LG Electronics USA, Inc. IoT / AV Product Manager - Contract in Santa Clara, California

IoT / AV Product Manager - Contract

Location Santa Clara, California

Department (Org 2) Future Biz Innovation E60013

Job Requisition 21635


LG Electronics Zenith (R&D)

Job Function:


At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team!

Product Manager - Contract

At LG Silicon Valley we’re creating new software initiatives that enhance life for consumers and businesses around the world.

This is an unique opportunity for an experienced and entrepreneurial Product Manager who can lead the charge in innovating and executing on new product and business concepts for LG. In addition to the core product management skillset of building products that delight, we’re looking leaders who can dive into an industry, conduct research to develop deep market insight, create and test potential use cases and business models to build a clear consensus around the product opportunity with a solid business case.

You will be responsible to deliver on this opportunity by collaborating with design, user experience and global engineering teams to define, develop, launch and grow compelling and useful products and services that truly bring to life LG’s slogan “Life’s Good.”

The right candidate should have bias towards action and be able to make the complex simple while keeping a meticulous eye on all the details. Experience shipping software products in agile environments across global teams is a plus.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead ideation, technical development and launch of new products to support strategic innovation goals.

  • Develop deep expertise to identify opportunities, define product vision and define market entry.

  • Understand customer needs and product requirements through in-depth interviews.

  • Establish a shared vision and build consensus across diverse global stakeholders.

  • Partner with global design and engineering to plan and drive the continuous delivery of best in class products that delight users.

  • Create structure and clarity in rapidly evolving innovation environment w/ fluid or undefined processes.

  • Foster a culture of data informed decision making.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A/B.S) from four-year College or university. MBA desired

  • 4+ years’ experience in Product Management;IoT, (I.E.; wearable’s, AV, mapping, fitness, etc.)

  • 4+ years’ experience delivering highly successful and innovative SW products

  • Expertise on various development infra structure (e.g. Jira, Confluence, and so on)

  • Solid technical knowledge either through formal education or professional experience

  • Self-starter with exceptional critical thinking skills and written and oral communication skills

  • Experience with market research and product strategy (UX)

  • Experience navigating ambiguity and breaking down complex problems

  • Strong use of analytics, user research and business cases to drive decisions and improve products

  • Experience shipping SW products using an Agile and iterative development process.

  • High tolerance dealing with ambiguous and complex situations and processes.

LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.