Product Development Manager

We are looking for a new Product Development Manager to take on a critical role at VIZIYA. This is a hybrid role that balances knowledge of the functional capabilities of JD Edwards and customer requirements with the technical skills to design solutions and guide the development of the application.

Hamilton, Ontario


Optimizing asset performance and uptime is paramount for you to achieve production targets, control costs, and manage safety and compliance. Maintenance is the foundation of your EAM strategy. That’s why VIZIYA designed our software solutions to enhance each step of your work management process and to help you measure the results of your initiatives. With a focus on asset criticality, urgency, and compliance, VIZIYA solutions deliver precisely what you need to implement your asset strategy. The VIZIYA team was formed in 2006 by industry veterans with both maintenance and software expertise. We developed our first product – the WorkAlign Scheduler – in a collaborative partnership with Barrick Gold. In 2013, we acquired Global PTM, an EAM consulting powerhouse. As a result, we have a portfolio of asset management products and services purpose-built for maintenance professionals.

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Overview: <p><a href="">VIZIYA</a> is a quickly expanding software company that thrives on innovation to solve our customer&rsquo;s challenges. If you are looking for a chance to work within a growing tech support team while extending your knowledge-base and skills, this is the role to consider. If you are passionate about helping design and build world-class enterprise software, we want to talk to you about our opening for a Product Development Manager.</p> <p><strong>The company, the culture</strong></p> <p>As one of only four world-wide Gartner Cool Vendors, a Deloitte Fast 50 and a Profit 500 Fastest Growing Company, VIZIYA has been establishing its brand over the last ten years in our industry. Our goal is to be the most exciting software company everyone wants to work for in the Hamilton/Burlington area.</p> <p><strong>The role</strong></p> <p>Reporting to the VP, Development, we are looking for a new<strong> Product Development Manager</strong> to take on a critical role at VIZIYA. Our new Product Development Manager will focus on the Enterprise Asset Management module of JD Edwards. This is a hybrid role that balances knowledge of the functional capabilities of JD Edwards and customer requirements with the technical skills to design solutions and guide the development of the application.</p> <p><strong>How will your career grow here</strong></p> <p>From product design to pre-sales activities. From hands-on development to documentation and training, you will exponentially increase your product knowledge and exposure to the inner workings of significant companies in the industry. You will gain an in-depth understanding of how our products provide sustaining value to our customers. Whether you are a consultant looking to reduce your time on the road or an in-house Subject Matter Expert seeking greater variety, the Product Development Manager role here at VIZIYA can fulfill your career aspirations.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What you will do as our new Product Development Manager:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Participate in strategic product planning to best position VIZIYA for long-term success in the JD Edwards market.</li> <li>Serve as a key source of JD Edwards knowledge within VIZIYA.</li> <li>Define Functional Requirements for the VIZIYA JD Edwards products.</li> <li>Lead the functional and technical design of VIZIYA product integrations to JD Edwards and guide the VIZIYA- JD Edwards integration strategy.</li> <li>Assist with the development of components, QA testing and support of JD Edwards product integrations.</li> <li>Research competitive products to understand their strengths and use this insight to determine the VIZIYA product requirements.</li> <li>Participate in customer and prospect discussions to understand the market needs.</li> <li>Create documentation (manuals, presentations) to assist with the marketing, sales, and&nbsp;implementation&nbsp;of VIZIYA products.</li> <li>Train Sales, Services and other staff on VIZIYA- JD Edwards products.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s how we know you are the new Product Development Manager. You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A degree or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline.</li> <li>Direct experience with the JD Edwards Plant Maintenance module; JD Edwards data model; JD Edwards Business Functions. You have a solid understanding of Maintenance and Asset Management Best Practices. Working knowledge of Enterprise Asset Management and ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP or Datastream is an asset. Additional experience in Mining, Utilities, Oil &amp; Gas and Transportation is an asset.</li> <li>Outstanding communication skills. You are passionate about supporting customers. You are able to evaluate customer priorities and know when to jump from one task to another.</li> <li>Excellent leadership capabilities. You have leadership and relationship building skills that empower you to work with stakeholders at any level, guiding the work of a team and presenting updates, managing expectations and sharing insights. You have strong documentation and report writing skills.</li> <li>Drive. You have a willingness to do what it takes, pitch in where needed, take ownership and &nbsp;react quickly to VIZIYA&rsquo;s dynamic environment.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join VIZIYA</strong></p> <p>At VIZIYA, you might say our culture is one of odds and ends in the best way. We are rockstars in the true sense of the word, performing at industry events and our own holiday parties. We have Chinese-food Wednesdays and Friday BBQs. We have matching bowling shirts, but we don&rsquo;t have a bowling team. If it&rsquo;s fun or funny, we are in. And we hope you are too.</p> <p>VIZIYA drives its success by focusing on our clients&rsquo; needs and objectives and building teams of incredibly talented, fun, dedicated people.If you are excited by our technology, our purpose and the opportunity to learn-as-you-go and be part of an awesome team, join us. Express your interest here or follow us on <a href="">Twitter</a> or <a href="">LinkedIn</a> for future opportunities.</p> <p>VIZIYA welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>