Manager, Product Management - Cloud Solutions Stratus Technologies
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Manager, Product Management - Cloud Solutions
Stratus is currently seeking a Manager, Product Management - Cloud Solutions. Reporting to the Sr. Director, Corporate Strategy, this position will be responsible for strategy, delivery, and success of our next generation of product and service offerings.
Stratus is working to define the highly available cloud market and this position will be a key contributor. This role is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Be the product owner responsible for the solution roadmap working with cross functional development teams.
Drive product lifecycle process from concept to realization; from development to profitable growth.
Perform thorough market research and competitive analysis to understand and develop a competitive strategy for the marketplace and position the product in the market.
Lead, develop and execute go-to-market strategy and planning for product messaging and positioning to drive awareness and accelerate customer demand.
Be the product expert and authority with customers, partners and internal stakeholders.
Provide customer-centric view, market intelligence, and business-driven support and leadership to marketing and sales departments, engineers, and other team members throughout the product development and implementation process.
Collaborate with development team to define and deliver next-generation products on time, on budget, that meets the needs of the market. Validate key engineering deliverables, milestones, and feature/function decisions.
Act as "voice of the customer" to develop user stories and set product development priorities.
Key Requirements & Qualifications:
Strong understanding of software markets and server environments including storage and networking.
Experience with open source based products and/or high availability solutions are highly desirable.
Expertise and a proven track record with virtualization and cloud (public and private) based technologies.
Highly familiar with virtualization architectures for networks, servers, and desktops, across heterogeneous Linux/Windows/VMware environments.
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically.
Proven program management and marketing skills. Proficiency in both inbound product management and out bound product-marketing.
Successful track record of leading successful product launches.
Technical depth and expertise required to interact in detail with engineering, support and professional services teams for design and specification work.
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with prospects and customers including the ability to actively listen, to comprehend, and communicate their business and technical needs and the ability to address these needs from a customer centric point of view.
Demonstrated ability to be a thought leader on both business and technical issues related to products and markets.
Ability to create and deliver compelling presentations to diverse audiences including executive management, prospects, customers, salespeople, engineering and partners.
Entrepreneurial drive and work ethic, self-motivated, results oriented and demonstrated ability to add value and succeed in a fast-paced environment.
BS/BA required, MBA or advanced technical engineering degree preferred, with 7+ years experience in IT industry including systems management, servers and high-availability or real-time systems.
Stratus Technologies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative action Employer
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