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Product Manager

Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: Mountain View, CA, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115528 

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Product Manager

Job Description


We are looking for a driven Product Manager who is experienced in the automotive domain, is an inherent leader, and is passionate about building solid automotive products that impact not only our OEM customers, but the end users.


You will be joining a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment, and work with cross-functional teams to strategize, plan, implement, and release products that deliver the company’s vision. We are looking for opinionated and hands-on self-starters that will be able to work in a team of successful PMs at Harman.



  • Owns the product vision document and the product definition
  • Owns the overall success/failure of the product strategy
    • Works with Sales and Marketing to define revenue path for the Product Area
    • Performs competitive analysis
    • Defines the business case
  • Owns the definition of features and the Feature Specification Documents
  • Responsible for interfacing with the customer for clarification of requirements and approval of features
  • Works with System Architects to determine system use cases
  • Works with UX design teams to ensure great end user experiences
  • Reviews feature decompositions and work estimates
  • Prioritizes features and works with Program Manager and Scrum Master to define the release plan
  • Approves release content and functionality
  • Approve any waivers against agreed upon requirements



  • 5+ years as a Product Manager in tech or automotive space
  • Germany, Korean languages preferred
  • Successfully deployed and released cloud, mobile, or embedded products
  • Good at market sizing, competitive analysis, product-market-fit analysis
  • Sound technical knowledge in cloud technologies
  • Solid understanding of traction, KPIs, data driven design
  • Strong leadership skills, and ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Word, Excel, PPT required. SQL, Python, Java, Javascript a plus
  • Worked in a B2B2C environment.


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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