Product Specialist

Employer
MicroStrategy
Location
Tysons Corner, VA
Posted
Oct 26, 2021
Closes
Oct 28, 2021
Ref
165995704
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Company DescriptionMicroStrategy transforms organizations into intelligent enterprises through data-driven innovation. We match smart people to dynamic projects and technologies that truly challenge their talents. Curious and creative in outlook, our success is built on the talent and energy of smart and driven people. MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications.Job Description The Role: The Product Management Team has a direct role in product vision and continuous product innovation across a suite of programs and can expect broad and immediate application of their work at client organizations. Product Managers diligently work to understand the critical business problems customers are looking to solve and develop products and solutions to meet their evolving needs. No two days are the same in the life of a Product Manager. A lot of time is spent identifying potential new capabilities and new ways to make our customers successful. You are the customer advocate and should seek to aggressively drive a roadmap delivering a high-quality product that provides value for our customers. Your Focus * Conduct market research, including needs of the local market and market-specific competitive analysis, primary research with customers, and secondary research through other sources including analyst reports, competitive websites, and industry association/conference material. * Serve as the product expert and guide product direction through defining best practices and optimal global customer experience. * Establish an effective marketing strategy for the local market and work with In-house Marketing Translator to oversee localization of Marketing content for the local market. * Manage customer feedback initiatives to determine the product offering best suited to the local market (product packages, presentation/UX, payment plans, feature selection). * Train sales executives on new products and features and devise and oversee sales strategy for the local market. * Work cross-functionally with engineering, technical support, sales, and professional services to ensure all the pieces come together. * Manage customer feedback initiatives to determine the product offering best suited to the local market (product packages, presentation/UX, payment plans, feature selection). Qualifications Required Experience and Skills: Motivation, Innovation, Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer-Focus You should also bring the following: * BS or MS in computer science, or similar field or experience as a Product Manager, Software Designer, or Software Engineer * 1-2 years of work experience as a Product Manager or equivalent function * Experience in designing and helping to localize and take global software solutions to market * Strength in building relationships and effective communication with varied internal and external audiences and stakeholders * Excellent product/design sense and the ability to take complex problems and craft simple experiences * Demonstrated ability to lead complex cross-functional projects while handling several moving pieces * Experience with Business Intelligence software Additional Information MicroStrategy is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet. MicroStrategy is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us about your interest in employment at 703.848.8600.

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