Principal Product Manager

Infoblox Inc. Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 2 weeks ago

Infoblox is seeking a Principal Product Manager to join our Products and Corporate Development team. The ideal candidate should be passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to define and roll-out network services and security products that deliver on the company's vision and strategy.

The Product Manager will report to a Vice President of Product Management in the U.S. This role can be located in our Tacoma, WA, or Austin, TX offices, or remote from home anywhere in the U.S.

In this exciting and rapidly evolving area of Software as a Service (SaaS), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), and hybrid cloud, you will be instrumental in introducing networking services solutions that will shape the market and the company direction. You'll be in the unique position of using technical and social skills while meeting with customers and working with a wide range of company functional groups as you translate problems into solutions. The Infoblox product management group is a fun, helpful, bright, creative group respected in the industry and relies heavily on direction and strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to lay out a unique and differentiated product strategy

  • Define and secure executive buy in for new products' business cases

  • Define roadmap and solution dependencies for new and existing products and concepts

  • Deliver strategic overviews and industry thought leadership presentations to partners, customers and attendees at high profile Industry events

  • Spearhead and evangelize product strategy and position with the field and partners, engage with virtual teams and address inbound queries from the field

  • Translate strategy and customer feedback into clearly defined engineering requirements, reply to inbound engineering queries and represent product management at program reviews

  • Lead cross-functional teams to bring new products to new or adjacent markets

  • Develop pricing, packaging and licensing for new products

  • Engage with Press and Analysts to communicate company, product and technology strategy

  • Manage product lifecycle from concept to End of Life

  • Perform win / loss analysis

  • Seek out and manage partner relationships that aid in the selling and delivery of the product

  • Conduct competitive analysis

  • Track historic sales and forecast future sales

  • Track market trends and market share

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in the network services and management space

  • Experience in SaaS product definition with a focus on data analysis, AI/ML, rapid delivery, and customer retention

  • Technical experience required:

  • DNS, DHCP, and IPAM (DDI)

  • Private and public virtualization technologies (VMware, OpenStack, AWS, Azure, GCP, Docker, )

  • Network routing, switching, and SD-WAN/Branch background

  • Network management protocols (SNMP, SSH/SCP, Syslog, HTTPS, Webhook)

  • Technical skills preferred:

  • Security, Firewall and RPZ

  • Scripting (Python)

  • Soft skills

  • Personal pride in quality of work and hitting deadlines

  • Ability to handle competing priorities

  • Clear and concise communication skills

  • Customer-first attitude

Education:

  • B.A. or BS

Perks

  • Work with a world-class Product Management and Corporate Development team in a rapidly growing company

  • A career path with opportunities to grow your career

  • Onsite amenities and/or flexible work from home policy

It's an exciting time to be at Infoblox. We are the market leader in technology for network control. Our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for excellence in building the next generation of networking technologies-and having fun along the way. Infoblox offers a fast-paced, action-oriented environment. We promote a culture that embraces innovation, change, teamwork, and strong partnerships. Join the winning Infoblox team-our future looks bright, and so will yours. To check out what it's like to be a Bloxer, click here.

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