Principal Technical Product Manager Job Description

Principal Technical Product Manager Job Description

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Principal technical product manager provides oversight for critical IT tools including: gSuite, Slack, Okta, Dropbox, Slack, Asana, and Zendesk.

Principal Technical Product Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Work with new and existing technology partner counterparts to create Ansible and Tower integrations for their product, better integration with Cisco, F5, Juniper, Cumulus
Create integrations including inventory add-ons, custom fact modules, plugins to Tower's API, custom Ansible modules, custom Ansible roles
Define the product strategy and road map for acquiring and converting Prime members
Defining product requirements based on an intimate knowledge of the market, customer, and product
Establishing the product’s goals and reviewing metrics to identify opportunities and deliver success
Be an advocate for customers and work backwards from their needs
Manage the product innovation roadmap from inception through implementation
Understand and explain complex technical issues, discern impact, and communicate them to business partners to drive resolution
Follow customer and technology trends and Think Big about innovation
Lead and mentor product managers

Principal Technical Product Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Principal Technical Product Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, PMP, MQTT, AWS, CISM, CSM

Education for Principal Technical Product Manager

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Employers hiring for the principal technical product manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MBA, Technical, Technology, Business, Science, Graduate, Math, Mathematics

Skills for Principal Technical Product Manager

Desired skills for principal technical product manager include:

Asana
Atlassian
Figma tools
Google Suite
How mobile apps
Jira
Slack
Websites and emerging technologies are used for a means to buy products and experience services
Agile development practices
Methodologies and tools

Desired experience for principal technical product manager includes:

Proficiency in elicitation and documentation of business, system, interface and data requirements
Partner with business operations and analytics team to build appropriate monitoring capabilities and metrics to monitor the health of the platform and facilitate data driven decision making
Define product requirements, including the articulation of very clear, thorough and detailed user stories for complex features and product sets
Work very closely with development and QA organizations to ensure technical specifications and the final product meet business requirements
Be highly execution focused
Work closely with senior leadership to provide status, action plan and recommendations

