Lumen Technologies

About Lumen
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Job Summary

The Sr Director, Product Manager – NaaS is responsible for product vision, strategy and roadmap focused on the evolution of a modern customer centric approach, driving the NaaS vision and roadmap. This position will own the business model, feature development and prioritization of the product roadmap, customer segmentation and pricing, and demand generation for impactful new products.

The Main Responsibilities

Launch innovative and forward-thinking products and features with clear focus on driving business results, customer adoption and delight Ensure the product portfolio meets customer and market requirements based on ongoing customer feedback, is competitively differentiated, and achieves financial targets for orders, sales, and profitability.

Direct key, complex initiatives to solve mission-critical, high visibility obstacles.

Identify and develop strategic partnerships with industry leading vendors and system implementers to augment your product offering

Utilizes highly developed communication skills to interact with senior level executives within Company and with Fortune 500 companies

Bring best-in-class market and industry insights to platform and product strategy.

Provide direction and vision to drive roadmap priorities.

Lead, manage and mentor a team of product professionals.

Product planning and assignment of tasks and deliverables.

Collaborate with Operations, Field, Marketing, Design, Engineering, and other teams on new processes to evolve product capabilities.

Set benchmarks for our competitors and the industry. Create practices that differentiate the digital experience.

Request and justify continued investment in product portfolio, from presentation to estimation to business case review and approval.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Required:

Proven track record of innovation and launching features that achieve success and impact in marketplace

Must have strong understanding of managed services for network and/or security marketspace — competitive landscape, pricing strategies, differentiation strategies.

Knowledge of products and technologies in the Cloud and Networking area to create a customer centric product.

10 or more years of demonstrated full-lifecycle ownership of product development, with cross team and cross discipline execution.

Ability to influence at all levels of a large organization and drive alignment.

Ability to take ownership and be accountable for the quality of all deliverables

Ability to conceptualize and develop resolutions to complex market challenges and customer use cases that require the use of creativity

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Graphic Design, Communications or equivalent experience

10+ years of related experience

PMI-ACP, SAFe Agilist Certified or equivalent

ML and AI implementation

Preferred:

A certification to support an Agile Product Development process (e.g. PMI CPE, CPO etc.) and / or Data Science, AI/ML certifications

Master’s degree

Salesforce Advanced Admin or Architect certified

AIPMM, Innovation Leader

What to Expect Next

If you are a candidate finalist, you will have to complete a Pinsight Assessment to access your skills as a People Manager.

Requisition #: 331017

When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. More information on what’s included in these checks can be found in the Post Offer section of our . Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Disclaimer
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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