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Senior Product Manager - Network Edge

 

Senior Product Manager - Network Edge

  • JR-126359
  • Sunnyvale
  • Product
  • Full time
Senior Product Manager - Network Edge

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed. 

 

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.   

 

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.  

 

Job Summary: We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to help drive our Network Edge offering to the next level, enabling our customers to easily deploy hybrid multi-cloud networking capabilities -- from our marketplace of leading technology vendors -- to achieve their digital aspirations while achieving end-to-end management, performance, standardization, security, and compliance goals. You will both tactically manage the backlog based on a deep understanding of customer needs and return-on-investment and strategically develop the roadmap based on critically assessing new market opportunities. Network Edge is one of the fastest-growing services at Equinix. Check out our current offering here - https://www.equinix.com/services/edge-services/network-edge. And we are just getting started.

Responsibilities

  • Execute the Network Edge strategy to power the world’s digital leaders with digital infrastructure.

  • Help identify and grow the marketplace with new technology vendors.

  • Partner with and deeply listen to customers and field sales to identify unmet needs and new use cases.

  • Manage and communicate the roadmap. Participate in creating a shared vision and clear goals for the product.

  • Manage the backlog: Prioritize the few items to move forward among many candidates based on an analysis of the business opportunity vs level of effort.

  • Partner with UX, solution architects, and engineering to ideate solutions, placing a premium on user experience.

  • Collaborate with product engineering, network architects, network deployment, and service delivery teams in the rollout of new offers, releases, and markets.

  • Manage stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions; Identify and proactively include correct stakeholders and communicate effectively; Understand stakeholder needs and build effective relationships; Utilize effective methods of communication with stakeholders, varying approaches accordingly.

  • Validate ideas with customers before, during, and after development.

  • Define metrics that will be used to inform product success and help drive user experience improvements.

  • Keep GTM and supportability front-of-mind in designing offers. Collaborate with Product Marketing and Partner Marketing on GTM alignment to enable direct sales, partners, and technology partners.

  • Design product training curriculum; participates in cross-functional training and meetings.

  • Run the business: analyze and optimize value chain activities; establish and monitor KPIs; implements course corrections as needed.

  • Other responsibilities include supporting market assessments with qualitative and quantitative research; validate the problem space; size the market; meaningfully segment it; determine segment attractiveness, develop theory of competitive advantage and implications for value chain; create business case and impacts to EBITDA. Research competitors and verticals; prepares reports related to financial position, competitive position and market potential.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in a software product management role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE or relevant field of study, MBA preferred.

  • A proven track record building complex software for Networks and/or XaaS. Direct experience in onboarding partner solutions/products on XaaS providers desired.

  • An end-to-end understanding of one or more of the following – Cloud networking, Data Center networks, Enterprise networks (WAN/LAN), Metro/Carrier Networks, Mobile Networks (LTE, 5G, etc.).

  • An end-to-end understanding of cloud technologies in PaaS and/or SaaS – virtualization, networking, management and orchestration, APIs, etc.

  • Passion for learning/mastering new technologies and bringing them together to build end-to-end solutions that meet customer needs.

  • Self-starter who thrives in working in a fast-paced environment; comfortable operating in the white space.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to cohesively synthesize information and present to stakeholders.

At Equinix, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, Equinix has implemented a vaccine or test policy that requires employees to show proof of full vaccination or get tested regularly to work onsite in an IBX or office. 

 

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability.  If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to Staffing@equinix.com.  Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you. 

 

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

Visit our Career page here to understand about Equinix COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

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