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Principal Technical Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of principal technical product manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for principal technical product manager
  • Lead the definition of solutions in emerging verticals with a focus on manufacturing and emerging verticals
  • Automate movement of packages and tracking of packages using technologies such as RFID, Vision and Robotics
  • Manage capacity, volume and flow of packages inside a logistics facility to improve the throughput
  • Optimize utilization of sorter, chute and dock resources by dynamically allocating resources to sorts
  • Provide technology wearables (glasses, bands, sensors) that will guide associates as they perform their job
  • Guide associates and operators to the work that needs to be performed and where they need to be working to be most effective
  • Identify performance and coaching opportunities for associates for them to improve their productivity and quality
  • Identify defects and exceptions that could lead to customer miss and help fix those defects before they impact the customer
  • Partnering with key stakeholders including development teams and HCD (Human Centered Design) to define product vision and strategy
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs for customer experience, performance and features based on data and metrics
Qualifications for principal technical product manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Supply Chain/Operations or similar discipline
  • Experience with Six Sigma/ Lean or Project Management
  • Technical knowledge in Java or .Net, REST, Hadoop, Impala, Spark, latest user interface technologies
  • A computer science background or equivalent technical background is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (computer science or engineering degrees)
  • Perform analysis needed for a complete business model, including financial (P&L) models, customer segmentation, competitive analysis, pricing analysis, Complete product management analysis and artifacts, including market requirements, feature roadmap, and customer experience artifacts
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal technical product manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for principal technical product manager
  • Develop and maintain a strategic roadmap and delivery plan in support of solving market and customer problems
  • Track and consolidate customer feedback, market data, and competitive solutions to ensure the creation of a differentiating offering with firm market fit
  • Define and document market problems and opportunities and promote customer personas, user stories, and business cases as part of the specification of our offerings and the socialization process
  • Collaborate with other product managers to coordinate their roadmaps to ensure suite and solution success
  • Create and deliver product demonstrations and roadmap briefings to all kinds of audiences in different venues
  • Work closely with the Product Marketing team to develop positioning and go-to-market strategies
  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration with Engineering, Support, Documentation, Marketing, and other teams to deliver high-quality solutions on time and budget
  • Driving market intelligence efforts to formulate the strategic direction of the business
  • Identify opportunities to adjust and create new business models
  • Create and track metrics to define the success of initiative and inform future adjustments
Qualifications for principal technical product manager
  • Have delivered results with a strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • 10+ years of practical experience with global manufacturers in Automotive/A&D/High-Tech/Machinery
  • 10+ years of experience / deep understanding of Manufacturing business processes
  • 10+ years of experience with other PLM (product lifecycle management) or ERP systems
  • Fast learner, highly-motivated, creative, responsible, independent and a team player
  • Hands on capabilities and experience including demonstration preparation
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of principal technical product manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal technical product manager
  • The TPM supports the product vision and strategy through
  • Build a 3-year roadmap that positions Ceph as the leading storage solution for the Telco and NFV markets
  • Present the Ceph and Hyper-converged roadmap to partners and customers and collect feedback for the product, marketing, and engineering teams
  • Produce market and product requirement documents and work with engineering to deliver new features and capabilities
  • Participate in technical aspects of go-to-market (GTM) engagements like roadshows, workshops, webinars, solutions demos, and industry and partner events
  • Guide our technical thought leadership
  • Leading product definition and prioritization for product components of Cloud Initiative by working with stakeholders, developers, and internal/external customers
  • Understand markets, competition and customer/user requirements in depth and contribute towards the overall Cloud Initiative and it's roadmap
  • Identify market opportunities, build business cases, and define product vision and strategy for Cloud Native Applications , APIs, microservices, and deployments
  • Work collaboratively with developers and architects by displaying appreciable depth in cutting edge technologies and overall architectural pathway
Qualifications for principal technical product manager
  • 7+ years of relevant software development or product management experience
  • Experience on projects that require Javascript on the client or the server
  • Exposure to a variety of languages, frameworks, toolchains
  • Experience doing product management on technical products with externally visible APIs, SDKs, protocols or other developer-facing product features
  • Experience working with and advocating to developer communities, particularly the Javascript/Node communities
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent academics, master degree or higher is highly desired
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a principal technical product manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal technical product manager
  • Contribute towards channel enablement, reviewing and implementing programs and monitoring
  • Communicate updates to the Sales team on a weekly and monthly basis as required
  • Communicate sales inhibitors to the storage group on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Within your first 90 days on the job establish list of top sales inhibitors with an update process in place, accurate pipeline of top deals needing assistance with an update process in place, process for communicating updates to and from the Sales team
  • Guide positive end-to-end customer experience
  • Establish and integrate storage downstream community across the region
  • Introduce and lead all relevant storage programs in region
  • Establish competitive engagements C-level storage engagements
  • Provide technical mentorship to field
  • Create the business case
Qualifications for principal technical product manager
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to influence outcomes and organize teams, direct and virtual, to attain shared goals
  • Product management experience in warehousing and or logistics
  • Strong analytical mindset and quantitative skills
  • 10+ years of experience within product management, product marketing, or development in the software industry
  • 10+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure software including operating systems, virtualization, containers, and public or private cloud
  • Hands on experience in developing technical roadmaps, setting shared a vision, story outlines, writing epics, grooming product backlogs and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast paced, changing environment
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Principal Technical Product Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a principal technical product manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal technical product manager
  • Provides support to team members to achieve partners, business, and customer results
  • Communicate the goals and progress across the organization & to executive leadership
  • Develop and maintain project plans and integrated master schedules
  • Interpret and translate requirements, designs & prototypes into stories
  • Define and prioritize functional specifications, build consensus and work with the Product Owner(s) and the Engineering team to ensure that product/service value is achieved
  • Define and maintain the technical backlog and prioritization
  • Work with leadership to manage intake items and high-level plan
  • See and understand the big picture and ensure processes scale appropriately with the organization
  • Build scalable and effective processes
  • Define creative, high quality product roadmaps aligned with team strategy and vision
Qualifications for principal technical product manager
  • Technical knowledge in Java or .Net, SQL, Hadoop, Impala, Spark, latest user interface technologies
  • 3+ years of experience in building applications in human analytics domain (workforce planning, recruiting, learning, total rewards, retention & engagement risk, performance)
  • 3+ years of technical development experience developing big data applications
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple Director-level stakeholder needs in a fast paced environment across geographies
  • Master’s Degree (MBA preferred) in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline required, or work equivalent of successfully managing and shipping highly technical products
  • Experience in managing multi-year product strategy, roadmaps, and prioritizations between Product and Technical teams

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