At SAS, our vision is to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence. SAS recently announced a $1 Billion investment in Artificial Intelligence which includes new advanced AI technologies and solutions. We re committed to driving the future of analytics. And, as Product Manager on the Cloud & Platform Technologies team, you ll play a key strategic role in driving that future.
You ll be responsible for shaping SAS advanced analytics platform into an indispensable solution for enterprise customers across the globe. With your knowledge of cloud computing, you ll help SAS deliver value to customers more quickly, helping them navigate the entire analytics life cycle. Enjoy collaborating? You ll work on the team that manages SAS platform strategy and play a key role in analyzing new and emerging software technologies, including partnering with teams to drive assessment adoption.
What you ll do
Define and prioritize product requirements based on business drivers, customer inputs, market direction, and field contribution.
Translate business requirements into technical, functional, and non-functional requirements
Define user personas and write use cases
Collaborate with and drive product development in R&D based on requirements management, risk management, risk mitigation, and product lifecycles
Support product launches as primary content provider to facilitate knowledge transfer of product functionality to marketing and sales
Present product vision, roadmap, and software demonstrations to internal constituents, customers, press, analysts, and others
Identify new market opportunities and evaluate emerging technology and business issues that may present opportunities or threats to the company
Serve as a product champion by analyzing external market trends, competition, opportunities that impact the user and capabilities of the platform
What we re looking for
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, computer science, or related discipline
Five or more years of experience in experience in product management, marketing, sales, consulting or related function in the technology industry, preferably with a software vendor
Knowledge and experience with cloud computing models (SaaS, PaaS) and cloud-native development methodologies
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, as the job requires
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage in technical discussions with customers, partners, and industry analysts
Excellent critical thinking skills with demonstrated history of making good decisions in a fast-paced environment
Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment across multiple business units
Ability to innovate and define creative solutions with compelling user experiences that exceed customer expectations
A self-starter with bias toward action and the know-how to balance getting details right while still moving fast
The nice to haves
Experience with SAS programming and/or SAS products such as Visual Analytics
Expertise with container and container orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with cloud computing environments such as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
Experience with API management platforms and in APIs as products
Experience with design thinking
We re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live.
We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for live and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialist or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn t about fitting into our culture, it s about adding to it and we can t wait to see what you ll bring.
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.
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