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Lead Product Manager - Technical Product Manager

Req id:  19152

Hyderabad, TG, IN



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.  



The opportunity:


This role is responsible for the overall product strategy, features, functions and design of the ECM products and applications. S/he is responsible for on time product delivery while ensuring that overarching product goals are met, including documentation and setup logistics such as release engineering. Emphasis is also placed on roll-out activities such as Global Services, Learning Services, the Support organization, and key partners, in order to produce the repeatable services and business content required to successfully deploy each product/application.


You are great at:


  • Collect and prioritize product requirements (from customers, competitors, partners, industry analysts, Sales, Business Development, Global Services, Customer Services and R&D)
  • Synthesize and prioritizes across customers’ wants and needs, balancing them with company strategy and capabilities to define the product roadmap
  • Develop and maintain Requirement Specifications and drive the iterative development process of achieving these high level goals.
  • Lead the Product Design function in their efforts to develop customer use cases, personas and scenarios, as well as user interface design
  • May need to assist Product Marketing Managers to execute 'go to market' plans including packaging, pricing, collateral events and lead-generation programs.
  • Plan, implement and maintain roadmap strategy and scheduling.
  • Maintain day to day contact with the software development group to refine and revise Product Specifications and implementation details, based on an agile/iterative development process; encouraging the team to innovate within the boundaries of market segments, personas, goals, and problems to solve.
  • Provide input to QA for creation of test plans and certification criteria.
  • Assist the Documentation group in developing released documentation and on-line help.
  • Assist Education Services group in developing a training program to educate customers and OpenText internal audiences on the details of the product/application.
  • Evangelize product/applications at trade shows, webinars and user group meetings.
  • Support Technical Marketing in setting up products and applications demo environments
  • Work with key customers(internal/external) to acquire and respond to product feedback for future product releases, and communicate roadmap details.
  • Understand product competitors and support development of competitive responses for sales and marketing.
  • Manage full product life cycles including
  • Ability to analyse potential partner relationships for the product.
  • Support the development of relationships with partners around the product functionality-VARs, services vendors, distributors, market influencers
  • Act as a contact point for Customer Services in regard to feature and enhancement requests coming from customers.
  • Perform sales support activities including product demonstrations, proof of concept development, presentations.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Services engagements working as part of a project delivery team.
  • Support Sales/Customer Services/Global Services in regard to critical escalations.


What it takes:


  • 8+ years’ experience in defining and managing core products or content management applications, either through product management or equivalent activities
  • Experience with Java / J2EE,  Rest Services, Cloud, Containers, Kubernetes
  • Strong / deep understanding of OO design and associated tools; proven experience and bias towards building reusable, resilient components which operate in 24/7 mission critical environments
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with databases like: Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Strong knowledge in ECM products and Applications domain knowledge is mandatory
  • Practical knowledge of agile/iterative development process is mandatory
  • Experience with market development and product design, software or services delivery for large customers.
  • Good understanding of product specifications documentation.
  • Able to handle large-scale projects for concurrent initiatives.
  • Prior experience in Content / document management solutions is preferred
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle process and methodologies.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated, business oriented.
  • Goal driven; plans and manages toward achieving goals, anticipates problems, and issues and proactively drives their resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels.
  • Strong customer orientation and comfortable in sales situations.
  • Skilled in presentations and discussions with business and technical staff.
  • Experience in working in an international environment involving multiple development sites on various time zones.
  • Knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors or a similar HCM product will be an add advantage
  • Content management domain experience would be plus
  • Experience with OpenText products would be a plus



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.

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