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Director, Product Management (Smart Security)



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Who You'll Be Joining:

Our hive, located in Toronto's vibrant tech hub, is home to a passionate team dedicated to redefining home security. As the Director of Product Management for Smart Security, you'll be at the forefront of our mission to become the leading innovator in the industry. Our team thrives on creativity, drive, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

How You'll Make an Impact:

  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute strategic plans aligned with our company's vision, setting clear objectives for your team's success.
  • Rhythm of Business: Lead business governance rituals as acting General Manager, collaborating closely with cross-functional stakeholders to achieve shared goals.
  • Customer Listening: Drive product discovery by engaging directly with customers, uncovering insights to shape our products and services.
  • Roadmap: Define and execute a roadmap that aligns with ecobee's vision, driving innovation and differentiation in the Smart Security space.
  • Full Product Lifecycle Management: Oversee the end-to-end creation, launch, and optimization of products and services, working collaboratively with design, engineering, and research teams.
  • Leadership: Inspire and develop a high-performing team of product managers, fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.

What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in product management, with a track record of success in shipping software directly to consumers or small businesses.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive business growth through strategic initiatives, acting as a key contributor to Line of Business and/or P&L management.
  • Proven leadership skills, including the ability to influence across an organization and build and manage high-performing teams.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation and a willingness to dive into new challenges head-on.
  • Strong analytical skills and a customer-focused approach to decision-making.
  • Empathy and a desire to work closely with end-users to understand their needs and preferences.
  • Navigate and simplify complex challenges, demonstrating agility and adaptability in ambiguous situations to drive forward progress effectively.
  • Experience in building, launching & driving successful and revenue-generating SaaS subscription products or working in the security industry is a plus.
  • Convinced you’ll be able to make an impact? We’d love to hear from you.

Just so you know: Our hired candidate will be required to provide consent to complete a criminal background check.

Like what you see? Apply soon! We plan to accept applications for this role until July 31st but may close earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

What happens after you apply:

Application review. It will happen. By an actual person in Talent Acquisition. We get upwards of 100+ applications for some roles, it can take a few days, but every applicant can expect a note regarding their application status.

Interview Process:

  • Round 1: A 45-minute phone call with a member in Talent Acquisition
  • Round 2: A 1 hour interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Round 3: 1 hour interview with 3-4 members of the cross functional team - expect technical, behavioural, and situational questions.
  • Round 4: Case Study – For the final interview, you will be given 1 week to complete, and then present a Case Study. The goal of this round is to see how you think, and what you’re like to collaborate with.