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Technical Product Manager – Automotive & Avionics Networks design

Job Description

The position involves being part of a team for driving the development of a profitable software product suite for Automotive & Avionics networks design. The successful applicant will develop insight of the key trends impacting the business and will use this when contributing to create product strategies and market messaging.  They will interact closely with our technical development organization helping to define and deliver the product roadmap, will work closely with our marketing organization developing tactics and building collateral, and will be an evangelist for the products, enabling account teams serving key customers and incubator accounts while developing our approach to the broader market.  Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

Contribute to develop go to market strategy for the product and collaborate to develop the collateral necessary for product marketing and sales.
Part of the market, industry, sales and competitive product analysis to define the product roadmap and business plans.
Collaborate with the unit’s leadership, the development team and other stakeholders to drive the day to day development activities and execute the roadmap deliverables.
Developing training materials and delivering training to internal personnel and partners to execute the go to market strategy. 
Demonstrate product capabilities to customers and prospects.
Work closely with customers and partners to gather requirements and validate product enhancements and innovative ideas.

Job Requirements:

We are seeking a high caliber individual experienced in the field of networks communication design or systems design.  Candidates preferably have 5+ years’ experience in the Automotive or Avionics industry.  This experience is preferably gained within an OEM or a software vendor operating in this area but also experience from Tier 1 is an advantage.  Necessary skills and experience for this position:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering.
Enthusiasm for software technology, ideally with experience specifying new software products and/or deploying IT systems.
An ability to understand the balance of the three disciplines of technical, UX and business when contributing to the product strategy
Strong customer-facing and relationship building skills coupled with the ability to communicate in clear, business-oriented terms.  Fluent spoken & written English is mandatory.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate well with different types and size of audiences is required.
Quick learner, who adapts well to changes in a fast paced environment and a strong interest in learning and applying new technology to solve problems through teamwork and innovative solutions.
Advantageous skills and experience for this position:

Experience in multiplexed communication system design including managing signal matrixes, diagnostics and optimization.
Experience in standard communication protocols such as Ethernet, CAN, J1939, Lin, Flexray, ARINC protocols, MIL-STD-1553)
A track record of publications or presenting at conferences in this domain would be an advantage.
Experience as a product manager for any software application a plus, especially dealing with technical publications and/or after sales/maintenance.
Experience in functional design and software development methods in automotive, aerospace or similar domains using formal (UML/SysML) or informal methods.
Knowledge of design and engineering processes for OEMs and/or Tier 1 suppliers in Automotive or Aerospace industry.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (Shanghai) Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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