Nimble Platforms Product Manager
San Jose, CA, USA | Hewlett-Packard
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Develop business case analysis, roadmap, competitive pricing modeling, Product Requirements Documents (PRDs) and bottoms up “what if” simulations for projecting hypothetical business outcomes.
“Cradle to Grave” product life cycle planning including researching and keeping up with key trends; developing breakthrough products, ensuring that these ideas are based on customer and field inputs; new product introductions and managing “End of Life”
Have a keen sense of business; the ability to look at business outcomes and determine next course of corrective or enhancing actions to grow the business
Team: Provide thought leadership, direction and inspiration to the various value chain partners including engineering.
Strategic Product Definition: Out of the box thinking, next generation capabilities for best in class storage products and solutions. Embrace key technological disruptions and capitalize on key trends in Solid State technology, Cloud and Storage Federation, Customer Experience
Grow the business: Extend the existing momentum of the Nimble portfolio. Build executive support for the roadmap and ensure that it is being executed across engineering organizations.
Competitive: Understand the competitive landscape for the external storage market with a key focus in the All Flash Arrays (AFA) segment.
Influencing across organizations: Work across organizational boundaries, collaborate with other leaders in cross functional areas
Decision making: Drive internal operational processes to improve our product efficiencies and achieve improved ROI for every engineering dollar we spend. Develop crucial business tradeoff analyses and complex simulations which help to provide product portfolio guidance
Communication: Evangelize HPE Storage value proposition internally and externally to customers, partners and analysts.
Strategic Thinking: Ability to understand a rapidly evolving technology marketplace and lead the development of a comprehensive product roadmap. This will manifest itself in having a data-driven approach to understanding customer requirements and market insights and the ability to design distinctive and differentiated product capabilities. Additionally, having made timely and well-informed investment and product portfolio management decisions 3-5 years into the next business cycle.
Execution/Results Orientation: Proactively seeks to improve processes and implement best in class solutions, raising quality and productivity in a calculated way. Benchmarks own performance against industry best practices. This would be evidenced by the ability to make tough and timely product decisions, and a proven track record of the delivery of high quality, key product releases within challenging timeframes.
Collaboration and Influence: Demonstrates the ability to command the respect and trust of key individuals across HPE, customers and industry thought leaders. He or she is able to collaborate cross-functionally with key stakeholders and exercise influence at senior level.
Minimum of 5 years of progressively expanding responsibilities leading technical design teams in storage or related technology areas in servers, cloud, networking.
Demonstrated ability to have performed as an important member of a high energy product management team.
Deep experience within the storage industry delivering on “best of breed” product portfolios which include integrated hardware and software systems.
Proven experience working with customers, channel partners and industry thought leaders towards developing a clear view of a forward product roadmap.
Proven experience building successful relationships with internal leadership at all levels, along with effective interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
Technical undergraduate degree; preferably in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. MBA preferred
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