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Based on 25 responses, the job of Product Management Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5. On average, Product Management Directors are highly satisfied with their job.
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January 2019
"Lots to do."
Product Management Director in Minneapolis:
Pros: Always opportunity and lots to do
Cons: Layers of management to get something done
January 2019
Product Management Director:
Back in late 2012, Altisource opened their beachhead in Boston, calling it "Altisource Labs". It was to be a software innovation center, developing state-of-the-art software for the mortgage banking industry. They hired a bunch of smart start-up veterans, used a modern tech stack and tooling, and incentivised them all with market-level pay plus some pseudo-equity grants, with the idea that the software businesses would eventually spin out from the mothership. Altisource was investing a LOT in this radical idea. Fast forward a few years, corporate revenue tanks due to regulatory issues with their one main paying customer, and Altisource decides that building a software company out of nothing takes too long, and eventually lays of the majority of the staff, in a painfull, incremental process of multiple small layoffs spread over ~ 2 years. A grand experiment failed miserably.
February 2019
"Most fulfilling employment experience."
Product Management Director in Dubai:
Pros: The trust placed in you by senior leadership.
Cons: NA
March 2019
"One of the best employers and companies to work for."
Product Management Director in San Antonio:
Pros: Great company and mission.
Cons: Shifting culture and behind in technology and infrastructure.
March 2019
"Interesting work, restrictive culture, process heavy."
Product Management Director in San Francisco:
Pros: I'm learning a lot. Lots of interesting technology. Strong customer base.
Cons: Pay, culture, work from is on an exception basis and not embraced by the company. No stock options. Poor 401k match. Travel is difficult to get approved.
April 2015
"The power of networking and inclusion."
Product Management Director:
As a Product Manager, I focused a lot of my energies early in my career on building a knowledge base in all areas that touched my role. I got "stuck in the weeds" on many occasions. While this gave me confidence, I learned that including others in the discovery process for any new initiative was far more effective. It gave a sense of ownership to those that contributed; they were more motivated, and at the end of the day, this resulted in better outcomes.
June 2014
Product Management Director:
Pros: Autonomy, people interaction, analytical.
Cons: Poor rewards and recognition.