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Principal Product Manager - SiriusXM Connect

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connect) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM Connect (SiriusXM CV) is a leading provider of connected services to vehicle manufacturers, delivering one of the most broadly adopted connected vehicle platforms in North America for the last 25 years. Named the 2020 Company of the Year in the Telematics Industry by Frost & Sullivan, we provide safety, security and convenience services to millions of vehicle owners across major automotive brands. Our teams are continuously working to develop leading-edge technology that can not only add convenience to the daily lives of so many drivers across the country but our advancements in safety and security could also help save their lives.

How You’ll Make An Impact

The Principal Product Manager is a critical leadership role in the SiriusXM Connect product organization. This individual will help us shape the future of our strategic product portfolio through market research, customer feedback, innovation exploration, business case development, and product roadmaps to identify and deliver on new products and strategies in the connected vehicle and adjacent markets.

What You’ll Do

  • Entrepreneurial Innovation: Help identify meaningful problems to solve, evaluate and develop the business case and then go execute and solve those problems.
  • Product Strategy: Develop and articulate a clear vision and strategy for Connected Vehicle products, aligning with the business strategy.
  • Market Research: Conduct thorough market research to identify customer needs, market trends, and competitive landscape, using insights to inform the product strategy.
  • Roadmap: Define and manage the roadmap, prioritizing features and initiatives based on impact and customer value.
  • Feature Development: Lead team members to work closely with engineering and design teams to define product requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria for new features and enhancements.
  • Cross Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with Commercial and Finance teams on roadmap prioritization, successful product launches, go-to-market strategies, and achievement of business and customer targets.
  • Performance metrics: Define and monitor key performance indicators for commerce products and making data-driven decisions.
  • Contribute original thought towards a strategic vision for connected vehicle and other related markets/products; follow through with process and tactics for developing, communicating, and implementing vision.
  • Responsible for the prioritization and maintenance of connected product roadmap.
  • Author the product requirements for the new products and enhancements to existing products.
  • Collaborate with UX and architecture on both strategic and detailed levels on mission-critical user experience.
  • Present and defend long-term design vision as well as short-term design solutions to leadership.
  • Work with internal SiriusXM teams and external partners to define and document new product concepts.
  • Make real-time decisions for assigned programs as the subject matter expert for product features and functionality.
  • Create user stories, acceptance criteria and develop a prioritized backlog.
  • Collaborate with product teams to define forward-looking features.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience working with technology and business strategy.
  • 10+ years in Product Management of consumer digital / software products.
  • 5+ years of professional experience with connected vehicle and/or IoT services.
  • Experience in Product Management and/or development of complex serving systems for web and/or mobile applications.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful product strategies.
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience building and managing high-performing teams.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Deep understanding of customer journeys and user experience best practices for subscription products.
  • Agile and adaptable, able to operate in ambiguity and a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and collaboration skills, capable of working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills; with experience presenting to and influencing senior management.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure e.g. Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with Agile management tools-- Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence) desirable.
  • Knowledge of Jira and Agile/Scrum software development methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized
  • Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person.
  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.