OEM Technical Program Manager

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 8598


Who are our employees?

We’re an eclectic group of 4,000+ dreamers, believers and builders, operating in over 40 countries. We’re Hungry. Humble. Honest. With Heart. The 4H’s: these are our core values and the DNA of our company. They help drive our employees to succeed, to strive to be better, to learn from every experience. Our employees are encouraged to have spirited debates and conversations and to think with a founder’s mindset. This means we’re all CEO’s of the company and, as such, make the best decision every day that aligns with our company goals. It’s through our values, our conversations and mindsets that we can continue to disrupt the industry and drive innovation in the market.

Who are we in the market?

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more about our products at www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @Nutanix.

The OEM technical program manager will own the program management lifecycle for the Nutanix OEM product lines, which includes scheduling, coordinating, and managing hardware and software projects and launches for OEM products across organizations. In this role you will work closely with the engineering teams on both the Nutanix side and the OEM/partner side. Projects include, but are not limited to, platform qualification, component qualification, major software feature additions, bug fixes, KB article generation and joint OEM factory deployments.

Roles and Responsibilities:
> Communicate all key OEM project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule and scope changes
> Lead and coordinate OEM NPI/component qualification activities related to all releases including the execution of deployment plans and checklists
> Manage oncall/support case follow-ups, Knowledge base article generation and OEM communications
> Working closely with product management and engineering teams on planning and executing OEM/partner requested SW features
> Assist with bug triaging and prioritization
> Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations worldwide
> Forward plan release windows and cycles for all OEM products
> Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
> Measure and monitor progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and meet or exceed expectations

Qualifications:
> Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or related field
> 8-10 years previous release and/or project management experience
> 5 years of experience at Enterprise equipment or services company in a systems analysis or development position
> Solid understanding of release and project management principles
> Familiarity with hardware and software development life cycle models
> Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
> Basic understanding of platforms (Disks/flash, NICs, processors, RAM, storage controllers)
> Experience with bug tracking and management system (JIRA, Bugzilla, …)
> Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward completion
> Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
> Advanced written and verbal communication skills a must
> General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office and expert knowledge of Excel 

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.