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Director Product Management – Strategic Market and Competitive Research (m/f/x)

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

Job Description

Leadership | Mentoring | Coaching | Team Management | Innovation

You are a passionate technology leader? You are ready for a challenging role driving a vision of collaboration and innovation with multiple teams? You see the big picture and have a talent to align people and foster collaboration? You want to share your knowledge and be active in team development? Then start your career at Dynatrace Austria!

If you are full of enthusiasm, we look forward to receiving your application. 


You will be responsible for:

Leadership for Inorganic Efforts:

  • Develop and maintain the Product point of view and strategy for pursuing acquisitions, technical partnerships, and reseller agreements.

  • Collaborate with PM and R&D on product strategy, prioritization, and investment decisions.

  • Work with Corporate Development to execute on identifying, pursuing, and closing specific inorganic opportunities.

  • Build business cases and drive consensus around them.

Market Strategy:

  • Create and maintain a view of the market Dynatrace participates in, including vendor ecosystem, competitors, nature of the opportunity, and trends over time.

  • Regularly communicate that view to Dynatrace's leadership team to have a basis for making good business decisions.

  • Drive a cohesive product strategy that capitalizes on new market opportunities.

  • Partner with product and engineering teams on feature prioritization efforts that balance current market-driven needs with our longer-term strategic (market-leading) development activities to work toward the 5-year vision.

  • Oversee the performance of our offerings in the market and execution against the business plan.

Competitive Intelligence:

  • Continuously analyze the competitive landscape and recommend and implement necessary corrective actions across product requirements and strategic direction.

  • Identify opportunities for innovation and more significant product differentiation and defensibility over the long term.


Desired skills & experience:

  • 7+ years experience in Product Management or Engineering focused on technology segment and product strategy areas in Software. 

  • You possess excellent leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire and motivate a large cross-functional team.

  • You are a hands-on leader, willing to contribute to the organization's success personally.

  • You have proven your ability to inspire and influence others, including executive management.

  • Understanding I&O and cloud/application security markets and products is a plus.

  • BSCS degree or equivalent, MBA required.

Additional Information

What's in it for you? 

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research. 

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work. 

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.  

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.  

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team. 

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side. 

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages

Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 80,000 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience. 

Dynatracers come from different countries and cultures all over the world, speaking various languages. English is the one that connects us (55+ nationalities). If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program. 

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