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Product Management Specialist



Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. We help our utility and city customers better manage these resources, support sustainability initiatives and keep communities safer while driving industry-wide innovation.

The Product Management Specialist will provide technical expertise through requirements analysis, sales and product support and installation and maintenance of our software products. Assists the product management staff in positioning our network solutions to meet customer needs and preparing product requirements for the development and implementation of customer applications and enhancements. Will drive the success of network solutions through their sustaining lifecycle, working directly with R&D to lead the product evolution. Provides follow-up support to company sales staff and customer personnel by disseminating technical information. Ensures that the solutions are functioning according to specifications.

  • Assist development of the product roadmap, lifecycle and priorities for Itron’s OpenWay network solutions.
  • Provides technical support for Itron’s sales team and customers for the OpenWay Headend software.
  • Provides technical responses for sales proposals.
  • Conducts pre-sales product presentations and customer demonstrations.
  • Provides product specific training.
  • Creates and updates necessary technical literature, solution collateral, application papers and application specific training.
  • Provides competitive product analysis and market research.
  • Leads a product team to drive solution enhancements with the R&D team

Travels as needed to support tradeshows and assist our sales force

Experience: Requires no professional experience - Entry point for college graduate

Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Technical background in communication networks and software development
  • An understanding of business fundamentals to build and manage a business case
  • Passion to own a solution through the product lifecycle
  • Ability to focus and provide attention to detail
  • Competitive, self-motivated, ability to quickly learn and apply technical knowledge

Travel: 1 - 10%

Itron is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and providing an authentic workplace experience for all employees. If you are excited about this role but your past experiences don't perfectly align with every requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. In the end, you may be just who we are looking for!

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills and experience.

Itron is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. If you require an accommodation to apply, please contact a recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email Accessibility@itron.com.

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure solutions. We provide smart networks, software, services, meters, and sensors to better manage electricity, gas, water and city services. We are dedicated to creating a more resourceful world.