IBM Technical Product Manager IBM Watson in SAN JOSE, California

Technical Product ManagerReady to change the way the world works? IBM Watson uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems - like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how businesses engage with their customers. If you have a cross functional background and a passion for building great products that change the world then the Watson Technical Offering Manager may be the perfect fit.As the Technical Product Manager, you will be responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product life cycle. This includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Technical Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product will support the company's overall strategy and goals.Successful candidates will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, a user-centric viewpoint, and the drive to maximize market opportunities by designing and developing new offerings.We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and even the workplace. New roles are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation. And IBM Watson is now looking for talent to usher in the next era of cognitive computing. Embark on the journey with us at IBM Watson.As a Technical Product Manager for the next generation of Watson Discovery services, you will:

  • Help define the vision of your product and the future of Cognitive Computing

  • Work closely with engineering. Apply agile methodology and lead the development team as the main product stakeholder. This includes active leadership in sprint planning, backlog grooming and more...

  • Collaborate with design and user experience to collect client feedback and prioritize the features that drive the biggest impact

  • Educate the sales organization about your product. Support them with good documentation and be available to answer technical questions and product related inquiries.

  • Use a data driven approach to understand the product funnel and coordinate with digital marketing to improve key metrics

  • Understand the direction of the AI market and contrast your product to competitors

  • Identify and onboard sponsor customers.

  • Explore new ways of improving existing services and products as a way of increasing profitability

  • Identify and present creative and innovative product solutions

  • At least 5 years working in the software and technology industry

  • At least 2 years of experience in product management, product marketing or applicable product related fields

  • At least 2 years working with and presenting technical solutions to clients

  • Experience working with and leading agile development teams

  • Strong technical knowledge of the development stack and artificial intelligence technology

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