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Principal Product Owner

Company: Universal Electronics Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our vision is beyond a connected home, rather a smarter home where technology is your friend and not an obstacle. Consumer electronics is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Trends in Technology change every season and new devices are making way into the homes of people faster than ever. Interacting with these devices is a challenge. Our team is focused on next generation distributed platforms for the connected home ecosystem; we solve real life problems and bring improvements to the masses. We are infatuated by technology; however only see it as the means and not the goal itself. We accept no boundaries and no problem should remain unresolved.

Our products and technologies are touched by well over 450 million people every week, and we're just getting started! We design & developed an extraordinary number of products for the connected home, backed by a complete ecosystem ofdata driven software solutions & cloud servicesfor connected devices from leading brands in mobile, gaming and consumer electronics segments! Visit our links for more insight:

The Principal Product Owner will be involved in every aspect of next generation platform design and implementation efforts (customer engagements, concept, software & hardware design & development). This would require deep understanding of UEI's core technologies as well as entertainment industry and technology trends. You will always be faced with a new puzzle to solve, technology to study and limitation to work around.

The duties listed below are intended only as examples of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Define and develop product roadmaps for our entertainment control products with user centric beautiful designs for software applications and handheld smart controllers for a smarter living, and voice interfaces backed by our industry leading QuickSet Cloud solutions
  • Define and lead the development of brand-new software and device categories to enhance media experience and deliver new services and applications. We are well positioned for next generation of entertainment solutions
  • Deliver products that fit our B2C (One For All) and B2B channels including Subscription Broadcast, Consumer Electronics, and others
  • Engage with global commercial teams, and strategic customers to identify common consumer and industry needs to address including an expanding range of AV centric accessories and new device form factors
  • Study and benchmark emerging technologies and solutions to define technology roadmaps
  • Design and develop innovative & highly optimized solutions integrating advanced communication and navigation technologies for a connected home ecosystem

Skills Experience

  • 8 years of experience
  • Extensive experience in consumer electronics or media & entertainment business, with a focus on software and web applications, user centric products and solutions
  • Embedded wireless product expertise with full product life-cycle ownership from concept to production for internal product concepts, as well as external customer-driven designs
  • Experience & Passion in Consumer Electronics, Human-Machine Interactions, Media & Entertainment, User Behavior Analysis, etc.
  • Knowledge of wireless communication standards, e.g. Bluetooth Low Energy, Zigbee, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Thread, Z-Wave, etc.
  • Design of high volume highly optimized products and HaaS solutions for connected home use cases
  • Comfortable with C-level interactions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment without constant supervision
  • Excels at multi-tasking in an environment of continuous change
  • Energy and passion for the industry
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced device development environment


  • MSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field (PhD preferred)

Work Conditions

  • 40-hour on-site work week;
  • Some travel may be required
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings
  • Sitting for extended periods of time; Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and other computer components

Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC) is the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home. Its broad portfolio of patents includes QuickSet software that utilizes the world's most complete knowledge graph to detect and interact with thousands of entertainment and smart home devices. The company designs, develops, and manufactures innovative products that are used by the world's leading brands in the audio, video, subscription broadcasting, connected home, home energy management, and mobile device markets. UEI's many first-to-market innovations have helped transform the home entertainment control, home security, and home energy management and sensing industries.

Universal Electronics Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Keywords: Universal Electronics Inc., San Mateo , Principal Product Owner, Other , San Mateo, California

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