Experience and Skills
◦Expert on Market, Customer and Competitors: continuously gather key information regarding the market and competitive threats; perform competitive analysis used to develop pricing, value propositions, and market positioning
◦Coordinate with current and potential customers on the product, roadmaps and upcoming releases specific to capabilities and features
◦Develop and foster key customer relationships (both strategic and tactical)
◦Develop and maintain business plans for managed products (to include ROI analysis)
◦Perform ongoing business case analysis (aka use case analysis) to establish and drive product development plans
◦Define and maintain the product roadmap and associated business requirements for the product based on qualified market needs, customer inputs and internal inputs (BD and sales teams, engineering teams, etc.)
◦Work with product engineer/owner and product development team (engineering) to solidify product concepts, architectures, and required investment levels
◦Manage and communicate the product development lifecycle including defining the product roadmap, establishing product release content (based on priorities), and setting development/release schedules with product development team
◦Set and adjust product release priorities based on market and customer needs, available capacity, and budgetary constraints – with overall authority to set release content
◦Work with marketing and sales teams to develop necessary sales enablement artifacts to promote the product through established and newly identified channels
◦Strong background in IP/Ethernet networking fundamentals
◦Strong background in SDN/orchestration fundamentals
◦Firsthand experience with Agile development principles
U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.