Careers

Product Manager

IL

DESCRIPTION

Smart mobility is about to revolutionize the way we live, work and commute – it’s sparked by vehicle connectivity with an eye forward to autonomous driving. In order to make it work seamlessly, it’s first got to be Secure and Safe – that’s where Upstream Security comes in. We’ve created the world’s first and only cloud based cybersecurity solution designed specifically for Smart Mobility, and already trusted by over a million connected vehicles worldwide.

 

We are seeking out a cross-functional Product Manager to support our company and product’s growth with the ability to see and link the pieces of the big picture together across all functions to make our business grow and flourish. The selected candidate should have a track record of defining market winning products and apply product management skills, technical knowledge, and influence from the C-Level down to ensure Upstream’s success in delivering cybersecurity and analytics solutions for our largest customers’ environments.

The Product Manager is expected to

  • Take overall feature specification and implementation responsibility for assigned products
  • Deliver MRDs with prioritized features and corresponding justification
  • Recommend list pricing, with accompanying competitive and margin analysis
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples
  • Lead/drive product positioning, go-to-market activities, and sales training
  • Be a market expert and act as a leader within the company

Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in product management
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products
  • Cybersecurity and/or big data expertise and passion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree, with an advanced technical or business degree desirable
  • Technical background, with experience in networking, wireless preferred
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-changing environment