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Autodesk Product Manager, Platform in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Requisition ID #

21WD54447

Position Overview

Creators, architects, engineers, designers, artists, and makers of all backgrounds use Autodesk's products to innovate new experiences in media, entertainment, architecture, and manufacturing.

Underlying all of that is data in a variety of formats and used in a wide variety of tools (AutoCAD, Maya, ShotGrid, 3DS Max, Fusion, and more). To power the media production workflows of the future, Autodesk is committed to making it easy to seamlessly flow data between products, services, and 3rd party applications.

The Product Manager, Platform will be the voice of the customer as part of a product leadership team and will be a key player in establishing a strategy to address the media and entertainment market. You'll work with designers, engineers, and researchers to conduct user research, validate solutions and launch software products.

Responsibilities

  • Manage expectations of stakeholders through frequent and clear communication of vision, strategy, and roadmap

  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, and researchers to advocate for, plan, and execute user research and solution validation plans

  • Use a lean product mindset to drive product decisions and roadmap development

  • Document user needs in workflows, user stories, or customer journeys

  • Set and evaluate product success using qualitative and quantitative measures

  • Practice facilitative leadership to drive decision making and prioritization towards positive team and product outcomes

  • Contribute to the the product management culture at Autodesk

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years working as Product Manager in computer software, digital media, e-commerce, SaaS or PaaS industry

  • Experience with shipping technical products

  • Ability to break down complex problems into user-focused solutions

  • Experience defining and tracking product metrics and KPIs

  • Experience evaluating a quickly moving competitive landscape

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and persuasive presentation skills and strong ability to work across multifunctional teams

  • Passion for enabling storytellers, creators, builders, engineers, and makers to do their best work

  • Familiarity with cloud computing and the way distributed systems communicate

  • Strong customer advocate who can weigh competing priorities and maintain an ongoing feedback loop between internal teams and external customers

Preferred Qualifications

  • A leader who sets goals, measures success, and enables their teammates to do their best work

  • A teammate who contributes to the team growth and continuous improvement

  • An energetic presenter who can tell compelling stories and actively listen to feedback

  • A coach and manager who helps other Product Managers learn and develop their craft

  • Degree in computer engineering, computer science, IT, human factors, or similar

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers (Careers%20%3Ccareers@autodesk.com%3E) .

*From the greenest buildings to the cleanest cars, from the smartest factories to the biggest stories, amazing things are created every day with Autodesk. Over four decades we’ve worked together with our customers to transform how things are made, and in doing so, we’ve also transformed what can be made. A car’s performance now inspires the method of its manufacture, a city’s infrastructure helps predict the unpredictable, and the creation of ever-bigger universes shapes ever-bigger stories. *

Today our solutions span countless industries empowering innovators everywhere. But we’re restless to do more. We don’t believe in waiting for progress, we believe in making it. By combining and recombining technologies. By blurring boundaries, reinventing rules, and merging fields. By unleashing talent and unlocking insights across industries. By helping our customers converge on solutions to the challenges we all face today.  At Autodesk, we believe that when you have the right tools to work and think flexibly you have the power to transform what actually needs making. The power to design and make a better world for all.

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