• Senior Product Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Who We Are

    Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities. Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, please visit solera.com

     

    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability).  We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits.  The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.

     

    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior Product Manager who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed.  You will serve as the Senior Product Manager.

    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what are volunteers are responsible for – their mission.  The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission.  The mission 80’s for this role, are:

    1. Product Strategy: Analyze markets to develop product strategy. Includes (market sizing, competitive analysis, customer value proposition development, etc.).
    2. Roadmap development and execution: Develop product roadmap to effectively deliver strategy. Ensure execution of roadmap through development, product launch, delivered results and tracking.
    3. Industry/Product Expert: Be an expert on the product and market. Provide expertise to sales, customers, executives and others through product demos, documents/videos, presentations etc.

     Additional responsibilities of the role include:

    • Work closely with multiple local and global stakeholders to ensure we deliver differentiated and innovative solutions that maximize the value delivered to our clients and partners. 
    • Effectively document, prioritize and communicate market, business and customer needs in tight collaboration with the design, engineering, support and sales teams, to maximize our output and competitiveness.  
    • Chart the direction of the existing product lines as well as determine the strategy for new solutions, potentially even entering new markets.

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

     

    • Must be capable of assisting in driving the development and delivery of solution strategy including end to end designs and business requirements within an agile development framework, reinforcing focus on defensible and quantifiable delivery of business value.
    • Track record of delivering product innovations leveraging customer feedback, deployment experience, competitive positioning, and market thought leadership.
    • Track record of building out strategic and tactical product roadmaps from the ground up with methodical prioritization.
    • Ability to partner with the business to produce revenue plans, product pricing, product positioning.
    • Must be able to work closely with users, engineering, support and commercial teams to oversee and participate in user experience testing and product feedback sessions to capture key feedback that feeds product development.
    • Demonstrated success working with engineering teams to plan, develop, refine, and launch successful software products on-time and with high quality.
    • Ability to take complex business and technical problems and distill them down to actionable responses for mitigation and resolution by both technical and non-technical teams.
    • Experience building and executing product go-to-market launch plans, partnering with sales, marketing and support for execution.
    • Analytical capabilities to track, monitor and quantify solutions usage and delivered value.
    • Professionally presentable, well-spoken and articulate for the delivery of internal and external product presentations.
    • Minimum of 3 years software Product Management experience with proven results.
    • Agile product management and/or agile coaching training/experience.
    • Experience working within an enterprise environment but entrepreneurial teams and mindset.
    • Quantifiable value proposition and value-based pricing experience.
    • User experience research & design.
    • Experience collaborating with global and local teams.
    • Knowledge/experience in the automotive and/or insurance domains.
    • Experience with B2B service models & interactions.
    • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or related technical field.
    • MBA/MS a plus.

     

    Our Space

    We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.

     

    We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy.  This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments.

     

    Click here to learn more on Global Data & Content:  www.soleragdc.com

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