wm8Este anuncio de empleo de Microsoft habla sobre «Planificación para futuras versiones de la plataforma Windows Mobile», que es diferente a la expresión »para la próxima versión de Windows Mobile».

Product Planning Manager, E&D Mobile Device Strategy & Commercialization

Job Category: Software Engineering: Product Planning
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Product: Windows Mobile
Division: Entertainment & Devices Division

The product planning arm of Windows Mobile is looking for exceptional talent to lay the foundations for the one of the next big technology and business transformations on the planet! Are you looking for opportunity to set strategy, execute, and grow a billion dollar business in one of the biggest growth opportunities for Microsoft? If you are up for the challenge then read on.

You will be joining a very innovative product planning group in a fast moving and competitive industry. The primary responsibilities will include product planning for future versions of Windows Mobile platform. You will develop Areas of Investigation which lead to actionable roadmaps and collaborate with the product engineering teams so that these roadmaps turn into highly profitable products that delight the users. You will be a major driver and contributor to product and business strategy and become the go-to person for important customer, industry and technical insights and trends.

The specific areas of responsibility will include planning for: commercialization of Windows® phones, global ROI analysis on geographic market entry and winning share, OEM requirements and opportunities to differentiate. Deliverables will include, area roadmaps, market opportunity analysis, market requirements document and more broadly business and technical strategy for the area. This work will be done in partnership with the Windows Mobile engineering group and the OEM teams in the Mobile Devices Strategy and Commercialization group.

Aún estamos esperando Windows Mobile 7, pero esto debe ser tranquilizador para nosotros y una advertencia a los pesimistas que creen que Windows Mobile vivirá o morirá con la próxima versión de Windows Mobile.