This position is responsible for identifying new major/longer term revenue generating opportunities (i.e., new products and/or major product enhancements), that support the long-term financial objectives of TDS and determining the financial feasibility of each opportunity by applying agreed upon financial metrics.
The Manager-Product Development manages the systematic product development and implementation of new products and services. This position is responsible for conducting the research necessary to develop a statement of work (SOW). This includes market, vendor and technology research. In addition, this position must assess the competitive environment and TDS’ opportunity. The position serves as the champion of new product development for assigned products and services related to the ILEC, CLEC and cable customer segments (product life-cycle enhancements to existing product lines are handled by the Product Management team).