Senior Product Manager - Smart Cities in Pasadena, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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    Pasadena, CA
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Job Description


We have an exciting innovative and entrepreneurial opportunity within an established global market leader in the Infrastructure and Technology industry for a Product Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the Smart Cities strategy, transforming existing technology products in the transportation/mobility sector, and building a new digital product portfolio across multiple end markets. 

The Product Manager will report directly to the senior vice president of Smart Cities but will also interact with senior leaders across the company to redefine the business model and grow Parsons’ position in the future of connected communities.   


Product Development

  • Develop and execute business plan and go-to-market plans for Smart Cities related portfolio of products (i.e., customer needs assessment and requirements, product roadmap, monetization/ pricing/financial analysis, go-to-market planning).
  • In collaboration with relevant Operations/Business Unit and software teams:
    • Define, scope and develop product and technical requirements and product development plans/timelines/costs.
    • Manage product development and successful delivery on schedule, within budget, and of highest quality.
  • In collaboration with various marketing, BD/sales and partner resources, launch and bring product to market; includes ongoing product management and support of solution.

Transform the Business – Work as part of Smart Cities lead team to establish new capabilities including product management, solution sales competencies, and strategic partner channel management with the goal of transforming Parsons into a digital solutions provider with highly scalable products and services.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with demonstrated experience building businesses, including ownership and optimization of performance metrics.
  • Ability to understand technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate new opportunities with internal and external partners
  • Strong communication, spreadsheet and presentation development experience.
  • Experience working with software business models such as SaaS.
  • Demonstrated experience launching and scaling new technology platforms.
  • Working knowledge of digital marketing strategies.
  • Self-starter with ability to work in high pressure situations under tight deadlines.
  • Agile thinker with ability to pivot quickly and think of creative solutions to complex problems. 
  • Proven track record of delivering projects within scope, time, budget, and quality
  • Experience with Engineering & Construction industry, public sector, and Cities is a strong plus.
  • MBA from a top-tier college.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 15+ years of experience , with a minimum of 5 yrs of experience, delivering successful software products to market within the last 10 years
  • Computer science undergraduate degree or equivalent experience with software engineering
  • Experience delivering products within the transportation/smart cities markets preferred


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.