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Be the Next Game Changer

Product Portfolio Manager

United States, MA, Waltham Regular 1/20/2022 523792

Imagine New Horizons

Dassault Systèmes develops software brands that have clear recognition in different industry segments. The SOLIDWORKS brand is one that has developed a dedicated following with small and medium sized organizations. Its ease of use, intuitive functionality and broad range of applications make it the hallmark CAD solution for these types of organizations. Our teams are passionate, creative, and focused on making an impact.

What will your role be?

As a Product Portfolio Manager, you will have the enviable role of defining the direction and strategy that the SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE Works products will take ensuring that the brand continues its rapid market growth, provides attractive user experiences and integrates with other Dassault Systèmes’ solutions. To achieve these ambitious goals you will use continuous market intelligence to understand what our competitors or up and coming solutions are proposing, listen to user feedback and work with Dassault Systèmes’ R&D strategy teams to develop the right vision.

Challenges Ahead


  • Analyze and understand the market (including competitive landscape, trends/technologies, partners, etc.), and propose the right product/business strategy based on market coverage, points of differentiation and points of parity
  • Provide input to the SOLIDWORKS team on the market segmentation, in order to define trends, market opportunities and risks
  • Create and nurture relationships with customers, users and prospects
  • Build a 3-year strategy plan to support Brand and Industry growth plans
  • Collaborate with marketing, sales and the whole SOLIDWORKS ecosystem to ensure successful launches. Support and influence Go-To-Market initiatives


  • Create and execute a rolling 18 month plan
  • Collect customers scenario and use cases to improve products & applications
  • Support key customer sales opportunities to promote the portfolio and ensure customer success
  • Define the packaging and pricing for each role in collaboration with R&D development & pricing teams
  • Ensure strategic and organizational alignment to support new initiatives with industry, R&D, sales, marketing, operations, and finance


  • Assess and validate product readiness for launch as part of the implement process in relation with R&D and QA
  • Define content and apps requirements to allow a defined user to achieve their tasks during a working day, eventually if relevant in the context of Dassault Systèmes’ Industry Process Experiences
  • Create and deliver collateral for each product release, content for internal trainings, sales kit etc., for each release.
  • Articulate the value of SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE Works offers through stories, demonstrations, videos, etc.


  • Be an evangelist for our products and technologies at internal & external events
  • Actively engage and communicate with all internal and external key stakeholders
  • Comply with all related R&D process, meet key activity and performance indicators

 Key Success Factor

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, or related field of study
  • Strong 3D CAD background - managing, selling, consulting or using
  • Product management experience, mechanical engineering/technical/product development background preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently from start to finish, set and meet deadlines, and interact positively with employees at all levels, external vendors, resellers, prospects, and customers.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Experience in working with SaaS based products, selling online, etc.
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex technical subjects in a clear and concise  manner
  • Strong organizational, analytical and project management skill excellent verbal and written communication skills

Compensation & Benefits

Dassault Systèmes offers an excellent salary with potential for bonus, commensurate with experience. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, vision care for employee & dependents as well as employee life, short & long term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate 401K enrollment, 401K match (50 cents on the dollar, up to the first 8% of your eligible compensation that you contribute based on match eligibility criteria), flexible time off policy, and 9 paid holidays.

Equal opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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SOLIDWORKS leads the global 3D computer-aided design (CAD) industry with easy-to-use 3D software that trains and supports the world's engineering and design teams as they drive tomorrow's product innovation.