into new product categories. Additionally, you will lead the evolution of the NetCloud platform to incorporate AI/ML for automation of tasks on behalf of our users. This position can be located at our headquarters in Boise, Idaho or our Silicon Valley office .


What Will You Do?

  • Lead a world class Product team by recruiting, coaching, and retaining great product managers and product owners, managing on-going performance, and facilitating their career growth
  • Work with the executive team to assess the current product offering and set the vision, strategy, and execution plan for NetCloud over the next 3+ years with metrics to measure success
  • Understand the current users and the problems the company can uniquely solve with the next generation of capabilities for managing networks through an intuitive and easy to use experience 
  • Derive customer intelligence from the platform from usage metrics and customer feedback to influence improvements and valuable additions to the service throughout the user journey
  • Apply AI/Ops methodology for platform automation with associated value confirmation for the user
  • Work with Engineering on ROI analysis of further SaaS platform investment to drive down operational costs while improving application performance, security, and user experience
  • Keep a constant eye on the competition and related industries to understand trends and opportunities for differentiation 
  • Reporting into the SVP Product Management, you will serve as a key member of the Product Management leadership team providing insights to the overall product roadmap
  • Lead cross-functional alignment across product, marketing, sales, compliance, legal, partnerships and finance to direct planning and execution across the full product lifecycle 
  • Ask the hard questions, be able to determine what not build, and explain why in terms that stakeholders understand based on analysis, data, and business objectives  
  • Establish clear expectations and achievement milestones for your team while providing input to Executive Staff on strategic objectives to ensure the Company's profitability and success 


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ten (10+) years of relevant product management and team leadership experience preferably in B2B SaaS technology products and/or related to Enterprise networking/security
  • Five (5+) years of working in an Agile, continuous delivery model for a SaaS product offering with proven methodology and best practices  
  • Experience in applying user centric design principles to develop software 
  • Proven track record of launching software applications at targeted markets globally 
  • Passion for recruiting, coaching, and engaging great product management talent and investing in the product management community 
  • Experience engaging and influencing senior leaders and stakeholders to share progress, recognition, and drive change  
  • Data-backed synthesis of customer behavior and product line performance; Able to communicate the customer narrative to influence others to make customer-backed decisions and take fast action 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: be innovative and willing and able to challenge the status quo, as well as be a seasoned risk taker who makes data-driven decisions 
  • Ability to travel up to 20%  


Bonus Points:

  • MBA


Why Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions?

At Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions, we are one team - all in on inclusion. Celebrating the uniqueness of our individual team members across the globe helps us build diverse teams where we all can thrive. Our connected, community-focused culture enables each one of us to perform at our best and fully be ourselves. 

 

Our values drive everything we do: 

  • Respect: we don't point a finger; we lend a hand.
  • Integrity: we do the right thing, even when it is hard; we make fact-based decisions.
  • Perseverance: we accept and embrace change; we have a passion to win!
  • Professionalism: we hold each other accountable.


We are creating the future of global connectivity and community. Come join us. You belong here. 


Compensation & Benefits at Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions


At Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions, we know that our people are the key to our success. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to help with your individual needs and goals.  

 

Your Pay: 

The salary range for this position is listed below.  The actual salary offered is dependent on various factors including, but not limited to, location, the candidate’s combination of job-related knowledge, qualifications, skills, education, training, and experience.

  

$231,000.00 - $429,000.00


Your pay also includes the opportunity for an annual bonus and a cash-based long-term incentive. These variable pay opportunities are dependent upon the attainment of goals and objectives as determined by our Senior Leadership team. Certain eligibility and pro-ration rules apply.


Your Health: 

Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions offers excellent, competitive employee benefits, such as: subsidized, nationwide PPO medical benefit options including a low-deductible Point of Service Plan and a qualifying High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), with a generous company-provided HSA contribution. For California employees, we offer a subsidized HMO option through Kaiser. Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions also offers subsidized dental and vision coverage. 

 

Your Financial Security: 

Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions invests in both your short and long-term financial wellbeing. Our 401(k) plan has a 4% company match and immediate vesting. Employees will also receive company-paid employee basic life and AD&D insurance and company-paid disability benefits. 

 

Your Time: 

Your work-life balance is important to us. Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions provides generous paid time off, including: 15 days of Flexible Time Off (FTO), four paid quarterly well-being days, and 11 paid annual holidays (includes nine company holidays and up to two floating holidays).  Please note that an employee’s FTO balance and floating holidays may be prorated in the first year, based on start date. We also offer paid maternity-leave benefits and six weeks 100% paid family leave for all employees.  

 

Additional Benefits: 

Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions offers other company-paid benefits such as a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, Talkspace mobile therapy, and volunteer paid time off. 

 

Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions’ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees’ differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work.


We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to attract, develop, and engage top talent from a diverse candidate pool. It is our policy and commitment to provide equal opportunity employment for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Please note: Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Ericsson Enterprise Wireless Solutions employees.


The deadline to apply to this role is listed below.


Note: this date may be updated based on any extensions to the job posting.

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