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Lead Hardware Product Manager

General information


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG is looking for a Lead Product Manager to manage UKG's market leading Workforce Management data collection products. A background managing embedded hardware products is required, and familiarity and prior experience with biometric technologies and workforce management is strongly desired.

• Responsible for managing the technology life cycle of new products, features and enhancements through conceptualization, requirements gathering, product specification, implementation review, and release
• Gathers data and evaluates new product ideas for financial and market potential
• Works with product planning and development on new products, current product enhancements, and ensuring product differentiation in the market
• Defines product features of releases and represents business requirements to the technology organization through product requirement documents
• Supports engineering in resolving functional questions throughout the development effort
• Defines and manages vehicles for collecting customer feedback
• Participates with product marketing and service planning in internal launch
• Evaluates business opportunities to optimize the product portfolio through analysis and understanding of targeted markets, market trends, customer business issues, and the competitive landscape
• Participates in sales and service training
• Works with marketing, learning, product support, presales, and enablement teams in positioning products, designing demos, developing training courses, etc.
• Acts as the primary point of contact and guiding a cross-functional team to ensure whole-product readiness

Please note that when we are back in our offices, this role requires the person to be on-site in Lowell, MA.


• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline
• 5+ years' experience in hardware product management, preferably with embedded systems or those running on Android applications.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally
• Prior experience managing biometric products and technologies preferred
• Functional and technical knowledge of Workforce Management and Human Capital Management preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that are key to being successful:
• Ability to work successfully within a team and manage a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities
• Able to guide individuals with different personalities and styles to a common outcome
• Ability to inspire and lead development teams without management authority
• Effective communication skills: ability to communicate complex concepts to stakeholders
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Obsessed with delivering value to customers
• Proven track record of delivering products and features in a timely fashion with high quality


Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

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Disability Accommodation

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