Senior Product Manager (Hardware), Telco

Lenovo Morrisville , PA 19067

Posted 2 months ago

Position Description:

Lenovo is not just another technology company. We make the technology that
powers the worlds best ideas. We are looking for entrepreneurial and driven
leaders who thrive in a truly global company and culture.

This is a great opportunity to join Lenovos Data Center Group as we build out
our Telco organization. Were looking for skilled Product Managers seeking a
role with high visibility, impact and is on the cutting edge of new
technology. We are seeking an individual contributor that is both a
technologist and understands business aspects well to drive Lenovos
Communications Service Provider hardware portfolio product management
strategy. The selected candidate will leverage a deep technical competency,
creativity, and a drive for results attitude to build an effective business
model and innovative value to best serve the worlds leading Communication
Service Providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Be accountable for Lenovo hardware business success in CSP (Telco) accounts.

  • Establish credibility and build strong relationships with global customers,
    partners and Lenovo Sales in order to fully represent the needs of all
    internal and external customers.

  • Define market requirements for current and future hardware (compute,
    storage) products and solution offerings by conducting market research with
    customers and extended sales/partner teams.

  • Develop clear product and solution requirements (MRDs, PRDs) using analysis
    of market dynamics and trends, understanding customer needs, consumption
    models and landscape.

  • Work with R&D team to evaluate new telco relevant technologies and / or
    product & solution opportunities.

  • Work effectively with cross functional peers in Engineering, Architecture,
    Operations, Services, Supply Chain, Quality, and Sales Geographies to
    effectively plan and deliver products and solutions to fulfill customer and
    business needs.

Position Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of product management or system / solutions architecture experience

  • Including 5+ years of experience in the data center or enterprise space with
    subject matter expertise on compute, storage, virtualization , hardware
    acceleration ( GPU,FPGA, SmartNiCs, Intel QAT )

  • 2+ years experience with NFV, containerization, open source technologies
    (OCP, Openstack, Openshift, k8s)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Comp Science

  • Strong writing and communications skills, comfortable presenting to
    customers and diverse audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred

  • Telco or Telco / Hyperscale supplier experience is highly preferred

  • Strong understanding of the server product design process

  • In depth technical knowledge of server hardware system or building block
    design (Electrical or Mechanical Engineering background is a plus)

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