Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Product Marketing Director in San Jose, California

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Very motivated seasonal individuals will be considered who have the ability to drive the business as well as interface with R&D teams. These responsibilities include establishing product and platform strategies, customer design wins, end customer usage models, competitive assessments, engineering influence, product positioning, and public disclosure for these IP products and solutions.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Working with the engineering teams in an in-bound product management role; developing collateral (presentations, datasheets, white-papers, articles, blogs), tracking protocol development in specification bodies, representing Cadence at trade shows and conferences. Adeptly working in a matrix team across various product teams will be crucial to successfully completing these responsibilities.

  • 5+ years of experience in hardware IP design; Experience in interface protocols such as PCIe, CCIX and Ethernet; Deep understanding of PCIe protocol in enterprise , HPC and storage segment along with associated emerging protocols. Also, the candidate for this role will need to possess strategic thinking, technical acumen, and strong communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Decide what IP to build: Work closely with customers, sales, services, customer success, engineering and other cross-functional groups to prioritize new features and functionality based on business objectives and customer/market trends.

  • Manage emerging IP product alliances: Select and maintain relationships with technical vendors, such as industry standards forum.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and projects

  • Strong customer and stakeholder empathy. You must be not only the voice of the customer, but at various times the voice of marketing, finance, engineering, support and ops. You must be able to channel many points of view to build a world class IP targeting enterprise / automotive & mobile market segment especially in connectivity segment.

  • Candidate for this role should demonstrate an aptitude to quickly comprehend complex hardware & software solutions.

  • 3+ years of experience in product marketing organization.

  • Candidate for this role will need to possess strategic thinking, technical acumen, and strong communication skills (verbal & written)

  • MBA (Master’s in Business Administration) or MS in a technical field with solid business aptitude is desired but not a hard requirement

We’re doing work that matters. Help us solve what others can’t.

Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.