Autonomous Driving Product Manager

Boston, MA, US

Full Time


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Posted 2 weeks ago

 The Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture develops world class production-ready autonomous driving systems. The joint venture leverages Hyundai Motor Group’s design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise and Aptiv’s autonomous driving solutions to commercialize an SAE Level 4 platform for robotaxi providers, fleet operators, and automotive manufacturers. 
Headquartered in Boston, the Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture has operations in the US and Asia. An official name for the new joint venture will be unveiled soon!
About this position
As a Product Manager in Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture, you will focus on understanding current and future user needs, industry and technology trends, customer and partner requirements, and developing future products that will shape this fast-moving industry. Your leadership will be necessary to manage the development of new, high profile products, considering new features for launch and other milestones to be added throughout the product lifecycle. To do this, you will work closely with designers, engineering, finance, sales and marketing. 
You will use research to identify relevant market trends and customer needs, and propose how to meet these needs through a product vision, which defines a product’s features, functionality, and compelling user experiences. 
Our Product Managers are high-energy people that use superb interpersonal and communications skills to work equally well with team members, support organizations, internal customers, and executives. They bring a holistic view and leadership style and are considered a focal point in the organization. Key to your success is your ability to marry creativity with analytics skills to create customer value and finding a way to move things forward amid competing forces.

What You'll Do:

  • Leverage deep user, customer, and industry knowledge to ideate new products and support product roadmaps.
  • Engage design and user research to gain a deep understanding of consumer behavior and market trends.
  • Identify and assess the business value of different strategic scenarios, time sensitive product opportunities, including revenue-generating variants, help define what should be included within our portfolio.
  • Assess emerging external technologies and competitors to determine potential impact on Aptiv.
  • Utilize strong customer and business acumen to guide the product vision through difficult decision points during development.
  • Represent the product team and champion the product through the go-to- market process working with global marketing and sales colleagues to ensure a clear product position and impactful launch.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Advanced degree (MS/MBA) is a plus
  • Ideal candidate brings 4+ years experience in Product Management, exposure to both hardware and software, in a consumer oriented product, previous background in engineering, design, or strategy consulting
  • Cross functional team experience

Bonus points (but not required):

  • "Information junkie" that thrives on being the first to know about consumer trends and new technology
  • Background in consumer electronics, IoT, hardware and software product management preferred
  • Highly polished writing ability, very strong presentation and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to drive cohesion and collaboration among many different people & functions
  • Understanding of the work involved in product planning, development, and launch
  • Confidence, presence, and credibility to command the respect of colleagues and senior stakeholders, especially in Go-To-Market and Engineering teams throughout the world.
  • Occasional travel (some international)
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