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Vista Outdoor Product Integration & Applications Specialist - Bushnell Golf in Overland Park, Kansas

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Bushnell Golf in Overland Park, KS is seeking to add a Product Integration & Applications Specialists to our team.

The Integration & Applications Specialists reports to the Head of Engineering for Bushnell Golf. The Integration & Applications Specialists will be asked to write and conduct test procedures for product validation and analysis, and for technical support for sales and customer service for all Bushnell Golf products, including devices, mobile applications, and software. The Integration & Applications Specialists role provides the opportunity to travel, work with engineers on leading edge designs, and educate the broader organization on the detailed functionality of our products. Being successful in this role will require a solid understanding in technical products and software, experience in defining and executing testing procedures, and ability to support customer service and sales with technical counsel for our products and services.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable developing and executing test procedures, assisting in the creation and modification of product concepts and design, will offer input on UX and software flow and functionality, and will support in the development of training materials (video, manuals, presentations, etc). The Bushnell Golf Product Integration & Applications Specialists will be intimately familiar with all technical product specifications and as such could be asked to help prepare product demonstrations, engineering calculations, research papers, data sheets, and competitive reports.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the conduit to move products from development into launch and field support

  • Serve as technical subject matter expert for all Bushnell Golf products

  • Support device/systems related issues as they come up from field sales or customer service

  • Develop and execute product testing procedures

  • Play a key role in the development of training materials for Bushnell Golf products, Mobile Applications, and software packages.

  • Develop and deliver training workshops for internal personnel including sales, marketing, and customer service.

  • Assist product manager with the creation of a competitive product review process and maintain a competitive product performance database.

  • May be asked to assist in the design and execution of software and user interface for future products.

  • Possess a solid understanding of the product categories, competitors, and electronic consumer goods.

  • Assist in making sure all products help drive to the overall business objectives.

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree

  • 5+ years of relevant experience- preferably in consumer technology/electronics, consumer sporting goods, consumer facing software, and/or consumer facing mobile application.

  • Passion and knowledge for golf will be viewed as beneficial

  • Technologically passionate and savvy a must

  • Experience creating and executing test procedures

  • Experience in training team members in technical product details

  • Experience creating training materials that can be either personally shared or distributed on-line to the field desired.

  • Strong team-orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to work within high functioning cross-functional teams

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is a way of life

  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, to back up assumptions and develop business cases

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team win

  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape

  • Proactive, solutions-orientation with a history of solving unique, complex problems that have a broad, inter-connected impact on the business

  • Interest with technology in sporting goods and outdoor products

  • User experience with a broad range of mobile devices and applications is a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (MS Project experience a plus)

  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical data.

  • Ability to define problems/opportunities, collect data, establish facts and make valid conclusions/recommendations

  • Able to travel for sales presentations, marketing events, trade shows, etc.; travel is domestic, with potential international travel opportunities.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@vistaoutdoor.com . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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