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Product Manager (Remote)

  • IT, Software development, System Engineering Jobs
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)
  • Market Research, Research Jobs

Description

You may work from a remote location for this role. Or, you may join us at SAS Worldwide HQ in Cary, NC (when we return to campus) for this role.

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?”

If so, you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences, or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.

 

What We Do

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way

 

As a Product Manager on the Cloud Programs team at SAS, you will be responsible for shaping SAS’s advanced analytics platform into an indispensable solution for enterprise customers across the globe. With your knowledge of cloud computing, you will help grow our as-a-service business more quickly. You will work on a team that manages our strategic partnership with Microsoft, shaping the future of how SAS and Microsoft provide “better together” technology.

 

What you’ll do

Define and prioritize product requirements based on business drivers, customer inputs, market direction, and field contribution.

Translate business requirements into technical, functional, and non-functional requirements.

Define user personas and write use cases.

Collaborate with and drive product development in R&D based on requirements management, risk management, risk mitigation, and product lifecycles related to partner integration efforts.

Support product launches as primary content provider to facilitate knowledge transfer of product functionality to marketing and sales.

Present product vision, roadmap, and software demonstrations to internal constituents, customers, press, analysts, and others.

Identify new market opportunities and evaluate emerging technology and business issues that may present opportunities or threats to the company.

Serve as a product champion by analyzing external market trends, competition, opportunities that impact the user and capabilities of the platform.

Specific Requirements

What We’re Looking For

You’re curious, passionate, authentic, and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related quantitative field.

3+ years of experience in product management, marketing, sales, consulting, or related function in the technology industry, preferably with a software vendor.

Knowledge and experience with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and/or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business models.

 

Nice to have:

Experience with:

Microsoft Azure services and the Microsoft Power Platform.

Productizing functions as a service.

API management platforms and with ‘APIs as products’.

Design thinking.

 

Other Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage in technical discussions with customers, partners, and industry analysts.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage in technical discussions with customers, partners, and industry analysts.

Excellent critical thinking skills with demonstrated history of making good decisions in a fast-paced environment.

Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment across multiple business units.

Ability to innovate and define creative solutions with compelling user experiences that exceed customer expectations.

A self-starter with bias toward action and the know-how to balance getting details right while still moving fast.

Ability to travel maybe 10-15x/year (company events, major partner events, customer requests), as the job requires, and once we fully return to campus life.

 

Why SAS

We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.

Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

Hard Skills

  • Opportunity analysis
  • Marketing research
  • Risk assessments
  • Business analysis
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Problem-solver
  • Decision maker
  • Skilled Collaborator
  • Responsible