Manager, Commerce & Data Product Management
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Sony Corporation of America (SCA) is seeking a Manager, Core Services Product Management to support the launch of a new business incubated within SCA. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering core services, APIs, and functionalities that support our businesses and customer experiences. You will have the opportunity to work with a talented and highly collaborative organization of designers, engineers, data analysts, and product managers to create a best-in-class product experience for our customers.
Core Product Services: Deliver world class services, API, and functionalities to support our businesses, aiming to be highly available, resilient, and responsive.
Roadmap Planning and Prioritization: Create and maintain a comprehensive product roadmap that balances customer needs, business goals, and technological advancements. Collaborate with engineering, operations, marketing, and sales teams to prioritize and execute initiatives effectively.
Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster strong relationships and collaboration with vendors and internal stakeholders – including software engineers, designers, operations, marketing, sales, and customer support teams. Work closely with these teams to ensure successful product launches, resolve issues, and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
Competitive Analysis: Conduct ongoing competitive analysis to identify market trends, evaluate competitor offerings, and develop strategies to differentiate our services. Stay abreast of industry advancements, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes.
Customer Satisfaction: Advocate for the customer and ensure that product decisions and enhancements are driven by customer insights and feedback. Continuously monitor customer satisfaction, conduct user testing, and gather feedback to improve product offerings.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Your qualifications and experience should include:
6+ years in product management, preferably in subscription services and/or consumer software in the telecom, media and technology industry.
Track record of launching new products and services -- from product design to serving customers -- within a large company environment but working at a start-up pace.
Success with delivering highly available, resilient, and responsive services and API.
Demonstrated ability to lead in a cross-functional environment across multiple time-zones.
A systems thinker, capable of identifying issues, understanding linkages and brainstorming revolutionary solutions.
A strong communicator, able to articulate your point-of-view, engage in fact- based discourse, collaborate, compromise, and bridge gaps.
In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer an environment and culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for you to thrive as part of Sony’s purpose to “fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology”.
SCA offers benefits-eligible employees (generally regular employees scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week) a comprehensive benefits program that offers coverage and support for employees and their family’s physical, emotional, and financial well-being.
What we offer you:
Comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage with coverage for spouses/domestic partners and child dependents, including access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee assistance plan and comprehensive behavioral health benefits
Fertility benefits, including surrogacy, and adoption assistance programs
Basic and supplemental life insurance for employees as well as supplemental life insurance coverage for their spouses/domestic partners and children
Voluntary benefits such as group legal, identity theft protection, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
Short-term & long-term disability plans
Paid parental and caregiver leave
401(k) Plan with pre-tax, Roth, and after-tax options and company match which vests immediately
Education assistance and student loan programs
Flexible Work Arrangements, including remote and hybrid work schedules
Time off to include vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, Summer Fridays (early release), and a winter break between Christmas and New Year’s Day (based on business needs)
Referral bonuses (subject to eligibility)
Matching gift program
A wide variety of employee business resource groups (EBRGs)
Special discounts on Sony products, offered exclusively to Sony employees
Employee stock purchase plan (Sony covers commissions and fees for your Sony stock purchases made through after-tax payroll deductions)
Annual incentive bonus
The anticipated annual base salary for this position is $155,000 to $170,000. This range does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for. The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, military status, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.
Disability Accommodation for Applicants to Sony Corporation of America
While SCA does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there are certain Sony offices that require employees to be vaccinated in order to enter. If you will be located at or travel to those offices, you will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for documented medical reasons and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Please do not include proof of vaccination status or any indication of a possible request for a vaccination accommodation when submitting your application materials. If applicable, the Company will follow up with you directly to request proof of vaccination and to discuss any potential accommodations.