Staff Product Manager - IOT ODM Ecosystem and HW Reference Designs

    • Qualcomm Technologies
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 54 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 171,000.00 - 256,000.00 per year
Full Time


Go-To-Market Strategy
IT program management
Product requirements
Policies and procedures
Product management
System requirements
Gap analysis
Use cases
Customer engineering
Business development
Process manufacturing
Product QA
Software documentation
Product strategy
Information systems
Computer science
Operating systems
Effective communication
Oracle Data Mining
Computer hardware
Artificial intelligence
Microsoft Windows

Job Details

Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:Operations Group, Operations Group > Product Management

General Summary:

Qualcomm is looking for a Staff Product Manager - ODM ecosystem and HW ref. designs for its Connected Smart Systems Business Unit to interface with ODMs , define and promote evaluation kits, reference designs, and other HW solutions based on Qualcomm chipsets. Successful candidate will define HW product and system requirements, analyze business opportunities, perform gap analysis, drive execution, and help with go-to-market plans with global ODM and ADC engagements. In addition, the candidate is expected to prioritize use cases for implementation, while working closely with customers, engineering, sales, and business development teams. Furthermore, the candidate will also function as a central resource with design, process, manufacturing, quality, test, marketing, and distribution as the product(s) and/or product line(s) move through their lifecycle. Lastly, the successful candidate will formulate and execute long-term roadmaps for cost/profit control and promote use of new technologies and industry-leading trends.

The position requires a blend of expertise in HW design and ecosystem management, HW Customer Engineering, IPS, HW technical program management, reliability, product test, device and chipset architectures, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Lead the roadmap, product definition and strategy for Hardware reference designs using Qualcomm chipsets (application processors, modems) targeted for IoT applications.
  • Write and maintain PRDs for various reference designs and evaluation kits and define detailed specifications, KPIs and benchmarks.
  • Establishes cost targets in line with market requirements, competitive offerings while working closely with business, engineering, packaging, test and sourcing teams.
  • Owner of product kits for such reference design and development kits, including software, documentation, tools and go to market for mass market scaling.
  • Works with business development and sales teams, assisting with forecasting and opportunity funnel for mass production and sampling.
  • Define requirements for development kits and reference platforms built on internal or external modules, targeting ease of use for hardware and software application developers.
  • Expertise in defining requirements for robotics, AI/edge boxes, camera and vision-based development kits a definite plus.
  • Define use cases, platform architecture and the total solution value proposition.
  • Define and maintain the ecosystem reference design and development kit roadmap while working closely OEMs, ODMs, ADCs, CMs, channel and scaling partners and lead customers to ensure product success.
  • Work with software product management team to define E2E software and long-term maintenance strategy for modules and reference designs.
  • Coordinate necessary materials from internal functional teams for RFI and RFQ responses as well as detailed module related customer responses in a timely fashion.
  • Assemble and maintain up to date information and intelligence on competitive module offerings.
  • Working independently with little supervision
  • Making decisions that are significant in impact; maintains rapid progress and removes roadblocks.
  • Using verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels.
  • Negotiates with external parties and internal groups for necessary support.
  • Works closely with cross BU product management, engineering and packaging to ensure designs are being completed with cost targets as a primary requirement.
  • Building Trusting Relationships - The ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships and rapport with different types of people and businesses.
  • Mentoring and Coaching - The ability to develop, coach, and mentor associates.
  • Product Management - The ability to direct a comprehensive product strategy and how to introduce them into the Automotive market and ecosystem.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Humanities, or related field.
5+ years of Product Management or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in engineering or computer science or MBA

10+ years of Product Management experience managing complete cycle of products from concept to commercialization, defining product requirements document, change requests and prioritization of commercial feature requests.

Deep understanding of operational aspects like reliability and product test.

Experience in dealing with HW vendors and ecosystem.

Working knowledge of one or more operating systems like Android, Yocto Linux, Ubuntu OR Windows IoT

Effective communication skills with cross functional teams, both technical and non-technical, within a fast-paced, collaborative, innovative environment, including experience in discussing complex ideas with partners, customers, and executives

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

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Pay range:
$171,000.00 - $256,000.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

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