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Head of Product Portfolio, Danfoss Autonomy

Requisition ID:  22865
Job Location(s): 

Cambridge, MA, US

Job Description

Danfoss Autonomy is hiring for a Head of Product Portfolio role. The Autonomy Team is a start-up within Danfoss and seated in the Robotics Hub of North America.
The Autonomy Team is paving the way for Danfoss to become a market-leader in the Autonomous Vehicles space and we are seeking an individual who is interested in being part of this rapid growth organization.
 

Job Responsibilities

•    Manage and lead Danfoss Autonomy’s global Product Team for autonomous driving capabilities. The Product Team is spread across software and hardware products and is located in the United States, India, and Denmark.
•    Develop vision, roadmaps and plans, collaborating with stakeholders, executive management
•    Lead the engineering teams across our software stack (Perception, Planning, Localization, Controls) to refine product requirements for autonomous driving capabilities for off-highway Autonomous Vehicles.
•    Leverage deep user, customer, and industry knowledge to design, launch, and improve our autonomous driving software and hardware capabilities
•    Design 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 of hardware and software products.
•    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
 

Background & Skills

•    Product Management experience, managing highly complex hardware products and/or autonomous software in a fast-paced technology company
•    5+ years of experience managing teams of Product Managers and/or Engineers
•    Previous experience with autonomous technology, robotics, or similarly relevant experience
•    Bachelors degree or higher in a technical field (Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)
•    Proven track record of delivering product milestones on-time while meeting cost targets
•    Successfully managed multiple products through their entire lifecycle, from concept to production to obsolescence
•    Executive-level presence with a clear and influential presentation style
•    Highly polished writing ability, very strong presentation and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
•    Computer science or equivalent engineering or data sciences background 
•    Advanced degree (MS / MBA)
 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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