Product Manager Jobs in San Jose, CA at IBM

Title: Product Manager

Company: IBM

Location: San Jose, CA


IntroductionReady to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan – and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.

Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThe Weather Business Solutions team within AI Applications is seeking an experienced, resourceful software Product Manager to work with our team. In this position, you will be responsible for defining, prioritizing, and evaluating the work of our team to ensure the delivery of high-quality features and functionality that exceed customer expectations and meet business targets.

The day-to-day work of the Product Manager will vary based on business priorities and the decision to drive specific initiatives.


Support efforts to articulate markets, research users and define competitive landscape

Partner with marketing, finance, support and legal

Partner with the sales organization in their efforts to respond to RFPs, renew customer contracts and determine appropriate pricing

Review and approve quotes submitted by the sales team to ensure profitability targets are met

Manage relationships, contracts and payments with vendors who supply key components of our solution

Innovate with established and emerging technology – software, hardware and services

Define pricing, packaging and positioning and measure outcomes

Motivate product delivery teams by providing clear goals and driving the incremental value that can be delivered to our customers

Support ongoing prioritization, backlog management and planning for the design and development teams to ensure that the right things are built at the right time for the right reasons

Determine what features will be in a release and when that release will occur

Manage customer feature previews and gather feedback

Support the management of the product backlog, vision and roadmap

Incorporate stakeholder feedback and needs and share insights back to stakeholders

Author features, user stories and defect stories based on stakeholder input

Review features, user stories and defect stories for acceptance as needed

Track requirements and manage their change throughout the product life cycle

Maintain reporting for team growth that provides insight into overall organizational objectives

Learn from and share best practices with other Product Managers in the group

Continuously improve yourself, your team and the organization

Occasional travel

Preferred Location: San Jose, CA / San Francisco, CA / Boston, MA / Raleigh, NC / Austin, TX / Columbus, OH

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

You have experience working in the aviation industry; preferably as a dispatcher, pilot or meteorologist

You have a deep understanding of meteorology and how weather data is used within an airline or aviation customer

You thrive on multiple assignments in a fast-paced work environment

You are passionate about product and the impact it can have upon our customers

You have exceptional listening, verbal and written communication skills

You have a demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional teams w…

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