Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. We are a growing organization with a clear vision for being the IoT partner of choice for wireless device-to-cloud solutions. Our values of Innovation, Execution and Trust are the guiding principles in everything we do. Sierra Wireless has over 1,000 employees globally and operates in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
Our Commitment to Inclusion, Equity and Diversity
At Sierra Wireless diversity is valued and celebrated. We strive to foster an inclusive organization. As a proud equal opportunity employer, we welcome people of every race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status to grow their careers here.
We have an opportunity for a Director, Product – IoT Cloud Platform to join our Product team in our Richmond, BC Headquarters or remote in Canada or USA. In this role, you will be responsible for managing our global IOT Cloud Platform and micro-services supporting multiple applications and use cases.
You will be responsible for platform strategy, developing business plans, product roadmaps, planning and executing the launch of new and existing services and working closely with Development and Operations. You will be the champion for all aspects of the cloud platform including roadmap, requirements, ROI, and lifecycle management. You will work with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Quality and Support to fulfill this responsibility. You will also be involved in strategic activities including unique task forces, special assignments and strategic planning as necessary. You are passionate about the product and committed to market leadership.
ResponsibilitiesLeader/Tribe Master on our Global IOT Cloud PlatformAligning strategy with roadmaps and product plansAssessing market needs and competitive analysis Identify product features and functions and clearly communicate them to the cross-functional teamsCommunicate plans and activities effectively to management and to the company as a wholeDefine and implement measurement tools for the product portfolio performance analysis and propose actions accordinglyComfortable with public presentations and face-to-face with customersCreate high-quality presentation material with clear messaging and take-awaysDirectly communicate with key customers to deeply understand them and their journey; to draw out the required details of pain-points; and craft a corresponding roadmap that brings exceptional valueMust be a self-motivated, convincing leader, be able to develop key concepts and drive cross-functional teams to ensure timely execution and accountabilityPossess a keen sense of judgement with an ability to distill a concise set of requirements from complex scenarios to simplify messaging for management buy-in and clearly guide engineering prioritiesA moderate amount of travel will be required
Required Education, Experience & SkillsBachelor’s degree in Science, Business/Marketing or Engineering, MBA preferredSuperior communication and interpersonal skillsDeep experience with Cloud Product Development and Agile environmentsAbility to multi-task and work with various internal and external groups
What We Offer
Our people are friendly, collaborative, and like to share their ideas and knowledge with one another. This creates an amazing environment where we learn from each other and innovate together.
Our Canadian benefits include paid vacation and sick days, extended health and dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, matching retirement savings program, and employee and family assistance programs.
Our Richmond headquarters offers a subsidized cafeteria, free parking, free shuttle service from Skytrain, a Wellness Program that includes activities and challenges to keep our minds and bodies active. We also host various social events throughout the year where we have fun and celebrate. Within our Global Inclusion and Diversity Program, our Employee Resource Groups provide opportunities for our people to support and champion Women in Tech, Emerging Professionals, Pride@Sierra, and Mental Health Awareness.
If you like working with a successful team, are looking for competitive salary and benefits, and the opportunity to represent a recognized and innovative brand, we’d love to have you join our team!
How to Apply
Please submit your resume online through our careers website: www.iotstartswithus.com
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We thank you for your application and appreciate your interest in Sierra Wireless, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.