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World Wide Technology

Product Director - Automation Solutions

3 weeks agoRemote

Why WWT?

Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance, WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ over 10,000 individuals and closed nearly $17 Billion in revenue. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the 12th consecutive year!



Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high performance team? Come join WWT today!

What is the Solutions Consulting & Engineering (SC&E) Team and why join?

Solutions Consulting & Engineering is an organization that is Customer Focused and Solutions Led. We deliver end-to-end and emerging solutions to drive customer satisfaction, increase profitability and growth. Our success is enabled by our world-class management consulting, delivery excellence and engineering brilliance. Our goal is to bring together business acumen with full-stack technical know-how to develop innovative solutions for our clients' most complex challenges.

Role Overview

As a Product Director within the Automation Solutions Practice, you'll be responsible for designing, developing, and enhancing solutions that meet the specific needs of our customers. The Product Director will be the source of truth for the WWT Automation Solutions portfolio and be a critical component on ensuring transformational outcomes for our clients.

The Automation portfolio encompasses (but not limited to) Infrastructure Automation, Platform

Engineering, Observability, AI Operations, Data Driven Automation and Robotic Process

Automation consulting offerings and integration of best of breed technology.

You'll collaborate with matrix teams to drive alignment and understanding of the solution and the collective roadmap.

What will you be doing?

The Product Director works with sales, engineering, and consulting teams to evaluate, develop and evolve solution offerings leveraging WWT's consulting capabilities and best of breed technology platforms. Your day may include the following activities:

  • Define, develop, and enhance Automation Solution portfolio using customer, external market analysis and internal WWT insights.
  • Break down, align, and document the solutions addressable market, key customer value proposition(s), client vertical analysis and top use cases.
  • Integrate Automation Solutions into WWT's wholistic Solutions led go-to-market, with a focus on repeatable and profitable Automation Solutions.
  • Develop approach for WWT Intellectual Property, Open Source and 3rd Party System Integration.
  • Orchestrate and manage the solution lifecycle from inception through business planning and the solution roadmap.
  • Report on key metrics regularly to stakeholders informing the organization on the status of the Automation Solution portfolio.
  • Design and prototype repeatable Automation Solutions by documenting ROI or impact for a given action, backlog feature, or prioritization decision with product team.
  • Collaborate across key solution areas to integrate repeatable Automation Solution architecture and outcomes.
  • Operate as visionary for repeatable Automation Solutions, often devising solutions in ambiguity.
  • Help the organization define, document, communicate, and implement best practices regarding solution management.
  • Speak with strategic prospective clients as part of a pursuit and assist in solutioning.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience developing technology solutions, with a focus on services offering and product development/management.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Able to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions for customer focused delivery.
  • Strong diplomacy, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making, focused on relentless customer outcomes.
  • Focused on data-driven approaches to solving problems and accelerating the learning process to validate solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate well with engineers, consultants, sales and technology vendors/partners.
  • Experience with Lean and User-Centered Design methodologies.
  • Experience with multiple agile development methodologies, including but not limited to Scrum and Kanban.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to work in an iterative and incremental way.
  • Ability to consistently balance many different inputs and explain trade-offs in decisions and their outcomes.
  • General understanding of Automation principles, DevOps, and Lean thinking.
  • Strong presentation skills, comfortable working directly with clients and sales teams.

Want to learn more about Consulting Services? Check us out on our platform: https://www.wwt.com/consulting-services

The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Locations Include: MO, IL, GA, TX, FL, SC, KY, TN, KS and potentially others

Job ID: world_wide_technology-5000995062006
Employment Type: Other