AOL Wireless: Industry Engagement Managers, Seattle, WA

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Industry Engagement Managers
Are you looking for the excitement and enthusiasm of a start-up company, but like the stability of a Fortune 500 company? If you are top-grade software professional with a passion for building new products, then AOL Wireless has a position for you.
The AOL Seattle office is 100% dedicated to wireless development, and we’re working on cutting-edge wireless data solutions that will change the way people use their cell phones and hand held devices. We are building a unique startup-oriented team dedicated to creating a digital wireless infrastructure to connect consumers to information and content in an easy and user-friendly manner. As a solid team of just over 100, we can preserve the small-company atmosphere while still benefiting from the many corporate assets of AOL: a world-class technology infrastructure, extensive user base, the many AOL services such as AIM, AOL Music, etc., and the media assets of TimeWarner.
Our team is looking for experienced Industry Engagement Managers to work with the mobile industry standards bodies, trade associations and regulatory bodies to ensure AOL’s technologies are fully advantaged. The candidate must be extremely articulate and convincing in both written, oral and presentation style communications and be skilled at fostering cooperation and driving groups to a common goal.
Candidates must be able represent our company, technology architecture and product features to competitors, partners and customers with awareness of Intellectual property considerations and remaining focused on the goal. The successful candidate will also have to work internally with the development and marketing teams to represent the Industry directions to ensure they are factored correctly into product planning and technology roadmaps. The candidate will be expected to be comfortable giving presentations to small and very large groups around the World.
Candidates should be completely comfortable with PC and mobile technology and be passionate users of gadgets, mobile phones and PC’s. The candidate must have program management experience with at least one complete development cycle from planning through to final release and have been a member of the related standards bodies that was involved with the product area.
The ideal candidate will have 6+ years work experience as a program or project manager with a capability of talking about mobile network and software architecture as well as discussing the merits of a new technology at a business level with top executives. Work experience on standards bodies in chairing roles, background in Intellectual Property, business development skills and experience working directly with people from all over the World is a big plus.
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