Product Manager for Meter Data Management

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Digital Grid
Requisition Number: 242024
Primary Location: United States-California-Foster City
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.


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Job Description:

Senior Product Manager – Meter Data Management

Location: Foster City, CA

We are looking for a strong, experienced hands-on senior product manager to take product ownership of our industry leading EnergyIP Meter Data Management application and drive the next generation of this enterprise solution for Smart Grid 3.0 use cases.

We are specifically looking for senior individuals who understand the challenges of product management, can articulate a clear product vision and roadmap, and work alongside platform and application developers, architects and enterprise application product management teams to build the next generation of ground breaking application for our customers.

This product management role is responsible for several critical pieces of the EnergyIP Meter Data Management System (MDMS) and related applications, which have been implemented at customers around the globe. As such, you will be responsible for setting the vision on how to define, launch and evolve these areas of Siemens as well as how to integrate with existing application capabilities, such as data cleaning, reports and dashboards.

As a Senior Product Manager, your position will require you to foster a strong customer community. You must be strong in outbound activities, such as working directly with customers, sales, presales, professional services, product marketing, and other teams interacting with Siemens customers. You must have effective verbal and written communication. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background, product strategy and management experience with customer-facing or employee-facing software applications, and is poised to drive Siemens’s product portfolio with competitive positioning and market differentiation.

The candidate will report to the Head of Product Management, Analytics and Applications.

  • Assess the market and evolving trends to define the vision for next generation of meter data management systems and help shape the overall product and partnering strategy

  • Synthesize market research and customer needs to set a strategic direction and priority for your product(s) and identify innovative ideas to incorporate in your product(s) roadmap.

  • Collaborate with Sales to understand application sales pipeline, probability, timing, business impact and customer requirements as input into the product roadmap

  • Work with business leaders, customers and project teams to understand business questions and translate them into solution, product roadmap and project extensions

  • Build and evaluate business cases to support product investment decisions

  • Communicate finding and insights to key stakeholders and influence these teams to take action based on your recommendations

  • Own the release planning and management process for the application – prioritizing customer enhancements based on input from customer population, business and commercial impact

  • Manage and maintain a rolling three to five year view of the product roadmap

  • Coordinate and collaborate with other members of the product management team on release planning and management of interdependencies between underlying platform, MDMS and related applications

  • Collaborate with application development other product management teams to solve deep technical problems and create exceptional solutions

  • Author product specifications, inclusive of use cases, activity flow diagrams, screen mockups, identification of data sources, analytics, reporting, and integration requirements

  • Act as the Product Owner in one or more scrum teams, setting the vision for the team, writing and prioritizing user stories, grooming the backlog, keeping the team focused, and communicating to stakeholders regularly.

  • Own end-to-end development and delivery of your product(s), including defining and tracking value to customers

  • Work together with Marketing, Sales, Professional Services, and Support to promote the delivery of product features through training initiatives, documentation efforts, and customer / analyst demonstrations

  • Be the product champion externally and passionate voice of the customer internally.


Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience

  • 5-10 years of product management experience in an enterprise, SaaS company

  • Experience in utility processes and systems with a focus on advanced metering, meter to cash, meter data management, customer engagement and outage management processes

  • Experience in agile and SDLC development methodologies

  • A solid understanding of big data and streaming technologies, IoT and time series data and cloud architectures

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, ability to establish strong relationships with all levels of an organization

  • Highly flexible, ability to execute well in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving organization

  • Experience in writing logical, detailed and complete product requirements and functional specifications

  • Able to develop and effectively communicate a product vision, strategy and roadmap

  • Ability to translate business strategy into tactical plans and willingness to own execution to completion

  • Strong self-starter with entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Comfort with deep technical details as well as high-level business goals and customer needs

  • Program Management skills including ability to juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines, deliver results

  • Knowledge and experience in agile software development process

  • B.S. in Computer Science and/or Engineering, or other fields related to data science and analytics

  • MBA preferred



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