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.
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.
Execute the Network Edge strategy to power the world’s digital leaders with digital infrastructure
Manage and communicate the roadmap. Participate in creating a shared vision and clear goals for the product
Partner with and deeply listen to customers and field sales to identify unmet needs and new use cases
Partner with UX, solution architects, and engineering to ideate solutions, placing a premium on user experience
Validate ideas with customers before, during, and after development
Manage the backlog: Prioritizes the few items to move forward among many candidates based on an analysis of the business opportunity vs level of effort
Define metrics that will be used to inform product success and help drive user experience improvements
Keeps GTM and supportability front-of-mind in designing offers
Support 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
Perform pricing evaluation and administers price changes. Manage the forecast
Research competitors and verticals; prepares reports related to financial position, competitive position and market potential
Collaborate with product engineering, network architects, network deployment, and service delivery teams in the rollout of new offers, releases, and markets
Manages stakeholder expectations within and/or across functions; Identifies and proactively includes correct stakeholders and communications effectively; Understands stakeholder needs and builds effective relationships; Utilizes effective methods of communication with stakeholders, varying approach accordingly
Design product training curriculum; participates in cross-functional trainings and meetings
Collaborate with Product Marketing and Partner Marketing on GTM alignment to enable direct sales, partners, and technology partners
Run the business: analyze and optimize value chain activities; establish and monitor KPIs; implements course corrections as needed
Provide customer and partner briefings and serves as an evangelist
7- 10 years of experience in a software product management role
Bachelor’s degree preferred, MBA desired
Strong preference for cloud networking experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to influence without authority
Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize information into a cohesive understanding
Creativity with a desire to ideate
Self starter who thrives in working in fast-paced environment and comfortable operating in the white space
Software development and API experience a plus
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.
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Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified 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.
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