Principal Product Manager, Data Protection and Management Violin Memory
This is an inbound technical product management role. As a Principal Product Manager, you will have responsibility for defining and driving development of Violin?s storage software features ? with primary focus on data protection and management. You will own and manage the evolution of the storage software operating environment that is key to the market success of Violin flash memory array product line.
Success in this role requires expert knowledge of backup, data protection and disaster recovery in storage systems. An ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the technology associated with snapshots, data mirroring, replication, cloning along with familiarity with operating systems and virtual machines. You must be very hands-on, working with existing and prospective customers to define both market and product requirements, develop product strategy, product roadmaps, MRDs / PRDs, competitive analysis, pricing, and positioning of software features.
Define product strategy and drive development of Violin Memory storage operating system.
Define, prioritize and document product requirements for data protection (snapshots, mirrors, clones) and disaster recovery (replication)
Formulate strategy for data protection for virtual machines running on Violin memory arrays
Develop product roadmap and work closely with product marketing and engineering to prioritize feature delivery.
Articulate product positioning and messaging, including customer value proposition and key product features/benefits
Develop business/market plans that articulate the product business case, including: market opportunity, competitive landscape, and customer and got-to-market requirements.
Be an authority and subject matter expert on backup, data protection, disaster recovery.
Develop technical focused collateral including Data Sheets, Whitepapers, Demos, and Presentation Materials.
Qualifications for this role are;
8 - 10 years of industry experience with prior product management or technical marketing experience managing backup products
Advanced knowledge of RAID, networked storage, high availability, data protection and scale out file systems.
Strong experience with technology associated with snapshots, clones, replication in storage systems
Demonstrated ability to manage software product lifecycle, experience managing backup product, perform detailed competitive analysis,
Bachelor?s degree in computer science required, MBA a plus.
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