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Senior Product Manager, Smartphone Technology

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213896
*Role Summary*

The Senior Product Manager is accountable for and serves as an authority on all aspects of smartphone technical requirements by working with MNO, OEM and internal Cox Mobile stakeholders (including Product and Wireless Strategy teams). Leads cross-functional teams by example demonstrating passion and drive to satisfy stakeholder needs and optimize the requirements and testing process. Recognized as a subject matter expert on the latest technology trends within the mobile space as they relate to smartphones. Synthesizes information to determine both current and future (years in advance) technical requirements and needs. Provides insights and inputs into the smartphone strategy. Provides input into budget decision. Operates with extensive latitude for independent judgment within operational parameters. Provides continuous and visible leadership for current technical performance as well as future development and deployment plans. Negotiates critical and controversial technical issues with senior leadership on ideas and solutions that impact smartphones. Develops, or provides guidance to develop, innovative solutions to highly complex and/or emerging technologies. Provides influence and leadership to cross-functional teams and other stakeholders on new technologies that impact industry and/or corporate results.

*Primary Responsibilities*

* Create/write smartphone requirements based on the needs of the Cox Mobile business and internal stakeholders.

* Partner with MNO to understand device testing and associated requirements.

* Create test requirements/processes and leading execution of smartphone approval (both initial and MRs).

* Collaborate with OEMs to institute smartphone requirements (carrier settings, etc.)

* Identify, select and manage third party device testing labs.

* Partner with Product team to ensure that devices address the internal needs/processes, including but not limited to services, activation, etc.

* Work with the Wireless Strategy team to provide feedback on current smartphone capabilities and ensure that smartphones are prepared for any network related requirements in the future.

* Manage SIM profile and be an expert on SIM/eSIM technologies & trends.

* Provide updates on new technologies to team (new Android release, new display technology, etc.) to ensure internal stakeholders aware of potential impact on their roles and the business.

* Investigate/Assess new technologies to elevate smartphone experience (MDM, Zero Touch, etc.)

* Monitor developments within the industry, vendor community and technology trends to consider implications and benefits to customer expectations and roadmaps.

* Present new technologies to internal stakeholders to ensure wireless team aware and may assess potential business or customer impacts on these topics.

* Facilitates vendor technology sessions on key technologies (WiFi, Networking, 5G, MEC, etc.) to educate team regarding industry trends.

* Generate business insights which guide product solutions.

* Consulted by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on his/her interpretations and advice.

* Provide leadership and authority in the organization with respect to technology associated with smartphones.

Qualifications: *Minimum Qualifications*

* 7 or more years of experience required in related field (e.g. Technology, Marketing, Process Improvement, etc.)

* 5 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree.

* Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization.

* Demonstrate strong technical and market knowledge.

*Preferred Qualifications*

* BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (e.g. Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science, etc.)

* 5 or more years of experience working with smartphones from a technology and/or carrier testing perspective.

* 3 or more years of experience in a management role preferred.

* Experience in telecommunications or high-tech environment.


Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-07 Expires: 2021-07-17
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