Staff Product Manager- Contact to Lead

Information Technology Santa Clara, California Denver, Colorado Sacramento, California Salem, Oregon Dallas, Texas Seattle, Washington Tacoma, Washington Ft. Lauderdale , Florida Utah, Utah Cary, North Carolina Chicago, Illinois Atlanta, Georgia Carson City, Nevada


Description

It’s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. Named a Top 25 Cyber Security Company by The Software Report and one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020, Infoblox is the leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Our solutions empower organizations to take full advantage of the cloud to deliver network experiences that are inherently simple, scalable, and reliable for everyone. Infoblox customers are among the largest enterprises in the world and include 70% of the Fortune 500, and our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for building the next generation of networking technologies and having fun along the way.

We are looking for a Staff Product Manager- Contact to Lead to join our IT team in the United States, reporting to the director of IT Product Management. In this remote role, you will work closely with business leaders, product management teams, and the IT team, using Agile techniques to define and execute high-impact product releases to delight our customers. You will facilitate the design and development of stories for release and maintain a backlog based on business value, cost, and strategic direction while capturing the authentic voice of the customer.

You’re the ideal candidate if you have strong subject matter expertise in contact-to-lead processes—specifically with Marketo—can influence others, function as a change agent, and operate in ambiguity. You will bring a growth mindset, are self-motivated, proactive, collaborative, and work cross-functionally within an organization.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain product backlog that reflects business needs, future development priorities, and company goals. Identify needs by interacting with the business community, suppliers, and by keeping current on industry trends and best practices
  • Ensure backlog queue is well defined, prioritized, socialized, communicated, and recorded in an Agile toolset (Version One)
  • Collaborate with team leads to ensure functional requirements are complete, translated into technical requirements and the user stories are ready to code
  • Lead cross-functional team meetings in demos, working sessions, and testing events
  • Perform Release Planning, prioritizing, and scheduling backlog items into regular production releases aligned to business priority
  • Validate perceived needs by conducting surveys, polling, facilitated focus groups, etc
  • Work with the Application team and QA to define acceptance tests for features
  • Monitor progress and provide reports on product strategy and direction
  • Schedule and present release plans through key milestone gates in the Idea-to-Offer governance process to secure consensus, commitment, and resources
  • Collaborate with business process and solution architects to identify upstream, downstream, or other product-related dependencies

What you’ll bring:

  • 8+ years of IT experience
  • 7+ years of experience as a lead Product Manager/Owner working with complex products in a fast-paced environment using Agile methodologies
  • 5+ years of IT application development experience; preferably in Scrum, Kanban, or similar Agile development methodology
  • Strong subject matter expertise in the lead-to-quote process
  • Good understanding of the SFDC/CPQ environment and Oracle Fusion are a plus
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and proven ability to collaborate well and work cross-functionally within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes
  • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done while also guiding a team toward an objective
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • SaaS, private cloud, and cloud experience preferred

 What success looks like:

After six months, you will…

  • Build relationships with key leaders and program teams
  • Have mastered our Agile toolset—Version One and methodology I2O
  • Drive our cross-functional intake of new requirements and big stories to higher quality and timeliness

After about a year, you will…

  • Make additional improvements in the intake process
  • Cross-pollinate ideas between and among business initiatives to improve solutions architecture
  • Influence business direction and transformation

We’ve got you covered:

 Our holistic benefits package includes coverage of your health, wealth, and wellness—as well as a great work environment, employee programs, and company culture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a 401k with company match and generous paid time off to help you balance your life. We have a strong culture and live our values every day—we believe in transparency, curiosity, respect, and above all, having fun while delighting our customers.

Speaking of a great work environment, here are just a few of the perks you may enjoy, depending on your location…

  • Onsite massages, clubs, farmers market, and fitness classes
  • Delicious and healthy snacks and beverages
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Outdoor amenities, seating, and courtyard BBQ
  • Dog park and pet-friendly programs
  • Newly remodeled offices with state-of-the-art amenities

Why Infoblox?

We’ve created a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and rewards innovation, curiosity, and creativity. We achieve remarkable results by working together in a supportive environment that focuses on continuous learning and embraces change. So, whether you’re a software engineer, marketing manager, customer care pro, or product specialist, you belong here, where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Check out what it’s like to be a Bloxer. We think you’ll be excited to join our team.


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