Hudl is hiring a

Senior Director, Product Management (Hardware)

Boston, United States

We believe each moment in sports can change the plan, change the game and change lives. That’s why our mission is to build the world’s most powerful network of sports video and data to empower teams to make every moment count.

How? By hiring people around the world who want to help us support coaches, players, analysts, recruiters, teams, clubs and fans. Hudl customers use our products to capture video, analyze data, share highlights and a lot more. They stay ahead of the game with the latest technology and we help them achieve their goals.

Want to join us?

As a Product Director of the Hardware Product Management  team, you and your team will help define the future of automated capture for Hudl.  To succeed, you'll need initiative, resilience, and a customer-first mindset.

The ideal candidate for this role would have a strong track record of shipping software-enabled hardware products and a proven ability to hire and grow key product talent. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, aren't afraid to make decisions and have a passion for technology. In addition to developing the roadmap and setting high level strategy, you are also able to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. You'll make your decisions by diving deep into the data whenever possible, but be comfortable in the face of ambiguity to take calculated leaps of faith. You are also able to effectively communicate with leaders at all levels.  

Hudl has a flexible location policy. We'll leave it up to you to decide where you want to work: our Lincoln HQ, our Omaha office, our Boston Office, or remotely within the U.S. This role is not open to remote employees in the the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. 

You Are

  • Experienced. You have a Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (engineering or science), 5+ years of experience in roles related to Product Management, and have helped build and launch hardware products.  You’ve 
  • A proven people leader.  You have at least 2+ years managing a team of product managers and can lead/coach a high performing team of Product Managers to deliver against the roadmap.  You are a very strong communicator and presenter.  
  • Cross-functional. You have experience fostering relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and understand the importance of building strong relationships with product, sales, marketing, support and others.
  • Creative. You have experience tackling complexity at all levels and can coach and guide teams to consider creative solutions that solve multiple problems.
  • A coach. You care deeply about your team and are experienced in developing, mentoring and serving them.
  • A leader. You can get buy-in on your ideas without resorting to command-and-control tactics. You’re passionate about servant leadership and our values when it comes to  others.
  • Naturally curious. You never stop learning—you’re always hungry for knowledge and new ideas, and can show how that improves the way you work.  You love building prototypes, testing, learning and evolving.
  • Pragmatic. We move quickly. You know how to balance learning at speed with delivering value at speed.
  • Aware. You pay attention to broader trends in the industry. You’re able to adapt to market/tech trends when needed, and can guide your teams to do the same.
  • Communicative. You can synthesize and present information at all levels, tailoring messages to your audiences.
  • Balanced. You see the needs of the customer along with business goals. You understand business models, forecasts, budgets and can bring it all together for your product line(s).

You Will

  • Create a product strategy and vision. You’ll work with your leadership team to create a coherent product strategy and vision for your product lines and connect that to the wider strategy.
  • Own Hudl’s  hardware roadmap.  Hardware includes cameras, wearables, and other accessories.  You’ll help determine what success looks like for your business unit, team or product, and work across functions and departments to achieve that success.  
  • Stay current in the industry.  You’ll develop a deep understanding of our customers and our business and be able to assess competitors and technology trends.  
  • Lead continuous improvement. You’ll help improve delivery capability and enable the team to scale across a broad surface area.
  • Work multi-dimensionally. You’ll work to understand a products’ marketing, sales, finances (both revenue and costs), services, legal obligations, privacy considerations, etc. Stakeholders can voice concerns and constraints, knowing you’re an expert on how the product actually works. 
  • Foster transformation. You’ll strive for a better collaboration between business units, not afraid to challenge the status quo.  You’ll lead the engineering and design teams in making decisions that balance cost, timeline, and customer benefit.  You’ll also work with the marketing team to develop and support go-to-market plans. 
  • Advocate for the product. You’ll establish mutual respect and trust with each stakeholder, including Hudl’s senior leadership. You understand other departments’ business needs and effectively share the product vision and strategy. You’ll motivate and inspire your squad, release team and any others in the company who contribute to the product.

We will 

  • Celebrate work at Hudl retreats. We like to gather our Hudlies from around the world to showcase achievements and strategize for the future. 
  • Treat you like an adult. We’re all about a healthy work-life balance. We’ll give you unlimited vacation time and have company-wide timeout days (no meetings allowed).
  • Provide career growth. We’re lifelong learners who encourage professional development. We’ll give you tons of resources and opportunities to keep growing.
  • Supply you with tools for success. We've invested in our office spaces, designing them with our employees in mind. You’ll have the enriching, flexible environment and powerful hardware you need to do your job well.
  • Support your mental and physical health. We care about our employees’ wellbeing. Our Employee Assistance Program, Employee Resource Groups and fitness partner Peerfit have you covered.
  • Cover your medical insurance. We have multiple plans to pick from to ensure you’ll have the coverage you (and your dependents) want.
  • Contribute to your 401(K). Yep, that’s free money. We’ll match up to 4% of your own contribution.

Diversity at Hudl

Hudl is an equal opportunity employer. We understand the power of a diverse team, celebrate differences and promote inclusive and accessible environments. 

To promote Hudlies being their authentic selves and give everyone opportunities for allyship, we offer employee resource groups. These employee-led groups are drawn together by common affinities, passions and life experiences: 

  • Her Hudl
  • Hudl Black
  • Pride@Hudl
  • Mental Health Champions
  • Community Champions

We recognize there’s ongoing work to be done and track our efforts and commitments in annual diversity reports

We also know imposter syndrome is real and the confidence gap can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don’t hesitate to apply—we’d love to hear from you.

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