Rugged Program Lead

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Rugged Program Lead

Tampere | Finland

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

The Role

The Rugged program lead will lead Dark Matter’s product creation and architecture design to create versions of our products for harsh environments and vehicle use.

In this role, candidate will take responsibility of product strategy and roadmap. The selected candidate should be a thought leader who is responsible for defining, prioritizing, planning and driving the execution of Dark Matter’s product vision.

The selected candidate must possess excellent business acumen and technical skills, and have a deep grasp of building competitive advantage through collaboration, teamwork and customer obsession. Candidate in this role will focus on execution and on exceeding stated goals, identifying new product opportunities, and bringing game-changing products to market to delight our customers

We look for problem solvers who can anticipate problems, look beyond immediate issues, and take initiative to improve our software.

We work with positive can do attitude, issues are problems, problems are challenges, challenges are what we love.

We believe in short feedback loops, well-designed hardware and software, test driven development, automation wherever possible, to make sure we can minimize friction and focus on solving the big problems.  The successful candidate will join a talented team of experienced engineers, working on challenging product creation projects. 

We deliver premium products for demanding customers, mainstream is not us.

In this role, you will:

  • Interact with customers and prospects, and translate market needs into product strategy and requirements 
  • Develop product roadmap that the engineering team can deliver on time and within budget. Manage and communicate the product roadmap to both internal and external key stakeholders 
  • Ensure high quality user experiences for end users by working closely with UX/UI designers and development teams 
  • Oversee the transition from product strategy to implementation: from roadmap to releases and sprints, from epics to stories, validating the product along the way 
  • Create financial models and use other analytical tools to guide product pricing and go-to- market decisions 
  • Conduct competitive research and maintain competitive matrix and competitive intelligence materials 
  • Work as a product owner for the development team

 

In this role, you will need:

  • 10 years of experience in software and/or hardware engineering 
  • 5+ years of experience in product management or technical customer relations
  • Ability to set clear and deliverable goals. Demonstrates tenacity, commitment to deliver and be accountable for results 
  • A solid track record of defining product strategy/roadmap and launching product releases that have been successful 
  • Ability to identify the customers’ complete end-to-end processes and needs, and devise strategies for exceeding their needs 
  • Strong understanding of user experience design 
  • Collaborate with the team to innovate, define, design, and ship new products
  • Background on mining industry or military type of target environments
  • Project management skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols
  • Understanding of cryptographic algorithms
  • Familiarity with common attack types on HW
  • Familiarity with Red – Black separation
  • Experience with secure development practices

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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