Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.
How You'll help us to connect the world:
At CommScope, we ship millions of networking and multimedia products into consumer homes each year.
Are you a rising product manager looking for the next opportunity to expand your scope? If you like to own, lead and futurist to take the products to the next level by providing features that deliver tangible benefits to consumers. Will rely on your technical knowledge of the product and business savvy to take over the cash cow part of the business and lead it to a market dominant position.
You will be responsible for the P&L and able to meet the strategic and financial objectives of the product line and company.
Develop an 18-month product roadmap for networking products such as gateway, routers, mesh system, or set-top box, targeted to home consumers.
Understand strategic and competitive position in the market, technology, and deliver products that are recognized as best in the industry.
Establish pricing strategy for the product line.
Actively engage with chip vendors, ODMs, and peers to understand technology advancement and cost trends.
Prioritize and balance between NPI vs. maintenance engineering efforts to meet financial goals.
Develop close relationship with MSO partners to influence and ensure timely execution of product certification and qualification as well as negotiate requirements.
Identify growth opportunities, set plans accordingly, and rally cross-functional execution to achieve growth.
Drive business development activities with technology and channel partners including contract negotiation.
Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction.
Participate in the preparation of sales collaterals and tools (giftboxes, data sheets, promotional flyers, sales summary presentations, promotional videos) for a successful handover to the marketing team.
Work closely with marketing team to ensure a successful launch of the product including product reviews, PR events, etc, and post-launch customer retention and engagement using data insights.
Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm.
Monitor revenue, costs, and sell-through and initiate actions to achieve life cycle volumes and margins, and direct transition and EOL actions.
Continuous monitoring of product feedback and user reviews from channel or online sources and drive engineers/designers and customer support team to address field issues.
Actively participate in the sprint plan for feature development and roll-out and lead in weekly NPI meetings.
Take the role as internal specialist as well as external spokesperson and evangelist for the company on the product line’s products and technology.
Be expected by cross-functional team members to make hard decisions based on limited data.
Conduct routine product training to sales and channel partners.
The candidate should be passionate about growing a HW business in the consumer space. Able to thrive in a fast-pace, dynamic, and sometimes ambiguous environment along with 6-9 years in product management with demonstrated market and technical knowledge of networking specifically Wi-Fi and DOCSIS (preferred) products and branding and have industry experience as a developer/engineer is a plus.
Experience with system development (HW+SW+cloud) and launching.
You have previous experience in the following:
Ability to manage and growing own P&L.
Negotiate and aligning interests from different organizations, and navigating around or working with partners to get things done.
Ability to synthesize information from various sources to form own opinion and gain support from others.
Ability to resolve problem in cross-functional situations and to form constructive teaming across the value-chain organization.
Involved in the product creation process all the way from initiation to launch, and able to solve the customer's problems.
You spend time keeping up with the latest trend in consumer electronics.
Experience working with both in-house and outsourced/offshore engineering team .
Bachelors degree in Engineering and Masters in Business Administration (pref)
What's in it for you?
Opportunity to walk into 90% of the US homes and most retail stores and point to the product that you developed.
Opportunity to grow in a small team with the backing of a large company.
Opportunity to work with industry veterans with various domain expertise who value your input.
the position can be based either in CA or TX or NC or MA
Our dynamic work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build, while growing and developing their careers. We thrive with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.
It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.