Sr. Chipset Product Manager


Job Description


Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area

Operations Group, Operations Group > Product Management

General Summary


The XR Chipset Product Management team is part of QCT's Product Management organization. The team manages the XR product portfolio; the portfolio includes all Snapdragon products used for AR, VR, MR, Smart Glass, puck, controllers, etc. The team’s objective is to synthesize and prioritize technical requirements, establish an overall XR product and technology portfolio strategy and roadmap to enable QCT to maintain overall technology, product, and business leadership. Development of the XR products and technology portfolio considers high performance and low power technology evolution, initiatives in XR device/platforms (display, power/thermal, size, weight, etc.) as well as market/product requirements, opportunities, and competitive landscape.

Principal Requirements And Responsibilities

  • Direct a comprehensive AR and VR processor product strategy from product conception, definition and execution through end of life.
  • In-depth understanding of AR and VR use cases and market – key component vendors, OEMs, ODMs, ecosystem partners, etc.
  • Own AR and VR processor product from beginning to end of the life - involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades, and maintenance of the product or product line.
  • Strategizes and promotes use of new technologies, industry-leading trends and disruptive strategizes to grow market size.
  • Directs those involved in the design, modification, and evaluation of all phases of a specific product or group of products.
  • Leads team collaboration in the creation of business cases and validates cases for development of a new, complex product to ensure they are appropriate given business direction and asks appropriate questions to understand relevance of program to roadmap.
  • Markets new and complex products and technologies through technical marketing opportunities such as conferences, congresses, and direct customer contact and drives product launch efforts.
  • Prepares and delivers highly complex technical presentations regarding a product roadmap that explains and demonstrates products managed to customers.
  • Translates customer feedback and external environment into potential changes for the differentiated product roadmap and communicates this to senior leaders – GM & EXC staff
  • Directs and oversees the development of highly complex products or new products areas and services, independently; maintains communication with individuals across functional teams.
  • Holds self and team(s) accountable for remaining up to date on competitors, technological advances, and the product ecosystem and taking the lead on development and design innovation of new and complex products to articulate differentiation of products to customer and identify trends.
  • Communicates regularly with leadership following a communication plan to ensure cross-functional understanding of product plans for a product line.
  • Ensures successful cross-functional collaboration by ensuring that agreed upon KPIs and specifications are met for a new, complex product(s), upon delivery by engineering team.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and program sponsors to develop product goals (e.g., performance, cost, timeline, customer schedules), discuss product feasibility, and facilitate cross-functional decision making for products they own.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Humanities, or related field.
  • 4+ years of Product Management or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of Product Management or related work experience.
  • 2+ years of working with operating budgets and/or project financials.
  • 2+ years of negotiating 3rd party business agreements.
  • 2+ years of working in a large matrixed organization.

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Pay Range

$152,000.00 - $228,000.00

The above pay scale reflects the broad, minimum to maximum, pay scale for this job code for the location for which it has been posted. Even more importantly, please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Qualcomm. We also offer a competitive annual discretionary bonus program and opportunity for annual RSU grants (employees on sales-incentive plans are not eligible for our annual bonus). In addition, our highly competitive benefits package is designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that Qualcomm has to offer!

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