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Direct-Hire_Senior Product Developer (x86 Systems) in Irvine, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

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Sr. Product Developer (x86 Systems)
Location: Irvine, CA

Target Salary: Open at Market

Our client
is seeking a Senior Product Developer with a proven background of bringing cutting-edge products to market for gaming notebook computers. This role is responsible for guiding a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, and marketers from concept to final product. This person should be passionate, curious, and able to push boundaries to build industry-leading devices. The candidate must be able to understand and synthesize a wide range of inputs from customer requirements to platform architecture to create a clear product vision that can be articulated to executives and staff. The candidate should have experience developing Windows-based PCs. Management experience preferred.

Responsibilities include:
* Researching and understanding customer needs
* Collating and analyzing market data and competitor product information
* Evaluating technology and technology roadmaps
* Developing a long-term strategy for the category
* Creating and pitching product concepts and business cases
* Guiding a cross-functional team through multiple phases of development to deliver product on time, on price, and with the features needed to succeed

Desired Skills and Experience:
* Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline.
* 10 years of relevant experience.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Detail-oriented, with a strong desire to explore and learn.
* Technically creative and innovative.
* Able to work well in the team environment.
* Research experience, especially primary customer research.
* Experience in consumer electronics or gaming industry highly preferred.