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Director of Product Management (Analytics)

Job Description

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device:  YOU!

Job Description:


Director of Product Management, Analytics


The Director of Product Management, Analytics will drive cross-product data analytics solutions for Citrix. The primary focus of this position is to align Analytics product strategy with Citrix’s long-term company goals, across internal functions and product lines. At this level the Director of Product Management is also responsible long-term strategic planning, cross-product initiatives and market validation of new products.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Define overall product and feature requirements for Citrix Analytics Platform – future product strategy with sustainable and compelling differentiation based on customer needs, competitive analysis, market and technology trends
  • Drive AI/ML technology strategy as underpinning to future vision of Citrix products
  • Clearly communicates to stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Conducts market validation activities, such as customer prospect interviews and market analysis as part of new product or feature planning; validates product plans against research results and makes in-depth strategic recommendations based on data and judgement
  • Guide Citrix teams, customers and partners in understanding overall product strategy as it applies to multiple product lines
  • Drives and owns the product requirements process across multiple related product lines while working collaboratively with key stakeholders to prioritize and validate technology, features, product direction and strategy;
  • Drives strategic initiatives and research to base decision making on data and customer feedback to inform tactical and strategic decisions; drives cross-team analysis and sharing of data
  • Develops product portfolio strategy and roadmap in concert with product management, engineering, marketing, sales, design and other internal teams and stakeholders
  • Applies a deep and broad understanding of application, data and networking solutions required to deliver on enterprise IT objectives and goals
  • Acts as the product expert and resource within the organization for assigned product lines
  • Drives and influences adoption of product management and software development best practices across product management and engineering teams.
  • Works with engineering leadership on an ongoing basis and serves as a key stakeholder/approver in many of the review, prioritization and approval process inherent to software development
  • Defines, measures and tracks product related goals and metrics using a data driven approach with emphasis on evidence based decision making


Other Duties

  • Analyst Relations: Works with key industry analysts to put forth a positive message regarding the product line
  • Project Management: Completes many projects involving coordination among a diverse set up; manages and maintains internal groups
  • Product Marketing: Works closely with Product Marketing Leadership to divide and conquer nearly all duties involved with full spectrum product management
  • Leadership: Sets strong examples to Associate and Product Line Mangers for Product Management best practices
  • Communication: Presents to wide ranging audiences, including internal stakeholders, Webinars, trainings, customer visits, trade shows and industry events



Specialist Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or related discipline. MBA preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in product management for a software company
  • Deep, technical understanding of one or more of: Big Data Analytics, Cloud Analytics Architectures (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience with AI/ML technologies from business and technical perspectives
  • Understanding and experience within enterprise security industry
  • Experience managing highly technical products; direct experience with delivering SaaS and cloud services a plus
  • Experience presenting to customers, analysts and press, industry groups on a regular basis to promote the business plan and build awareness; ability to solicit and synthesize input from customers, analysts and the marketplace
  • Experience developing productive relationships and coordinating product management across product development, technical support, pre-sales, sales, service delivery and partner organizations in the software industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of the product requirements definition and agile software development processes in the creation of software products
  • Ability to develop a well-conceived and carefully constructed requirements and application definition
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, influence and gain the cooperation necessary across the organization to successfully deliver to schedules/deadlines
  • Experience working with customers to ensure new products and releases exceed their expectations


About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles.  We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture.  We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.




Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.


Job Summary

  • Greece
  • Technology
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
01 May 2019
Applications Deadline
22 June 2019

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