15 days old

Product Line Manager

Viavi Solutions
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Job Code
    210000WW
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90+ year history of technical innovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our customer's most pressing business issues. We make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data centers. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin film optical coatings and engineered diffusers, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, automotive, defense and instrumentation markets.

We are the people behind the products that help keep the world connected - at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supporting customer success and we welcome people who bring their best every day to the company - to question, to collaborate and to push for solutions that will delight our customers.

VIAVI Solutions is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Product Line Manager for its Network Performance Management monitoring solutions portfolio. This role is primarily responsible for definition, planning, design, implementation and deployment of Digital Experience Monitoring solutions focused on new and emerging technologies like Active Test, Real User Monitoring and End Point Monitoring. The role requires extensive research/planning work, collaboration with various engineering teams and with customers who ultimately deploy the solutions developed for the emerging technology segments.

There is a high level of collaboration and coordination required with other VIAVI teams, such as Engineering, Support, Solution Engineers, CTO, Sales and Marketing, to ensure successful solution planning and solution execution.

  • To work closely with field teams, customers and industry analysts to define and prioritize development and design activities to ensure product requirements are captured and execution matches expectations.
  • To create regular reports to capture priorities from technical, commercial and support arenas to ensure effective allocation of resources and provide the necessary focus on current challenges.
  • To Provide support to field teams in customer engagements including, but not limited to technology overview, architecture of solutions, capabilities definitions, design implementations and considerations, product details, product demos and technical expertise
  • Create and maintain platform and specific solution requirements definitions that lead to sustainable differentiation working closely with the various Engineering team members and relevant scrum teams.
  • Support proposal activities to sustain installed base and win new customers in current and new application areas.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market and competitor landscape to strategically position the E&C business unit to increase revenue and market share as well as strengthen its competitive position in the industry.
  • The development and articulation of a solution and portfolio specific strategy that supports the business unit's market segment objectives and company's growth plans.
  • New solutions and new capabilities training and training material for sales, solutions engineers, support and services teams.
  • Own solution specific product content to support the marketing team in taking solutions to market.
  • Build and grow strong internal stake holder and customer relationships from engineering to director levels.
  • Periodic competitive research and analysis.

VIAVI Product Management Engineer Characteristics :

A successful Senior Product Line Manager candidate is bright, innovative, analytical and entrepreneurial minded person, who is able to motivate with a vision for success and a dedication to world class definition, design, execution and customer satisfaction. To this end, the successful candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Strong leadership skills and relentless drive to foster value creation.
  • Ability to develop a clear and compelling product implementation.
  • Thinks strategically and acts tactically.
  • Voice of the customer focused, always.
  • A respected industry expert in the domain (technology) and solution portfolio.
  • Strong skillset in architecting telecom solutions
  • Able to define and design complex solutions and algorithms for cellular network optimization, planning and quality/performance monitoring
  • Skilled at planning and designing Network Performance Monitoring and optimization solutions
  • Always thinking about how to sustainably differentiate in focus market segments.
  • Adept at interacting with, and influencing, a broad range of stakeholders including customers, partners, managers, R&D, Services, Support, Sales and SEs
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Sense of urgency with a bias for action.
  • To work closely with field teams, customers and industry analysts to define and prioritize development and design activities to ensure product requirements are captured and execution matches expectations.
  • To create regular reports to capture priorities from technical, commercial and support arenas to ensure effective allocation of resources and provide the necessary focus on current challenges.
  • To Provide support to field teams in customer engagements including, but not limited to technology overview, architecture of solutions, capabilities definitions, design implementations and considerations, product details, product demos and technical expertise
  • Create and maintain platform and specific solution requirements definitions that lead to sustainable differentiation working closely with the various Engineering team members and relevant scrum teams.
  • Support proposal activities to sustain installed base and win new customers in current and new application areas.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market and competitor landscape to strategically position the E&C business unit to increase revenue and market share as well as strengthen its competitive position in the industry.
  • The development and articulation of a solution and portfolio specific strategy that supports the business unit's market segment objectives and company's growth plans.
  • New solutions and new capabilities training and training material for sales, solutions engineers, support and services teams.
  • Own solution specific product content to support the marketing team in taking solutions to market.
  • Build and grow strong internal stake holder and customer relationships from engineering to director levels.
  • Periodic competitive research and analysis.

Viavi Product Management Engineer Characteristics:

A successful Senior Product Line Manager candidate is bright, innovative, analytical and entrepreneurial minded person, who is able to motivate with a vision for success and a dedication to world class definition, design, execution and customer satisfaction. To this end, the successful candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

    • Strong leadership skills and relentless drive to foster value creation.
    • Ability to develop a clear and compelling product implementation.
    • Thinks strategically and acts tactically.
    • Voice of the customer focused, always.
    • A respected industry expert in the domain (technology) and solution portfolio.
    • Strong skillset in architecting telecom solutions
    • Able to define and design complex solutions and algorithms for cellular network optimization, planning and quality/performance monitoring
    • Skilled at planning and designing Network Performance Monitoring and optimization solutions
    • Always thinking about how to sustainably differentiate in focus market segments.
    • Adept at interacting with, and influencing, a broad range of stakeholders including customers, partners, managers, R&D, Services, Support, Sales and SEs
    • Self-starter and self-motivated
    • Sense of urgency with a bias for action.

Qualification & Experience:

Qualification & Experience :

  • Must possess wireline/software/IP knowledge, leadership skills, product line management, business development, marketing and strategic planning capabilities with broad and deep global experience, customer knowledge; technical insight, exceptional project planning, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong competence in defining and designing network performance monitoring solutions
  • Strong understanding in planning implementation and planning of network performance monitoring and analytics solutions
  • Understanding for and track record in definition and design of automation solutions for enterprise and cloud networks and technologies
  • A natural communicator and influencer, using such strengths in often difficult and complex situations; especially competent at clearly setting expectations and delivering on them.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including effective presentation skills.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the work.
  • Self-starter with the ability to communicate and interact with people at all levels both externally and internally
  • Strong interpersonal skills and deep experience with domestic and international business environments highly desired.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, CRM, ERP, JIRA and other business computer applications.
  • Candidate must be able to travel up to 50% to domestic and international locations for customer meetings, sales engagement, training and internal meetings/workshops.

If you have what it takes to push boundaries and seize opportunities, apply to join our team today.

VIAVI Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.





Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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