About IBM: IBM is transforming to lead. Join the next generation of innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who are changing the very way the world works. Use breakthrough Cognitive computing to help doctors transform patient care, bankers reduce risk, businesses extract critical insights and clinicians diagnose and treat rare pediatric diseases. There is no better place to launch or further your career.Business Unit introduction: IBM Watson Health uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how businesses engage with their customers. Who you are: The Director - Product Development reports to the Vice President – India Operations and works closely with other functional leaders in the company, including those in Product Management, finance, HR, Operations and Business Units as well as working with technology and sourcing partners. Director will provide technical leadership to teams and work relentlessly to discern, recruit, develop and retain top tier software engineers to ensure effective software delivery. What you’ll do: The Director - Product Development is responsible for determining and implementing product development strategy in conjunction with other company organizations as well as outside technology and sourcing partners. The strategy includes ensuring alignment to long term business defined product roadmaps in conjunction with an overall technology strategy that is aligned to the overall architectural goals of Truven Health. The Director is responsible for leading a large team of engineers, business analysts, QA specialists along with partner sourcing organizations and as such is responsible for not only the deliverables but also Communication, people management, financial management of the group. The Director will focus on outcomes tied to business results from product delivery around service levels and quality deliverables of all products under his/her purview.How we’ll help you grow:You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.
• Develop strategic planning for and direction and control of product development activities.• Provide technical direction and guidance, as well as hands-on project management, for all product development.• Ensure the optimal application of technology and engineering resources to meet product development and/or customer requirements, per the product and/or marketing requirements.• Ensure that the product suite is fully and correctly defined and documented.• Hire and build a world class engineering team and acquire other necessary resources and plan to meet scheduled commitments.• Ensure implementation of formal processes to support the product development process.• Ensure product initiatives align to the strategic architecture of IBM/ Truven Analytics while still meeting business needs.