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Head* of Product & Strategy



Location: Germany or USA





Are you excited about the Internet of Things (IoT)? Are you passionate about driving innovation and product leadership? Do you want to shape product vision and strategy, be part of a global product team, and pave the way for successful go to markets? Are you excited about the heterogeneity of IoT use cases and want to help customers deliver business outcomes fast by leveraging our leading Cumulocity IoT and TrendMiner platforms to connect and manage millions of assets, integrate IoT data with business data, and turn this data into insights and actions? Then we are looking for YOU and want to hear from you! Help us accelerate our success story!





We have an open-minded, fast-learning culture and many exciting IoT projects leveraging our innovative products around the globe where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have many opportunities for international collaboration to shape the future of our products and their go-to-markets, ensuring a high-quality superior service experience to our customers. This is a fast-paced environment with strong growth and market momentum and a strategy growth area for Software AG. We are an agile team of high-energy, professional colleagues who are driven to make a big impact and looking forward to work alongside a growing team.





  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s in computer science, engineering, mathematics or related field; MBA is encouraged
  • 10+ years of software product management experience; experience with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products desirable
  • 5+ years’ experience in building and leading high-performance teams
  • Technically deep and business savvy to interface with and lead teams of all levels and disciplines within an organization, from engineers to senior leadership
  • Prior experience in IoT or related industrial domain desirable 
  • 3+ years of product marketing or business development desirable
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-driven work ethic, empowering teams to deliver effectively in a results-oriented efficient environment







Customer, solution, and team-oriented work style

Because you will be responsible for our strategy and products leading a multi-disciplinary team of product and business development managers with the ultimate goal to build and deliver innovative products as a service with an outstanding customer experience, in close collaboration with our R&D, cloud operations, support and program management.

Enthusiasm, creativity, and innovative power

Because your job will be to improve the users' product experience, enable new IoT solutions on the platform, drive product leadership and differentiation, and explore options for growth of our portfolio through M&A. Our customers and teams should be fascinated by your vision and passion for innovation.


Able to build consensus across a range of stakeholders

Because you will work at the interface between our customers, our product development and cloud operations, as well as our field teams and partners. You will define go-to-market plans, drive enablement and ensure that all stakeholders have what they need to deliver on our vision, taking into account the desirability, viability and feasibility of our product innovations. 


Great communication skills, team spirit, intrinsic motivation, and flexibility

Because you will work closely with our customers, product managers, R&D as well as business development, marketing, and our field teams on an international level. You will create a product strategy that appeals to the unique needs and requirements of our IoT customers.


Strong conceptual skills, high analytical thinking, quick understanding

Because you´ll be responsible for the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical execution, need to understand use cases and customer requirements, identify trends and opportunities, work with pilot customers and analysts, monitor and analyze the market and the competition.


Very good English skills in word and writing

            Because you will be working in a geographically distributed multi-cultural team.





  • A sustainable job in a global environment
  • Challenging, fast-paced, fun working atmosphere in a committed, innovative team
  • Early assumption of responsibility for a diverse range of tasks
  • Comprehensive training opportunities for profession and personal development
  • Well-defined career and personalal development opportunities in wide range of technology areas.
  • Work-life balance: flexible working hours, home office policy
  • Regular team building events, social responsibility days
  • Corporate discount purchase programs, company bike, food voucher
  • And MANY more





Please only apply online. Your application should include a short motivation letter, a CV and your references.


Your contact:

Tanja Topal, Manager HR Recruiting & Onboarding DACH, Tel.: +49 (0) 681 210 - 3105


* f/m/d – diversity matters! 



















Jobsegment: Engineer, Business Development, Product Development, Program Manager, Engineering, Sales, Research, Management, Strategy