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Title:  Sr Product Manager


Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Requisition ID:  29487


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.


By modernizing storage through data management, customers can upgrade infrastructure to bring modern data services to existing applications. Only NetApp can help organizations free the resources necessary to fund transformation by deploying the industry’s leading flash storage solution, which is highly efficient and scalable in both data center and cloud environments.

Job Summary

As a Product Manager you develop and manage product roadmaps to ensure continuity in product offerings. You will drive requirements and respond to changing and / or competitive environments which may include product positioning, feature definition, and overall product strategy. A strong understanding of Product and Service offerings, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and experience in a dynamic high-tech environment is crucial to your success.

Essential Functions:
- Develop product roadmaps, feature definition for OnCommand Products

- Work with UX team in defining requirements for user interface design
- Act as product owner in agile development methodology
- Software licensing and part number creation for ordering
- Will be responsible for working with a cross functional group within the company that includes other BU Product Managers, Technical Marketing, Engineering, and Product Marketing to ensure successful execution of projects and product/solution rollout
- Establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena.
- Track general business indicators, including software attach rate
- Compare with competitive offerings to guide sales as well as drive product requirements
- Work with Technical and Product Marketing to create field training & customer facing sales collateral
- Present to sales and customers, and represent NetApp at relevant conferences/trade-shows.

Job Requirements

- Experience in the area of Manageability and Enterprise Security is a Must-Have
- Experience in different ecosystem like Virtualization, and Hybrid Cloud Solutions is highly desirable
- Storage experience is highly desirable
- Experience developing MRD/PRD as it relates to enterprise environments
- Strong technical background to enable describing requirements to engineering
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills; presentation skills.
- Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and lead cross functional teams.
- Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas.
- Product Management 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.

- The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured, have wide implications and there are multiple outcomes.
- This individual will apply broad expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.
- Demonstrate leadership and vision in determining and driving strategy decisions.

- This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.
- Limited supervision is provided, as this individual can operate, 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 leadership and influencing multiple individuals and groups.


Education & Experience:
- A minimum of 10 years of experience is required.
- A B.Tech degree is required, And MBA would be preferable.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects.


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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