AECOM Sr. SaaS Product Manager in Chicago, Illinois
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sr. SaaS Product Manager to join our business. In this role, you will own a portfolio of emerging AECOM software products and be the critical interface between the customer, the business and our software development team. The first tool, and your initial focus in this role, is a computer vision application leveraging machine learning to identify defects in underground pipework.
A key focus of the role will be on developing highly innovative, creative and scalable solutions. You will be passionate about improving user experience, taking clients on the digital journey and translating their needs into solutions.
Location: The role can be based anywhere in North America and can be flexible for remote working.
Assess the market potential, competitive landscape, differentiators, and go to market strategy for new digital products, starting with the current project concepts within our Water business line.
Collaborate internally and externally with cross-functional groups to align on plans to build the most impactful products, and then execute on those plans.
Fully own the product roadmap from ideation to delivery.
Develop pricing analyses, sales strategies and forecasts, business cases, funding requests and ROI calculations for new product ideas.
Develop and localize messaging, solution offerings, and customer experiences in alignment with business line leaders, client account managers, and sales and marketing.
Work across our global client network to identify and capture sales opportunities, including preparing and delivering sales pitches and product demonstrations.
Prepare scopes of work and manage development teams to complete software development and oversee acceptance testing.
Develop overall user experience (UX) design and functional specifications and requirements.
Ensure new product features and fixes are delivered reliably, efficiently and to full specifications.
Create metrics and milestones around feature launches, measuring success post-launch and iterating.
Capture insight and feedback from customers and partners to prioritize product enhancements.
To be successful in this critical role, you will need to have significant relevant experience in successfully managing software products, as well as in software development in industrial/technical organizations. You will have a sound technical understanding of product architecture to ensure alignment between desired outcomes and product capability. Experience in User Experience (UX) design would also be highly valued.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
BA/BS plus at least 10 years of relevant product management experience, including cloud-based computing, PaaS/SaaS, AI/ML and/or engineering software and statistical methods, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership experience..
Experience of developing product pricing and positioning strategies.
Engineering, IT, Data Science, and/or software development experience / degrees.
Post-graduate qualifications would be beneficial.
Familiarity with asset management approaches particularly within the water sector.
Familiarity with computer vision architectures, applications, and market potential.
Ability to articulate a product vision in the form of storytelling and visual presentations so you can share the experience with others in the organization, generate excitement and secure business support.
Proven ability to lead and inﬂuence within a geographically dispersed global organization to build consensus within and outside of the organization at the highest levels.
Excellent communications skills, enabling you to bridge the gap between development, design, the customer and the business.
Strong customer focus and empathy.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $98,000 to $177,000.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Business Development
Business Line Corporate
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 255068BR
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