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Director, Product Management

Digital Map Products is looking for an experienced Product Management leader to mentor and grow our Product Management team. Keeping and delighting customers is everything here at DMP; developing powerful yet easy-to-use location technology solutions is one of the primary means we accomplish this. We are building a best-in-class Product team to ensure our solutions are tightly aligned with customer needs, leading the industry in innovation, and delivering maximum value to our customers.

Reporting to the VP of Product Management, you will provide strategic direction, process excellence, and day-to-day leadership resulting in exceptional products, a highly differentiated offering, and deep market penetration. Leveraging your analytical problem solving, business acumen, technical background and customer centricity, you will develop the people, systems, and processes for ensuring product success. Most critical to your success in this high impact role is your hands-on, strategic problem solving nature and strong foundation of product management best practices. You ask the right questions and are a master at picking up on subtle details to uncover high value opportunities.

What you will do:

  • Lead, manage and grow a team of diverse and high-impact Product Managers and Owners to drive excellence in experience and execution across the platform and product portfolio.
  • Establish frameworks, processes, standards and systems to elevate our Product Management practices.
  • Translate customer and market needs into compelling and successful product strategies and product plans that are consistent with the established product vision.
  • Manage a portfolio roadmap that excites both external and internal customers, and leads to success in new markets. Develop and guide the prioritization for product roadmap and releases based on initiatives, market trends, and customer and stakeholder feedback.
  • Create go-to market plans including competitive intelligence, product messaging and pricing.
  • Establish and promote data-driven and analytical decision making throughout the organization. Lead the creation of Business Cases and New Market Analyses. Maintain Competitive and Market Intelligence and Pricing strategies.
  • Manage the product release / launch process. Prepare launch plans, determine release goals, and partner with the Development Team to ensure timely, thorough, and complete delivery.
  • Define, collect and measure key product metrics to inform relative success of each innovation / release / launch and leverage data to support product decisions.
  • Serve as an advisor on complex issues and projects by elevating conversations to the strategic level and proposing plans to support gaps effectively. Work cross-functionally to manage bottlenecks and resolve escalated issues.
  • Drive alignment across teams and with Executives, ensuring everyone has visibility into product strategy, plans and executions.

Who you are:

  • Educated - Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and MBA from a top ranked program.
  • Experienced – 10+ years work experience with 5+ years success in Product Management for an Enterprise SaaS or Analytics product. 3+ years managing both direct-report and cross functional teams.
  • Technically adept and familiar with agile software development methods and processes. Able to work with technical teams to develop innovative solutions, evaluate implementation alternatives, assess rough level of effort, and troubleshoot blocking issues.
  • Inherently collaborative. You are both technically and emotionally intelligent and confident but approachable. Not afraid to champion your cause using rational persuasion and excellent interpersonal skills but will stand by the group decision once committed.
  • Outstanding data-driven problem solver and critical thinker with a can-do attitude and adaptable nature.
  • Passionate about process with strong project management skills. Proven track record of delivering projects within scope, time, budget and quality goals.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to quickly understand and explain complex concepts to diverse audiences in both written and oral formats.
  • Knowledge of GIS and location technologies, and/or real estate or government a big benefit.
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally as needed.

To Apply to this Position:

Please email your resume and cover letter to drettew@digmap.com for further consideration.

NOTE: To all recruitment agencies: Digital Map Products does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to DMP employees or any other company location. DMP is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with the Company.

More About Digital Map Products

We hire and reward passionate people who’ve been instrumental to our success. Our profitable and double-digit compound annual growth over nearly the past two decades is a direct result of our talented team and our loyal customers. As a place to work in Orange County, we take great pride in the family environment enjoyed by our employees. We have a new, tech-friendly corporate headquarters (over 22,000 square feet) just off the 73 freeway and on the edge of the campus at UC Irvine, you will love working here! With employee appreciation lunches, the constant presence of healthy snacks and a variety of flexible work options, Digital Map Products offers a great environment.
Our Company Values
  • Innovation: We provide unmistakable, tangible value each time we update or launch new solutions.
  • Solutions Focused: We provide easy-to-use technology and data solutions to speed customer decision-making.
  • Customer Success: We engage early and often to understand the needs and priorities of our customers.
  • Work-Life Balance: We provide a healthy workplace for our employees and support a true sense of time off.
We serve a global customer base with offices in the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit our website at digmap.com, find us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter @DMPInc.