Star2Star Communications offers the only global Full Spectrum Communications Solution. Our constellation framework offers cloud communications that include unparalleled value, reliability, quality, and scalability. They unify business communications including voice, video, fax, mobile, chat, and presence management and enhance communications with solutions such as Voice Optimized SD-WAN, SD-WAN, and LTE failover.
Star2Star is looking for a talented, dynamic and knowledgeable product manager for our Unified Communications and Collaboration market offer. This role is remote and may be located in one of the following cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Charlotte, Washington, DC, or New York.
* Deliver industry leading Unified Communication \"UC\" and Collaboration solutions built upon Star2Star's business communications platform. * Drive the roadmap, go-to-market, and its execution. Will work with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a world-class UC and Collaboration product to the market. * Lead aspects of the product lifecycle: user/customer research, product requirements, development, QA, Alpha/Beta, and post-release. The ideal candidate will have a mix of product management and Agile/Scrum skills by owning the product development life cycle and go to market for their product * Act as an evangelist for the product, both inside and outside of Star2Star, and be able to clearly articulate the benefits of the product as a leading UC and Collaboration solution. * Act as the Agile Product Owner, create product requirements and prioritize features and deliverables. * Conduct business-level verification and market testing of new features * Passionate about products. Desire and drive to learn the product management and marketing practice and product development lifecycle * Strong communication skills (engineering-level technical discussions, business-level discussions, sales training, customer and partner engagement) * Be an expert with respect to the competition and UC and Collaboration best practices * Work with the multiple internal teams: UX Lead to develop the product design and user experience; the engineering team to guide product development; the marketing team on product launch and general content and positioning; and technical and sales guidance to sales teams.
* BA/BS degree and a minimum of five years' experience in product management and/or software development. * Proven track record in managing and successfully executing critical mid/long term projects simultaneously * Strong knowledge of UC and Collaboration Applications and APIs (UC Client, Contact Center, IM, Presence, etc.)Understanding of the UC and Collaboration market and ability to create business cases for attacking other segments/vendors in the market. * Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a sense of urgency. Must be resourceful, proactive and passionate. * Some familiarity with SVPG, Lean, Pragmatic Marketing and/or other product management disciplines. * Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products * Highly organized and detail-oriented * Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to clearly articulate complex and abstract ideas * Team player that works well in collaborative and matrix organizations * Familiarity with customer, partner and field sales business processes * Be able to lead and drive a team of developers to realize your product vision * Experience in Agile Product Owner role * Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time
What We Offer:
* Extensive Benefit Options (Health, Vision, Dental, Long & Short term Disability) effective after a short waiting period * Flexible PTO plan & Company Holidays * Subsidized on-site healthy food choices * Culture Perks: Multiple Special Interest Groups, Activities Team, New Mom & Quiet Rooms, and Team Building Events * Entrepreneurial work environment partnered with high growth career opportunities
Star2Star Communications is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.
You must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. No agencies, Please.