Apple Product Manager

Claris International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Inc., is looking for a passionate, driven Product Manager interested in helping to bring to market the next generation software product used by millions of people. The ideal candidate will have a strong background of product management skills and some exposure to product marketing. The candidate must have experience with AWS Cloud services along with a desire to constantly learn, generate new ideas, and remain focused on the customer.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software Product Management experience

  • Experience with AWS hosting services (example: compute, storage, monitoring, scalability, high availability, multi tenancy etc.)

  • Experience in writing user stories and agile product delivery

  • Knowledge of popular agile tools like Atlassian JIRA

  • Familiarity with other popular cloud services

  • Demonstrated familiarity with common Web, mobile, and hybrid technologies is also a strong plus. Please document on your resume.

  • Experience with entire product lifecycle (from concept through launch)

  • Experience with mobile applications, SaaS is desired and will be considered a strong plus.

  • Strong user-centered software design philosophy, excellent communication, cross-group collaboration, agile product delivery experience

  • Self starter and quick learner of new technologies and have experience shipping products

  • Excellent communication, planning, prioritizing and organizing skills

  • Ability to understand technical concepts and evaluate trade-offs

  • Good quantitative and qualitative business case analysis skills

  • Some travel required (< 10%)

Description

The Product Manager will work on AWS hosting services (example: compute, storage, content delivery, monitoring, scalability, high availability, multi tenancy etc.) Overview of Responsibilities: Guide release of software from concept through product launch in a Agile process. Participate in the business requirements and Engineering Product requirements. You will be responsible for writing user stories. Participate in cross-functional product and feature teams, both formal and informal, to ensure that proposed solutions meet customer requirements and commitments. Experience leading product teams to ship/update software on time and on budget. Ability to quickly assess key risk areas/opportunities and address appropriately and lead through influence. Evangelist for the product internally, at events, developers conference, and with press. Analyze customer survey results, partner input, analysts’ input, market research, Technical Support and Customer Service call data, feedback from focus groups and consultants, and input from other business units to identify user needs and define product requirements. Develop and maintain competitive analyses, identifying new players, trends and opportunities in the market. Manage competitive analysis and provide competitive positioning information to Sales and Product Development. Create and deliver presentations and/or demos on an as needed for internal and external audiences.

Education & Experience

A BS/BA degree is preferred; but not required if you are proven seasoned experienced Product Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive thinker who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence.