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Senior Product Manager - Cloud (Remote)

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Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Waltham, MA, US, 02451 San Jose, CA, US, 95134

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.

 

SUMMARY
The Senior Product Manager is a fully competent, experienced professional that is responsible for engaging with customers, field staff, and development to achieve strategic revenue objectives, oversee the go-to-market strategy, and generate product roadmaps that provide competitive differentiation in the market. He or she has broad knowledge of the product portfolio that is sufficient to educate the broader organization on unique selling points of the products of the given BU.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Drive product strategy, planning, marketing as well as sales support activities for a specific line or area of the Business Unit’s products
• Focus on go-to-market activities aimed at helping to achieve strategic revenue objectives
• Work closely with the customers and channel partners to evaluate and prioritize product changes and enhancements
• Provide research and insights into ongoing market trends/needs and articulate the findings in the form of product requirements
• Play proactive role in product planning and design to ensure the product is differentiated from competitors in the marketplace
• Work closely with Development teams to create realistic development plans and schedules
• Create written product specifications and requirements
• Work closely with technical ACE (ANSYS Customer Excellence) teams to gain product feedback and assess competitive threats
• Maintain close relationships with customers to remain aware of their needs and perspectives
• Evaluate and prioritize requests for product changes, enhancements, etc.
• Participate in producing technical white papers, application notes, product positioning presentations, and webinars as part of the GTM strategy
• Engage and facilitate solutions in any Pre-Sales situations as appropriate
• Function as a specialist/expert during customer visits and technical events as appropriate
• Provide quality assurance testing and feedback on new product features and design flows as necessary
• Provide training to Customer Excellence and Account Teams as necessary

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or closely related field with 5 years of combined experience in engineering, computer aided engineering (CAE) simulations, pre-sales support, sales, or customer engagement, or a Masters with 3 years of experience, or a PhD with 1 year of experience
• Ability to manage complex projects
• Experience and understanding of the full end-to-end simulation process from geometry to solution post-processing
• Awareness of industry trends towards automation and democratization, requiring workflows that are fast, accurate, and easy-to-use
• Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to communicate business value of technical innovations

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Advanced degree in business, science or engineering, 8+ years of combined experience in engineering, CAE simulations, or technical sales
• Expert usage of flagship products of the BU and/or competitive products in the market
• Prior experience in a product management role

 

ALIGNING YOUR VALUES TO OUR SOLUTIONS
At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

 
ENGINEERING YOUR CAREER AT ANSYS

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
 
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
 
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
 
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com

 

We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.
 

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

 


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh