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Title:  Product Manager

Location:  USA - California - Sunnyvale Headquarters
Requisition ID:  6102

Job Summary

Product Portfolio Planner/Mgr: Evaluates business opportunities to define and optimize the product portfolio through analysis and understanding of targeted markets, market trends, new technology, customer business issues and the competitive environment. Applies broad knowledge of company product capabilities and service offerings with in-depth analysis of market position to create and expand the portfolio of products and solution alternatives. Works closely with product development to create products and validates early product definitions with customers. Uses technical expertise and extensive industry experience to formulate product strategies and identify new product opportunities. Responsible for developing project plans designed to address customer needs and/or expand market share.

Job Requirements

- Excellent verbal and written communications skills; presentation, customer service, business, and negotiation skills.- Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams. - Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas. - Marketing experience in the technology industry.- Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.- Excellent understanding of NetApp's products and services technologies/concepts in a distributed environment.Responsibility and Interaction:Responsibility: - The tasks this individual is responsible are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches.- This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation. - Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.Interaction: - This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties. - Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently. - The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others.

Education

Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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