Director, Cloud Product Management (Waynesboro)


: $150,470.00 - $150,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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This role will lead the product management function for ANSYS \"Hybrid Cloud\". We are looking for a talented, passionate and experienced Product Manager to drive product development in a fast-paced environment. The Product Manager (PM) contributes to development of the ANSYS Cloud and Hybrid (both cloud and on-premise) product portfolio and is responsible for ensuring that our solutions fully meet market requirements. The Product Manager should be hands-on, as well as have the ability to lead a small and energetic team of other PMs. The Product Manager also has the ability to work in an agile environment by translating requirements into prioritized user stories and communicating those to developers.

The PM plays a proactive role in product planning and design to ensure the product meets all requirements and is differentiated in the marketplace. The PM participates in the entire product lifecycle, working closely with development across development business units, sales, marketing and sales enablement functions, including supporting the creation of any collateral that is needed for these activities. The position requires a strong presence at industry and partner events.

Works with customers, partners, and other development BUs to define product specifications and requirements for cloud-based simulation workflows.
As the hands-on technical domain expert, evaluates and prioritizes requests for product changes, enhancements, new product features and design flows.
Adept at project management, brings a keen eye for attention to detail and overall user experience, participates in the entire development cycle of the product, working closely with the development, UX, testing, and documentation teams on execution.
Works closely with pre-sales and support teams to ensure successful evaluation and adoption of our products while keeping an eye for continuous improvements.
Keeps a keen eye on competitive products and strategies. Proactively highlights and addresses any technical gaps.
Assist marketing with technical white papers, application notes, conference/journal proceedings, product positioning presentations, and webinars
Evangelizes the solution internally and externally; Maintains close relationships with customers to remain aware of customer needs and perspectives
Train and motivate the sales teams regarding market opportunities and to present the value provided by cloud-based products.

Bachelor's degree in science or engineering
15 years of combined working experience with CAE, high-performance computing, and/or cloud computing
10 years of experience in a Product Management role, preferably in software companies
Proven experience leading software product management projects.
Demonstrated technical acumen and project planning skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
This position requires a moderate amount of travel

Master's Degree preferred and 10 years of combined work experience with CAE, high-performance computing, and/or cloud computing
Working knowledge of CAE software preferred
Experience with Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services a plus.

Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs - guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
Customer focus
Results and Accountability
Transparency and Integrity
Sense of urgency
Collaboration and Teamwork

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.

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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