Product Director - Android Applications - Direct Applicants Only

  • ., New York, NY, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

We’re looking for an Product Director - Android Applications to join our Product team at Trustonic.  Based in New York, UK or Toronto, you will be part of a team responsible for the technical product management of our Telecoms Platform Services and Android applications.

Who we are...

Trustonic was formed in 2012 as a joint venture between industry heavyweights with strong pedigree in the secure chip design and digital security sectors. We are now part of the EMK Capital Portfolio.

Our technology gives our customers the confidence to manage risk.   We embed security into smart devices and connected cars, for businesses to innovate and embrace new opportunities with peace of mind.

Over 2 billion devices are protected by Trustonic, and provide secure solutions for the mobile, automotive and banking & payments industries. 

We empower telecom operators to manage the lifecycle of smartphones, we secure the connected car of today, laying the foundation for future self-driving vehicles and we are the security backbone of any digital transaction from a mobile device.

Our partners include the leading device, silicon, enterprise, identity and commerce companies.

If you would like to work in a fast-moving global technology company, with great ambition, then we’d love to hear from you!

Job Description

What you'll deliver...

As an Product Director - Android Applications, you will: 

  • set the Telecoms Platform Service & Application direction - using technical and commercial goals, you will define roadmap for Services & Applications, working closely with the CPO, Product Managers, CTO, Architects & other commercial team members.
  • drive alignment and collaboration across the business to optimise product development and delivery across specific OEM smartphones and Android Applications
  • execute the Telecoms Platform Product Strategy - focus on materially improving technical execution of the OEM roadmap, and support scaling and revenue
  • manage the entire service & application lifecycle - from concept, specification, development, acceptance testing, launch, and training - and be prepared to actively participate in rituals inside of the development cycle, including sprint planning, retrospectives, and demos.
  • get cross-functional teams including Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and other PMs aligned and passionate about the roadmap and direction.
  • build a deep understanding of our different types of customers (network operators, reseller, and OEMs) users, their needs and improve our product capabilities
  • be the voice of the customer - both current and future - in all aspects of product development and delivery; regularly attend prospect and customer calls to understand and empathise with their challenges
  • recommend opportunities for our product to better serve the customer needs through customer research and analytics, including collecting feedback from our customers and internal teams via interviews, sales/support calls, and other feedback loops
  • collect and synthesise market requirements via intimate customer/market knowledge and insight and translate to business requirements
  • own your performance indicators: their definition, measurement, and progress. Quantitative and qualitative analysis is comfortable.
  • measure adoption, usage data, and business results from product launches
  • continuously evaluate product-market fit, identify technical dependencies, and perform external benchmarking

Who you are…

As an Android Product Manager, you will..

  • be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work within start-up environment is a must have or demonstrate attitude to work in a fluid & dynamic environment
  • have built android applications
  • have world class product management skills – insights, road mapping, sprint planning, and project management skills
  • be able to strategically assess new opportunities and build alignment around these, and efficiently capture qualitative and quantitative data to make your case
  • have strong ability to communicate with both internal partners and external prospects/customers, and synthesize their feedback
  • know how to work with customers' commercial and technically to help them be successful with our platform
  • be deeply curious and want to understand the why, and excited to dig into the details to find the answer
  • be comfortable independently developing and implementing recommended approaches to complex or ambiguous problems while making thoughtful trade-offs

What makes you, you…

Experience

  • significant experience in software development, as well as core product management experience
  • deep knowledge of Android and Application development environment
  • experience with UX/UI design and understanding of best practices
  • documenting user stories and requirements for features and functionality
  • proven experience in analysing market, technical requirements, entertain high-level architecture discussion with customers and partners, define products and solutions, drive them to market, and position them to win
  • demonstrable customer facing experience, using insights to build product plans
  • experience in telecoms, smartphone, cloud landscapes and security software
  • experience working as product owner in agile software development process such as scrum.
  • experience with software security technologies
  • experience collaborating on projects with multiple participants working remotely.

Knowledge

  • knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • knowledge of Android, iOS, mobile OEMs, silicon, and cloud platforms
  • strong understanding of the hardware & software security, telecoms eco-system is a must have
  • strong knowledge of EMM solutions and SaaS

Languages

  • fluent English, both written and spoken

Qualifications

  • undergraduate degree or equivalent level of skill, experience and knowledge

Skills 

  • use of A’ha or similar product management tools
  • use of JIRA and other engineering tools
  • excellent communication skills are important, since candidate must work across various functional areas (engineering, sales, marketing, financial, legal and exec) and with external partners and customers; oral & written
  • ability to independently create proposals and presentations, manage financial numbers

Additional Information

Trustonic is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on any grounds. We empower, engage, enable and value differences between people, including; different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, with differences in education, backgrounds, skill sets, experiences and knowledge.

Trustonic is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on any grounds. We empower, engage, enable and value differences between people, including; different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, with differences in education, backgrounds, skill sets, experiences and knowledge.