Senior Product Manager

Mirantis   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 185 days ago

Description:


Primary job responsibilities:

  • Own and drive product vision, strategy, roadmap, and communications for OpenStack products in the following areas
  • Support for software defined networking technologies such as Contrail, Midokura, Cisco ACI, VMWare NSX, and others
  • OpenStack networking projects such as Neutron and related projects
  • Mirantis OpenStack reference networkarchitectures
  • Cloud-scale, multi-site networking 
  • Identify and capture key requirements by working closely with Mirantis customers, partners, and the OpenStack community
  • Serve as an expert in OpenStack customer applications and use cases
  • Anticipate customer needs and deliver an outstanding customer experience.
  • Collaborate with product, engineering and architecture teams to specify features, prioritize enhancements, and refine requirements.
  • Work with marketing and sales to educate and train the field, partners, customers and community leaders
  • Communicate and evangelize strategy to senior management, leadership teams, and internal stakeholders
  • Communicate the roadmap for your technology areas to end customers and channel partners
  • Represent Mirantis at industry events and in key meetings with customers and business partners
  • Understand the overall OpenStack market and competitors including emerging new technologies adjacent to the primary OpenStack ecosystem
  • Up to 25% travel is required

Required skills:

  • 3+ years experience in building products related to software-defined networking
  • Deep expertise and familiarity with at least one SDN solution
  • Clear understanding of the OpenStack Neutron project
  • Expert-level knowledge of linux and cloud-scale networking 
  • Familiarity with multi-site, multi-region networking approaches
  • Ability to understand and characterize the tradeoffs between available SDN solutions and map to customer needs
  • 5+ years experience in product management processes and proven track record using these skills to develop and manage products through the entire product lifecycle;
  • Demonstrated experience of generating product concepts that create significant value;
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional groups and drive decision making
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of cloud architectures and products. 
  • Highly analytical. Experienced analyzing data hands-on and using analytic software products
  • Demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • A mastery of effective communication with internal and external audiences
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies
  • Entrepreneurial spirit coupled with an intellectual curiosity and drive;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience; MBA is preferred
  • Expert Linux skills and experience are preferred
  • Track record of working in open source with a solid understanding of open source business models

What we offer:

  • Work with the established leader in pure-play OpenStack
  • Work with exceptionally passionate, talented and engaging colleagues
  • High-energy, global atmosphere of an open-source company
  • Competitive compensation package with strong benefits plan and stock options
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in accelerating OpenStack cloud technology adoption
  • Flexible schedule, lots of freedom for creativity and personal growth.