Dell Technologies

Innovation Strategy Consultant - Austin, TX (Remote Austin, TX)

Dell Technologies

July 22, 2021


Innovation Strategy Consultant – Austin, TX or Texas Remote
Are you driven by curiosity, moving forward, and opening new doors that lead down new paths? Are you always thinking about the next innovative product to bring to life?
Dell's Experience Innovation Group is seeking talented designers, technologists, and strategists to collaborate and develop amazing experiences for our customers. We're looking for individuals who are passionate about working in an agile, diverse, global team, who can reimagine tomorrow and deliver solutions that solve real problems.
As a team, we live to take risks, push boundaries, and stretch beyond the comfort zone – with a vision to create technologies that drive human progress.
Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound impact as an Innovation Strategy Consultant in Austin, TX or Texas Remote. remote!
What you’ll achieve
We not only imagine new products, solutions and technologies – we build them and bring them to life. But our reason for being is bigger. Our purpose is to deliver exceptional experiences and provide people with the technology that enables them to succeed. Learn more at https://www.dellexperienceinnovation.com
OVERVIEW of Role
  • Identify new markets and analyze product opportunities to guide product ideation and innovation (e.g. new software product development opportunities).
  • Understand customer needs and pain-points to assess the value of innovative opportunities to differentiate Dell’s Client Solutions.
  • Create compelling vision and product strategy for new innovation concepts
  • Research ethnographic and socioeconomic factors to predict future trends, needs and user pain points
  • Employ human-center design research practices to understand user behavioral insights and pain points that will inform product incubation
  • Analyze emerging industry and technology trends and their impact and applicability to Dell.
  • Partner with engineering leads, designers, and product managers to translate the vision for a future customer experience into a multi-year technology, feature, and product road map
  • Formulate and execute market tests to validate product concept value proposition
  • Craft user stories and build personas that help refine the market opportunity and influence product vision
  • Detect competitive threats and development of strategies to leapfrog competition
  • Identify expansion opportunities including mergers and acquisitions to achieve the company goals
  • Collaborate closely with the executive teams of all Client business units globally to identify synergies, drive joint innovation and deliver outstanding products
  • Manage the innovation funnel with quantitative and qualitative rigor (e.g. stage gate criteria, financial business case projections, target markets, target customers, etc.)
  • Drive a model of lean, rapid cycle innovation
  • Mentor team members across EIG. Inspire them to think strategically and to creatively solve our customer’s and the end-customer's pain points. Foster an environment of shared ideas, “out of the box”-thinking, mentorship, and growth
  • Serve as the product and technology strategy expert with customers and others both internally and externally events to promote Dell as a thought leader in the industry

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:
Essential Requirements
  • 3+ years of strategy consulting, corporate strategy/planning or product strategy within a technology company or management consulting firm
  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on being able to translate data into actionable insights for product, design, and engineering teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with an ability to explain complex topics in simple
  • Exemplary work experience that includes a progressive career trajectory, and outstanding professional achievement and impact
  • High-value personal qualities, including resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, self-confidence, and high-energy

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Innovation Management, Computer Science, Engineering or related field)
  • MBA from a top tier school with a focus on Strategy, Technology, or Entrepreneurship

Desirable Requirements
The ideal candidate possesses deep business strategy acumen, unbounded creativity, and intrinsic drive. They have broad relevant strategic and international knowledge, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a passion for and knowledge of technology and its applications.
Here’s our story; now tell us yours
Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.
What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life - while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.
We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.
You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.
Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.
Job ID: R120906