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Requisition Title Product Manager for Developer Engagement

Cary, North Carolina SAS INSTITUTE INC

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Product Manager for Developer Engagement
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Job Locations US-NC-Cary
Requisition ID
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Category
Research and Development
Visa Sponsorship
No
Travel Requirements
50%
Overview
Do you have a passion for software development and for sharing ideas
with the developer community? Is your passion infectious, inspiring
others in the community to learn from you and try new things? Are you
eager to use these talents daily to inspire others to embrace new ways
of doing things?
SAS is embarking on an effort to make its products more appealing to
software developers. To do that, the interests and opinions of the
software developer community need focused representation to deliver
audience-relevant features and community-relevant engagement. This
role is all about achieving these two goals through grass-roots level
outreach built on active listening, clear communication, and above
all, community credibility. If you have the qualifications, charisma,
and drive to lead this new era for SAS, then please apply!
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
* Be the SAS thought leader with respect to the evolving practice of
software development
* Define and lead the SAS software developer community engagement
strategy
* Define, represent, and advocate for the persona, use cases, and
general product requirements relevant to the software development
community internally to SAS to influence product development,
direction, and strategy
* Drive awareness of SAS within the software development community
through direct engagement, coordination, and oversight of
corporate-wide outreach efforts
* Author content to help build, support, and nurture the online
presence of SAS within the software development community
* Provide oversight and guidance to marketing and messaging efforts
targeting the software development community
Essential Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, or
in closely related fields
* At least two years of software development experience using modern
software development techniques and methodologies and technologies
such as Python, R, Hadoop, Spark, REST, containers, and public
clouds
* Ability and willingness to travel and represent SAS as a thought
leader
Additional Qualifications:
* Proven ability to rapidly research, learn, apply, explain, and
promote new software concepts and technologies
* Strong, self-motivated organizational skills including the ability
to define, work, and manage multiple priorities, commitments,
schedules, and deadlines independently
* Ability to understand and apply detailed technical knowledge while
relating it back to the big picture
* Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
with people of varied technical backgrounds
* Ability to translate software developers issues / pain points into
product and service requirements
* Ability to participate in and lead virtual teams without direct
authority using excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience
may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above.
Preferences:
* Two years of experience in Product Management, Marketing, Sales,
Consulting, or related functions in the software industry
* Experience working directly with SAS software such as programming
with SAS
* Experience in developing, delivering, and executing business
proposals
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit.
We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that
makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate:
technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers,
good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be
ready to make an impact.
Additional Information:
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the
United States, and should not require, now or in the future,
sponsorship for employment visa status.SAS is an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law. The level of this position will be
determined based on the applicant’s education, skills and experience.
Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS
employees performing certain job functions may require access to
technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To
comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or
citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects
this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not
use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.
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