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Principal Product Manager - Licensing and Program Management #R-100666

Company: PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Principal Product Manager - Licensing and Program Management #R-100666 San Jose , CA 95134 Posted: 10/27/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: IT Job Number: 95518 Job Description

PEAK is looking for a Principal Product Manager (Licensing and Program Management) for a growing public network security company in Bay Area. The Licensing and Program Management PM is a new role crucial to the continued transformation of the licensing for hardware, software and SaaS products. This PM will design and execute on new license models (subscription, perpetual, pooled, pay as you go, fremium, evergreen, ELA) for enterprise and service provider customers. Collaborating with fellow PMs and engineering teams, this role will manage the roadmap and development for both the global and local licensing servers. In order to deliver an end-to-end solution, the PM will define and partner with the IT organization for all required IT projects and oversee its delivery. The role has a program management component. The person will work with the VP of Product Line Management and his direct reports to ensure collaboration within the PM team and with the broader organization stakeholders to achieve a predictable product delivery rhythm. Plus, the role will provide guidance and expertise to the Sales Operations and other stakeholders involved in transforming our SKU system.


  • Own the roadmap and product execution for all licensing models for hardware, software and SaaS.

  • Own the roadmap and delivery of features for the global licensing manager and local licensing manager.

  • Analyze license usage and consumption data continuously to propose new growth plans.

  • Partner with Product Managers to create 2nd generation licensing offering that encompasses pooled, ELA, consumption/pay as you go, subscription and perpetual.

    • Communicate clearly with all stakeholders within product management and engineering regarding progress, milestones and expected deliveries.

    • Serve as program manager owning the product delivery schedule for new product introductions collaborating with Product Managers, Sales Enablement, Product Marketing Managers and Sales.

    • Collaborate with the IT organization and stakeholders to define and oversee delivery of IT projects related to the end-to-end delivery of new and current licensing offerings.

    • Collaborate with Sales Operations and related stakeholders and Product Managers to simplify the SKU structure.

    • Manage feature prioritization and trade-off decision making in collaboration with Product Managers.

      • Act as the product owner in an Agile/Scrum process and own writing of user stories, acceptance criteria, and sign off on feature completion.


        • Bachelor' s Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent skills, and minimum 10+ years of experience.

        • 5+ years of experience working in Agile/Scrum teams as a Product Owner.

        • A strong passion for licensing models, their implementation through licensing technology and commercialization across HW, SW, SaaS.

          • A strong interest to solve problems working with IT and other stakeholders to ensure that licensing products can be ordered, delivered and revenue recognized.

          • A strong analytical, test and learn mindset to find insights from customer license usage and consumption data to support pricing and plan optimization.

          • Understanding of the commercial and business consumption models of data plane networking solutions and related SaaS services.

          • Prior experience in program management and knowledge to break barriers within and across organizations.

          • Experience working with engineering and cross functional teams in a high technology company.

            • Prior experience in licensing products for a technology company.

            • Software development background is a plus.

            • Superlative collaboration mindset - this is a highly cross-functional role.

            • Bonus points for a transformational mindset.
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