• Core Engineering - Cloud - VP of Product Strategy

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-49743
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Engineering, Product Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Client Platforms
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    The VP of Product Strategy (PS, or Product Strategist) is a classical Product Management role with a business-orientation with direct responsibility for the development and implementation of the Cloud strategy (storage, compute, database, etc.). The VP of Product Strategy will maintain close relationships with Cloud users (our “market”: internal & external clients, evaluators, and prospective clients) for awareness of market needs. This includes identification of appropriate markets and development of effective marketing strategies and tactics for reaching them. This person is involved through all stages of a product family’s lifecycle. The PS also maintains strategic relationships with Cloud vendors in order to align market needs to vendor capabilities. The strategy role identifies the roadmap direction and end-state, strategic alternatives, and justifies the direction to software development, GS leadership, and their TPM teams, and holds their TPMs accountable for incremental delivery.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Direct which projects the engineering organization works on and ensure that they're the highest value projects
    • Understand value drivers for clients and ship quality product to address those needs
    • Produce a thoughtful, forward looking product vision and roadmap that advances Goldman Sachs' strategy
    • Lead teams effectively to meet deadlines
    • Influence senior leaders' decision making and investment
    • Deliver results to the business quantified in terms they can understand (P&L, usage growth, user growth, increase in client satisfaction, etc.)

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Results driven mindset with ability to deliver quantifiable results in the face of obstacles
    • Strong technical background (either educational or practical work experience)
    • 5+ years Product Management experience from a product-driven technology company
    • Experience with agile practices
    • Proven ability to bring new products to market that effectively meet market need
    • Ability to convert complex quantitative and technical ideas into simple messaging for a wide variety of stakeholders

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • MBA or similar degree
    • SaaS experience

     

     

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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