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Lead Product Manager

Req id:  7091

Gaithersburg, MD, US Virtual, CA Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


OpenText is looking for a Lead Product Manager with B2B Integration experience to support the Business Network business unit. In this role, the Lead Product Manager will drive the Business Network strategy for products within the mid-market portfolio incorporating the best solutions in OpenText to meet current and future customer needs. This role will require a strong understanding of B2B transactions, APIs, SaaS solutions, and managed services delivery and support models.



The Lead Product Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic plan for a product. They maintain close relationships with the market (customers, evaluators, and potentials) for awareness of market needs, defining market requirements, development of solutions, package the features into product releases and manage Agile product backlogs. She/he works closely with the go-to-market team to ensure the product roadmap can meet the requirements of the business plan and can be successfully rolled out. This position involves close interaction with sales, marketing, development leads, product architects, and key customers. A strong technical background is required.


You are great at:

  • Discovering and validating market problems (both existing and future customers)
  • Seeking new market opportunities by leveraging the company’s distinctive competence
  • Providing oversight of strategy, technical, and marketing aspects of the product
  • Creating and maintaining the business plan including pricing
  • Determining buy/build/partner decisions
  • Approving final marketing and go-to-market plans
  • Analyzing the competitive landscape
  • Working with key customers, analysts, and members of the field organization to gather requirements for future releases and feedback on current releases.
  • Maintaining the product roadmap and represent it for the product internally and externally
  • Writing, reviewing and prioritizing product requirements and use cases


What it takes:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in information systems, business, supply chain, or logistics & transportation. MBA is a plus
  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in a product management or equivalent role with a demonstrated ability to drive product planning, development, and launch in a collaborative environment
  • Experience with business-to-business (B2B) integration services, application-to-application (A2A) integration technologies, or enterprise resource planning software.
  • Strong customer orientation and comfortable in sales situations, proven through former experience
  • Strong background in consumer or enterprise software user experience strategy, design, and development
  • Skilled in presentations and discussions with business and technical staff
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle process and methodologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in English language
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Effective at influencing and convincing others into action yet able to also be a good team member/player
  • Understand and articulate customers’ viewpoints and perspectives, the problems, challenges, and opportunities customers face in their businesses and how customers use, or could use, the product(s) to address them.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels.
  • Accustomed to work in an international environment involving multiple development sites on various time zones



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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