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Polaris Industries Principal Digital Product Manager- Connected Infotainment in Seattle, Washington

At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.

JOB SUMMARY:

As the Connected Infotainment (Ride Command+) Principal Product Manager at Polaris, you will be responsible for developing products and features in the Ride Command+ connected vehicle digital ecosystem spanning multiple teams and technologies. These include infotainment displays, connected hardware, software & user experience. This role partners with product and business leaders across the company including business units, engineering, design, marketing, legal and others. This strategic senior individual contributor will drive product roadmaps & development that deliver exceptionally useful features and technologies tailored to Polaris’s many business units, vehicles, and customer segments.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of passionate professionals to own on-vehicle digital experiences powered by connected technologies in a fast-paced environment. If you are an excellent communicator, collaborator, and excited about applying these technologies to powersports, we encourage you to apply for this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :

Create strategic long-range product, platforming, obsolescence & supersession plans, manage tactical roadmaps & backlogs that align with business goals, technology capabilities, and user expectations.

Leverage user feedback, field quality and business priorities to balance development priorities. Manage tradeoffs between new feature development, investment in underlying architecture capabilities and maintenance & enhancements of existing functionality.

Lead development of product requirements documents detailing the customer needs, features, functionality, and behavior of the product. Partner with Polaris business units across off-road, on-road, marine and technical teams.

Enable technical teams with product plans, requirements, designs, and guidance to remove roadblocks and ensure acceptance criteria is met, while maintaining focus on quality

Ensure technical architecture roadmap aligns with and enables the product plan.

Work closely with designers to create intuitive interfaces, considering user workflows, accessibility, and visual aesthetics.

Manage strategic relationships with external partners & vendors. Assist with contracts and commercial agreements.

Invest in new technology & product concepts, take measured risks & apply new technologies.

Develop and maintain a deep understanding of Ride Command Ecosystem technologies, features, and capabilities along with Polaris’s product line and customer segments.

Function as a thought leader for on-vehicle digital experiences. Foster a positive team culture & customer focused mindset.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Industrial Design, Business, or related field is required.

15+ years of progressive experience working with Technology and Business Strategy.

6+ years in digital product management spanning experience within mobility, connected electronics, displays &/or HMI (Human Machine Interface), software, and user experience design.

Ability to operate with minimal supervision in a matrix environment, influence without direct authority, and eliminate ambiguity by driving clarity and alignment.

Proven track record demonstrating a deep understanding of product life cycle management to take a product idea from conception to release, including new feature and function releases, upgrades, enhancements, etc.

Strong leadership and analytical skills with outstanding written and oral communication skills

Technical aptitude to evaluate requirements and coordinate with business analysts and developers

Demonstrated results establishing a product vision and road maps that led to successful business value

Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss digital concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners

WORKING CONDITIONS

Hybrid working model (in-office/home) is strongly preferred. Potential for remote based with ad-hoc travel to Polaris locations based on business need dependent on candidate location and qualifications.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship

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We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE. Apply today!

At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing. Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings. Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

At Polaris, the need for diverse perspectives and experiences enables our vision of Best People, Best Team. We value our differences and align our passions to do great work. As a highly efficient growth company, we are driven to be agile and adaptable to support our customers. At Polaris we unite to create memorable adventures. Learn more at

http://www.polaris.com/careers

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