Rackspace Jersey City , NJ 07097
Want to help reinvent service delivery in the cloud? Interested in how technology and service can be combined to deliver amazing customer outcomes? We are looking for a Product Manager to lead our efforts of combining the best parts of Rackspace's Managed Public Cloud business and Datapipe's Managed Public Cloud business.
Since the acquisition, the combined company, Rackspace, has taken numerous steps to integrate the offerings. This role is designed to complete the work and make our combined company's offerings the best in the business. The individual in this role will make various decisions about the product, run the integration plan to completion, help customers through the transition, and complete various other tasks to insure a successful integration.
In this role you will:
Ensure achievement of strategic revenue objectives for a specific product or product family.
Research market trends and needs.
Articulate results in the form of product requirements.
Play a proactive role in product planning and design to ensure the product is differentiated from competitors in the marketplace.
Develop content for marketing collateral and sales training to ensure successful product launches.
Involved throughout the entire lifecycle of the product, working closely with development teams from product initiation to delivery to eventual product retirement.
An ideal candidate will have:
Expert knowledge of the following domains: IT industry and product domain.
Advanced understanding of business as it relates to the hosting industry.
Excellent knowledge of product development life cycle with relevant experience in 2 or more phases.
Proven ability to manage portfolio of projects.
Ability to balance team resource loads to meet commitments and optimize output.
Bachelor's degree required; major in Technology or Business preferred. MBA preferred.
Seven (7) years related experience (technology and/or product management) required.