Product Manager - Qualcomm - Cambridge, UK

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Qualcomm Technologies International Ltd

Job Area:

Operations Group, Operations Group > Product Management

General Summary:

The Voice, Music and Wearables Business Unit is looking for an experienced Product Manager with a strong background in software engineering who wants to help us take advantage of the exciting market opportunities for wireless earbuds, headsets and portable audio products.

Our Bluetooth Audio SoC’s are paired with rich software that enables the creation of fully customisable end products and integrates a number of cutting-edge technologies, such as advanced codecs, voice user interfaces and active noise cancellation. Our software spans device firmware, ROM software, SDKs (software development kits), example applications and includes system, user application and DSP software components.

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the feature roadmap for several of our software products. They will work closely with lead customers, partners and the product marketing team to understand market requirements and key technology trends, and with engineering to scope, prioritise and develop new feature and IP development.

They will be responsible for:

  • Owning new SW features and releases from cradle to grave, from requirements definition and prioritisation to ensuring we have a successful product launch with lead customers

  • Driving engineering teams to timely and high-quality delivery, as part of a project triad including Programme Manager and Project Engineer

  • Supporting and working to improve Qualcomm’s processes for the approval, development and delivery of products

  • Liaising with key customers and partners throughout the product lifecycle

Minimum Experience

Strong technical background in software engineering, ideally in a system-level role (e.g. technical architect or customer engineering)

Proven experience as a product manager, defining and prioritising requirements and producing business cases leading to successful products

Proven experience working with diverse, global teams, including programme management, marketing and engineering teams

Proven experience in customer facing roles

Preferred Experience

Experience working with audio and wireless technologies

Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in technical field related to the work electrical engineering, electronics, systems engineering, software engineering, or similar fields

Masters or Doctoral degree in technical field highly valued, as is MBA or equivalent business degree in addition to technical background

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, Humanities, or related field.

  • 2+ years of Product Management or related work experience.

Where you will be working:

Cambridge, located in the East of England, 50 miles north of London, is a unique and beautiful city, renowned for its world-class university and the thriving cluster of high technology businesses that have grown up around it. Cambridge is well served by road and rail links, and is within easy distance of the major London airports

What's on Offer

Apart from working in an open, relaxed and collaborative space, you will enjoy:

  • Salary, stock and performance related bonus

  • Employee stock purchase scheme

  • Matching pension scheme

  • Life, Medical, Income and Travel Insurance

  • Relocation Assistance (If required)

  • Enhanced Maternity Leave

  • Enhanced Paternity Leave

  • Menopause Support

  • Education Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Voluntary Health Checks

  • Complimentary Period Products onsite

  • Global Wellbeing Days

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Bicycle purchase scheme

  • Employee run clubs, including, running, football, chess, badminton + many more

Qualcomm encourages a healthy work-life balance. We now offer flexible options tailored to our employees needs. These include a combination of working from home and at our Cambridge site, as well as flexi-times around a 37 hour week.

We are proud to be a WORK180 endorsed employer, see our range of UK benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Qualcomm – Work180 Endorsed Employer (

Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? We would still like to hear from you and would welcome your application

*References to a particular number of years experience are for indicative purposes only. Applications from candidates with equivalent experience will be considered, provided that the candidate can demonstrate an ability to fulfill the principal duties of the role and possesses the required competencies.

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here ( for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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