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Product Manager for Software Defined Automation

Job Description

Create a better tomorrow with us.

We are looking for a Product Manager for Software Defined Automation, to be hired with a permanent contract in Milan.

Siemens is a focused technology company, pioneering intelligent solutions that transform the every day in manufacturing, grids, buildings, and transportation. Our technology addresses real problems that affect the future of humanity.

Siemens is your place to thrive. At Siemens, you will find the trust and freedom to excel. Let’s grow together, to improve how people live, work, make and move. Because creating a world that we are proud to hand to the next generation is more than a job – it’s the opportunity of a lifetime.

Do you like product development, set the go-2-market strategy, matching customer needs, and help them along the way to success? If you are passionate about innovation, digitalization and how IT software technologies can enhance the OT and automation we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Talk to us about the development journey you would like to undertake, join Siemens to grow and to build a better real and digital future.

Your Challenge
  • Capture customer and market requirements for product improvements. Use this information to help engineering and test teams in HQ for product development. Develop use cases and customer references, useful to expand the product penetration.
  • Develop the Italian product strategy observing constantly relevant markets indications being responsible for a long-term roadmap for the product lifecycle, which ensures the commercial success into the region, in agreement with HQ directives.
  • Support sales specialists and sales representatives defining and implementing guidelines, goals and initiatives to stimulate the sales growth of the product of its own responsibility. Identify and follow-up strategic business opportunities in coordination with the sales force.
  • Develop competitive analysis and formulation of competitive strategies for all new and existing products. Prepares a periodic review for each product along with an annual report that is used as a basis for the product plan.
  • Plan and redact product promotion and new features introductions, including sales and technical trainings. Also responsible for product marketing promotion plans including trade shows, product literature plan, product training plan and product distribution plan to achieve business goals.
What to bring with you
  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology equivalent degree with strong information technology focus
  • 5+ years of experience in software development (C/C++, Python, …)
  • In-depth understanding of Linux Kernel, OS internals, open source development, tools, libraries
  • Proven experience with container technology (Docker)
  • Good knowledge of VMware vSphere incl. ESXi
  • Familiar in using git-based repositories and CI/CD systems
  • Experience with Programmable Automation environment products
  • Solid understanding of IIoT software applications and SaaS business model
  • Proficient in English and Italian
  • Available for frequent short business trips on national and sometimes also international level.
  • Automation industry knowledge, with control system background
  • Experience with a variety of programming PLC is a plus
  • Passionate about digital technologies applied to manufacturing world
  • Attitude for customer relationship management and ability to collaborate effectively with various functional groups and peer business units.
  • Proven communication, presentation abilities and influencing capabilities, efficient in Microsoft Office products, and an ability to work with a geographically dispersed team to achieve position objectives.
  • Eligibility to work in Italy

What can we further offer?

  • An inclusive and flexible way of working, with caring for everyone's personal well-being;
  • Flexible Welfare programs and health insurance can be extended to your family;
  • Activities’ organization guided by performance, where the achievement of objectives and the ambitious spirits are recognized;
  • Opportunities for continuous/individual learning journeys so that you never stop growing and keep on learning;
  • Value driven culture: trustful, respectful, open, honest, empowering;
  • Competitive package with regional specific benefits;
  • Professional and extraprofessional accident insurance;
  • Free on-site lunch options;
  • Personal Computer and Smartphone;
  • Cutting-edge tools for remote working and your personal growth.

Inclusion is our ambition!

Siemens is an equal opportunity employer, offering a safe and inclusive work environment, based on mutual respect and the appreciation of diversity, guaranteeing equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates to realize their full potential.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens S.p.A.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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