Strategic Product Planner at Qualtrics

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The Challenge

As a Strategic Product Planner at Qualtrics you join the Experience Research Team. You drive the future UX design of the Qualtrics Experience Management platform and Experience Management products to deliver a best-in-class user experience that creates loyalty, value, and delight. You have highly developed analytical skills and you use them to understand our customers, the key use scenarios/business needs and you are the competitive products expert. You infuse Qualtrics with these insights and you help drive the vision and UX strategy for the next generation of Qualtrics products to add value and growth to the business. You work cross-functionally with researchers, designers, program managers, line of business owners and engineers to drive strategy and planning. You anticipate new features, new technologies and new product and partner opportunities. You are ahead of the development cycle and strategically advance how Qualtrics ideates, builds, measures, and improves products.

What Success Looks Like in the Role

You inspire those around you to understand the pros and cons of competitive products, you know the latest and greatest technology and trends that may impact our field and you are customer obsessed. You drive a culture of cross-team collaboration and build complete processes into the strategy and vision for product development. You have a multiplier effect on creating enthusiasm for products and features that have an immediate need in the marketplace. The product experience strategy you craft and implement not only drives company growth, but scales effortlessly and shows positive ROI. You have successfully made product design planning a part of the fabric of Qualtrics’ development process.

A Day in the Life
  • As the competitive product insight expert you help Qualtrics develop product value propositions and strategy that ensure our next generation of products provide best-in-class customer experiences, solve customer needs and are poised for success in the marketplace.

  • You create and manage our Qualtrics Advisory Council of key customers from different verticals who will provide ongoing consultation, feedback, suggestions, and insight as we continue to grow and develop the XM platform.

  • You collaborate with researchers, designers, product managers and program managers to identify customer perceptions about Qualtrics and existing products, definite key use scenarios and collaborate to develop new or improved UX concepts and prioritize customer needs during product and feature development.

  • You develop a process to share and prioritize customer feedback from customer facing account and technical teams to ensure those insights are incorporated into the product development process.

  • You are a user experience thought leader and evangelize customer and product needs inside Qualtrics. You teach best practices and you share metrics.

Your Background

You are obsessed with transforming traditional product models into customer experience models, and have built a reputation and track record of these accomplishments. You start with the customer, while impacting and aligning with key strategic business objectives. You have excelled and grown within a dynamic, rapidly scaling, organization. You know how to collect inputs and turn them into measurable outputs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Master’s Degree in business/economics/marketing is preferred

  • Both customer and technology obsessed with the ability to influence and impact cross-functional teams and process

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • High standard of detail, excellence, professionalism, and role model behavior

  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a thought leader at all levels of the organization

  • Business & strategy leadership capabilities, high confidence level

  • Skilled in Market analysis and opportunity identification and delivering strategic insights

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8-10+ years demonstrated ability to influence product development with customer, product and industry insights

  • Customer-facing experience delivering and managing solutions

About Qualtrics 

Qualtrics is the technology platform that organizations use to collect, manage, and act on experience data, also called X-data™. The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee and brand—on one platform. Over 10,000 enterprises worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 and 99 of the top 100 U.S. business schools, rely on Qualtrics to consistently build products that people love, create more loyal customers, develop a phenomenal employee culture, and build iconic brands. Qualtrics was recently acquired by SAP, and together we will accelerate XM and power the experience economy. Join us on this adventure that can open many doors! If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and growth, recognizes your unique contribution, fills you with purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Qualtrics PlatformCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Qualtrics iQ DirectoryCRM
    • Qualtrics PlatformEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • MixRankLead Gen
    • RapportiveLead Gen
    • Qualtrics PlatformLead Gen


The office experience is a 5-minute walk from Pioneer Square. The rooftop deck overlooks the Puget Sound and downtown Seattle.

What are Qualtrics Perks + Benefits

Qualtrics Benefits Overview

The term “benefits” doesn’t really do our employee rewards program justice. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance, 20+ days of annual leave, generous retirement fund contributions, bonuses, and tons of career mobility.

For every bit of hard work we put in, we have twice the fun. Whether that means taking a break in a massage chair or hitting the slopes after work, Qualtrics makes sure that employees take time to recharge and live it up.

Because we’re a hyper-growth company, getting promoted and taking on more opportunities is always an option. We hire individuals who have what it takes to quickly step into the next role and take on opportunities beyond their core job description.

We believe in a workspace that allows you to take a breather and pepper fun throughout your day. Grab a beer in the Dublin office pub, enjoy Seattle’s rooftop patio overlooking the Puget Sound, or raid one of the many kitchens around Provo’s office.

We don’t hire cutthroat individuals who only care about themselves. We’re looking for top performers with a wide array of professional and personal experience. Our employees are driven, intelligent, diverse and interesting people who work well in teams and know how to have fun.

Qualtrics employees are plugged into a network of experienced professionals around the globe. With weekly company-wide video meetings and our own internal social network, employees get global experience and stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the organization.

Partners with Nonprofits
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Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
From WLD, Q&able, Q-Salute, Q-Pride, and Mosaiq to the Dream Team, the Green Team, and hosts of other community-founded groups, you'll find a variety of committees which drive community at Qualtrics.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave for the parent who is taking the role as the primary caregiver.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Qualtrics has several events during the year that look to actively include our families, from the annual summer party to welcoming your family on-site for visits.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We serve free lunch on Monday, Wednesday, Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, we offer a subsidized food ordering option. We have breakfast items (cereals, yogurts, etc.) every day of the week.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Lunch and learns happen on different occasions. Many times, these are sponsored by the Q Groups or another group looking to help spread messaging and education about key topics.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We additionally cater snacks to the company all-hands meeting each week. You can expect to find semi-annual swag distributions (summer & winter), as well as swag giveaways in the offices. Our Benefits team has always looked to maximize our benefits. We additionally will have times where tickets to local games/events are on offer or will work as a group to purchase tickets for a variety of activities.

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