Quantum computing is poised to become the next major business disruption technology. Gartner predicts that by 2023, 20% of organizations will be budgeting for quantum computing projects, compared to less than 1% today.
Getting in on the ground floor means that you can ride the next wave of technological innovation and investment.
QC Ware is seeking to add an experienced Product Manager to strategic lead the way we go to market. The new hire will be based in Palo Alto, CA.
You are an accomplished Product Manager with 5-10 or more years of experience leading product strategy for complex enterprise B2B software products. You have experience with SaaS and on-prem platforms and solutions that heavily utilize AI/ML, Optimization, or other advanced computational methods. You have a strong perspective of the players, the software and hardware stack around Cloud, Big Data and Analytics.
You have excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to learn complex ideas and reproduce them in layman’s terms. You can stay on top of quickly evolving competitive landscape, learn and adjust.
You are confident you can quickly survey and understand the quantum computing ecosystem, partners, and competitors and take a strong view on QC Ware’s standing.
You feel comfortable working with multiple teams like engineering, sales and the C-suite and are expected to collaborate with them and challenge them. You do not need a large support organization to deliver results and can contribute directly and provide direction to others.
You have developed and executed product strategy by collecting and analyzing data and articulating a thesis on a product’s value proposition, customer personas, use cases, and go to market models.
You are at ease interacting with existing and prospective customers and can clearly articulate a product’s value proposition and differentiation. You are comfortable developing a plan to track existing customer adoption, perceptions and discovery future needs. You are comfortable accompanying the sales teams on prospecting calls.
The ideal candidate will have:
QC Ware is a quantum computing software company building enterprise solutions that run on quantum hardware. The company also offers professional services to large enterprises that are lacking the right skills to engage in quantum computing right away. The company’s stated objective is to make quantum computing easily accessible to classically-trained data scientists and to offer performance speed-ups on near-term hardware. QC Ware is working towards that goal with one of the world’s strongest teams of quantum algorithms scientists. The company is based in Palo Alto, and it recently opened an office in Paris.
QC Ware offers a very competitive salary, commission, and stock option package as well as health, vision, and dental coverage for an employee and the employee’s dependents.